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Tech worker’s card game deals in real talk for men: Seattle’s Weston Karnes created “Let’s Get Real Bro” as a way to facilitate deeper conversations between guys on topics such as masculinity and feelings. Billed as “‘Cards Against Humanity’ meets your therapist,” the aim is to foster connections and support around men’s mental health. Read more.

Microsoft earnings: The company's latest quarterly results beat expectations, with $49.4 billion in revenue and $16.7 billion in profits. Here are highlights.

New unicorn in Seattle: The latest company to reach a $1 billion valuation in the Seattle region is iSpot, which just landed $325 million as it loosens industry stalwart Nielsen’s longtime hold on the market for measuring TV ads across broadcast and streaming platforms.

T-Mobile reaches 1M home internet users: As part of its quarterly earnings, the wireless carrier announced the milestone a year after launching its high-speed broadband service. Read more.

A ‘don’t do list’ for founders: Want to make it in the startup world? Seattle venture capitalist Kirby Winfield shared a list of business advice and general wisdom that just might help. 

Tech Moves: Ex-Microsoft manager joins DroneSeed, and a former WSJ columnist lands at Amazon. Read more.

Thanks for reading, and have a great day. — GeekWire managing editor Taylor Soper, taylor@geekwire.com, and GeekWire reporter Kurt Schlosser, kurt@geekwire.com.
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