Thursday Jul 17
Seattle dodges bullet in Microsoft layoff
More cuts could be announced later but at this point just 1,351 of the 18,000 layoffs will happen in the Puget Sound region where Microsoft is headquartered.
Just how lean will Microsoft become under Nadella?
Last week's "vision memo" from Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella was a stage setter for drastic changes he'll announce on or before July22, when the company reports its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings.
JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon diagnosed with throat cancer
Jamie Dimon , the head of JPMorgan , has been diagnosed with an early stage of throat cancer and is undergoing treatment for the disease, according to the New York Times .
Russell Investments acquisition: What's at stake for Seattle?
Currently housed in the Russell Investments Center in downtown Seattle, Russell Investments is being acquired by London Stock Exchange Group plc, of London.
High cost of soaring executive pay
According to the Economic Policy Institute , the average compensation for a chief executive last year was $15.2 million, up 21.7 percent from 2010.