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 June 13, 2021.
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BELLEVUE, Wash. — The first full-service Amazon Fresh grocery store to take advantage of the retailer’s “Just Walk Out” cashierless shopping technology could well become a tourist attraction. … Read More
New funding: Seattle startup Arrived Homes raised $10 million in equity and $27 million in debt financing to help scale its tech-infused real estate model that lets people invest in single-family rental homes for as little as $100. … Read More
They arrived over the past month in the inboxes of Microsoft coders, Amazon copy editors, and Boeing engineers along with tens of thousands of other employees across Washington state: Emails from payroll departments or human resources telling staffers that they might have the option to opt-out of a new state payroll tax to fund long-term care. … Read More
Amazon’s newest physical grocery store opening in the Seattle area this week is unique as it will feature the company’s “Just Walk Out” cashierless technology. … Read More
Athira Pharma CEO Leen Kawas has been placed on temporary leave until the Seattle area biotechnology company completes a review “stemming from doctoral research Dr. … Read More
It’s the world’s most powerful running joke: Microsoft’s Xbox Series X-themed mini fridge will be available for sale later this year. … Read More
Amazon is at a pivotal moment in its history, facing growing regulatory and legal scrutiny just as a new CEO, Andy Jassy, takes the reins from founder Jeff Bezos. … Read More
Halo Infinite‘s multiplayer modes will be free-to-play; Jack Sparrow is coming to Sea of Thieves; the next Forza Horizon is going to Mexico; and the mysterious Redfall turned out to be a new vampire-fighting co-op game from Arkane Studios. … Read More
One of the oldest characters in Tekken is joining the cast of Super Smash Bros. … Read More
Bill Gates is maintaining one of his favorite traditions, recommending his favorite summer books to read, even as his public image takes a dramatic turn. … Read More