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 Aug. 6, 2017.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon brings the boom to Bellevue: Here are the teams expanding into the tech giant’s big new office
Amazon is staffing up its big new Bellevue, Wash. … Read More
Facebook ventures into Zillow’s territory with targeted real estate advertising
Facebook has launched its first ad product designed specifically for residential real estate brokerages. … Read More
‘Top Gun’ star Tom Skerritt takes aim at Hollywood, raises cash for new Seattle entertainment startup
Heyou Media, a new startup launched by luminaries from Seattle’s tech and entertainment worlds, is raising cash to fuel the “alternative media revolution.” That’s according to Seattle-based actor Tom Skerritt, of “Top Gun” fame, who serves as Heyou’s chairman. … Read More
Elon Musk hails Dota 2 bot’s victory at The International, with OpenAI and Microsoft Azure
The Dota 2 esports tournament in Seattle, known as The International, demonstrates how video games have become hugely popular team sports — and today alpha geek Elon Musk took the occasion to tout a different kind of team effort. … Read More
A look inside The Shop, the new hangout for car geeks rolled out by Seattle tech and restaurant vets
Matt Bell and Ethan Stowell did their best “Dumb and Dumber” impersonation while seated on a scooter in front of their new car club and restaurant in Seattle’s SoDo district this week. … Read More
GeekGirlCon organizers resign in protest as group disputes claims of mismanagement and bullying
Five volunteer organizers of the …read more