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Schedule super quick meetings just to check in with colleagues. Read more. And try to fit “moments of transition” into your daily schedule.



Satya Nadella smiling for the camera: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)


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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Those are some tips from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to help manage well-being with the new WFH lifestyle.

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Nadella spoke this week at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council. He said he’s focused on three major considerations of how the nature is work is changing amid the pandemic: how collaboration happens, how learning happens inside companies, and how to ensure employees aren’t burning out.

The last point has become even more important over the past several months as workers conduct multiple meetings per day via video and don’t have the same interactions with colleagues at a physical office. Microsoft studies show that people are now working after hours and on weekends more

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The game industry has seen an estimated $20.5 billion in acquisitions, investments, and IPOs in the first nine months of the year, according to game investment tracking firm InvestGame.

The amount of money shows a huge amount of activity in games at a time when gameplay is spiking because of the pandemic. The data comes InvestGame, which investment specialist Sergei Evdokimov and Anton Gorodetsky run. (They both work at My.Games, but the company doesn’t produce the report.) While the firm hasn’t tracked past years, it’s a stunning amount of investor activity in gaming while other sectors of the economy are falling apart.

InvestGame tracks deals among game developers, publishers, platform and tech companies, esports, hardware, retail, outsourcing, and other related areas. But it doesn’t including gambling companies in its definition of games. The data also only covers estimates of publicly announced and closed deals in the game industry. Deals where

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A Falcon 9 blasts off on Aug. 30.


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Space fans have been starved for action lately, with three big missions repeatedly scrubbed and postponed over the past several weeks. But early on Tuesday, SpaceX finally ended the streak that became known as #Scrubtober (the hashtag previously known as #Scrubtember) with the launch and deployment of 60 new Starlink satellites via a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. 

This Starlink mission was the Falcon 9 rocket booster’s third flight overall. It sent astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to orbit in May and then launched a South Korean satellite in July. So far, SpaceX has managed to launch and land the same rocket up to six times

The Falcon 9 first stage landed again on the droneship Of Course I Still Love You in the Atlantic about 8.5 minutes after launch Tuesday. SpaceX also reports that it caught at

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Close. Really so close.

Across the landscape known as the equity marketplace, all S&P sectors performed somewhere between well and very well. Taking the temperature of the major to not-so-major indices, performance also excelled. I had written on Monday that I thought maybe on Friday, during that day’s selloff, that perhaps markets were pricing in former Vice President Joe Biden’s tax proposals. Just one weekend later, based on just who and what performed the best, it seemed almost as if markets were pricing these proposals back out. Could I have just been wrong on Friday? Or maybe something else is at work? If I were a rich man…..

Political polls did show a lurch in the former vice president’s favor as the nation learned of President Trump’s diagnosis, and then the spreading of the virus to others within his circles. Perhaps these markets reacted on

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  • Jungkook’s new man bun and stylish hanbok on sent his fans into a frenzy
  • The 23-year-old became a trending topic on Twitter after his appearance on “The Tonight Show”
  • BTS kicked off its week-long residency on the show with a performance of the 2018 hit “Idol”

BTS singer Jungkook broke the internet with his new look following his appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.

The South Korean act, which consists of RM, Jimin, Suga, J-Hope, V, Jin and Jungkook, kicked off its week-long residency on the show with a performance of the 2018 hit “Idol” at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul.

Shortly after their performance, Jungkook became a trending topic on Twitter with more than 1 million mentions on the microblogging platform.

The 23-year-old’s new man bun and stylish hanbok sent his fans around the world into a frenzy, causing him to trend no.

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