Read our coverage of the technology sector in Seattle, the Puget Sound area and Northwest. We follow startups and venture capital in fields such as cloud services, on-demand markets, supercomputing, enterprise software, gaming and virtual reality. Topics include Uber, Zillow, Redfin, Avvo, Vive, Oculus, Tableau, Zillow, Expedia, Cray, T-Mobile, Valve, Inrix, and of course Microsoft and Amazon.
A surge in Amazon’s stock price Thursday morning gave Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a net worth of $92.3 billion, versus $90.8 billion for Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. But Bezos held the No. 1 spot only briefly, as Amazon’s stock reversed direction.