Week in Review: Most Popular Stories on GeekWire for the Week of February 27, 2022

Stay up to date with the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of February 27, 2022.

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Most Popular Stories on GeekWire

Zain Nadella, the son of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and his wife, Anu Nadella, died Monday at the age of 26, according to a statement to company executives. … Read more

A new capital gains tax in Washington was declared unconstitutional by a lower court on Tuesday and likely sent the controversial legislation to the state’s Supreme Court. … Read more

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Amazon will permanently close 68 brick-and-mortar retail locations, including all of its 4-star Amazon book and pop-up stores, in a surprising twist to the tech giant’s physical ambitions. … Read more

A wave of tech companies — including Amazon, Microsoft and Google — are halting sales of services and products in Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine and resulting government sanctions. … Read more

Tina Hoang-To put herself through college selling cars at Capitol Honda in San Jose, California… Read More

Amazon will no longer need workers in its warehouse facilities in the US… Read more

The University of Oregon Tuesday launched the Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health, with a gift of more than $425 million from Connie and Steve Ballmer, an early Microsoft employee who served as CEO from 2000 to 2014. … Read more

Amazon has no direct operations in Ukraine, but as the country suffers from the ongoing invasion by Russia, the tech giant is stepping in to support humanitarian organizations on the ground. … Read more

The CEO of Seattle-based Outreach is urging more tech leaders to take a stand against Russia, saying his startup won’t do business there as US companies… Read more

Microsoft says it began detecting “destructive cyber-attacks targeting Ukraine’s digital infrastructure” hours before the Russian military began launching missiles or moving tanks into the country last week. … Read more

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