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 Dec. 18, 2022.
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Employers in Washington state will be required to include the minimum and maximum salary they’re willing to pay on job listings beginning next month, when a new law designed to improve pay equity and empower workers takes effect. The law applies to companies with more than 15 employees that do business in Washington or recruit employees who are based in the state. … Read More
On Monday, Washington and Oregon officially joined California in requiring that all new vehicles sold in the states are zero-emitting by 2035. … Read More
Amazon has quietly updated its Kindle Scribe product page with a glimmer of hope for anyone disappointed by some of the device’s initial shortcomings. … Read More
Seattle’s booming tech economy has altered the regional real estate market over the last decade, with home prices moving steadily upward in the face of low inventory and high demand. … Read More
Newly released renderings show a building planned for the west campus of the University of Washington in Seattle that will be home to research centers in clean energy, medical science and more. … Read More
How’s this for an epilogue? Barnes & Noble, the chain bookseller that struggled for years to compete against Amazon and other online retailers, is actually growing its physical stores footprint. … Read More
The Internal Revenue Service is delaying by one year the implementation of a tax policy change that was being fought by online marketplace companies and payment platforms. … Read More
Seattle legal tech startup Lexion is the latest company to take advantage of GPT-3, the language model from OpenAI that drew widespread interest following the recent release of ChatGPT. … Read More
Google beat out Amazon and Apple to secure a multi-year deal for NFL Sunday Ticket, giving the company exclusive rights to stream most NFL games via its growing YouTube TV platform starting with the 2023 season. … Read More
After 11 days playing trivia challenges and mini-games, entering a contest to win coffee for life, pledging to spread holiday cheer, taking a virtual tour of a Costa Rican coffee farm, and regularly visiting my local coffee drive-through in real life, I finally earned a Starbucks digital stamp Monday afternoon. … Read More