Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of May 15, 2022.
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Microsoft plans to nearly double its global budget for merit-based salary increases, and increase its range for annual stock-based compensation by at least 25% for employees at the senior director level and below. … Read More
It was a rough Thursday morning for Starbucks customers who rely on the company’s app to order their Frappuccinos and egg bites. … Read More
Microsoft’s plan to significantly boost merit-based raises and stock-based compensation for its employees and middle managers shows just how challenging it has become to keep a tech workforce intact given the larger dynamics playing out in the global economy and the job marketplace. … Read More
Concerns about an economic slowdown, fueled by factors including inflation and a declining stock market, are starting to be felt by individual tech job seekers as some companies start to put the brakes on their employment growth. … Read More
Major League Cricket is tapping into the tech and business communities to secure major funding for its planned launch in the U.S. … Read More
In addition to writing code, Hadi Partovi should teach more people how to write suspenseful mysteries on Twitter. … Read More
Online retailer Zulily laid off corporate employees last week as its parent company looks to cut costs amid broader industry concerns related to e-commerce growth. … Read More
Clay Siegall has resigned as CEO and chairman of Seagen in the midst of domestic violence allegations, more than 24 years after the biotech veteran helped start the publicly traded Seattle-area company. … Read More
Don’t forget about the less common languages when building digital devices and software. … Read More
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space taxi docked with the International Space Station for the first time today during an uncrewed flight test, marking one more big step toward being cleared to carry astronauts to orbit. … Read More