Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 30, 2021
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 30, 2021.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Rajeev Rajan first came to the Seattle area as a Microsoft intern in 1994, and ended up staying with the company for 23 years. … Read More
The plywood is coming down, restaurants that survived are adding hours and vehicle traffic in Seattle is growing from the ghost-town levels of one year ago. … Read More
At Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting last week, the company’s shareholders overwhelmingly shot down more than a dozen proposals aimed, proponents said, at making the company a more transparent and responsible corporate citizen. … Read More
TerraPower, PacifiCorp and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced plans on Wednesday to build a next-generation nuclear power plant on the site of one of the state’s retiring coal plants. … Read More
Humans produce more than 6 billion tons of plastic every year, and its accumulation in landfills and oceans is considered by many to be an environmental crisis. … Read More
New funding: Electric Era, a Seattle startup that is designing and building battery systems for electric vehicle charging stations, has raised a $3 million seed round led by REMUS Capital. … Read More
Outreach just landed $200 million in venture capital that the 10-year-old software company will use to help more sales professionals close deals, track leads and boost engagement with customers. … Read More
Well-funded construction giant Katerra cuts 117 jobs in Washington state as part of reported closure
Construction giant Katerra, which has raised more than $2 billion in venture capital, is shutting down, according to a report from The Information. … Read More
SEO software startup Moz has been acquired by email marketing company iContact, a subsidiary of J2 Global. … Read More
The gift I best remember from my high school graduation was a pale blue stuffed whale. … Read More