A new lawsuit filed by Seattle Public Schools against TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Snap, Instagram, and their parent companies alleges that the social media giants have “successfully exploited the vulnerable brains… Read More. A new startup is emerging in Seattle with plans to partner with schools to support adolescent mental health. Alongside is developing an app that interacts with students through a chatbot… Read More. When Seattle Public Schools students return to the classroom in September, many of their families will be along for the ride — at least virtually. The district of more than… Read More.

. The world is overwhelmed with contradictory data and claims. High school students in Seattle want to help. Last month Ballard High School hosted MisinfoNight, an event inspired by MisinfoDay, an… Read More. A housekeeper who says she worked for nearly three years at Jeff Bezos’ Seattle-area home claims she was subjected to racial discrimination and retaliation from members of his personal staff,… Read More. Google’s got a thing for Seattle health tech startups. The tech giant acquired Sound Life Sciences, a small University of Washington spinout that developed an app to monitor breathing, GeekWire… Read More.

Prime healthcare: How Amazon’s $3.9B One Medical deal could boost its subscription program

Will consumers order up healthcare through Amazon Prime as easily as they stream The Boys or buy an Echo speaker? That’s one question raised by Amazon’s planned $3.9 billion acquisition… Read More. DoorDash, the food ordering and delivery company, is expanding its office footprint in Seattle two years after starting an engineering outpost in the city. The company, which now employs about… Read More. The Banana Stand, Spheres, restaurants, food trucks and mini dog park were all bustling on and around Amazon’s headquarters campus in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon. As employees ventured out during… Read More. CommerceIQ, a Silicon Valley e-commerce company that helps retailers boost online sales on Amazon and Walmart, is set to acquire assets from Seattle startup Ideoclick, according to court documents reviewed… Read More.

TwinStrand Biosciences’ co-founder Jesse Salk has stepped down from the CEO role, according to a statement issued by the Seattle biotech company Friday. Salk will remain as chief scientific officer… Read More. 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. Price tweeted… Read More. The football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons was stopped and delayed on Sunday when a drone was reportedly spotted near or over Lumen Field. It was the… Read More. The City of Seattle revealed the 19 non-profits that received its latest round of digital grants, this year totaling $590,000. The annual grant program supports non-profit organizations that help bridge… Read More.

Seattle’s cloud computing prowess just got another boost. The University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering unveiled a new hub called the Center for the… Read More. Seattle startup PairTree on Thursday announced the launch of an app to more easily connect expectant mothers with families from across the U.S. who are interested in adoption. Birth mothers… Read More. A documentary film about wildlife conservation and the redemptive power of nature, shot primarily in the Amazonian rainforest of Peru, has a connection to another Amazon — in Seattle. The… Read More. Vista Equity Partners said Wednesday that it completed its acquisition of Seattle-based tax software giant Avalara. The $8.4 billion deal, announced in August, was approved by Avalara shareholders last week.… Read More.

Seattle entrepreneur acquires Sook, a tool to take on Amazon and boost small business discovery

To satisfy his desire to help shoppers better discover products from small businesses and to help those businesses compete against Amazon and other tech giants, Ryan Mulcahy did some shopping… Read More. Major League Baseball has gotten a little closer to having possession of the desired web addresses for all 30 of its professional teams. One of the last remaining holdouts, Twins.com,… Read More. Since retiring from the NFL in 2019, former Seattle Seahawks star Doug Baldwin has dipped his toes in the tech industry, advising early-stage companies and investing in others. But now… Read More. In Paresh Rajwat‘s 20-year journey across the tech landscape, he’s held leadership positions at Apple, Criteo, Yahoo!, and Microsoft. For the past eight years, Rajwat has worked in numerous areas… Read More. Amazon will become the latest technology company to make massive job cuts, laying off approximately 10,000 people in its corporate and technology workforce, according to a New York Times report… Read More. When 16-year-old Subha Vadlamannati isn’t playing the piano or digitally drawing Anime characters, she’s helping refugee and immigrant students learn English using her passion for computational linguistics. The Seattle-area high… Read More.

You cannot deliberately feed plastic to a whale, even in the name of science. So researchers at the Seattle Aquarium created a clever alternative. They’ve designed a simulated gray whale… Read More. A new startup out of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) Incubator raised $4 million to reduce alarms from devices attached to patients in the ICU. CalmWave went from… Read More. Richard Tait, the longtime Seattle entrepreneur who co-founded the wildly popular board game “Cranium” after spending 10 years at Microsoft, has died. He was 58. Tait passed away on Monday… Read More. We’re a week away from the return of the GeekWire Gala, a holiday tradition for the Seattle tech community. If you haven’t grabbed a ticket yet for the Dec. 7… Read More.

The Seattle Public Library and the University of Washington have created a virtual reality experience for teens and families that explores climate change and its impacts on sea level rise… Read More. Redfin will wind down its home-flipping program RedfinNow and lay off employees for the second time this year as it cuts expenses in response to a slowing housing market. The… Read More. Yejin Choi, a University of Washington computer science professor and senior research manager at Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), won a $800,000 “genius grant” given annually by the… Read More. Seattle-based cell and gene therapy company Sana Biotechnology will reduce its workforce by 15%, according to a statement issued Tuesday. The company said it was shutting a program focused on… Read More. Large tech companies including Zillow Group and Amazon are turning up the dial on stock compensation in a bid to reduce churn. There are a bevy of factors incentivizing employers… Read More. A half-century after Boeing started production of its jumbo 747 jet, the last model of the iconic plane left the company’s factory in Everett.