Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of July 26, 2020.
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Seated in front of the world (virtually) during a House Judiciary Committee antitrust hearing, the CEOs of the richest technology companies on the planet offered a window into their “offices” on Wednesday. … Read More
For the first time, Microsoft has successfully powered a row of data center servers using hydrogen fuel cells for 48 hours, a milestone the company is marking because of its potential to reduce reliance on fossil-fuel consuming generators. … Read More
MacKenzie Bezos, former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, listed 116 non-profit organizations that will receive funding as part of her pledge to give away the majority of her wealth, and said she is changing her name back to MacKenzie Scott. … Read More
The NBA returned to action on Thursday and brought along virtual fans in an experience powered by Microsoft Teams. … Read More
Porch, a real estate technology venture and home improvement marketplace that has spent four years quietly renovating its own business, plans to become publicly traded through a merger that values the Seattle company at $523 million. … Read More
Zillow Group introduced a new policy on Wednesday allowing about 90% of its employees the option of working from home, at least some of the time, indefinitely. … Read More
Courtside seats at a Lakers game used to be such a prestigious thing. … Read More
Don’t expect Amazon to roll out a social media platform anytime soon. … Read More
The unicorns are sprouting up in Seattle. … Read More
[Update, Saturday, 2:50 p.m. Pacific: The Wall Street Journal reported that negotiations between ByteDance and Microsoft are on hold following the president’s comments Friday evening opposing the deal.] Welcome to the Social! That was the motto for the online community that Microsoft aspired to create around its Zune music player nearly 15 years ago. … Read More