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Amazon Web Services cuts hundreds of jobs in sales, training, and physical stores tech group
AWS is cutting several hundred jobs on its sales, marketing and services group, and a few hundred jobs on its physical stores tech team.
Concur founder Steve Singh leads acquisition of Direct Travel in ongoing quest for ‘perfect trip’
Steve Singh is one step closer to the “perfect trip.” The Seattle-based business leader and investor, former CEO of companies including Concur and Docker, is leading a group of investors in the acquisition of Direct Travel Inc., a Colorado-based corporate travel management company, founded in 2011, with more than $300 million in annual revenue and 1,800 employees.
Tableau releases Einstein Copilot beta as part of Salesforce’s broader AI rollout
Tableau is releasing a new artificial intelligence tool that aims to make its advanced data analysis and visualization features more accessible to a broader set of users.
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Ag-tech startup TerraClear raises $15M to grow its end-to-end solution for ridding fields of rocks
TerraClear raised $15 million in new funding for its rock-mapping and picking technology solutions for farmers.
Cyber Safety Review Board finds Microsoft security culture ‘inadequate,’ calls for accountability
Microsoft comes under intense scrutiny and pointed criticism in a 34-page report released Tuesday by the Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB).
Read AI raises $21M from Goodwater and Madrona, adds AI summaries for email and messaging
Artificial intelligence startup Read AI raised $21 million in new funding from Goodwater Capital and Madrona Venture Group, and expanded its feature set by adding AI-generated recaps of email conversations and messaging threads.
Inside the new Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology, which uses DNA to ‘record biology over time’
Researchers opened the doors Monday to the new Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology, a collaboration between the Allen Institute, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the University of Washington.
Microsoft unbundles Office and Teams globally in new attempt to appease antitrust regulators
Microsoft will unbundle Teams from Office 365 for new business software licenses globally, expanding a move introduced in Europe initially.
Tech Moves: F5 adds CTO and HR chief; Adaptive names CFO; Techstars Seattle leaders depart
— Seattle-based application security and delivery giant F5 announced two new executive appointments this week: Lyra Schramm, the company’s new chief people officer, and Kunal Anand, chief technology officer.
GeekWire Podcast: Inside a Tesla Cybertruck; how police dogs find devices; Ballmer’s comedian son
We go inside a Cybertruck, learn about device-detecting dogs, and hear a clip from comedian Pete Ballmer, son of the former Microsoft CEO.
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