Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 19, 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 Nov. 19, 2023.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

Satya Nadella: Microsoft will never again get blindsided by OpenAI board if Sam Altman returns

The OpenAI saga appears to be in a holding pattern, at least for the moment, as hundreds of employees threaten to leave en masse if the board doesn’t resign and reinstate Sam Altman as CEO of the artificial intelligence powerhouse. … Read More

NanoString stock sinks nearly 50% after losing patent lawsuit case against 10x Genomics

Shares of Seattle-based publicly traded biotech company NanoString Technologies fell nearly 50% to an all-time low on Monday following its loss in a patent infringement case against 10x Genomics. … Read More

Seattle passes new law that creates 10-cent per-order fee for app-based deliveries and services

Companies such as DoorDash and Grubhub will be required to pay a 10-cent per-order fee for online deliveries in Seattle starting in 2025, following the passage of a new law by the Seattle City Council on Tuesday. … Read More

Bill Gates offers his recommendations for what to read, watch and listen to during the holidays

Bill Gates is back with one of his seasonal traditions, offering three of the best books that he read in 2023 as recommendations for holiday gift givers. … Read More

Expanso, a distributed data processing startup led by Google and Microsoft vets, raises $7.5M

Seattle startup Expanso raised a $7.5 million seed round co-led by General Catalyst and Hetz Ventures to fuel growth of its software that provides data infrastructure capabilities at the “edge.” … Read More

OpenAI taps Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear as interim CEO

Emmett Shear, the co-founder and former CEO of Twitch, has reportedly been named interim CEO at OpenAI, the latest turn in a wildly dramatic weekend for the ChatGPT-maker following the ouster of Sam Altman as CEO. … Read More

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