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 May 1, 2022.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon will reimburse U.S. employees up to $4,000 annually for travel and lodging for medical treatments that are unavailable within 100 miles of an employee’s home or through virtual care, including abortions. … Read More
GameWorks Seattle is getting ready to reboot this summer. … Read More
A campaign to restore the 104-year-old ASUW Shell House at the University of Washington in Seattle is getting a boost toward its goal with a $5 million commitment from Microsoft President Brad Smith and his wife, Kathy Surace-Smith, vice president at NanoString. … Read More
Expedia Group announced a new technology platform to provide the underlying online infrastructure for other companies to build their own travel businesses. … Read More
Stratolaunch took the “fifth” on May the 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. … Read More
More than two decades after the Boeing Co. … Read More
Seattle-based real estate company Redfin agreed to pay $4 million and implement a new internal monitoring system to settle a lawsuit that alleged its practices discriminated against communities of color. … Read More
The news: Possible Finance, a Seattle startup that offers loans, just raised an additional $20 million and plans to launch a new credit card. … Read More
Amazon is shutting down Selz, GeekWire has learned, about a year after acquiring the small e-commerce startup. … Read More
Funko, the Everett, Wash.-based pop culture collectibles maker, has attracted a $263 million investment from a consortium led by The Chernin Group TCG), with investors who include eBay and former Disney Chairman Robert Iger. … Read More