The Senate voted to overturn privacy rules that had been created in October by the Federal Communications Commission. That means a company like Comcast can continue tracking and sharing people’s browsing and app activity without asking their permission.
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.
Microsoft services went down for some users Tuesday. The company said it was working to fix the problem.
The move underscores Amazon’s knack for wrapping together seemingly disparate parts of its business to turn a buck.
Vancouver’s tech payroll has grown 27 percent in the last decade, fueled partly by flexible Canadian immigration policies. Though that’s drawn U.S. companies frustrated with...