Check out the latest tech and startup news from the past week. Here are the top GeekWire stories for the week of June 19, 2022.
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Amazon CEO Andy Jassy addressed the news that the company is losing two of its top black executives, including the only black executive among its senior leadership group known as the “s-team,” in a message to top leaders Tuesday night . … Read more
Two top black leaders at Amazon who helped oversee the company’s e-commerce operations are leaving: Alicia Boller-Davis, senior vice president of global customer service, and Amazon S-team member Dave Boseman, VP of Amazon Transportation Services Boller-Davis has resigned to pursue new opportunities, and Bozeman has taken on a new role outside of Amazon that will be announced soon, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to GeekWire. … Read more
You are young, you are ambitious, you love technology. … Read more
— Annie Rinn, one of Zillow Group’s earliest recruiters to lead recruiting, has left the Seattle real estate giant. … Read more
The news: Seattle-area startup Zap Energy is closing in on the promise of fusion power. … Read more
Esper, a Seattle-based startup that runs a DevOps platform for customers who manage fleets of company-owned Android devices, has cut 12 percent of its staff. … Read more
A husband-and-wife duo and tech veteran are jumping into the crowded space of real estate investing with a startup that aims to simplify the identification and management of single-family rental properties. … Read more
LAS VEGAS — Amazon has unveiled a new fleet of robots and automated systems, including the first fully autonomous robot that the company says can work safely alongside humans on the warehouse floor. … Read more
LAS VEGAS — Zoox, the robot taxi company acquired by Amazon for more than $1 billion in 2020, says it has reached a key milestone in testing and launching its autonomous electric vehicle. … Read more