Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 7, 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 Nov. 7, 2021.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Hold on to your cats, Seattle. It’s common these days to see viral videos of people pilfering packages from porches, but an Amazon Ring camera captured a more unusual scene in our side yard in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood this week: our neighbor’s cat leaping for his life, literally, with an urban coyote hot on his tail. … Read More
A month after taking a suborbital space trip alongside Star Trek actor William Shatner, medical-technology entrepreneur Glen de Vries has died in a New Jersey small-plane crash. … Read More
This whole metaverse thing hasn’t turned out exactly the way Seattle novelist Neal Stephenson thought it would when he came up with the idea 30 years ago. … Read More
It’s electric inside Seattle’s auto show: Ford F-150 Lightning, BMW iX and driving Bill Gates’ Porsche
You know progress is being made in the move toward increased production and adoption of electric vehicles when you visit an auto show and have to ask which cars and trucks are gas powered. … Read More
Idol threat: Jeff Bezos jokes with Leonardo DiCaprio over video of actor meeting billionaire’s girlfriend
Jeff Bezos may be chasing the stars with his Blue Origin space venture, but he needs to keep an eye on the stars of the celebrity variety here on Earth. … Read More
Tableau Software will launch new Slack integrations that let users interact with data and graphics inside the popular communication and collaboration platform, trying out their newfound status as Salesforce sister companies. … Read More
It’ll be at least another year before Blue Origin’s orbital-class New Glenn rocket gets its first launch, but Jeff Bezos’ space venture has brought out a dummy version of New Glenn’s first stage to practice for that eventual countdown. … Read More
Severe weather moving across Western Washington and the Seattle region was unsettling enough on Tuesday. … Read More
Another batch of startups is ready to experience Techstars Seattle. … Read More
Zillow Group will sell around 2,000 homes across 20 markets to an investment firm as the real estate giant begins winding down its home buying business. … Read More