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Meta layoffs ripple through Seattle region, taking some of the luster from ‘Silicon Valley North’
Mark Zuckerberg got it wrong. The Meta CEO and Facebook founder admitted this explicitly Wednesday morning, announcing the layoff of 13% of Meta’s workforce, or more than 11,000 people.
Total lunar eclipse could be tricky to watch in the sky — but it’s sure to shine online
If you’re on the West Coast, watching tonight’s total lunar eclipse will require a willingness to stay awake in the middle of the night — plus a lucky break on the weather.
Amazon’s new reality: Where the tech giant is doubling down and cutting back in tough times
Amazon has grown dramatically over the past decade, surpassing 1.5 million employees and extending its reach into nearly every corner of commerce and society.
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The story behind those ‘Homelessness’ billboards in Seattle — designed to ‘get people talking’
The crisis around homelessness in Seattle — and in cities across the country — is nothing short of a source of daily conversation among those experiencing it, witnessing it, or working to combat it.
More than 200 Twitter employees in Seattle laid off as part of larger cuts
Twitter is laying off 208 Seattle-based employees, according to a new filing with the Washington state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) system.
Redfin to cut 13% of workforce and shut down home-flipping business RedfinNow
Redfin will wind down its home-flipping program RedfinNow and lay off employees for the second time this year as it cuts expenses in response to a slowing housing market.
Flyhomes does another round of layoffs as slowing housing market hurts real estate tech companies
Seattle real estate startup Flyhomes is laying off employees for the second time in five months.
Tech Moves: Allen Institute hires COO; DexCare adds CTO; and more
— The Allen Institute appointed Chris Beaudoin as its new chief operations officer.
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Thursday, December 1, 2022

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