Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 17, 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 Oct. 17, 2021.
Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter.
Most popular stories on GeekWire
Jeff Bezos appears to be getting closer to setting sail in superyacht style. … Read More
For evidence that the wreck of the Titanic is rapidly deteriorating, you need look no further than Captain Edward Smith’s bathtub. … Read More
The average tech worker in Seattle makes $158,000, a 4.6% increase from last year, according to new data from jobs site Hired. … Read More
Face? Metaverse? Horizon? Facebook is getting a new company name, according to a report from The Verge, which noted that the rebrand will likely be similar to how Google created the umbrella company Alphabet in 2015. … Read More
This is not the Coliseum that was constructed here almost 60 years ago, or the KeyArena where fans last saw the Sonics play in 2008. … Read More
Leen Kawas has formally resigned as CEO and president of Athira Pharma and is stepping off the board after an investigation found the biotech executive altered images in scientific papers she authored. … Read More
Facebook uses a Seattle storefront loaded with QR codes to drive offline shoppers to online businesses
In the heart of Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood on Sunday, the streets were busy with people visiting a variety of shops, bars and restaurants as well as the popular Farmers Market. … Read More
When it comes to startups, Kirby Winfield has seen the highs, and he’s seen the lows. … Read More
Microsoft opened pre-orders for its new Xbox Series X-themed mini-refrigerator early on Tuesday morning, and according to some reports on social media, they sold out within 30 seconds. … Read More
Could Starbucks give Amazon’s retail technology a jolt? … Read More