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  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Flywheel Drops Seattle Fare To $5

    On-demand taxi ride application developer Flywheel is looking to gain some market share in Seattle, saying this week that it will offer $5, flat rate rides in the city as part of a promotion. Flywheel said the offer runs through April 6th....Continue →

     
  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Microsoft Buys LiveLoop For Office Collaboration, Says Report

    Microsoft has acquired collaboration software developer LiveLoop, according to a report, to help bolster its collaboration in Microsoft Office. Financial terms of the acquisition have not yet been announced. According to ZDNet, Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Ignition Venture Partners Looks To Raise $200M In Sixth Fund

    Bellevue-based Ignition Venture Partners is looking to raise $200M in a new fund, the venture investment firm's sixth, in a new effort disclosed in a regulatory filing by the firm....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Amazon Expands Prime Now Into Dallas

    Amazon.com has made another expansion of its Prime Now one hour delivery service, this time in Dallas, Texas, the company said this morning. Amazon also offers up the speedy delivery in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami. The company has two fulfillment centers in Dallas....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    X5 Solutions Buy By Private Equity Firm Completes

    The acquisition of Seattle-based X5 Solutions, the provider of hosted, unified communications (UC) services and SIP trunking services, by private equity firm NewSpring Capital is now complete, the companies said today. The deal had originally been announced on February 19th....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Cray Gets Oil and Gas Win

    Seattle-based Cray reported Tuesday that it has scored a "significant" contract with oil and gas company Petroleum Geo-Services (PPGS). Size of the win was not announced....Continue →

     
  • Monday, March 23, 2015

    Cyanogen Finds $80M More For Mobile OS

    Seattle-based Cyanogen, the developer of the open source, alternative build of the Android operating system, said this morning that it has raised $80M in a new, Series C funding--bringing the company's total raised to a whopping $110M....Continue →

     
  • Monday, March 23, 2015

    HealthUnity Acquired By ZeOmega

    Bellevue-based health software developer HealthUnity has been acquired by Texas-based population health software company ZeOmega, the two announced this morning. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. HealthUnity was venture backed by the J.L. Albright Venture Fund....Continue →

     
  • Friday, March 20, 2015

    Rover Raises $25M

    Seattle-based pet sitting marketplace Rover.com has raised $25M in a new funding round, in a funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures....Continue →

     
  • Friday, March 20, 2015

    Novinium Acquires UtilX

    Auburn, Washinton-based Novinium a provider of technology and services used to rejuvenate power and other cables for utilities, has acquired UtilX, a subsidiary of Willbros Group, Inc.. The deal is worth between $35M to $40M....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Amazon Gets Nod From FAA On Drone Delivery Experiments

    Good news for fans of the drone delivery plans of Amazon....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Remitly Lands $12.5M

    Seattle-based money transfer and remittance startup Remitly said this morning that it has raised $12.5M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by DFJ, and also included DN CApital, QED Investors, and Trilogy Equity Partners....Continue →

     
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