Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Aug. 1, 2021

Get caught up on the newest know-how and startup information from the previous week. Listed below are the most well-liked tales on GeekWire for the week of Aug. 1, 2021.

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Sports activities and leisure firm Topgolf is formally bringing a full-scale, high-tech golf and gaming complicated to the Seattle space, with plans to interrupt floor on Tuesday in Renton, Wash., on the southern finish of Lake Washington. … Learn Extra

Seattle could have landed the Kraken, however another person is taking up the Octopus. … Learn Extra

Amazon instructed staff Thursday that it’ll delay its timeline for returning to common work within the workplace till early subsequent yr. … Learn Extra

Amazon launched an at-home COVID-19 check package for U.S. … Learn Extra

Melinda French Gates is paying particular consideration to the Tokyo Olympics this week as her future son-in-law represents Eqypt in equestrian competitors. … Learn Extra

Microsoft says it’s going to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all staff, distributors and friends getting into its U.S. … Learn Extra

Amazon stepped outdoors allowable pointers and improperly pressured Alabama warehouse staff in opposition to unionizing the Bessemer success warehouse in April, and due to that, the election needs to be redone, a Nationwide Labor Relations Board listening to officer really useful in a report Monday. … Learn Extra

It’s nonetheless early sufficient within the manufacturing course of that it’s exhausting to say what lies forward for the Steam Deck. … Learn Extra

Microsoft launched Home windows 365 for enterprise customers this morning, making its flagship working system extensively out there as a subscription for the primary time. … Learn Extra

It began as a easy pitch at a Seattle hackathon for a market to facilitate matches between pet homeowners and sitters. … Learn Extra