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Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

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 Oct. 31,..

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 Oct. 31, 2021.

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Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Zillow to shutter home buying business and lay off 2,000 employees as its big real estate bet falters

Zillow Group’s ambitious tech-fueled bid to shake up how people buy and sell homes is coming to a surprising end. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Redfin CEO explains how its iBuyer home buying program avoided pitfalls that sunk Zillow Group

Zillow Group’s surprising decision this week to back out of iBuying raised questions about the overall viability of the tech-fueled home buying offering for other companies. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Why the iBuying algorithms failed Zillow, and what it says about the business world’s love affair with AI

Just because a business process can be automated, doesn’t necessarily mean it should be automated. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Microsoft CEO lays out post-pandemic vision for work — including a new metaverse concept

Microsoft chairman and CEO Satya Nadella described his company’s role in a new economy and society transformed by the pandemic in a keynote address on Tuesday kicking off Microsoft’s virtual 2021 Ignite developer conference. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Zillow stock dives ahead of earnings; analyst report says 66% of homes it bought are now ‘underwater’

A day ahead of its third quarter earnings report, Zillow Group’s stock took a hit on Wall Street as a new analyst report highlighted how many homes purchased by the company are now underwater. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Armed with a paddle and a GoPro, entrepreneur aims to create ‘Street View’ of Puget Sound

We’ve all indulged in a little voyeuristic spying and exploration using Google Maps’ Street View, peering at homes and other landmarks. … Read More


Christof Koch on ferry

Neuroscientist recounts his long strange trip to plumb the depths of consciousness

Could magic mushrooms hold the key that unlocks the secrets of consciousness? … Read More


Astra rocket in Alaska

Astra Space joins broadband internet race with proposal to launch 13,000 satellites

Make room for yet another competitor in the market to provide broadband internet access from low Earth orbit: Astra Space, the venture that went public with a helping hand from Seattle-area telecom pioneer Craig McCaw, is asking the Federal Communications Commission for authorization to launch as many as 13,620 bit-beaming satellites. … Read More


Starship on the moon

Blue Origin loses lunar lander lawsuit; NASA says SpaceX work will resume ASAP

A federal judge today rejected Blue Origin’s challenge to a $2.9 billion contract that NASA awarded to SpaceX for building the lunar lander destined to carry astronauts to the moon. … Read More


Week in Review: The most popular stories on GeekWire during the week of October 31, 2021

Washington state and Finland sign tech-focused MOU, plan to establish smart port in Tacoma

With the global supply chain in disarray and container ships moored in seldom-used Puget Sound anchorages, Washington Lieutenant Gov. … Read More

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Title: Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Oct. 31, 2021
Sourced From: www.geekwire.com/2021/geekwire-weekly-roundup-2021-10-31/
Published Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2021 16:00:30 +0000