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 March 28, 2021.

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Amazon issued a rare apology Friday night, stepping back from comments made on Twitter last week in a response to Rep. … Read More

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates hinted at a SPAC bubble, noting in an interview with CNBC on Friday that he’ll be avoiding “low-quality” special purpose acquisition companies which are guiding companies into the public markets too soon. … Read More

“Until there’s a credible, durable solution to crime and homelessness in the downtown core, I think Seattle will have a hard time luring tech companies back. … Read More

The news: Amazon expects most U.S. corporate office workers back in the office by early fall, the company said in a memo to employees Wednesday. … Read More

Amazon is getting some help in its efforts to beat back a unionization movement at one of its fulfillment centers in Bessemer, Ala. … Read More

Nothing like a little current events mixed in with your video game play. … Read More

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As GeekWire reported earlier Wednesday, Amazon is headed back to the office after letting people work from home for the past year. … Read More

The news: Common Room, a year-old startup based in Seattle, is coming out of stealth mode in a big way. … Read More

The debate over how much Amazon pays in federal income tax is heating up yet again. … Read More

Funko is taking the popularity of its pop-culture collectibles into the future and embracing the hysteria around NFTs. … Read More