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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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
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
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
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
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 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