Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 4, 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. 4, 2020.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Seattle mountaineering guide Garrett Madison and Silicon Valley tech CEO Zachary Bookman were set to take on the world’s tallest mountain peak together. … Read More

Schedule super quick meetings just to check in with colleagues. … Read More

Microsoft has released new “hybrid workplace” guidance that lays out how employees can have a more flexible remote work schedule and even relocate elsewhere in the country as the tech giant continues to adjust to changing needs during the ongoing pandemic. … Read More

New York-based real estate brokerage and tech company Compass will acquire Modus, a Seattle startup that automates the title and escrow phase of closing on a home. … Read More

Steve Hall thinks Paul Allen would have gotten a kick out of his viral music sensation. … Read More

GameStop announced today a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Microsoft. … Read More

MacKenzie Scott hasn’t given any interviews about her split from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos or her philanthropic pursuits in the time since. … Read More

A former Amazon employee was charged with federal wire fraud and aggravated identity theft after issuing false refunds for products ordered on Amazon.com. … Read More

As the U.S. lurches through the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has turned repeatedly to Bill Gates to get his insights on the path forward and missed opportunities in the global health crisis. … Read More

Tableau announced that it is combining its software with Salesforce’s Einstein Analytics arm. … Read More