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 April 21, 2019.
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Scientific wellness startup Arivale closes abruptly in ‘tragic’ end to vision to transform personal health
Arivale, the genetic testing and personal health coaching startup co-founded by genomics pioneer Leroy “Lee” Hood, shut down unexpectedly Wednesday — bringing an abrupt end to its ambitions to transform the lives of Americans through a new field that Hood dubbed “scientific wellness.” All of the Seattle-based company’s approximately 120 employees were let go as of noon today, Arivale CEO Clayton Lewis confirmed in an interview. … Read More
The Federal Communications Commission today approved SpaceX’s proposed revisions in its plan to put thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit to provide global broadband connectivity, clearing the way to start launching satellites next month. … Read More
A high-rise condo complex under construction near Seattle’s Pike Place Market will come with an interesting perk for residents: On-demand Tesla vehicles. … Read More
In a rare public rebuke, Amazon responded to Sen. … Read More
UPDATE, APRIL 24, 3:30 P.M.: After months of speculation, a deal to make Amazon the new owner of a key development site in downtown Bellevue, Wash., where it is rapidly growing its presence, has closed. … Read More
F5 decided to buy NGINX after coming within weeks of unveiling a competing cloud application-management product
As 2019 began at F5 Networks, the company was working on two separate projects that would change the course of its product strategy: negotiations around its eventual acquisition of NGINX in March, and development of a product called Heylu that would have competed against one of NGINX’s newer products. … Read More
Four people died and four others were injured after a crane collapsed in Seattle’s busy South Lake Union neighborhood on Saturday. … Read More
JetSuiteX says it’s starting air service between Seattle’s Boeing Field and Oakland International Airport in July, with flights that combine the convenience of private jets with the pricing of commercial airlines. … Read More
ChefSteps, the high-tech cooking startup financed by video game titan Gabe Newell, cut an unspecified number of jobs on Wednesday, significantly scaling back its operations. … Read More
Seattle startup AppSheet has raised $15 million to fuel growth of its platform that helps businesses develop their own data-based apps without requiring a team of developers. … Read More