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HoloLens leader Alex Kipman to leave Microsoft in mixed reality reorg after report on ‘toxic’ behavior
Microsoft is splitting its HoloLens mixed reality group and parting ways with Alex Kipman, the leader of the group who was the subject of a recent Insider story that cited him as an example of “toxic” behavior inside the company.
Microsoft to curb use of non-competes, drop NDAs from worker settlements, disclose salary ranges, launch civil rights audit
Bending to employee sentiment and legislative mandate, Microsoft announced a series of reforms Wednesday that will curtail or end some of its most controversial workplace policies and practices.
Convoy, which just raised $260M, lays off 7% of workforce in latest tech startup cuts
Convoy laid off 7% of its staff Thursday, becoming the latest tech company to slash headcount amid an uncertain economic environment.
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Stratolaunch lands its mammoth airplane early after a flight test that didn’t meet all of its objectives
Stratolaunch says the sixth flight test of its super-sized Roc carrier airplane ended earlier than planned when the team ran into an unexpected issue.
Amazon’s Great Reshuffle: Consumer CEO’s exit continues exec shakeup
Dave Clark, an Amazon veteran of more than 23 years, and the CEO of the company’s worldwide consumer business for the past 18 months, could have been referring to more than the Auburn University Class of 2022 when he delivered this line as the commencement speaker at his alma mater in early May.
Dutchie lays off 8% of workforce, citing ‘dramatic market shift,’ in latest cannabis tech company cuts
Dutchie, a Bend, Ore.-based software startup that serves cannabis retailers, has laid off 8% of its workforce.
Amazon hosting 15,000 interns this year, its largest class ever, using a mostly hybrid model
Amazon will host more than 15,000 interns from across the world this year, setting the stage for its largest class ever.  The Seattle tech giant says that most of its interns will be working in some form of hybrid model this year, a move that shows the company is embracing at least some form of work-from-home options, while other tech companies are debating remote work altogether.  “In this model, interns relocate to (or already live in) the city of their internship, so they can commute to their assigned Amazon office,” the company said in a blog post.
Inspired by scientist CEOs, Seattle startup lands $9.75M to build up drug discovery platform
A biotech startup born of an academic research project and inspired by emerging companies led by scientific founders is growing in Seattle.
5 books Bill Gates recommends for the summer
While compiling books for his annual summer recommendations, Bill Gates realized that the topics in his list were hardly the “stuff of beach reads.”  At the top of that list is “How the World Really Works” by Vaclav Smil, Gates’ favorite author.
Former Amazon consumer chief Dave Clark lands at Flexport as CEO
Longtime Amazon executive Dave Clark, who announced plans to leave the tech giant last week in an abrupt departure, has taken the CEO role at San Francisco-based logistics company Flexport.
What this software engineering leader learned working peak season at an Amazon warehouse
Philip Su, a software engineering leader turned non-profit founder, decided to shake up his life last fall — seeking an antidote to his seasonal depression in a job with more structure and less pay than he had experienced in many years.
Facebook user’s quest to recover hacked business account highlights lack of customer service
When Tiffany White had her Facebook accounts hacked and couldn’t log in, she lost a lot.
Tech Moves: Peloton hires AWS exec as CFO; Uplevel co-founder lands at Microsoft; and more
— Liz Coddington, former vice president of finance at Amazon Web Services, joined Peloton as chief financial officer.
Tech Moves: Former Expedia exec named Remitly CFO; Beckett hires Seattle exec as CEO; more
— Hemanth Munipalli, a longtime finance exec most recently at Expedia Group, joined Remitly as CFO effective July 18.
David Baker, head of Seattle’s Institute for Protein Design, launches London biotech startup
Prolific biotech co-founder and University of Washington scientist David Baker, head of the UW Institute for Protein Design, has launched a new company.

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