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 Jan. 13, 2019.
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Billions served: Bill Gates photographed standing in line for a burger at Dick’s Drive-In in Seattle
Update, Saturday, Jan. 19, 3:30 p.m.: This story has been updated to add comment from Paul Rich, who took the photograph. … Read More
AWS For Everyone: New clues emerge about Amazon’s secretive low-code/no-code project
The promise of so-called “low code/no code” software-development tools is to enable anyone to create business applications around their custom needs. … Read More
Penny Arcade partners with Wizards of the Coast to publish official ‘Acquisitions Incorporated Dungeon Manual’
Penny Arcade, the Seattle-based webcomic that spawned the Popular PAX video game conventions, is partnering with Dungeons Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast to release an official Acquisitions Incorporated Dungeon Manual, the first official third-party DD book. … Read More
Stratolaunch space venture sharply scales back its operations, months after Paul Allen’s death
Stratolaunch, the Seattle-based space venture created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen seven years ago, says it’s discontinuing its programs to develop a new type of rocket engine and a new line of rockets. … Read More
Seattle Sounders and Reign FC unveil new jersey sponsor, replace Microsoft with online retailer Zulily
Editor’s note: This story has been updated with details from the Sounders’ event announcing Zulily as its new jersey sponsor. … Read More
Nike unveils new self-lacing basketball shoes controlled by a smartphone app
Nike is disrupting shoelaces. The Beaverton, Ore.-based shoe giant unveiled its latest technological innovation on Tuesday, showing off the new Nike Adapt BB basketball shoes that use a power-lacing system designed to automatically tighten and loosen around a foot, depending on an athlete’s activity. … Read More
Trump mocks Amazon’s ‘Jeff Bozo’ over divorce and tabloid exposure
Perhaps it was only a matter of time until the president tweeted about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ divorce from MacKenzie Bezos, his wife of 25 years. … Read More
Seattle left off Zillow’s hottest housing markets ranking as real estate slowdown continues
Seattle’s booming tech sector helped push the city to the title of the nation’s hottest housing market for close to two years — for better or worse — but now Seattle isn’t even in the top 10, thanks to a recent real estate slowdown that has hit several West Coast markets. … Read More
SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship leaves space station and splashes down in the dark
SpaceX’s robotic Dragon Cargo Ship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean tonight, bringing science experiments and used hardware from the International Space Station back to Earth after dark. … Read More
Cryptocurrency at the grocery store: Coinstar launches bitcoin purchasing feature at kiosks
Coinstar, the maker of kiosks that turn loose change into cash and gift cards, has partnered with cryptocurrency ATM startup Coinme to let users buy bitcoin. … Read More
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