Keep up to date with the latest tech and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of September 4, 2022.
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The most popular stories on GeekWire
A professor whose tweet about Queen Elizabeth II was called out by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, among others, has been reprimanded by the university where she works. … Read more
Nearly 400 Washington state-based workers will be laid off following the company’s decision to shut down its Amazon Care primary health care services. … Read more
Well, that’s been overdone. Video of a cloud forming over Mount Rainier on Wednesday morning sparked cries of a coming apocalypse, or worse, the end of Seattle Mariners playoff hopes. … Read more
Amazon has built an e-commerce empire by cutting prices for customers, surviving for years on the simple promise of future profits for investors. … Read more
The characters in Amazon’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” are busy enough battling trolls, orcs, and other Middle-earth creatures. … Read more
Cap Hill Brands, a Seattle-based e-commerce company founded and led by industry veterans Jason LeeKeenan and Kevin Saliba, has raised over $100 million in a giant-led Series B funding round of the BlackRock investment. … Read more
As CEO of Seattle-based real estate firm Redfin, Glenn Kelman knows a lot about the realities of the US housing market. … Read more
Eight months ago, Zeva Aero conducted a landmark flight test for an electric flying saucer that would warm the heart of any science fiction fan. … Read more
Today’s big iPhone reveal adds Apple to the list of companies aiming to combine the power of satellite communications with the power of everyday cell phones – a list that includes other tech heavyweights like as T-Mobile and SpaceX, Amazon and Verizon, OneWeb and AT&T. … Read more
Winter is coming, and Waymo is here for it. … Read more