Learn about the latest technology and entrepreneurial news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of September 5, 2021.
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The most popular stories on GeekWire
A new study found that Microsoft’s company-wide shift to remote work has damaged communication and collaboration between different business teams within the company, threatening employee productivity and long-term innovation. … read more
The Washington State Department of Agriculture said on Friday that it has found a new Asian giant hornet nest a few weeks after clearing a large number of invasive species from a tree east of Blaine, Washington State-the second in 2021. . …… read more
Microsoft President Brad Smith says the United States…Read more
Opendoor is an online real estate giant that allows people to buy and sell houses directly online. It has acquired Seattle-based startup Pro.com and San Francisco-based Skylight. … read more
When COVID-19 triggered a global crisis that threatened the bankruptcy of his startup, Keenan O’Leary changed his plan to help solve another emergency: widespread homelessness . … read more
Microsoft conducted another key recruitment for a new consumer technology group on Wednesday, appointing former Facebook and Google product leader Amit Fulay as vice president of products. … read more
Scientists at the University of Washington will use $16 million in new funding to help decode how changes in DNA affect health and disease. … read more
The company announced this week that CaaMTech, a startup in the Seattle area that develops new psychedelics, has raised $22 million in funding. … read more
The company announced on Wednesday that Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment LLC will acquire a controlling stake in Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. … read more
Yoky Matsuoka is known for her pioneering work in neurorobotics, where she assists humans by connecting the central nervous system to the central processing unit. … read more