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Seattle gene therapy biotech startup Immusoft raises $4.5M

Founded in 2009, Immusoft develops immune cell technology that uses blood cells from a patient to create therapeutic proteins targeted to treat diseases.The 12-person company last year raised a $20 m

As ‘low-code’ competition grows, Microsoft integrates Power Apps with GitHub and Teams

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, showing the company’s major tech platforms during his Microsoft Ignite keynote, including the Power Platform low-code software development technologies and GitHub code p

Riding the news cycle: Amazon ‘Prime Bike’ puts brakes on Peloton stock, but it’s mostly just spin

The Echelon Prime Smart Connect Fitness Bike for Amazon.That’s how it looked at first glance when an exercise gear company announced a new “Prime Bike” this week, in partnership with the tech gi

Bezos Academy, funded by Jeff Bezos’ $2B ‘Day One Fund,’ launches first free school in Seattle area

The Day 1 Academies Fund is gearing up to open the inaugural school in its new network of full scholarship Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities.The nonprofit, backed by Amazon CE

Bamboo launches English learning voice app for Alexa, partners with TAF to help kids in need

Seattle startup Bamboo Learning today launched its first voice-based education app for English Language Arts and announced partnerships to help get its technology to kids in need.The app is launched

Sam’s Club partners with Seattle startup 98point6 to offer customers telehealth service

(98point6 Image).The grocery giant will offer virtual healthcare through 98point6, a 5-year-old startup that has seen business surge during the pandemic.Sam’s Club members will get a discounted intr

Emmy Awards go virtual: ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and ‘Succession’ are tops in comedy and drama

Host Jimmy Kimmel stands in front of a bank of monitors featuring Emmy nominees on Sunday night during the virtual 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.If you’ve been escaping all of the hardship in the world

A question for the City of Seattle: Why are you fighting your partners?

Traffic snakes past downtown Seattle on Interstate 5.This month, Seattle government is expected to make critical decisions about next steps in the proposed TNC (Transportation Network Company) “Fare

Justice Dept. indicts six in scheme to bribe Amazon employees and gain marketplace advantage

(GeekWire File Photo).The indictment alleges that the defendants conspired to pay over $100,00 in bribes in order to benefit specific merchant accounts on the platform used by third-party sellers.The

Testing Amazon Kitchen: Here’s our hot take on the tech giant’s first hot food bar at Amazon Go Grocery

The company’s hot food game, though, could use a little work.That’s my verdict after taste testing a 3-cheese melt, a fajita burrito, chicken fingers, and Italian Wedding Soup from Amazon’s new