Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 26, 2017

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 Nov. 26, 2017.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Snailfish and crustacean

Meet the deepest fish in the sea: The Mariana snailfish, identified with UW’s help

They look like ghosts of the abyss, but the wispy, pinkish-white, smooth-skinned creatures at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench have a distinction of substance: They’re the deepest fish ever brought up from the deep sea. … Read More

Edicule restoration work

Archaeologists confirm that ‘Tomb of Christ’ dates back to ancient Roman times

After more than 15 years of study, experts are laying out the evidence revealing how far back the history goes for the room-sized shrine in Jerusalem that’s revered as Jesus’ tomb. … Read More

top 10 hired survey

Survey finds a big name in Seattle missing from list of tech companies where people most want to work

A recent survey of tech professionals around the world about which company they would most want to work for produced a few surprises — including in Seattle, when it came to one of the biggest and fastest-growing tech giants out there. … Read More

Soyuz liftoff

19 spacecraft go missing after Russian weather satellite launch goes awry

Russia’s Meteor-M 2-1 weather satellite and 18 nanosatellites went missing today after their launch aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East. … Read More

Microsoft plans to knock down and rebuild original Redmond campus, creating room for 8K more workers in historic redevelopment project

Microsoft plans to tear down a dozen of the iconic original buildings at the heart of its 500-acre headquarters in Redmond, Wash., and replace them with 18 new structures in a sweeping redevelopment project that will make room for 8,000 additional workers. … Read More


‘Tis the season … for a holiday supermoon

Supermoon Sunday is at hand, and although some may scoff, the supermoon concept provides a good excuse to take a close look at a celestial sight we often take for granted. … Read More

Voyager spacecraft

NASA turns to Voyager’s dormant thrusters for first time in 37 years – and they work!

Imagine you had a car sitting in storage since 1980, and suddenly you needed to start it up. … Read More

GeekWire HQ2 search narrows to 4 finalists: Here’s your chance to vote on our second city

It’s down to the final four: Cincinnati, Denver, Pittsburgh, and Raleigh. … Read More

Comcast app

Comcast subscribers lose ability to set DVR recordings via Xfinity Remote app after cable giant loses patent fight with TiVo

Comcast subscribers who relied on their mobile Xfinity TV Remote app to set a DVR recording while away from home are going to want to stay a little closer to the television. … Read More

Bitcoin price nearing $10K in watershed moment for cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin, the most valuable among the rising market of cryptocurrencies, is flirting with a price of $10,000 this morning, an important milestone for what was once a fringe investment. … Read More