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 22, 2022.
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Faced with a barrage of proposals on issues ranging from unionization to the environment, a majority of Amazon shareholders followed the board’s lead and rejected an unprecedented slate of issues up for consideration Wednesday morning. … Read More
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space capsule landed safely amid the sands of New Mexico after a six-day test flight to the International Space Station and back. … Read More
One year ago, the last question put to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos during his final shareholder meeting as the company’s CEO was an important one. … Read More
The Seattle Mariners and their fans would certainly be happy to have a few more walk-off wins this season. … Read More
[Drew Grant is senior editor for dot.LA] Starting today, Glendale’s most meme-able outdoor mall, The Americana at Brand, will be home to the Amazon Style store — the e-commerce giant’s first foray into brick-and-mortar apparel retail. … Read More
The news: Booster Fuels raised $125 million to fuel growth of its mobile gas service used by fleet operators including Amazon, UPS, Imperfect Foods, and others. … Read More
Elizabeth Scallon, a Seattle tech veteran who was most recently at Amazon, is now at HP as director of Incubation enablement. … Read More
After doubling its fulfillment capacity and hiring hundreds of thousands of workers to meet demand during the pandemic, Amazon is determined to get costs under control and return its consumer business to profitability, CEO Andy Jassy assured shareholders Wednesday. … Read More
JetClosing, a 6-year-old Seattle startup that digitizes the home closing process for buyers, sellers, and realtors, is shutting down, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
The quality-assurance department at Wisconsin-based Call of Duty developer Raven Software has voted to unionize, which could significantly impact its parent company, Activision Blizzard, with potential ripple effects for Microsoft’s Activision acquisition, and for the video game industry as a whole. … Read More