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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.

Buyers of Amazon devices are guinea pigs. That’s a problem.

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Amazon’s experimental approach to product design can hurt your wallet and the environment, writes tech writer Brian Chen. Why does it need our help to figure out what it’s doing?

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FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks during a company event in New York.  Nadella said in June 2020 that the tech company would double the number of Black and African American managers, senior individual contributors and senior leaders by 2025. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Microsoft hits $2 trillion

Microsoft shares rose as much as 1.2% on Tuesday, enough for the Redmond-based software company to briefly join Apple as one of only two U.S.... Updated