GeekWire turns 10: Reflections on an extraordinary decade in Seattle tech

GeekWire turns 10: Reflections on an extraordinary decade in Seattle tech

“What happens here is important everywhere.” GeekWire’s renovated conference room, themed about the Seattle area tech community, awaits our return to the office. (BCRA Design Photo) Anniversaries are not news! …

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Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya sells off remaining personal stake in the space company – TechCrunch

Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya sells off remaining personal stake in the space company – TechCrunch

The man who probably ushered in the current SPAC rush with the merger of Virgin Galactic with his holding company Social Capital Hedosophia has sold the rest of his personal …

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InsurGrid raises pre-seed financing to help modernize legacy insurance agents – TechCrunch

InsurGrid raises pre-seed financing to help modernize legacy insurance agents – TechCrunch

Insurance agents spend hours completing paperwork and getting customer information over the phone. InsurGrid, a new startup in the seed stage, has developed a software solution that simplifies the process …

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Seattle startup Downstream, which helps brands with their Amazon ads, acquired by Jungle Scout

Seattle startup Downstream, which helps brands with their Amazon ads, acquired by Jungle Scout

Downstream co-founders Salim Hamed (left, CTO) and Connor Folley (CEO). (Downstream photo) Jungle Scout raised $ 110 million and today announced it has acquired Downstream, a Seattle startup helping brands …

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Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results – TechCrunch

Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results – TechCrunch

A security flaw A website operated by the Indian government in West Bengal published the laboratory results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, but probably also of millions …

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‘The fastest growing marketplace in history’: Vancouver’s Dapper Labs at the center of NFT craze

‘The fastest growing marketplace in history’: Vancouver’s Dapper Labs at the center of NFT craze

(Dapper Labs photo) NFTs go viral: Digital collectibles, also known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), are suddenly the topic of conversation in the tech world. They have been around for a …

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