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 Sept. 4, 2022.
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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 rebuked by the university where she works. … Read More
Almost 400 workers based in Washington state will be laid off as a result of the company’s decision to shut down its Amazon Care primary healthcare services. … Read More
Well, that got blown out of proportion. A video of a cloud forming over Mount Rainier on Wednesday morning elicited cries of the coming apocalypse, or worse, an end to the Seattle Mariners’ playoff hopes. … Read More
Amazon built an e-commerce empire by cutting prices for customers, surviving for years on the mere 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 fighting trolls and Orcs and other creatures of Middle-earth. … Read More
Cap Hill Brands, a Seattle-based e-commerce company founded and run by industry veterans Jason LeeKeenan and Kevin Saliba, has raised more than $100 million in a Series B round led by investment giant BlackRock. … Read More
As CEO of Seattle-based real estate company Redfin, Glenn Kelman knows plenty about the realities of the housing market in the United States. … Read More
Eight months ago, Zeva Aero conducted a milestone flight test for an electric-powered flying saucer that would warm the heart of any sci-fi 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 cellphones — a list that includes other tech heavyweights such 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