Keep 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 August 28, 2022.
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OceanGate Expeditions, based in Everett, Wash., set a new standard this year for documenting the condition of the 110-year-old Titanic wreck with an 8K high-definition video system that was installed aboard its submersible. . … Read more
In an effort to get fans excited for a season of NFL game streaming on Thursday nights, Amazon has tapped into some of the league’s star quarterbacks to debut a new “Football Prime.” The resulting videos – like the allegedly redesigned football – are a bit over the top. … Read more
Laxman Narasimhan, who was named Starbucks’ next CEO on Thursday afternoon, brings his experience in international retail and consumer brands, having recently led the turnaround of Reckitt Benckiser, the British company known for products such as Durex condoms. and Lysol disinfectant. … Read more
A Seattle judge on Friday sided with the Washington state attorney general and rejected Facebook parent company Meta’s argument that the state’s campaign law was going to against the First Amendment. … Read more
NASA canceled today’s attempt to launch its Space Launch System rocket due to a hydrogen leak encountered during the core stage fueling process. … Read more
Update: NASA has canceled the initial launch attempt of Artemis 1 due to a problem with an engine in the Space Launch System rocket. … Read more
Big tech companies, including Zillow Group and Amazon, are raising the dial on stock compensation in a bid to reduce churn. … Read more
As the United States undergoes a massive transition to clean energy, Washington state officials hope to claim a leadership position in hydrogen. … Read more
Abodu, a Redwood City, Calif.-based startup that manufactures and delivers prefab garden houses, is launching in the Seattle area. … Read more
A plumbing problem on a rocket engine has forced the postponement of the first launch of NASA’s most powerful rocket on a historic flight around the moon. … Read more