Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 11, 2020

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 Oct. 11, 2020.

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This is very different, and pretty cool. That thought hit me while reading the pages of an e-book across two screens; taking notes on a Spanish lesson on one screen with a language app open on the other; watching a YouTube piano tutorial with the digital sheet music beneath it; and reading an email on one screen while still scrolling through my inbox. … Read More

Microsoft attracted some attention last week with its evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how and where it will allow employees to do their jobs. … Read More

Healthcare giant Providence announced the creation of a new services company called Tegria that combines nine of its existing investments and acquisitions into one offering. … Read More

A Seattle startup led by cloud computing veterans has quietly attracted big-name users and top venture capital firms as it aims to help improve developer productivity. … Read More

Apple showed off its new iPhone, the first with 5G, along with a new HomePod Mini device at its much-anticipated event on Tuesday. … Read More

Traffic as congested as Los Angeles? Housing as unaffordable as the Bay Area or New York? … Read More

Independent bookstores across the country put out the unwelcome mat for Amazon and the tech giant’s Prime Day shopping extravaganza this week, trying to call attention to the dire straits small businesses are facing during the pandemic. … Read More

What gives Bill Gates hope about the world, and one thing he says we should all do right now

One month with the Surface Duo: What it’s really like to use Microsoft’s dual-screen Android device

T-Mobile CEO: Apple iPhone 12 launch marks ‘firing gun’ for 5G and T-Mobile leads the race

‘This is cruel’: Rush Limbaugh rips Microsoft for plan to cut pay of workers who relocate

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