Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 20, 2020 – GeekWire

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 Sept. 20, 2020.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Microsoft started its working week by announcing that it intends to purchase ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion. … Read More

Update, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. PT: A stationary bicycle made by the exercise gear company Echelon and sold on Amazon as an exclusive “Prime Bike” has been pulled by the tech giant after a day in which it looked like the company was getting into the connected fitness craze. … Read More

Microsoft Teams is getting several updates as part of the company’s virtual Ignite tech conference this morning, looking to keep pace with its rivals and keep up with the demands of users increasingly relying on the collaboration technology as critical infrastructure for remote work and learning. … Read More

Amazon drones will probably be zipping around outside your house to drop off packages before too long. … Read More

The Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference has made headlines over the past few years for its ambitious goal to connect Portland to Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., with a proposed high-speed rail line. … Read More

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have successfully defeated a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by a New Orleans jazz musician who claimed the Seattle hip-hop duo sampled his music on some of their popular hits. … Read More

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One of T-Mobile’s most important applications is one its customers rarely see. … Read More

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Call it the Clash of the Cloud Titans: Today Microsoft is taking the wraps off Azure Orbital, a cloud-based satellite data processing platform that competes with Amazon Web Services’ Ground Station offering. … Read More

Microsoft this week gained an exclusive license to OpenAI’s GPT-3, the state-of-the-art language model garnering attention across the tech industry. … Read More

The Day 1 Academies Fund is gearing up to open the inaugural school in its new network of full scholarship Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities. … Read More



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