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 Feb. 26, 2023.
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Amazon announced Friday that it is permanently closing eight of its high-tech Amazon Go convenience stores, including two in Seattle. … Read More
An analysis of more than 100,000 images from the Hubble Space Telescope, conducted with the aid of artificial intelligence and hundreds of human volunteers, confirms that satellites including SpaceX’s Starlink spacecraft are increasingly interfering with astronomical observations. … Read More
A Seattle teen is creating a bit of turbulence with a website tallying the carbon emissions of the ultra-rich traveling on private jets. … Read More
Five years after its acquisition by Amazon, smart doorbell and home security technology company Ring named a new CEO: Elizabeth (Liz) Hamren, a former executive in Meta’s Oculus division and Microsoft’s Xbox business, who was most recently chief operating officer for social messaging platform Discord. … Read More
Outreach is laying off 70 workers, about 7% of its workforce, marking the second round of cuts the Seattle sales software startup has made in the past six months. … Read More
Danish multinational biopharma company Novo Nordisk is laying off 86 employees in Seattle, according to a new filing with the Washington state Employment Security Department. … Read More
The news: Temporal, a Seattle startup that helps companies write and run cloud applications, raised $75 million. … Read More
A group of travel and real estate tech vets recently launched a startup to help new homeowners stay up-to-date on maintenance issues by providing regular inspections. … Read More
— Online clothing rental startup Armoire hired Seattle investor and Microsoft veteran Laura Butler as its chief technology officer. … Read More
Each year, more than 390 million metric tons of plastics are produced globally, yet close to half are single-use varieties that can be economically challenging to recycle. … Read More