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 Feb. 13, 2022.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Microsoft and Expedia announce next phases in office reopenings, finally emerging from pandemic
Updated below with information on Expedia reopening. … Read More
Scramble the fighters! Thousands of protesters sign up to egg Jeff Bezos’ yacht at Dutch bridge site
Nearly 5,000 people have signed up to throw eggs at Jeff Bezos’ superyacht when it sails through the Dutch city of Rotterdam this summer. … Read More
Why Microsoft’s return to the office may not be the norm across the rest of the tech industry
What does Microsoft’s return to the office mean for everybody else? … Read More
Remote work may end soon. But will crime still keep tech employees out of downtown Seattle?
As the Omicron variant recedes, tech companies are eyeing a return to the office. … Read More
After wife got cancer, Microsoft engineer built a tool to locate anti-COVID drug for immunocompromised
Rob Relyea set out to find information to help his wife. … Read More
Seattle’s Museum of Flight celebrates 1-year anniversary of Perseverance landing on Mars
This past Friday marked one Earth year since NASA’s Perseverance rover and its Ingenuity helicopter touched down on Mars. … Read More
Temporal is a unicorn: Developer productivity startup lands $103M at $1.5B valuation
The news: Temporal, a Seattle startup that helps companies write and run cloud applications, has reached unicorn status. … Read More
Hasbro shareholder launches campaign to spin off Wizards of the Coast business, a ‘hidden gem’
One of Hasbro’s top shareholders has launched a campaign to overhaul Hasbro’s overall business strategy, which includes spinning Hasbro subsidiary Wizards of the Coast off into its own company. … Read More
Watch GeekWire’s Seattle offices get broken into for the third time during the pandemic
For the third time since the onset of the pandemic, GeekWire’s offices in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood were broken into and looted early Thursday by someone who popped the lock on our door from a hallway in our multi-tenant building. … Read More
Topgolf on schedule to open Seattle-area high-tech golf entertainment complex later this year
Construction is on schedule at the new Topgolf facility in Renton, Wash., near Seattle, the company confirmed Wednesday. … Read More