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Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 1, 2022


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 1, 2022.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Amazon will reimburse U.S. employees up to $4,000 annually for travel and lodging for medical treatments that are unavailable within 100 miles of an employee’s home or through virtual care, including abortions. … Read More

GameWorks Seattle is getting ready to reboot this summer. … Read More

A campaign to restore the 104-year-old ASUW Shell House at the University of Washington in Seattle is getting a boost toward its goal with a $5 million commitment from Microsoft President Brad Smith and his wife, Kathy Surace-Smith, vice president at NanoString. … Read More

Expedia Group announced a new technology platform to provide the underlying online infrastructure for other companies to build their own travel businesses. … Read More

Stratolaunch airplane landing

Stratolaunch took the “fifth” on May the 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. … Read More

Boeing in Chicago

More than two decades after the Boeing Co. … Read More

Seattle-based real estate company Redfin agreed to pay $4 million and implement a new internal monitoring system to settle a lawsuit that alleged its practices discriminated against communities of color. … Read More

The news: Possible Finance, a Seattle startup that offers loans, just raised an additional $20 million and plans to launch a new credit card. … Read More

Amazon is shutting down Selz, GeekWire has learned, about a year after acquiring the small e-commerce startup. … Read More

Funko, the Everett, Wash.-based pop culture collectibles maker, has attracted a $263 million investment from a consortium led by The Chernin Group TCG), with investors who include eBay and former Disney Chairman Robert Iger. … Read More


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