Week in Review: The Most Popular Stories on GeekWire for the Week of May 1, 2022


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 May 1, 2022.

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The most popular stories on GeekWire

Amazon will reimburse U.S. employees up to $4,000 per year for travel and accommodations for medical treatments that are not available within 100 miles of an employee’s home or through virtual care, including abortions. … Read more

GameWorks Seattle is gearing up to restart this summer. … Read more

A campaign to restore the 104-year-old ASUW Shell House at the University of Washington in Seattle is spurred by a $5 million pledge from Microsoft Chairman Brad Smith and his wife, Kathy Surace -Smith, Vice President of NanoString. . … Read more

Expedia Group announced a new technology platform to provide the underlying online infrastructure for other companies to build their own travel businesses. … Read more

Stratolaunch Airplane Landing

Stratolaunch took the “fifth” on May 4, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. … Read more

Boeing in Chicago

More than two decades after the Boeing Co. … Read More

Seattle-based real estate firm Redfin has agreed to pay $4 million and set up a new internal monitoring system to settle a lawsuit that alleged its practices discriminate against communities of color. … Read more

The news: Possible Finance, a Seattle startup that offers loans, just raised an additional $20 million and plans to launch a new credit card. … Read more

Amazon is closing Selz, GeekWire has learned, about a year after acquiring the small e-commerce startup. … Read more

Funko, the maker of pop culture collectibles based in Everett, Wash., has attracted a $263 million investment from a consortium led by The Chernin Group (TCG), with investors that include eBay and the former Disney Chairman Robert Iger. … Read more


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