Science & Technology

This Month in Seattle Tech

Google Bets Big on a Kirkland Campus

The tech company's new digs in the Seattle suburbs, accompanying a South Lake Union expansion, aren't built for a remote work world.

04/29/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

2022 Legislative Session

The Value of Pay Ranges in Job Postings

Washington's new salary disclosure law is part of a national movement to promote pay equity. But it still leaves much to the imagination.

04/11/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

This Month in Seattle Tech

A Seattle Startup Helps Companies Measure Their Pay Gaps

At the fore of the salary transparency movement, Syndio’s advocating for more than just gender pay equity.

03/31/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

This Month in Seattle Tech

The Strange Saga of the KUOW Radio Glitch in Mazdas

Also in Seattle tech news: Amazon gives corporate workers raises and Microsoft and Expedia push for workers to return to the office.

02/25/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Explainer

What Was Up with 5G and All Those Flight Cancellations?

Why a wireless rollout from AT&T and Verizon affected air travel at Paine Field and Seattle Tacoma International Airport in January.

02/07/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Office Politics

Seattle Companies Are All Over the Map on Vaccine Mandates

Amazon, Starbucks, T-Mobile, and others vary wildly in their approach to workplace safety after a recent Supreme Court ruling.

02/03/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

This Month in Seattle Tech

Why Microsoft Acquiring Activision Blizzard Is Such a Big Deal

The Seattle-based tech behemoth now owns the makers of Candy Crush and World of Warcraft—but the gaming company is embroiled in harassment allegations.

01/26/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

FAILING SLOW

This Month in Seattle Tech: Does a Startup’s Pizza Robot Leave a Bad Taste?

Amazon Web Services outages leave Netflix and Robinhood down; the Seattle NFT Museum opens January 14; another company adopts the four-day workweek.

12/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Tech and Business

Satya Nadella, Andy Jassy, and Tom Alberg are among the entrepreneurs and financial backers who stimulate the Emerald City's job market.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: What Doomed Zillow’s Home-Flipping Biz?

The real estate tech giant's failed experiment, and a prenup startup's Shark Tank appearance highlight November tech news in Seattle.

11/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: Xbox Turns a Mini Fridge Meme into Reality

The Facebook Papers, Amazon's autonomous Zoox cars, and a new VC for women-led startups round out Seattle's October tech news.

10/29/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Where Does Amazon's New Remote Work Policy Leave Seattle?

The company's CEO, Andy Jassy, has said team leaders can decide how often corporate employees work remotely.

10/14/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: A ‘Genius’ Debuts a Personal Assistant App

The rollout of Yoky Matsuoka's new wellness company, Yohana, and robot food delivery at Sea-Tac highlight Seattle tech news this September.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Artificial Irrelevance

Could Coders Automate Away Their Own Work?

Microsoft now has a program with code that “writes itself.” A Microsoft vice president and a University of Washington data scientist weigh in.

09/20/2021 By Stefan Milne

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: Rover and Leafly Get in on the SPACtion

A tech exec's prison sentencing for PPP loan fraud and an Amazon-Microsoft battle over an NSA contract also highlight Seattle's tech news in August.

08/31/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

Out of Office

Microsoft's Redmond Campus Will Host a Coronavirus Vaccination Site

The company is making good on president Brad Smith's word.

02/05/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Titans

Jeff Bezos Just Crowned a New King of Seattle Tech

Introducing Andy Jassy, Amazon's soon-to-be CEO.

02/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Flex

A Seattle Startup’s AI Designs Your Workout

From the U.S. Department of Defense to a rugby team in Senegal, Volt Athletics users aren't just work-from-homers.

01/15/2021 By Erin Wong

Imposter Syndrome

How Among Us Became an Unlikely Mirror for 2020

How the video game from Redmond studio Innersloth went viral in a year of rampant disinformation.

12/09/2020 By Stefan Milne