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Seattle tech’s extraordinary year: These are the stories we’ll remember in the business of innovation

From Amazon to Zillow, huge successes to shocking failures, it was an extraordinary yr for expertise and innovation rising from and impacting Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. That’s our consensus after we independently compiled our personal lists of the largest stories of the yr, then in contrast notes.

Many frequent themes emerged, together with firms seeking to reinvent themselves, the sudden failure of a number of high-profile tech startups, shocking acquisitions, a profitable IPO, world-changing improvements, and alarming tech issues that imperiled privateness and put lives in danger. Microsoft continued its resurgence, Amazon survived one of the most tumultuous years in its historical past, and tech giants reshaped communities throughout the area and the nation.

After all, that’s simply the begin. Pay attention above, or subscribe to GeekWire in your favourite podcast app, and proceed studying for the stories on our collective listing.

— GeekWire co-founders John Cook dinner and Todd Bishop

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Examine GeekWire subsequent week for year-end evaluation of areas together with startups, area and science, plus the yr in footage.

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