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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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
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
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