Week in Review: Most Popular Stories on GeekWire for the Week of May 1, 2022

Stay tuned for the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 1, 2022.

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Most Popular Stories on GeekWire

Amazon will reimburse U.S. employees up to $4,000 per year for travel and lodging expenses for medical treatment that is not available within 100 miles of an employee’s home or through virtual care, including abortions. … Read more

GameWorks Seattle is gearing up to reboot this summer. … Read more

A campaign to restore the 104-year-old ASUW Shell House at the University of Washington in Seattle gets a boost toward its goal with a $5 million pledge from Microsoft president Brad Smith and his wife, Kathy Surace-Smith, vice president at NanoString. … Read more

Expedia Group has announced a new technology platform to provide the underlying online infrastructure for other companies to build their own travel businesses. … Read more

Stratolaunch plane landing

Stratolaunch took the “fifth” on May 4, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. … Read more

Boeing in Chicago

More than two decades after the Boeing Co. … Read more

Seattle-based real estate company Redfin agreed to pay $4 million and implement a new internal audit system to settle a lawsuit alleging its practices discriminated against communities of color. … Read more

The news: Possible Finance, a Seattle lending startup, just raised an additional $20 million and plans to launch a new credit card. … Read more

Amazon is closing Selz, GeekWire has learned, about a year after its acquisition of the small e-commerce startup. … Read more

Funko, the in Everett, Wash. established pop culture collectible maker, has attracted a $263 million investment from a consortium led by The Chernin Group (TCG), which includes investors such as eBay and former Disney chairman Robert Iger. … Read more

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