Check out the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 27, 2021.
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Amazon adds two new governance principles that reflect how the company has evolved as the tech giant faces increasing regulatory scrutiny and increasingly negative public perception. … Continue reading
Seattle is on fire. The heat is so bad that Amazon opened one of its buildings at the company’s headquarters as a “cooling center” to the public on Monday. Kanishka Tiwari worked remotely in his Capitol Hill apartment. … Continue reading
Amazon continues to make real estate moves east of Seattle, adding hundreds of Amazon Web Services roles in Redmond, Washington. … Continue reading
Sophia Rascoff and her father, Zillow co-founder and former CEO Spencer Rascoff, love adding new dishes to the family kitchen, even if the 16-year-old says they don’t have great cooking experience and aren’t great chefs. … Continue reading
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched dozens of satellites into orbit today with a launch that included an unusual landing on the ground for its first stage booster. … Continue reading
If Amazon employees return to office buildings in the Seattle area, it could pay off by bike, as the company announced on Thursday that it is adding a bike-friendly commuter perk. … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with a comment from Greyhound and a clarification about the future of the BoltBus service. … Continue reading
The lawsuits have started. Less than a week after the CEO of Athira Pharma was given a temporary leave of absence on allegations of altered images in the scientific papers she wrote, three class action lawsuits were filed on behalf of the shareholders for alleged SEC violations. … Continue reading
Tomo launches: A new real estate startup led by former Zillow managers Greg Schwartz and Carey Armstrong was officially founded in Seattle, Dallas and Houston on Wednesday. … Continue reading
In a new memo received by GeekWire, Microsoft President Brad Smith explained how the company will deal with increasing technology regulation around the world as part of a four-year strategy called CELA 2025. … Continue reading