Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire

Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire

Finding startup opportunities in the pandemic; Windows 11 launch; Defending the Blue Yeti mic – GeekWire A global pandemic might seem like the wrong time to pursue a new startup idea, given all the uncertainties, but in many ways, the timing couldn’t be better. That’s one of the insights from our GeekWire Podcast conversation this …

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A year after loss of friend and co-founder, Pebblebee CEO pushes ahead at startup – GeekWire

A year after loss of friend and co-founder, Pebblebee CEO pushes ahead at startup – GeekWire

A year after loss of friend and co-founder, Pebblebee CEO pushes ahead at startup – GeekWire Pebblebee co-founders Nick Pearson-Franks, left, and Daniel Daoura spent eight years building the company together. Pearson-Franks died in an accident in June 2020. (Pebblebee Photo) Startup founders face plenty of challenges when it comes to building a company and …

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Kymeta teams up with OneWeb to test satellite broadband

Kymeta teams up with OneWeb to test satellite broadband Kymeta and OneWeb test a u8-based data terminal with OneWeb’s constellation of satellites. (Kymeta Photo) Redmond, Wash.-based Kymeta Corp., the mobile connectivity company backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has joined forces with OneWeb to test satellite broadband services that make use of Kymeta’s u8 flat-panel …

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Opendoor acquires Seattle startup Pro.com and Skylight, will shut both platforms down – GeekWire

Opendoor acquires Seattle startup Pro.com and Skylight, will shut both platforms down – GeekWire

Opendoor acquires Seattle startup Pro.com and Skylight, will shut both platforms down – GeekWire Pro.com CEO Matt Williams. (Pro.com Photo) Opendoor, the online real estate giant that lets people directly buy and sell homes online, has acquired Seattle-based startup Pro.com and San Francisco-based Skylight. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Both platforms, which offered …

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Kirstie Allsopp on ‘trolls’ that made her want to quit fame

Kirstie Allsopp on ‘trolls’ that made her want to quit fame 18 Jun 2022, 16:30 | Updated: 17 Jun 2022, 17:34 Love It Or List It star Kirstie Allsopp previously revealed she almost quit showbiz due to being viciously trolled online. The Channel 4 star has become a huge name in the UK, and it’s hard …

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Seattle investment bank Cascadia Capital has its eye on Pittsburgh for SPAC acquisition target – GeekWire

Seattle investment bank Cascadia Capital has its eye on Pittsburgh for SPAC acquisition target – GeekWire

Seattle investment bank Cascadia Capital has its eye on Pittsburgh for SPAC acquisition target – GeekWire The view of Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Pittsburgh’s tech scene is getting some more love from Seattle. Cascadia Capital, a Seattle-based investment banking firm founded more than two decades ago, is eyeing Pittsburgh for …

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Blood self-collection device from a Seattle startup accurate for COVID-19 antibody samples – GeekWire

Blood self-collection device from a Seattle startup accurate for COVID-19 antibody samples – GeekWire

Blood self-collection device from a Seattle startup accurate for COVID-19 antibody samples – GeekWire Tasso-SST device for blood self-collection. (Tasso Photo) A self-administered device to collect blood yields high-quality antibody samples and works successfully in a high proportion of users, according to a study of people with previous COVID-19 infection led by Seattle researchers. The …

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Stephen Mulhern on ‘real’ love of his life and not having ‘enough’ sex

Stephen Mulhern on ‘real’ love of his life and not having ‘enough’ sex 18 Jun 2022, 17:00 | Updated: 16 Jun 2022, 08:54 Presenter Stephen Mulhern is well-known to TV fans thanks to shows like In For A Penny and Saturday Night Takeaway – but his private life is very private. The star talks up …

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University of Washington spinout A-Alpha Bio snags $20M for protein-discovery platform – GeekWire

University of Washington spinout A-Alpha Bio snags $20M for protein-discovery platform – GeekWire A-Alpha Bio founders David Younger (standing) and Randolph Lopez. (A-Alpha Bio Photo). A-Alpha Bio will build lab space in downtown Seattle and beef up its machine learning team with $20 million in new venture funding for its operation to identify therapeutic proteins, …

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