Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 13, 2022

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 Nov. 13, 2022.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Layoffs begin at Amazon as tech giant cuts corporate and tech workers

Layoffs began Tuesday at Amazon as the Seattle tech giant moved to slash potentially thousands of corporate and tech personnel from its ranks. … Read More

Amazon to cut around 10,000 corporate and tech jobs, making largest layoffs in its history

Amazon will become the latest technology company to make massive job cuts, laying off approximately 10,000 people in its corporate and technology workforce, according to a New York Times report this morning. … Read More

At Amazon HQ in Seattle, employees share mixed emotions about company layoffs

The Banana Stand, Spheres, restaurants, food trucks and mini dog park were all bustling on and around Amazon’s headquarters campus in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon. … Read More

Amazon devices chief Dave Limp addresses layoffs in memo to employees

As Amazon has started the process of laying off employees from its corporate and tech workforce this week, one senior executive appears to be among the first to address the cuts publicly. … Read More

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy addresses layoffs, says ‘there will be more role reductions’

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy publicly addressed the company’s widespread layoffs for the first time and revealed that the corporate workforce reduction will continue into next year. … Read More

Rad Power Bikes CEO Mike Radenbaugh replaced by former Sony leader Phil Molyneux

Rad Power Bikes CEO Mike Radenbaugh is stepping down from his position at the Seattle-based e-bike company. … Read More

More tech layoffs hit Seattle region as mobile marketplace OfferUp cuts 19% of workforce

Bellevue, Wash.-based mobile marketplace operator OfferUp is laying off about 19% of its staff, joining a growing list of tech companies slashing costs amid a shaky economy. … Read More

‘Alexa Built-In’ phones to lose key feature as Amazon cedes ground to Apple and Google

Unlike Google and Apple, Amazon doesn’t have a smartphone platform of its own for native integration of its voice assistant, after the short-lived Amazon Fire Phone. … Read More

Filing: Facebook parent Meta to cut 726 jobs in Seattle region as part of broader layoffs

Meta, parent company of Facebook, Oculus, WhatsApp, and Instagram, will lay off 419 workers in Seattle and another 307 in nearby Bellevue as part of its broader cutbacks announced last week. … Read More

Seattle data analytics startup MotherDuck emerges from stealth, reveals $47.5M in funding

MotherDuck is peeking its head above water. … Read More

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