Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of April 25, 2021

Check out the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of April 25, 2021.

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The most popular stories on GeekWire

Stratolaunch, the aerospace company founded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen, put the world’s largest aircraft through a second flight test two years after its first flight. … Continue reading

The News: A federal judge on the Court of Federal Claims declined to dismiss allegations that former President Trump disrupted the $ 10 billion corporate defense infrastructure contract, a massive project to migrate computer infrastructure and the Pentagon data in the cloud. … Continue reading

Predicting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bill Gates said in an interview on Sunday that there will be a return to normal in the next year. … Continue reading

With time running out for the legislature, Washington state lawmakers approved a $ 59 billion state budget, including a capital gains tax that has divided the region’s tech community. … Continue reading

Amazon announced Wednesday that it plans to invest more than $ 1 billion in wage increases for its operations workers, promising increases of between 50 cents and $ 3 an hour for more than 500,000 employees. … Continue reading

Spaceship on the moon

NASA says it will withhold its payments to SpaceX for the development of its Starship super rocket as a lunar lander, while the Government Accountability Office addresses the $ 2.9 billion contracting challenges of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture as well as Alabama regulates -based dynetics. … Continue reading

MacKenzie Scott made waves in 2020 by donating more than $ 5 billion of her massive fortune to a variety of organizations. … Continue reading

Musk and bezos

The billionaire space war was just intensified when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company questioned NASA’s $ 2.9 billion lunar lander contract with SpaceX – and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk replied a double intention. … Continue reading

Amazon won two Oscars during the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday night as the annual celebration of the best movies became more subdued due to the pandemic. … Continue reading

Imagine a world where high-speed internet is rampant around the world and is changing the way people get access to health care, education and entertainment. … Continue reading

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