Week in Evaluation: Hottest tales on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 13, 2020

Get caught up on the newest expertise and startup information from the previous week. Listed below are the most well-liked tales on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 13, 2020.

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[Editor’s Note: Independent security consultant Christopher Budd worked previously in Microsoft’s Security Response Center for 10 years.] “Now witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational Battle Station.” – Emperor Palpatine, Return of the Jedi Evaluation: This week Microsoft took a sequence of dramatic steps towards the latest SolarWinds provide chain assault. … Read More

In a newly unsealed court docket submitting, Amazon blames an “extraordinary environment of corruption, interference, and retribution” by President Donald Trump for improperly influencing the U.S. … Read More

The College of Washington pc science division denounced feedback made on-line by a retired professor over a debate about AI ethics, Timnit Gebru’s controversial exit at Google, so-called “cancel culture,” and extra. … Read More

MacKenzie Scott has made her second giant philanthropic reward of the yr, giving greater than $4 billion to 384 organizations as a part of her pledge to offer away the vast majority of her wealth. … Read More

The unicorn — that supposed elusive creature of the startup world  — is changing into a bit extra commonplace in these elements. … Read More

Greater than three years after BMW ReachNow needed to cope with its automobiles changing into disabled on Washington State Ferries, a brand new car-sharing firm has suffered an identical destiny. … Read More

With a resume that features Microsoft, Amazon and the delivery powerhouse Convoy, Seattle’s Greg Akselrod is hardwired for knowledge. … Read More

Microsoft says an investigation of its inside techniques has discovered proof of malicious SolarWinds software program code, indicating that the tech large was infiltrated within the stealthy cyberattacks roiling the U.S. … Read More

I hold listening to this from folks I respect: It’s exhausting to overstate how critical the SolarWinds hack is. … Read More

Symbl has raised more money to gas development of its enterprise software program that helps firms transcribe real-time conversations and pull extra insights from inside conferences, buyer care interactions, gross sales calls, and extra. … Read More

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