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 Oct. 10, 2022.

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Photos: Stunning Northern Lights dance over Seattle — here are tips for catching the next one

The Northern Lights are a mesmerizing but infrequent occurrence at our latitude in Seattle. … Read More

Amazon will leave remote work decisions to individual team leaders in new policy twist

[Updated below with additional details from internal FAQ.] Amazon no longer plans to bring corporate employees back to the office en masse in early January but will instead leave the decisions to individual team leaders at the director level, CEO Andy Jassy told employees Monday morning in an internal email. … Read More

Microsoft and Amazon reach truce allowing former AWS executive Charlie Bell to start in new role

Microsoft and Amazon reached an agreement that clears the way for former Amazon Web Services executive Charlie Bell to start his new job leading a newly formed cybersecurity engineering organization inside the Redmond tech company. … Read More

Amazon opening new Fresh grocery location in North Seattle plaza; another planned south of city

An Amazon Fresh grocery store will anchor a refresh of a sprawling shopping plaza along heavily traveled Aurora Avenue North in North Seattle. … Read More

Technical interviewing startup Karat reaches $1.1B valuation as another unicorn emerges in Seattle

The news: Karat, a Seattle-based startup that helps companies conduct technical interviews, raised a $110 million Series C round at a $1.1 billion valuation. … Read More

Report card: Microsoft’s board boosts CEO Satya Nadella’s annual compensation to nearly $50M

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s total compensation rose more than 12% to $49.9 million in fiscal year 2022, ended June 30, the company’s new proxy statement shows. … Read More

Microsoft nominates ADP CEO Carlos Rodriguez to board, reports Satya Nadella’s 2022 compensation

Carlos Rodriguez, the CEO of payroll services giant ADP, has been nominated to Microsoft’s board of directors. … Read More

Cannabis tech startup Dutchie raises $350M to double valuation to $3.75B in less than a year

Dutchie is rolling in the green. The Bend, Ore.-based creators of technology to help facilitate legal cannabis orders has raised $350 million in a Series D funding round, announced Thursday. … Read More

Small businesses try to survive around Amazon in Seattle as company shifts remote work policy again

While Amazon’s latest shift in its return-to-office policy is likely welcome news for Seattle-based employees who have grown accustomed to remote work, Sayed Salem is suffering. … Read More

Tech Moves: Delivery giant Gopuff adds Seattle-area execs; Wheels Up names president; and more

— Heavily-funded delivery service Gopuff hired three more Seattle-based leaders: Former Beyond Meat COO Sanjay Shah as SVP of North America fulfillment. … Read More

By Sebastian Jimenez

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