Check out the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 23, 2021.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos set an expiration date for his tenure as CEO and said Wednesday morning that Andy Jassy will succeed Andy Jassy on July 5.… Read More
Since becoming CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella has been committed to growth and pushing the company to continually evolve and learn from others and its own past. … Continue reading
Seattle-based Tableau Software generated revenue of $ 394 million for Salesforce in the first fiscal quarter, up 38% year over year. … Continue reading
The dispute over the funding of lunar landing systems by NASA has landed in the Senate. A senior senator was looking for additional funds to go to the Blue Origin space company of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and another senior senator who argued against a “Bezos bailout”. The Senator on the funding side is Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Who chairs the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. … Continue reading
It’s official: Amazon will buy MGM for $ 8.45 billion. … Continue reading
Expedia Group has hired top executives from Apple and Verizon Media as the company overhauls its governance structure and brand after a long period of organizational clutter and declining sales. … Continue reading
Microsoft unveiled new tools for the automatic generation of computer code and formulas on Tuesday morning. This is a new adaptation of the natural language GPT-3 technology, commonly known for replicating human language. … Continue reading
– Darcie Henry, a 23 year old Amazon veteran, will join Snap Inc.… Read More
Amazon, Microsoft and Google are participating in a tender process to provide Boeing with cloud computing services. This contract is expected to be valued at at least $ 1 billion over several years, The Information reports. … Continue reading
The only total lunar eclipse of 2021 will also be one of the shortest total lunar eclipses in recent years and last just under 15 minutes. … Continue reading