Do Bay Area residents know that the two most valuable companies in the world aren’t located in Silicon Valley, but rather in Seattle (Amazon and Microsoft)? We took a trip south to find out.
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Coronavirus daily news updates, April 28: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
Throughout Tuesday, on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and others on the pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world.
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When the latest Techstars Seattle cohort kicked off a 3-month startup accelerator journey this past February, the COVID-19 outbreak had not yet disrupted work and life around the globe. It’s ...
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Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra says his department will cut 15% from its sports budgets and furlough staff this week in further economic moves resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. TOP ...
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On the morning of March 15, as Italy became the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, a half dozen high-ranking California health officials held an emergency conference call to discuss efforts ...
The tech industry's early work-from-home mandates helped California and Washington flatten the curve
Weeks before the governors of California and Washington told their residents to stay home, the top employers in their states were operating remotely.
Seattle may be through the worst of coronavirus, but the stunned city is not celebrating
The daily death toll in Seattle appears to have plateaued. But experts say it is too soon to return to life pre-pandemic.
The Leaders Who Passed the Coronavirus Test
Many failed the test. This is the ... to Microsoft and other large Seattle-area companies. Smith, of Microsoft, echoed this sentiment: “Too often, people in the tech sector think that they ...