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 Jan. 16, 2022.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Everett, Wash.-based Funko, makers of pop culture collectibles, is closing warehouse locations in the city north of Seattle and consolidating its distribution work in Arizona. … Read More
Unicorn startups are everywhere these days. … Read More
The mammoth airplane that got its start with backing from the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen took to the air today for its third test flight — marking a new chapter in Stratolaunch’s decade-long effort to create a flying launch pad. … Read More
Smaller cities such as Boise and Spokane are seeing a surge in job postings and an influx of remote workers amid the pandemic, based on observations from business leaders and data from job websites. … Read More
If you’re going to write a novel about an alien fungus threatening the planet, there are few places more suited for the setting than the damp, dark forests surrounding Seattle. … Read More
The news: Irreverent Labs, a new Seattle startup led by Microsoft veterans that recently raised a $5 million seed round, just revealed its first game. … Read More
From the beginning of the digital age, we’ve looked to our computers for answers. … Read More
Move over books and groceries, Amazon’s latest foray into physical retail is focused on fashion. … Read More
More than five years after its founding, Renton, Wash.-based Radian Aerospace is emerging from stealth mode and reporting a $27.5 million seed funding round to support its plans to build an orbital space plane. … Read More
Microsoft’s plan to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in cash is a whopper by every stretch of the imagination — the biggest in the company’s 47-year-history and more than double the $26 billion it paid for business social networking giant LinkedIn in 2017. … Read More