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 Sept. 8, 2019.
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The smaller of Mars’ two moons, Deimos, was named after the Greek god of terror — but the way former NASA flight surgeon Jim Logan sees it, Deimos could be a comfort zone for space settlers. … Read More
Apple held its annual iPhone unveiling event today in Cupertino, Calif., where it showed off the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro along with a bevy of other products and services. … Read More
Human, the Seattle startup that launched its distinctive ear-shaped wireless headphones last month after five years of development, has laid off almost its entire team — including its CEO and other top executives — and placed itself into receivership in an attempt to find a buyer and satisfy its debts. … Read More
Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and territories launched an investigation into Google to find out whether the tech giant violates antitrust laws. … Read More
Rammer.AI wants to help put “conversational intelligence” capabilities in the hands of more developers. … Read More
Amazon is once again in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s crosshairs, this time for its decision to cut medical benefits for part-time employees at Whole Foods, the company’s grocery chain. … Read More
Fifty years ago, a Princeton physicist named Gerard O’Neill asked his students to help him come up with a plan for setting up settlements in space. … Read More
Just months after closing out the 15-year-long Opportunity rover mission on Mars, Cornell University astronomer Steve Squyres is taking advantage of a new opportunity: the post of chief scientist at Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture. … Read More
Amazon will hold a “Career Day” on Sept. … Read More
Swiftly raised a $15.6 million seed round to help grocery stores and other retailers up their technology offerings to keep up with Amazon and Walmart. … Read More