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Past articles by Julie:

Pokémon Go Fest in Seattle: Giant event shows enduring fandom for augmented reality game

Tens of thousands traveled to Seattle this past weekend in search of one common goal: catching all of the Pokémon. Niantic, makers of Pokémon GO, picked Seattle Center as the… Read More → Read More

Tracking fish: University students use machine learning for fishery monitoring startup

With millions of boats across the world, it is difficult for regulators to stop fishers who exceed catching limits. Even those with no malicious intent can accidentally catch too much… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Expedia hires former Twitter and CBS execs

— Expedia Group announced two hires to its executive team. Katrina Lane, former vice president at Twitter, and Lauri Metrose, former executive vice president at CBS Studios, joined as senior… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Peloton hires AWS exec as CFO; Uplevel co-founder lands at Microsoft; and more

— Liz Coddington, former vice president of finance at Amazon Web Services, joined Peloton as chief financial officer. Coddington worked at Amazon for more than six years. She previously worked… Read More → Read More

Q&A with Microsoft manager and author of book that aims to boost diversity in cybersecurity

“Reinventing Cybersecurity” is a new anthology written entirely by women and non-binary leaders in cybersecurity that aims to educate, inspire, and help spark more diversity in the industry. We recently… Read More → Read More

Boise State University’s new cybersecurity program helps train workers and protect rural communities

Boise State University wants to provide cybersecurity resources to rural organizations while also training future industry professionals. That’s the goal of Cyberdome, a new initiative run by faculty, staff, and… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Sheryl Sandberg is leaving Meta; Qualtrics CTO retiring; and more

— Longtime Meta leader Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down this fall. Sandberg, chief operating officer and the No. 2 in charge behind CEO Mark Zuckerberg, joined Meta (formerly known as… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Meta engineering director lands at Seattle startup Mason

Brian Hook joined Seattle startup Mason as chief technology officer after nearly eight years at Meta. Hook was most recently a senior director of engineering at Meta, and previously led… Read More → Read More

Fishery monitoring software wins $25K at Univ. of Washington student startup competition

A student team from Simon Fraser University developing a way to use artificial intelligence to monitor fisheries took home the $25,000 top prize at the 2022 Dempsey Startup Competition hosted by the… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Elizabeth Scallon departs Amazon for HP; Fauna hires marketing exec; and more

Elizabeth Scallon, a Seattle tech veteran who was most recently at Amazon, is now at HP as director of Incubation enablement. Scallon joined Amazon in 2020 and helped connect entrepreneurs… Read More → Read More

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory partners with U.S. Space Force to train cybersecurity workers

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is collaborating with the U.S. Space Force to address the gap in cybersecurity professionals working on space-related technology. The new Cyber Halo Innovation Research Project… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Flying Fish adds investor to lead new Canada office; Panopto, magniX hire CEOs

— Flying Fish hired Tiffany Linke-Boyko as principal to lead a new Alberta hub, its first office outside of Seattle. The firm also revealed Tuesday that it landed $7.5 million… Read More → Read More

How this tipping software startup nearly tapped out amid the pandemic — but is now growing

Determining employee hourly wages or salaries is relatively straight-forward. Determining tips, however, requires more nuance than calculating the difference between when a worker clocks in and out. Enter Tiphaus. The… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Hiya CTO lands at Amazon; ex-Splunk president joins Karat board; and more

— Seattle tech vet Marcelo Calbucci is heading to Amazon after a 4-year stint as CTO at Whitepages spinout Hiya. Calbucci is joining Amazon’s People Experience Team. He told GeekWire that… Read More → Read More

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker leads new startup that wants to help brands grow Web3 communities

The possibilities created by Web3, hailed as the next iteration of the internet, are attracting various early stage companies such as Metastitch, a new Seattle startup led by a former… Read More → Read More

Former Microsoft Viva and Teams leader Vineet Taneja joins Brex as vice president of product

Vineet Taneja, former general manager at Microsoft, joined fintech giant Brex as vice president of product. Taneja worked at Microsoft in Seattle and India for more than 13 years in… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Longtime Microsoft leader James Phillips leaves Stripe; and more

— James Phillips is stepping down as president of financial services at Stripe, just one month after joining the company. Phillips landed at Stripe in April after a decade-long stint… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: SoundCommerce adds CRO after acquiring Outlier.ai; Qumulo hires execs; and more –

— Seattle startup SoundCommerce acquired Outlier.ai and brought on its founder Steve Davis as chief revenue officer. Founded by Amazon vets in 2018, SoundCommerce aims to help online retailers improve… Read More → Read More

Tech Moves: Former Microsoft CVP Rish Tandon lands at Meta; Accolade hires HR exec; more

— Rish Tandon, former corporate vice president at Microsoft, joined Meta as vice president of engineering for remote presence. Tandon, based in Seattle… → Read More

Tech Moves: Remitly CFO will step down; OfferUp hires former Kellogg exec; and more

— Susanna Morgan is stepping down as CFO of Remitly. Morgan joined the Seattle-based digital remittance company in 2018, following finance exec roles at Apptio, Concur, and Vertafore. → Read More