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  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Report: Starbucks, Square Part Ways On Mobile Payments

    A report today says that Seattle-based Starbucks and Square are going separate ways on their mobile payments, as Starbucks has opted to build its own, mobile ordering products....Continue →

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Mercent Acquired By CommerceHub

    Seattle-based Mercent, which develops cloud-based software to help market e-commerce catalogs across the web, has been acquired by CommerceHub. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    FolioMetrix Lands $5M

    Portland-based FolioMetrix, a developer of mutual fund asset management software, has raised $5M in a funding round, the company said Wednesday. The funding came from Grail Partners. FolioMetrix was co-founded by Greg Rutherford and Jerry Murphey....Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Skytap Scores $35M

    Seattle-based Skytap has raised $35M in an investment round, led by Insight Venture Partners, the company announced this morning....Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Amazon Ups Ecommerce Ante With One Hour Delivery

    Seattle-based is further upping the e-commerce delivery ante, saying this morning that it has launched one hour delivery through a new service called Prime Now. Amazon....Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Redfin Gets $70.9M Funding Round For National Expansion

    Seattle-based online real estate brokerage Redfin said this morning that it has raised a $70.9M funding round, as it continues to expand out the number of markets it serves....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Kymeta Raises $20M, Swaps CEO

    Redmond-based Kymeta has raised $20M in a financing round, and has shuffled its CEO, the company said earlier this week. Kymeta said the investment came from existing investors, including Bill Gates and lux Capital....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Utrip Gets $850K For Personalized Travel Service

    Seattle-based Utrip said today that it has raised $850,000 in a funding round, to go towards the company's personalized travel planning services. Source of the funding was not announced. Utrip is led by Gilad bernstein....Continue →

  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Amazon Fire TV Gets HBO GO

    HBO GO, HBO's subscription video service, is now available on's Fire TV service, the company said yesterday, allowing Amazon customers access to yet another streaming video service. The two said that HBO GO will be accessible via Amazon Fire TV voice search....Continue →

  • Monday, December 15, 2014

    Microsoft Rolls Out The Closest Thing To Babelfish Yet, Via Skype

    In what might be the closest thing to the fictional "babelfish" from the Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Microsoft has rolled out a feature of Skype which will translate spoken language between Spanish and English....Continue →

  • Monday, December 15, 2014

    Cray Wins $30M Contract

    Seattle-based Cray reported another win over at the Department of Defense, saying that it has been awarded a $30M supercomputer contract for two of its CX40 supercomputers and two Cray Sonexion storage systems. Cray said the new systems will be installed at the U.S....Continue →

  • Monday, December 15, 2014

    Intellicheck Mobilisa Names CRO

    Port Townsend, Washington-based Intellicheck Mobilisa>, which develops identification technology, said today that it has named Robert N. Williamsen as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Williamson was previously at Pyxis Corporation, and also served at IntelliDOT (now Patient Safe Solutions)....Continue →

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