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 2, 2021.
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Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they are ending their marriage after 27 years, sending shockwaves through their hometown and around the world where their philanthropic work has touched tens of millions. … Read More
In March, Jeff Wilke quietly stepped away from Amazon, the company he was instrumental in building from an online book retailer to one of the most valuable and influential corporations in the world. … Read More
Just before he was about to begin teaching his online family law class at the University of Washington on Monday, professor Terry Price received an emphatic text from one of his former law students. … Read More
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s family is donating $15 million to Seattle Children’s Hospital to support its work in neurosciences medicine and mental health care. … Read More
When Jeff Blackburn announced his retirement from Amazon in February after 22 years, the longtime Jeff Bezos lieutenant stressed that he was not retiring and hinted at news to come on his next move. … Read More
If you’re hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccination because you’re worried that Bill Gates is going to plant a microchip in it and track you for some reason, John Oliver had a message for you Sunday night. … Read More
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Thursday that it supports the lifting of patent protections on coronavirus vaccine technologies. … Read More
Created more than 20 years ago, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been a global leader in philanthropy. … Read More
Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos sold off more than $2.4 billion in Amazon shares this week, new regulatory filings show. … Read More
The great migration of tech talent out of large tech hubs like Seattle, San Francisco and Boston may be overblown. … Read More