Catch up with the most recent technology news and startup news for the week. These are the top stories from GeekWire in the week ending Sept. 5, 2021.
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New research shows that Microsoft’s shift to remote work in the workplace has negatively affected communication between different departments within the company. This is affecting employee productivity as well as long-term innovation. … Read More
The Washington State Department of Agriculture said Friday that it has located a new Asian giant hornet nest — the second of 2021 — just a couple weeks after removing a sizable colony of the invasive species from a tree east of Blaine, Wash. … Read More
Microsoft President Brad Smith says the U.S. … Read More
Opendoor is an online platform that allows people to buy and sell houses online. It has purchased Pro.com, a Seattle startup, and Skylight, based in San Francisco. … Read More
Keenan O’Leary changed his mind after COVID-19 presented a crisis global that threatened his startup. He now wants to address widespread homelessness. … Read More
Microsoft added Amit Fulay, a former product manager at Google and Facebook to its vice-president of product. … Read More
With $16 Million in funding, University of Washington researchers will be able to decode the role of DNA variations on health and disease. … Read More
CaaMTech is a Seattle startup that develops new psychedelic drugs. The company has announced $22 million funding. … Read More
The company announced Wednesday that Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment LLC will acquire a controlling share in Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. … Read More
Yoky Matsuoka’s pioneering work is in neurorobotics. This involves connecting the central nervous and central processing units to assist people. … Read More
Publiated at Sun, 12 Sept 2021 15:02.34 +0000