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 April 24, 2022.
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Get your popcorn ready. Jeff Bezos just made his first public comments about Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter in a bold way, surfacing a tweet from New York Times reporter Mike Forsythe highlighting Musk’s connections to China via Tesla, which has rising sales and is increasing production capacity in the country. … Read More
Amazon added warehouse space faster than it ultimately needed in response to the challenges of the pandemic, outpacing consumer sales and resulting in an extra $2 billion in costs in the first quarter. … Read More
— Rajeev Rajan, who most recently led engineering efforts in Seattle for Meta, is joining Atlassian in May as the company’s new chief technology officer. … Read More
PITTSBURGH — It would have been fun for me if Amazon’s HQ2 had ended up here, not only for the intriguing storylines but for the excuse to visit more often. … Read More
Amazon Go is growing beyond its traditional urban footprint, ushering in a new era for the high-tech, physical convenience stores with the opening Tuesday of the company’s first suburban location. … Read More
There are a lot of guides and blog posts for founders that provide advice on what to do as a leader of an early-stage startup. … Read More
Streaming video subscriptions might be more disposable than imagined, but the juggernaut of cloud infrastructure and enterprise services is another matter entirely. … Read More
Update, Thursday afternoon: Amazon stock sinks 10% after Q1 earnings as costs rise amid inflation, supply chain pressure Amazon is facing rising costs, unionization efforts by warehouse employees, and a tight labor market. … Read More
Continued growth in Microsoft’s cloud business boosted its quarterly revenue to $49.4 billion, up 18%, with profits of $16.7 billion, up 8%, beating Wall Street’s expectations with earnings per share of $2.22. … Read More
When Prudential Financial acquired Seattle-area startup Assurance IQ for $2.35 billion in September 2019, the deal was heralded as one of the largest acquisitions in Seattle tech history. … Read More