Learn about the latest technology and entrepreneurial news from the past week. Below are the most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of July 25, 2021.
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The most popular stories on GeekWire
So far, Amazon’s new world of massively multiplayer online RPG has attracted a large audience with its closed beta, and analysts doubt whether it may become a breakthrough game for Amazon’s game studio. … read more
I spend most of the weekend exploring the virtual world from the sky in the Microsoft Flight Simulator, which will be available on Xbox Series X this week…Read more
Helping people live longer and healthier is Melissa Eamer’s personal goal. … read more
Some sharp-eyed Amazon customers noticed that the available options in their “Save Later” list have changed, and we can confirm that they are not thinking. … read more
Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a Seattle-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help companies understand and control their spending. … read more
Seattle startup Algorithmia has been acquired by DataRobot, a Boston-based startup and a leader in machine learning operations. … read more
Icosavax made its debut as the newest public company in Washington State. … read more
After succeeding founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month, the newly appointed Amazon CEO Andy Jassy did not accept a round of intensive news interviews, but he did internally Some insights about his methods and background are provided in the recorded video interview. … read more
GeekWire learned on Friday that Wyze Labs, a smart home device manufacturer, has raised $110 million in new funding, prompting the Kirkland, Washington-based company to plan to improve its existing product line and launch more products. … read more
Neuroscientists at the Seattle Allen Institute and other research institutions have completed a five-year, multi-million dollar project to release a high-resolution 3D map showing 200,000 brain clumps in mice The connection between the cells is about one grain of sand. … read more