Stay up to date with the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of July 10, 2022.
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Most Popular Stories on GeekWire
A lecturer at the University of Washington is suing university leaders for his freedom of speech, claiming he was made “a pariah” for a statement he made about indigenous peoples in the Pacific Northwest in a computer science course syllabus. … Read more
Remote work equalizes the pay of tech startups across the country, benchmarking Silicon Valley and San Francisco, and Seattle as Exhibit A. … Read More
Microsoft confirmed a “small number” of job cuts Tuesday morning, describing the move as part of a “strategic realignment” in specific areas of the company, saying it plans to continue growing its overall workforce. … Read more
Citing ongoing uncertainty about the impact of hybrid work on its office designs, Amazon says it will pause construction on five towers in downtown Bellevue, Washington, and postpone construction of a sixth new tower in the city for the time being. … Read more
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — A short drive from Iceland’s capital, on a lava plateau covered with moss and grass, the earth exhales steam plumes. … Read more
— Mark Simms, a former Microsoft technical leader, has joined Twilio as Chief Technology Officer. … Read more
Since retiring from the NFL in 2019, former Seattle Seahawks star Doug Baldwin has dipped his toes into the tech industry, advising start-ups and investing in others. … Read more
— Vimeo appointed Lynn Girotto as chief marketing officer and Ashraf Alkarmi as chief product officer for the New York City video software company. … Read more
The latest update to the GeekWire 200 ranking shows four newcomers in the top 10 and several startups making big strides on the list. … Read more
The news: Seattle startup Uplevel has raised $20 million to fuel growth. … Read more