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. 22, 2023.
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Convoy CEO Dan Lewis said his company got to the “1/2 yard line” on two potential M&A deals before the trucking marketplace startup abruptly shut down. … Read More
SUMNER, Wash. — Sitting down recently with Agility Robotics executives to discuss the company’s bipedal humanoid robot, Digit, it seemed important to first clarify the issue of pronouns. … Read More
Trucking marketplace startup Convoy is facing a proposed class action lawsuit from a former employee, less than a week after the company’s sudden shutdown. … Read More
One of Microsoft’s longest-running executive leaders is leaving after more than three decades with the company. … Read More
Zulily is trimming its workforce again. The Seattle-based e-commerce company laid off more employees on Tuesday. … Read More
Fusion fever: A reality check on the multibillion-dollar race to reinvent energy and save the planet
The nuclear fusion sector is hot. Maybe not 100 million degrees Celsius — which is the sort of mind-blowing temperature needed to make this futuristic power source possible — but the industry is sizzling. … Read More
Microsoft exceeded Wall Street’s expectations with revenue of $56.5 billion, up 13% year-over-year, and earnings of $2.99 per share, up 27%, with increased cloud revenue foreshadowing strong interest in its artificial intelligence products. … Read More
Seattle sales tech startup Outreach hired Abhijit Mitra as president of product and technology. … Read More
Microsoft’s global headcount dropped to 215,500 people as of Sept. … Read More
White House names 31 tech hubs in U.S., including aerospace, mass timber, microfluidics efforts in NW
The White House announced Monday the designation of 31 technology hubs across the U.S. … Read More
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