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 4, 2021.
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Amazon is likely not smiling this morning at an overt protest movement launched by a driver who turns cardboard boxes upside down during deliveries to make it look like the company logo is a frown. … Continue reading
The death of Kurt Cobain 27 years ago has forever asked fans of Nirvana today what new music the famous grunge band might have produced over the years. … Continue reading
In 10 days, Washington state will open COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 16 and older who wants a shot. … Continue reading
– Rad Power Bikes co-founder Ty Collins has stepped down from the fast growing e-bike startup. … Continue reading
On April 15, anyone in Washington state who is 16 years of age or older can roll up their sleeves and get a shot of COVID-19 vaccine. … Continue reading
SpaceX is leasing a 124,907-square-foot building complex under construction in Redmond Ridge Business Park, east of Seattle. This emerges from Kidder Mathews’ latest industrial real estate market report. … Continue reading
New Startup: Vijaye Raji, a tech vet who previously ran Facebook’s 5,000-strong Seattle tech outpost, is the CEO and founder of Statsig, a Seattle-area company that was just formed to help developers get started quickly of functions to help. … Continue reading
The News: T-Mobile made a number of announcements on Wednesday as part of its latest Un-Carrier initiative, including the official launch of its new home internet service, 5G phone offerings and new investments in rural areas. … Continue reading
The union votes are now in the hands of the National Labor Relations Board, and the two factions have met their single ballot challenges in the year-long struggle to organize nearly 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Ala. With the next two days around the corner, determine which of the two sides has the upper hand: Amazon, which has been aggressively opposed to union formation at the fulfillment center in Alabama, or the retail and department store union, which has tried to hijack the plant’s employees convince them to form the retail company’s first unionized group of workers. So what happens now … Continue reading
Starbucks is launching a new initiative to reduce the waste from its ubiquitous beverage cups. In Seattle, a “Borrow a Cup” program is being tested only to a limited extent. … Continue reading