Check out the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 30, 2021.
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Rajeev Rajan joined the Seattle area as a Microsoft intern in 1994 and eventually stayed with the company for 23 years. … Continue reading
The plywood is falling, restaurants that have survived are increasing the hours, and vehicle traffic in Seattle is growing from the ghost towns a year ago. … Continue reading
At Amazon’s annual general meeting last week, the company’s shareholders overwhelmingly rejected more than a dozen proposals that proponents say are aimed at making the company a more transparent and responsible corporate citizen. … Continue reading
TerraPower, PacifiCorp and Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon on Wednesday announced plans to build a next-generation nuclear power plant on the site of one of the state’s decommissioned coal-fired power plants. … Continue reading
Humans produce more than 6 billion tons of plastic each year, and its buildup in landfills and oceans is viewed by many as an environmental crisis. … Continue reading
New Funding: Electric Era, a Seattle-based startup that designs and builds battery systems for EV charging stations, has raised a $ 3 million seed round led by REMUS Capital. … Continue reading
Outreach has just raised $ 200 million in venture capital that the 10-year-old software company will use to help more salespeople close deals, track leads, and increase customer loyalty. … Continue reading
Construction giant Katerra, which has raised more than $ 2 billion in venture capital, is being shut down, according to a report by The Information. … Continue reading
The SEO software startup Moz was taken over by the email marketing company iContact, a subsidiary of J2 Global. … Continue reading
The gift I remember best from graduating from high school was a light blue stuffed whale. … Continue reading