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Jim Xiao thinks there’s still plenty of room to improve mobile hardware and software. The University of Washington grad (above) is the CEO and founder of Mason a Seattle-based mobile infrastructure as a service startup that just raised $25 million. about what the company is building.

Amazon’s latest update to its Rekognition software is renewing an outcry from civil rights groups over facial recognition technology. Amazon said this week that its algorithm can now detect fear from the expression on a person’s face.

WeWork is getting ready to go public. The co-working giant, a huge player in Seattle and other tech hubs, asserts in its IPO filing that it will be able to grow during a major recession even as confidence in the economy starts to dip.

Expedia has quietly settled a lawsuit with European budget airline Ryanair. We got the scoop after spotting signs of the settlement in court filings. It’s a sign of the online travel giant’s efforts to make peace with its industry partners.

We’ll hear directly from Expedia Group CEO Mark …read more

Source:: GeekWire


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