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. 1, 2023.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon, simplify thyself. That was the message to Amazon employees Wednesday from Andy Jassy, signaling a shift in mindset with significant implications for the company’s future. … Read More
The magic has run out for a unique pub in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. … Read More
Mike Davidson, a Seattle technology veteran and longtime designer, is joining Microsoft as the corporate vice president of design and research. … Read More
A 10% workforce reduction by Salesforce is rippling through the ranks of Tableau Software, the Seattle-based data visualization company acquired by the San Francisco-based enterprise tech giant for $15.7 billion more than three years ago. … Read More
Story updated with comments from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy. … Read More
A new lawsuit filed by Seattle Public Schools against TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Snap, Instagram, and their parent companies alleges that the social media giants have “successfully exploited the vulnerable brains of youth” for their own profit, using psychological tactics that have led to a mental health crisis in schools. … Read More
Ring, the Amazon company best known for its video doorbell, is making the leap to the vehicle dashboard. … Read More
Venture capitalists are in the business of bets, writing checks to the people and ideas they believe are going to impact the world. … Read More
Expect to hear a lot about the upcoming science-fiction action-RPG Starfield in 2023. … Read More
A new report commissioned by Challenge Seattle, a coalition of business and tech leaders, says more companies need to help finance and build affordable housing as part of a comprehensive solution to the state’s housing crisis. … Read More