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 Jan. 22, 2023.
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A Seattle punk-pop group that played this week as the “house band” between periods at a Seattle Kraken game at Climate Pledge Arena won’t be playing again this weekend as previously planned, the band tweeted Friday — along with a clip of a song from its first performance criticizing Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. … Read More
Dungeons & Dragons is, by most standards, the tabletop roleplaying game. … Read More
— Kristina Behr, a former exec at Microsoft, joined Google as vice president of product management for collaboration and apps at Google Workspace. … Read More
The Washington state Supreme Court will hear arguments this week on whether a statewide tax on capital gains in excess of $250,000 is lawful. … Read More
DevZero, a year-old Seattle software development startup led by former Uber engineers, announced $26 million in funding and general availability of its platform that aims to make it easier for developers to write code in the cloud. … Read More
— Siddhartha Srinivasa, a leading robotics expert and professor at the University of Washington, has left his position as director of Robotics AI at Amazon to join Cruise, General Motors’ autonomous-vehicle subsidiary. … Read More
The sudden rise of ChatGPT — the AI-powered chatbot released by OpenAI last fall — has educators across the country rethinking how they teach and assess student work. … Read More
Is hydrogen the green aviation fuel of the future? … Read More
The sparkling new addition to the Seattle Convention Center is a $2 billion statement piece in the downtown Seattle landscape. … Read More
Microsoft is seeing customers “optimize their digital spend to do more with less,” and “exercise caution” in the face of an uncertain economy, CEO Satya Nadella said in a memo last week, announcing 10,000 job cuts. … Read More