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 Dec. 20, 2020.
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[Editor’s Note: Independent security consultant Christopher Budd worked previously in Microsoft’s Security Response Center for 10 years.] Analysis: To understand where the SolarWinds attackers are going next, and how to defend against them, look to the clouds. … Read More
As coronavirus vaccines are distributed throughout the country, a big question remains: Even though the vaccines reduce symptomatic COVID-19, can vaccinated individuals still transmit the virus? … Read More
U.S. livestreamers may see major changes to their business model as a result of legislation in Congress’s latest COVID-19 relief bill. … Read More
Seattle philanthropists Sarah and Rich Barton have signed the Giving Pledge, joining more than 200 billionaires and ultra-wealthy people around the globe who’ve pledged to give away their massive fortunes. … Read More
Serial entrepreneur Matt Ehrlichman was inspired to start Porch after encountering challenges during the construction of his family’s home. … Read More
A Seattle-area company has been picked to provide the electric motors for a proposed fleet of 300 aircraft to be built in the United Kingdom by 2030. … Read More
Three weeks into his $27.7 billion honeymoon phase with Salesforce, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield’s real wedding could have an unwelcome guest of sorts, in the form of rival Microsoft Teams. … Read More
Bill Gates was in the news this year almost as much as when he was running Microsoft, as an advocate for science and equity in the pandemic. … Read More
Peloton announced Monday that it is acquiring Precor, the longtime Woodinville, Wash,-based makers of commercial fitness equipment, in a deal valued at $420 million. … Read More
Pivot might be the most overused word of 2020. … Read More