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 June 17, 2018.
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A University of Washington lecturer is sparking new debate with an essay claiming that the technology industry is about as close to gender parity as it will ever get because of fundamental differences between men and women, joining the controversial school of thought thrust into the public eye by former Google engineer James Damore. … Read More
Housing in America is getting more expensive, disproportionately burdening middle- and low-income people, and perpetuating wealth inequality. … Read More
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $130 million firm-fixed-price contract to SpaceX for the launch of its classified AFSPC-52 satellite on a Falcon Heavy rocket. … Read More
Microsoft is adding more firepower to its artificial intelligence arm. … Read More
Seattle startup CityBldr is getting into the home buying game, taking on real estate heavyweights in its backyard. … Read More
Microsoft just paid nearly $250 million for a 725,000-square-foot office complex that represents something of a missing piece of the puzzle that is the tech giant’s sprawling headquarters campus. … Read More
When you consider the seismic shifts in computing history, there has usually been a period of adjustment during which the software development practices and techniques from the era that is winding down are shoehorned into the new world, because that’s what people know how to do. … Read More
President Donald Trump today directed the Department of Defense to create a Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. … Read More
The technology industry makes another strong showing among the 100 top CEOs of 2018 in the new Employees’ Choice Awards from Glassdoor, the jobs and recruiting website. … Read More
NASA has laid out its plan for acquiring the first piece of its successor to the International Space Station, an outpost known as the Gateway that will be stationed in lunar orbit. … Read More