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Team Spirit won The International Dota 2 Championship, taking home $18.2 million of the record prize pool of more than $40 million. Read More
SADA is helping Meow Wolf with multi-cloud app management for immersive art experiences at its permanent multimedia installations.Read More
Bitkraft Ventures raised a $75 million token fund last week to invest in blockchain gaming and digital entertainment investments.Read More
Montréal has a booming job market for video game, visual effects, and animation talent as a working hub for those industries.Read More
This exploit shows how attackers can gain control of a system simply by tricking victims into previewing a malicious document.Read More
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 Oct. 10, 2021.
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The Northern Lights are a mesmerizing but infrequent occurrence at our latitude in Seattle. … Read More
[Updated below with additional details from internal FAQ.] Amazon no longer plans to bring corporate employees back to the office en masse in early January but will instead leave the decisions to individual team leaders at the director level, CEO Andy Jassy told employees Monday morning in an internal email. … Read More
Microsoft and Amazon reached an agreement that clears the way for former Amazon Web Services executive Charlie Bell to start his new job leading a newly formed cybersecurity engineering organization inside the Redmond tech company. … Read More
An Amazon Fresh grocery store will anchor a refresh of a sprawling shopping plaza along heavily traveled Aurora Avenue North in North Seattle. … Read More
The news: Karat, a Seattle-based startup that helps companies conduct technical interviews, raised a $110 million Series C round at a $1.1 billion valuation. … Read More
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s total compensation rose more than 12% to $49.9 million in fiscal year 2021, ended June 30, the company’s new proxy statement shows. … Read More
Carlos Rodriguez, the CEO of payroll services giant ADP, has been nominated to Microsoft’s board of directors. … Read More
Dutchie is rolling in the green. The Bend, Ore.-based creators of technology to help facilitate legal cannabis orders has raised $350 million in a Series D funding round, announced Thursday. … Read More
While Amazon’s latest shift in its return-to-office policy is likely welcome news for Seattle-based employees who have grown accustomed to remote work, Sayed Salem is suffering. … Read More
— Heavily-funded delivery service Gopuff hired three more Seattle-based leaders: Former Beyond Meat COO Sanjay Shah as SVP of North America fulfillment. … Read More
Wherever you are on the spectrum of open source adoption, use this actionable model to determine your next step.Read More
Transposit’s CloudOps workflow platform creates automated workflows across diverse stacks so that teams can use whichever tools they need.Read More
Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Ludia unveiled DC Heroes & Villains, the first match-3 puzzle role-playing game (RPG) set in the DC Universe. The mobile game will come out in 2022, and Ludia (now owned by Jam City) has a license from Warner Bros. Interactive Ent…Read More