Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of July 11, 2021.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
After years of building, testing and dealing with setbacks, Everett, Wash.-based OceanGate has sent a next-generation submersible and its crew down to the wreck site of the Titanic for the first time. … Read More
The serialized story is a mainstay of the literary world, a tried-and-true formula for creating a tantalizing tale, from opening hook to closing cliffhanger. … Read More
Huge fundings. New unicorns. More tech talent. … Read More
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says the beneficiary of the $28 million auction for a spot on its New Shepard suborbital spaceship is Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old student from the Netherlands. … Read More
Seattle leads nation in ‘brain gain,’ adds tech jobs faster than any other big U.S. market over 5 years
The Seattle region added more than 48,000 tech jobs from 2016 to 2020, an increase of more than 35% — growing at a faster rate than any other large U.S. … Read More
How this Seattle entrepreneur went from running a food truck to leading a fast-growing crypto startup
More than a year after shutting down his popular Korean-Mexican food truck and catering business Bomba Fusion, Seattle entrepreneur Simon Yu checked in from Mexico, where he’s working remotely, and the subject turned to food. … Read More
Facebook has struck a deal to have more than a dozen of its wireless internet experts move over to Amazon to work on its Project Kuiper satellite broadband network, The Information reported today. … Read More
Amperity is the latest company to join the Seattle region’s elusive club of unicorns, or privately held tech startups valued at more than $1 billion. … Read More
Facebook is grabbing more space in the sprawling Spring District development in Bellevue, Wash., securing a lease for Block 5, an 11-story, 345,000-square-foot office building scheduled to open in 2023. … Read More
Microsoft will release Windows as a paid cloud service, promising to stream the operating system to any device in an attempt to create what the tech giant describes as a new category of computing called the Cloud PC. … Read More
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