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  • Friday, February 5, 2016

    Amperity Finds $9M For Marketing Apps

    Seattle-based Amperity announced Friday that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding, which will go towards development of what it says is a "data-first" application for marketing....Continue →

     
  • Friday, February 5, 2016

    Redfin Expands To Kansas City

    Seattle-based Redfin the online real estate brokerage, has once again expanded its footprint, saying Thursday that it has extended its services to Kansas City. The expansion is part of a national expansion that Redfin has been undergoing for the past year or so....Continue →

     
  • Friday, February 5, 2016

    Itron Looks To Spur Internal Innovation Efforts

    Liberty Lake-based smart utility meter maker Itron is hoping to spur more innovation out of the company, with an effort announced this week called Itron Idea Labs....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Trupanion Launches $17M Veterinary Software

    Seattle-based pet insurance provider Trupanion has rolled out some new web-based, veterinary software, which the company uses to receive, process, approve and disburse payments for claims, the company said this week....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Amazon Echo Now Plays Spotify

    Amazon Echo, Amazon's in-home device which responds to users to help control their home and act much as a personal assistant, now can stream tracks from Spotify, Amazon said today. Amazon said that Spotify Premium subscribers in the U.S....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Zillow Buys New York's Naked Apartments

    Seattle-based real estate site Zillow Group said Wednesday that it has acquired Naked Apartments, an online apartment rental site serving New York City. The acquisition was worth $13M in cash. The company said it expects the deal to close in the next few weeks....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Google Starts Testing Self Driving Cars In Kirkland

    Google has started testing its self-driving, Lexus RX450h SUVs in North Kirkland, the company said today, as part of an extension of testing for its technology....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Amazon Planning 400 Bricks-and-Mortars Stores?

    A report on Tuesday said that Amazon.com is looking at opening up 300 to 400, bricks and mortar bookstores--although the company refused to comment on the news. The reports came from a comment from General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani, a major operator of mails nationwide....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Microsoft Buys SwiftKey

    Redmond-based Microsoft has acquired predictive typing software developer SwiftKey, in a deal that is reportedly worth around $250M. SwiftKey, which is based in London, develops software that uses artificial intelligence to predict what a user is looking to type, in multiple languages....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Vulcan Backs Avalanche Technologies For NVRAM

    Seattle-based venture investor Vulcan Capital has put its backing behind non-volatile memory maker Avalanche Technology, in a $23M funding round. Avalanche--which is based in Silicon Valley--said that the funds came from Thomvest Ventures, Vulcan Capital, Rogers Venture Partners, and VTB Capital....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Oricula Therapeutics Gets $2M NIH Grant For Hearing Drug

    Seattle-based Oricula Therapeutics, which is developing biopharmaceuticals meant to protect from hearing loss caused by exposure to certain antibiotics, has raised $2.06M via a Phase 2, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program grant....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Moz Swizzles Subscription Plans For Moz Content

    Seattle-based search optimization software developer Moz said this morning that it has switched up subscription options for its new Moz Content tool, the software it launched in November....Continue →

     
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