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  • Monday, October 12, 2015

    Starbucks Loses Longtime CIO

    Seattle-based Starbucks has lost its CIO, who is leaving to join restaurant chain Chipotle, Chipotle said today. According to Chipotle, Curt Garner, who was most recently CIO of Starbucks, will join the company on November 23rd....Continue →

  • Monday, October 12, 2015

    Radisys Ties With Sanctum Networks

    Hillsboro, Oregon-based Radisys and software defined network (SDN) technology developer Sanctum Networks Ltd said Monday that they are in a new partnership, to deliver a new product for the communication service provider (CSP) market....Continue →

  • Friday, October 9, 2015

    DocuSign Adds Deutsche Telekom As Investor, Tops $525M In Funding

    DocuSign, the developer of electronic signature software which got its start in Seattle, said Thursday that it has added Deutsche Telekom as a strategic investor in the company, bumping its total funding to more than $525M....Continue →

  • Friday, October 9, 2015

    Socrata Names Marketing Chief

    Seattle-based software developer Socrata has named Eric Eden as its new Chief Marketing Officer, according to the company....Continue →

  • Friday, October 9, 2015

    Itron Names New COO

    Liberty Lake, Washington-based Itron said late Thursday that it has named Tom Deitrich as the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer....Continue →

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    Energy Storage Systems Gets $3.2M For Battery Technology

    Portland-based Energy Storage Systems has raised $3.2M in a Series A funding round, for the company's battery storage technology, the company said Wednesday. The funding said the funding came from Pangaea, Element 8, and angels....Continue →

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    Amazon Takes On Etsy With Handmade

    Look out Etsy, is looking to eat your lunch, with the launch of a new section called Handmade. said the new store will showcase "one-of-a-kind" products created by artisans--exactly the market that is targeted by Etsy. Amazon....Continue →

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    Dwellable Acquired By HomeAway

    Seattle-based Dwellable, which develops an online, vacation rental search engine, has been acquired by vacation rental marketplace operator HomeAway, HomeAway said late Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal wer enot disclosed....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    Spaceflight Gets First Customer For Dedicated SpaceX Launch

    Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries has signed up the first customer for its first dedicated, SpaceX Falcon 9 launch--an Israeli company working on delivering the first payload to the moon....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    Atigeo Buys YaData Solutions

    Bellevue-based big data analytics software developer Atigeo said this morning that it has acquired YaData Solutions, a provider of big data analytics software for the defense market. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Atigeo said the deal closed in the second quarter....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    Opus Agency Gets Funding From Fan Creek Capital

    Beaverton, Oregon-based Opus Agency, the company behind such showcase corporate events as Amazon's AWS re:invent, has scored a private equity investment from Fan Creek Capital, the company announced Tuesday. Size of the funding was not disclosed....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    Bill Gates Backs Company Developing Meats, Cheeses From Plants

    Can you truly get a delicious cheeseburger made, not from beef and cheese, but from plants? Bill Gates has put his backing behind a startup that thinks it can....Continue →

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