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Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 3, 2023

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 Dec. 3, 2023. Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter. Most popular stories on GeekWire Zulily shutting down offices and laying off 292...

Sun Dec 10, 2023 19:13
As Zulily promotes ‘going out of business sale,’ longtime employees reflect on retailer’s impact

Zulily announced a jersey sponsorship with the Seattle Sounders and Reign FC soccer clubs in 2019. (GeekWire File Photo / Kevin Lisota) A message on Zulily’s website this weekend confirms that the online retailer is closing its doors, the latest stage in the rapid downfall of a once high-flying retail brand. “All sales are final during...

Sat Dec 9, 2023 23:24
How to be an ‘Uncommon Thinker’: What we learned profiling innovative leaders solving big problems

What does it take to create meaningful change in the modern world? A few ideas: Embrace an “outsider’s perspective” to bring fresh ideas to traditional fields. Tap deeply into your personal experiences to inform and inspire your work. Use data and facts to shape behaviors and outcomes. Capitalize on the human desire for...

Sat Dec 9, 2023 19:30
Tech Moves: Nordstrom names chief information security officer; Meta research scientist joins AI2

Nicole Ford. (Nordstrom Photo) — Nicole Ford joined Nordstrom as chief information security officer. Ford previously served as vice president and CISO at Rockwell Automation, with past experience leading security transformation initiatives and developing cybersecurity programs.  A two-time recipient of the Top 100 CISO Award who garnered...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 23:48
Whoa, starry night! Astra Lumina installation in Seattle blends light, sound in feast for the senses

Visitors are surrounded by beams of light in the “Stardust Rays” section of the Astra Lumina installation at the Seattle Chinese Garden on Thursday night. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) The endless rain in Seattle stopped long enough on Thursday night for the “stars” to come out — even if those stars had to be man-made. On a winding...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 20:30
Zulily’s closure of Ohio fulfillment center will impact 274 workers

Zulily will lay off 274 employees and close its fulfillment center in Lockbourne, Ohio, according to a new filing with the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. GeekWire reported Thursday that Zulily closing three offices, including the Ohio warehouse, another warehouse in Nevada, and its headquarters in Seattle, where 292 employees...

Fri Dec 8, 2023 19:57

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