Check out the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of January 31, 2021.
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Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO of Amazon and become Executive Chairman of the company he founded on a road trip to Seattle 27 years ago and built into one of the most valuable companies in the world. … Continue reading
The goat was baaaaaaannnnned. T-Mobile’s Super Bowl ad starring Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (Greatest Of All Time?) Will not air during the big game on Sunday. The mobile operator, based in Bellevue, Washington, released it on Friday morning. … Continue reading
The Washington State Auditor’s office is investigating a security incident that compromised the personal information of more than 1.6 million people who filed for unemployment in the state in 2020.… Read more
Let’s start with the good news. The number of new COVID-19 cases in the greater Seattle area, Washington state and nationally has declined since early January, showing a recovery from what is known as the third wave of infections. … Continue reading
Amazon’s proposed design plans for the second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia will look familiar to anyone who has ever set foot in Seattle, as three tall office buildings surround a unique glazed structure. … Continue reading
The pandemic-induced e-commerce surge is expected to result in record sales and earnings for Amazon as the company reports its results for the holiday quarter on Tuesday. … Continue reading
What will Amazon look like without Jeff Bezos as CEO? … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: Sana Biotechnology valued shares at $ 587.5 million on Wednesday night. … Continue reading
Technicians attended a virtual hearing Tuesday to share their views on a proposed tax on Washington state’s richest residents. … Continue reading
A billionaire CEO, who also happens to be a trained jet pilot, buys a day-long flight into orbit aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft – and lays the three other seats for a healthcare worker, a giveaway prize winner, and the top -Tech contestants set aside in a “Shark Tank” style competition. … Continue reading