Stay tuned for 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 the director of commercialization at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, is married to 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 cut prices — saying the president’s statement was “either a direct deception or a profound misunderstanding of fundamental market dynamics.” The Amazon founder’s tweet called inflation “way too important a problem for the White House to continue making such statements.” The salvo promises to revive a debate that began in May between Bezos and Biden. … Read more
Alicia Boler-Davis, formerly a member of Amazon’s senior management team, will become CEO of Alto Pharmacy in September. … Read more
Seattle-based data storage provider Qumulo on Wednesday laid off about 80 employees, or about 19% of its workforce, in the latest round of job cuts at tech companies. … Read more
A decision by the Federal Communications Commission this week authorized Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide its Starlink satellite Internet service to cars, trucks, boats and planes on the move in the United States. … Read more
— Kurt John, former chief cybersecurity officer of Siemens USA, joined Expedia as global chief security officer. … Read more
Atomo, the Seattle coffee company that makes its sustainable bean-free brews, has raised $40 million in new funding, the startup announced Tuesday. … Read more
Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker had a bit of spunk in his step on Sunday after igniting a bench 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 around the world, thought 2022 could bring a bit of a hiatus. … Read more
Rollzi, a new Seattle startup led by a former Convoy executive, has raised $8 million to help truckloads deliver freight shipments using a “single lane” approach that the company says will improve efficiency for both truck drivers and truck drivers. shippers increases. The Seattle-based startup was founded by Damien Hutchins, CEO, and Jonathan Epstein, CFO. … Read more