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 March 14, 2021.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Microsoft is investigating an authentication issue impacting multiple Microsoft 365 cloud services including Microsoft Teams, as well as Xbox Live. … Read More
New funding: Seattle startup Deako Lighting raised $12.5 million as part of a Series B round to fuel growth of the company’s smart light switch technology. … Read More
Former Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff is jumping back into the real estate game in a big way. … Read More
— Maren Costa, one of two former leaders of the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice group who was fired by Amazon last April, is now a principal lead designer at Microsoft. … Read More
A Washington tech executive charged in a scheme to obtain more than $5.5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and launder the proceeds pled guilty on Monday. … Read More
Seattle startup Modus is facing a cease-and-desist order from the Washington state insurance commissioner for allegedly violating real estate regulations. … Read More
Tech workers, business owners, public policy advocates and private citizens weighed in this week in favor of and against a proposed capital gains tax in Washington state. … Read More
The killing of eight people, including six Asian women, near Atlanta on Tuesday has sparked a wave of grief and outrage across the U.S. … Read More
The pandemic may have sent large portions of the Google workforce home. … Read More
Dutchie, the Bend, Ore.-based creators of an e-commerce platform that helps cannabis dispensaries facilitate online orders, has raised $200 million in new funding at a $1.7 billion valuation. … Read More