Microsoft and the new era of unions and tech

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Microsoft and the new era of unions and tech: Microsoft is taking a road less traveled in tech with its recent pledge to acknowledge the rights of its employees to organize, and to work constructively with any who do. Marcus Courtney previously led a multi-year effort to unionize his fellow Microsoft contract workers starting in the late 1990s and offers perspective on the tech giant’s new stance. Read more and listen to the GeekWire Podcast.

‘You are stealing my money and now my memories’: Have you tried to recover a hacked Facebook account? You may relate to the experience of a Seattle-area entrepreneur who couldn’t reach customer service as she tried to recover her business and personal pages. Read the story

Personal assistant service expands to LA: Yohana, the company led by robotics pioneer Yoky Matsuoka, is venturing beyond Seattle for the first time with its $249/month membership that helps families tackle their to-do lists. 

Seattle immuno-oncology company to go public: Kineta is merging with Yumanity Therapeutics, a neurosciences company based in Boston. Read more

Startup inspiration: The founders of Talus Bioscience noticed other scientists around Seattle who were developing their own technology and launching companies. So they followed suit.

Axon pauses Taser-equipped drone plans: The company, which makes tech for law enforcement, announced the idea as a way to combat mass shootings, but pushback was swift and nine members of its ethics board resigned. Read more.

OceanGate returning to Titanic: The Everett, Wash.-based company is gearing up for its annual set of dives to the famed shipwreck, focusing this time on the biology as well as the archaeology of the ocean liners’ resting place.

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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