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. 8, 2023.
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Michael Butler is a Seattle guy. He was born there, graduated from the University of Washington, and grew his investment bank Cascadia Capital in the city over the past two decades. … Read More
Microsoft is changing its vacation policy to give U.S.-based salaried workers unlimited time off. … Read More
Unlimited vacation may sound like an amazing job perk. … Read More
Meta and Microsoft are both giving up office space in the Seattle region amid the shift to hybrid work and broader tech downturn. … Read More
Amazon is closing an Amazon Fresh Pickup location in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, signaling another move by the tech giant to pull back on brick-and-mortar operations. … Read More
It’s unusual for tech executives and religious leaders to get together to discuss their shared interests and goals for the future of humanity and the planet. … Read More
The once high-flying real estate market sputtered in 2022, dragging many real estate tech companies down with it. … Read More
A trio of former Apple engineers is leading a new data storage platform for developers building machine learning and artificial intelligence applications. … Read More
Washington state residents may no longer need to carry a physical driver’s license — as long as they have a smartphone. … Read More
Experience management company Qualtrics plans to lay off about 270 roles that “do not map to priority areas,” CEO Zig Serafin wrote in a memo to employees on Wednesday. … Read More