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 June 26, 2022.
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Christina Lomasney, a tech veteran and physicist who is now director of commercialization at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., has married James Mattis, the retired Marine Corps general who served as the 26th U.S. … Read More
Jeff Bezos called out President Joe Biden for telling gas station owners to lower prices — saying the president’s statement was “either straight ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics.” The tweet by the Amazon founder called inflation “far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this.” The salvo promises to revive a debate that started between Bezos and Biden in May. … Read More
Alicia Boler-Davis, previously a member of Amazon’s senior leadership team, will become CEO at Alto Pharmacy in September. … Read More
Seattle-based data storage provider Qumulo laid off about 80 employees Wednesday, or roughly 19% of its staff, in the latest round of job cuts affecting tech companies. … Read More
A decision this week by the Federal Communications Commission cleared Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide its Starlink satellite internet service to cars, trucks, boats and airplanes in motion in the United States. … Read More
— Kurt John, former chief cybersecurity officer for Siemens USA, joined Expedia as global chief security officer. … Read More
Atomo, the Seattle coffee company making its sustainable brews without beans, has raised $40 million in new funding, the startup announced Tuesday. … Read More
Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker had a little pep in his step on Sunday after igniting a benches clearing brawl against the Los Angeles Angels after being hit by a pitch early in the game. … Read More
Brad Smith, like many in tech and the broader world, thought 2022 might bring a bit of a break. … Read More
Rollzi, a new Seattle startup led by a former Convoy director, raised $8 million to help truckload carriers deliver freight shipments using a “Single Lane” approach that the company says increases efficiency for both truckers and shippers. The Seattle-based startup was founded by Damien Hutchins, CEO, and Jonathan Epstein, CFO. … Read More