Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Aug. 29, 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 August 29, 2021.

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The most popular stories on GeekWire

Investors are putting more money into Carbon Robotics’ self-propelled weed dispensers, which are attracting the attention of farmers around the world. … Continue reading

The entomologists and researchers leading the battle against Asian giant hornets in Washington state have made some improvements to the technology they use to mark, track, and hopefully eliminate the invasive species. … Continue reading

Gig economy companies like Uber, Instacart, goPuff, and others have given workers a new way to make money on their own schedule. … Continue reading

Kurt Cobain’s facial expression could say anything – as someone just explained to him in 1991 about what “non-fungible token” will mean in 2021. … Continue reading

Seattle-based money transfer company Remitly announced key financial results in its Form S-1 registration statement Monday afternoon, a major milestone on the road to becoming a publicly traded company. … Continue reading

Robbie Cape, CEO of 98point6, no longer works for the heavily funded virtual health company he co-founded in 2015, GeekWire has learned. … Continue reading

Some California cities are urging the state to revert to a fairer way of sharing tax revenue from Amazon’s online sales – warning that a change made earlier this year introduces an unfair system of “winners and losers” in paying out millions of dollars creates used for critical public services. … Continue reading

Musk and bezos

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has fired Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space company Blue Origin, in a new volley of sharp tweets amid a regulatory battle over SpaceX’s Starlink satellite constellation and Amazon’s rival Project Kuiper concept. … Continue reading

Microsoft announced this morning that Windows 11 would be released in October. … Continue reading

On September 1, some of the most popular streamers on Twitch went on a one-day strike, and according to figures released on Thursday morning, the network’s content was severely restricted for the day. … Continue reading

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