GeekWire Week in Review: The most popular stories from GeekWire this week Week of August 8, 2021

Catch up with the most recent technology news and startup news for the week. These are the top stories from GeekWire’s August 8th, 2021 edition.

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GeekWire’s most popular stories

Don’t worry about curing the locusts if things aren’t quite so apocalyptic for you right now. … Read More

Perhaps the old adage that you cannot make silk purses from a sow’s ears is true. … Read More

One company that has ties to Seattle is focusing on technology-based after-life decision making and purchasing. … Read More

New stats from Amazon reveal the company’s total spending on jobs and infrastructure in each U.S. … Read More

After more than 23-years, Charlie Bell has resigned as a senior leader of Amazon and an integral part of its cloud business. … Read More

Perseid meteor shower makes for one of the most popular summer stargazing opportunities. … Read More

Remote work is becoming a popular option for companies looking to shrink their office space. Convoy, a Seattle startup is doing exactly the opposite. … Read More

Leafly has joined the SPAC party. According to the announcements made Monday by both companies, Leafly, an online marketplace for cannabis in Seattle, will go public with Merida Merger Corp of New York. This deal is a special-purpose acquisition company. … Read More

Forbes released the sixth annual Cloud 100 ranking, which included four startups with high value from Seattle. Forbes ranked the 50 best private cloud companies worldwide. … Read More

Seattle’s population grew by 21% to 737,015 people and King County swelled by more than 300,000 residents since 2010, according to new U.S. … Read More

Publited at Sun, 15 August 2021 15:58.58 +0000

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