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GeekWire

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Meet the VC who ditched the Bay Area for Seattle; Feature Friday gets a new name; and more

Startup events
GeekWire

BMW’s ReachNow car-sharing service launches new ‘Corporate Fleet’ at Seattle office tower

VentureBeat

AmazonFresh Pickup launches in Seattle and it's basically a drive-through grocery store

VentureBeat

Amazon opens its contact center technology to any business via AWS with Amazon Connect

Cloud Apps & Services Retail
TechCrunch , The Verge , WSJD

Amazon debuts AmazonFresh Pickup, drive-up groceries delivered to your trunk

TechCrunch

AWS takes on Zendesk with Amazon Connect, productizes Amazon’s in-house contact center software

CNET

Amazon, looking to grow overseas, snags Souq.com

Retail Asia
WSJD , Bloomberg

Amazon to Buy Middle East E-Commerce Site Souq.com

Asia
TechCrunch , GeekWire

Wrench raises $4 million to bring auto repairs to your door

The Verge

Amazon’s lockers gave me a shameful taste of a world without people

Ars Technica

With “Age of Triumph,” Bungie wants to give Destiny players a “victory lap”

Gaming People
TechCrunch

Google’s Amazon Echo competitor and wifi router launching in UK on April 6

$650,000,000
VentureBeat , TechCrunch , Business Insider

Amazon announces acquisition of Dubai's Souq, fighting off last-minute rival bid for ecommerce startup

The Verge , Mashable

Amazon is discounting Kindle models by up to $50

Retail Costs
Business Insider

Amazon threw another invite-only robot conference in Palm Springs last week

Robotics Startup events
TNW

Amazon's no-cashier store can't handle more than a few shoppers

VentureBeat

Bungie teases Destiny 2 with fiery image

Gaming Announcements
The Verge

Bungie officially announces Destiny 2

Gaming Announcements
@ruhanirabin via The Verge

Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins will direct an Underground Railroad series at Amazon

TechJuice

Startup Weekend concludes at The Nest I/O