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 Aug. 14, 2022.
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Dan Price, who made international headlines seven years ago for his plan to raise the minimum wage at Gravity Payments, resigned Wednesday as CEO of the Seattle-based company. … Read More
Microsoft’s future just got a major edit. … Read More
As part of a new publishing initiative, Wizards of the Coast plans to make a number of changes to Dungeons & Dragons, which includes the introduction of an official virtual playing space, physical/digital book bundles, and an eventual 2024 re-release of the core D&D rule books. … Read More
Nuclear energy company co-founded by Bill Gates raises $750M, one of the largest rounds in Seattle tech history
TerraPower, a Bellevue, Wash.-based nuclear power company co-founded by Bill Gates, landed $750 million in new funding. … Read More
Amazon moves physical retail tech teams into cloud division, looking to accelerate third-party adoption
Amazon is shifting tech teams for its physical stores from its consumer division to its Amazon Web Services cloud division, aiming to further expand the use of the company’s in-store technologies by other retailers. … Read More
Galvanize, the Denver-based company that offers co-working space and coding education bootcamps in several U.S. … Read More
Amazon has set the premiere times for the global debut of the hotly anticipated Prime Video series “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.” Two episodes of the fantasy series will start streaming at 6 p.m. … Read More
More than 20 years after getting its start in Seattle, Geocaching is still hiding and seeking — and attracting new players all over the world. … Read More
— Andrew Hamel, a Seattle-based tech vet who spent 11 years at Amazon in various vice president roles, joined mobile energy startup Booster as chief technology officer. … Read More
Lockstep, a Seattle-based startup that sells software used to automate the accounting of B2B purchases and payments, said Tuesday it will be acquired by The Sage Group, a British multinational enterprise software company that offers payroll, HR, and finance services. … Read More