Get caught up on the newest know-how and startup information from the previous week. Listed here are the most well-liked tales on GeekWire for the week of July 19, 2020.
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The variety of confirmed COVID-19 circumstances in Washington state rose 71% over the previous week, reaching a brand new weekly excessive of greater than 6,800 reported circumstances, in keeping with GeekWire’s calculations from state Division of Well being knowledge. … Learn Extra
Washington is tightening restrictions on gatherings and companies as coronavirus circumstances surge throughout the state. … Learn Extra
Microsoft co-founder Invoice Gates addressed numerous coronavirus-related matters in a 30-minute interview with CBS Information’ Norah O’Donnell that aired Wednesday. … Learn Extra
Mukund Mohan, a Seattle-area tech govt who hung out at Amazon and Microsoft, has been charged by federal prosecutors with searching for over $5.5 million in loans by means of the U.S. … Learn Extra
A mix of record-low mortgage charges, distant work insurance policies, and different elements are driving householders in cities similar to Seattle and San Francisco to look elsewhere for a brand new place to dwell. … Learn Extra
One can take a reductionist view of profession success as a sequence of fortunate breaks or the results of relentless arduous work. … Learn Extra
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is shedding 6% of its worker base as fewer firms use its platform on account of a lowered want for hiring amid the pandemic. … Learn Extra
Seattle’s skilled hockey crew lastly has a reputation — and it’s time to get Kraken. … Learn Extra
The seemingly unstoppable pattern of tech firms and expertise concentrating in just a few cities hit a brick wall in March. … Learn Extra
We couldn’t get collectively in individual, however we nonetheless discovered a solution to rejoice the most effective in Pacific Northwest tech on Thursday because the GeekWire Awards went digital. … Learn Extra