Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 6, 2020 – GeekWire

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 Sept. 6, 2020.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Archie McPhee tardigrade Christmas ornament

Seattle-based retailer Archie McPhee‘s slogan, “we make weird,” usually applies to the products they sell, such as mac & cheese-flavored candy canes or their internet-famous horse head mask. … Read More

Online travel website Booking.com is closing its Bellevue, Wash., office. … Read More

Updated below with details from interview with Chef CEO Barry Crist. … Read More

Amazon is opening its second Amazon Go Grocery store Wednesday, this one in Redmond, Wash., bringing its larger cashierless store format to the Seattle suburbs and the doorstep of Microsoft’s headquarters. … Read More

New language in Slack’s quarterly regulatory filing warns investors that Microsoft could retaliate against the workplace collaboration company over its antitrust complaint against the tech giant. … Read More

Stay inside, Seattleites. That’s been the advice from weather experts this week as historic wildfires spread up and down the west coast, causing smoke to fill the sky. … Read More

Cancer detection startup Grail today filed to go public as the Silicon Valley biotech aims to raise more funding for its blood test. … Read More

Andrew Lapsa

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture turned 20 years old this week — and although the privately held company hasn’t yet put people into space, or put a rocket into orbit, it has spawned a new generation of space startups. … Read More

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A late-night leak forced Microsoft to officially disclose some of its plans for the launch of the Xbox Series X on Tuesday. … Read More

Detailed genetic analyses of the strains of virus that cause COVID-19 suggest that the outbreak took hold in Washington state in late January or early February, but went undetected for weeks. … Read More



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