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 July 19, 2020.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state rose 71% over the past week, reaching a new weekly high of more than 6,800 reported cases, according to GeekWire’s calculations from state Department of Health data. … Read More
Washington is tightening restrictions on gatherings and businesses as coronavirus cases surge across the state. … Read More
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates addressed various coronavirus-related topics in a 30-minute interview with CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell that aired Wednesday. … Read More
Mukund Mohan, a Seattle-area tech executive who spent time at Amazon and Microsoft, has been charged by federal prosecutors with seeking over $5.5 million in loans through the U.S. … Read More
A combination of record-low mortgage rates, remote work policies, and other factors are driving homeowners in cities such as Seattle and San Francisco to look elsewhere for a new place to live. … Read More
One can take a reductionist view of career success as a series of lucky breaks or the result of relentless hard work. … Read More
Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is laying off 6% of its employee base as fewer companies use its platform due to a reduced need for hiring amid the pandemic. … Read More
Seattle’s professional hockey team finally has a name — and it’s time to get Kraken. … Read More
The seemingly unstoppable trend of tech companies and talent concentrating in a few cities hit a brick wall in March. … Read More
We couldn’t get together in person, but we still found a way to celebrate the best in Pacific Northwest tech on Thursday as the GeekWire Awards went virtual. … Read More