Catch up on the latest technology and startup news from last 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, Washington-based OceanGate dispatched a next-generation submersible and its crew to the site of the Titanic wreck for the first time. … Read more
Serialized story is a mainstay of the literary world, a tried and true formula for creating a tantalizing story, from opening hook to suspense ending. … Read more
Huge funds. New unicorns. More tech talent. … Read more
Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin says the recipient of the $ 28 million auction for a spot on his suborbital New Shepard spacecraft is Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old student from the Netherlands. … Read more
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 US country … Read More
More than a year after shutting down his popular Korean-Mexican food truck and catering business Bomba Fusion, Seattle businessman Simon Yu checked in from Mexico, where he works remotely, and the topic turned to food. … Read more
Facebook has reached an agreement for more than a dozen of its wireless internet experts to come 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 private tech startups valued at more than $ 1 billion. … Read more
Facebook is gaining more space in the sprawling Spring District development in Bellevue, Washington, securing a lease for Block 5, an 11-story, 345,000-square-foot office building scheduled to open in 2023.… Read more
Microsoft will launch 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