Learn about the latest technology and entrepreneurial news from the past week. Below are the most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of August 8, 2021.
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The most popular stories on GeekWire
If you don’t feel enough about the end of the world these days, don’t bother to point the locusts. … read more
Maybe the cliché is right, you can’t make a silk purse from sow’s ears. … read more
Another company with connections to the Seattle area is getting involved in the business of making afterlife decisions and purchases more easily through the use of technology. … read more
Amazon’s new statistics show the company’s total spending on employment and infrastructure in each U.S….Read more
Charlie Bell is a member of Amazon’s senior leadership team and a long-term key figure in the company’s cloud business. He will leave the company in more than 23 years. … read more
The Perseid meteor shower is one of the best stargazing activities in summer. … read more
Some companies are looking to reduce the footprint of their physical offices by turning to remote work. Convoy, a Seattle startup, does the opposite. … read more
Leafly is joining the SPAC party. The two companies announced on Monday that the Seattle-based online cannabis market plans to go public through a deal with New York-based special purpose acquisition company Merida Merger Corp. … read more
Forbes released the sixth annual Cloud 100 ranking of the world’s top private cloud companies, and four high-value startups from the Seattle area entered the top 50. ……read more
According to new US statistics, since 2010, Seattle’s population has increased by 21% to 737,015, and the number of residents in King County has increased by more than 300,000… Read more