Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella cranks a siren to officially start a global employees hackathon in Redmond, part of oneweek. The weeklong series of events is part of Nadella's larger attempt to reshape the company's culture into one that's more innovative and collaborative.
The move takes out the largest biotech employer in the area, eliminating 610 jobs in Seattle and 50 jobs at a manufacturing plant in Bothell. It highlights the region’s struggle to grow into a world-class biotech hub, an effort hobbled by outside takeovers and product failures.
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