Keep up to date with the latest tech 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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The most popular stories on GeekWire
Microsoft plans to nearly double its overall budget for merit-based salary increases and increase its annual stock-based compensation range by at least 25% for employees at the senior director level and below. … Read more
It was a tough 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 dramatically increase merit raises and stock-based compensation for its employees and middle managers shows how difficult it has become to keep a tech workforce intact given the dynamic broader global economy and labor market. … Read more
Concerns about an economic slowdown, fueled by factors such as inflation and a declining stock market, are beginning to reverberate among individual tech job seekers, as some companies begin to curb their job growth. … Read more
Major League Cricket is appealing to the technology and business communities to secure major funding for its planned launch in the United States… Read more
Along with writing code, Hadi Partovi should teach more people how to write Twitter mystery thrillers. … Read more
Online retailer Zulily laid off company employees last week as its parent company seeks to cut costs amid broader industry concerns over the growth of e-commerce. … Read more
Clay Siegall has resigned as CEO and chairman of Seagen amid domestic violence allegations, more than 24 years after the biotech veteran helped start the publicly traded Seattle-area company. … Read more
Don’t forget less common languages when creating 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 another step towards being cleared to carry astronauts into orbit. … Read more