Weekly Review: Most Popular Stories On GeekWire For The Week Of May 30, 2021


Stay up to date with the latest tech and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 30, 2021.

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Most Popular Stories on GeekWire

Rajeev Rajan first came to the Seattle area as an intern at Microsoft in 1994 and ended up staying with the company for 23 years. … Learn more

Plywood is crumbling, restaurants that have survived are adding hours, and car traffic in Seattle is rising from ghost town levels of a year ago. … Learn more

At Amazon’s annual meeting of shareholders last week, the company’s shareholders overwhelmingly rejected more than a dozen proposals aimed, according to supporters, to make the company a more transparent and accountable corporate citizen. … Learn more

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TerraPower, PacifiCorp and Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon on Wednesday announced plans to build a next-generation nuclear power plant on the site of one of the state’s coal-fired power plants. … Learn more

Humans produce more than 6 billion tonnes of plastic each year, and its build-up in landfills and oceans is viewed by many as an environmental crisis. … Learn more

New Funding: Electric Era, a Seattle-based startup that designs and manufactures battery systems for electric vehicle charging stations, has raised a $ 3 million funding round led by REMUS Capital. … Learn more

Outreach just landed $ 200 million in venture capital that the 10-year-old software company will use to help more sales professionals close deals, follow leads and build engagement with customers. … Learn more

Construction giant Katerra, which has raised more than $ 2 billion in venture capital, is shutting down, according to a report from The Information. … Learn more

SEO software startup Moz was acquired by email marketing firm iContact, a subsidiary of J2 Global. … Learn more

The gift I remember best from high school graduation was a pale blue stuffed whale. … Learn more


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