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 Feb. 6, 2022.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon will boost its maximum base pay to $350,000 for corporate and tech employees, from $160,000 previously, as part of an overall increase in total compensation intended to help recruit top talent and retain existing employees. … Read More
Amy Sterner Nelson and Carleton Nelson have reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. … Read More
Amazon’s decision to more than double its maximum base pay to $350,000 for corporate and tech employees is getting lots of attention, and not just among the workers who stand to benefit directly from the change. … Read More
Weeds may be a fast-growing headache for farmers, but a startup building machinery powered by artificial intelligence to zap them is growing pretty quickly, too. … Read More
The headline was like a punch in the gut to many dreaming of owning or renting a home in the Seattle area. … Read More
Amazon informed its corporate and tech employees about a major change in their pay structure Monday morning. … Read More
Drivers of certain vehicles in Seattle and other parts of Western Washington are shouting at their car radios this week. … Read More
It might seem like Amazon’s Alexa is reading your mind when she automatically orders more toilet paper or turns on the lights at a specific time. … Read More
Nintendo of America announced Thursday that one member of the Team Xecuter hacker group has been sentenced to 40 months behind bars for his role in his group’s creation and sale of tools used to pirate video games for the Nintendo Switch. … Read More
SpaceX says that most of the satellites it launched last week for its Starlink broadband internet constellation are doomed to fall from orbit due to a solar storm. … Read More