Friday, May 29, 2015

Redfin Expands To The Home Of Buffalo Chicken Wings

Friday, May 29, 2015

Seattle-based online real estate agency Redfin has been on an aggressive, market expansion this year--with the latest city being Buffalo, New York--home of the buffalo chicken wing....

 
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Amazon In Major Expansion Of Free, Same Day Delivery

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Amazon.com is in a major expansion of its its same day delivery services, saying that members of Amazon Prime will now get free, same day delivery in a number of major metropolitan areas. Amazon said that Prime, same day shipping is now free on purchases over $35....

 
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AutoGraph Finds $2.7M For Mobile Personalization

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seattle-based AutoGraph announced today that it has raised $2.7M in a funding round, which came from Voyager Capital and the Alliance of Angels. The startup, which is led by Henry Lawson, develops mobile personalization software and technology....

 
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Eden Rock Acquired By Nokia

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Bothell, Washingto-based Eden Rock Communications, a developer of Self Organizing Network (SON) products for the telecom industry, has been acquired by Nokia Networks. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed....

 
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Amazon.com's New Frontier: Your Child's Allowance

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Seattle-based Amazon.com told its customers last night that it has launched a brand new service, called Amazon Allowance, which allows parents to give one time, weekly, or monthly gift cards to their children, as part of their allowance....

 
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Itron Wins Deal In Italy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Liberty Lake, Washington-based Itron said today that it has scored a win in Northern Italy, with a natural gas provider serving Northern Italy. Itron said the win was with Linea Distribuzione, which provides natural gas in eight provides in Italy. Financial impact of the win was not announced....

 
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DocuSign Adds Investments From Dell, Intel

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Electronic signature developer DocuSign has added new, strategic funding on top of an earlier, $233M funding the company announced earlier this week. According to DocuSign, it has raised additional funding in its Series F funding from Dell and Intel Capital....

 
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Classmates To Pay $11M To Settle Deceptive Marketing, Billing Allegations

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seattle-based Classmates, the online website which connects users to old classmates and contacts, has agreed to pay $11.0M in total to settle charges of deceptive marketing and billing by the company. The settlement was announced by a group of 21 attorney generals of states and the company....

 
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Amazon To Hire 6,000 More At Fulfillment Centers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seattle-based Amazon.com said Tuesday that it plans to hire 6,000 more employees at its fulfillment centers, to help it meet customer demand. The employees--like others at Amazon's centers--will pick, pack, and ship orders to Amazon.com's customers....

 
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Oculus Acquires Surreal Vision, Bolsters Redmond Research Team

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR--which is owned by Facebook--has made an acquisition today, specifically aimed at bolstering its research team in Redmond....

 
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Friday, May 22, 2015

Starbucks Cards Hacked By Security Researcher: Free Coffee For Life

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seattle-based Starbucks is not having a good computer security week. A computer security researcher, Egor Homakov, says he has ‏figured out a way to hack Starbucks cards, exploiting a bug to generate unlimited amounts of money on those gift cards....

 
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Amazon.com Extends One Hour Delivery To Local Stores In Manhattan

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seattle-based Amazon.com is extending its Prime Now one hour delivery service, to deliver products from not just the e-commerce giant, but also local stores. Amazon....

 
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Smarsh Rolls Out Self-Serve Archive Access

Friday, May 22, 2015

Portland-based Smarsh, which provides hosted, compliance and e-discovery archiving tools, said Thursday that it has launched a new product, which provides self service archive access to end users....

 
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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ignition Partners Targets Enterprise Software With New, $200M Fund

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bellevue-based Ignition Partners said Thursday that it has raised $200M in its newest fund, Ignition Venture Partners VI, and will target investments in enterprise software startups. The company said the fund was significantly oversubscribed, with more than $300M in interest in the fund....

 
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Wave Finds $130M For Fiber Network Expansion

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kirkland-based Wave has raised a huge, $130M funding round to help expand its Gigabit Ethernet fiber network, the company said this morning....

 
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Maana Raises $11M For Big Data Search Engine Tools

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Maana, a startup developing big data search engine tools which has and office in Bellevue, said Wednesday that it has raised $14M in funding for its efforts, from Chevron Technology Ventures, ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital....

 
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Nordstrom Enters Texting Era

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Want some help picking up some fashionable clothing using your phone? Seattle-based department store retailer Nordstrom has launched a new, text-messaging service, which it says will allow its customers to shop and buy for clothes at the retailer via texting....

 
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Glowforge Gets $9M For 3D Laser Cutter/Engraver

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Seattle-based Glowforge, which is developing 3D laser printers for the consumer market, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Foundry Group, True Ventures, as well as angels Bre Pettis and Jenny Lawton (both formerly of MakerBot)....

 
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WatchGuard Names Two Executives

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Seattle-based cybersecurity software developer WatchGuard announced this morning that it has named two new executives, naming Corey Nachreiner as Chief Technology Officer and adding Michelle Welch as Vice President of Marketing. Nachreiner had been Director of Strategy and Research at WatchGuard....

 
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Starbucks, Spotify Tie On In Store Streaming

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Seattle-based Starbucks and streaming music service Spotify said Monday that the two companies have partnered to stream music into Starbucks 7,000 U.S., company-owned stores. Financial terms of the deal were not announced....

 
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Code Fellows Dangles $250,0000 In Scholarships

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Seattle-based coding school Code Fellows said today that it has launched a new, $250,000 scholarship fund, to help provide 40 people with scholarships to the school's coding classes....

 
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iSpot.tv Raises $21.9M

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Bellevue-based iSpot.tv, a provider of service which help advertisers correlate TV campaigns with effectiveness of their ads, has raised $21.9M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Madrona Venture Group. iSpot....

 
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Monday, May 18, 2015

Mentor Graphics Wins Mellanox

Monday, May 18, 2015

Wilsonville, Oregon-based electronic design automation (EDA) tools provider Mentor Graphics reported a win today with semiconductor developer Mellanox Technologies....

 
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Amazon Web Services Targets Educators

Monday, May 18, 2015

Seattle-based Amazon Web Services, the web services arm of Amazon.com, is hoping to introduce its service to both educators and students, with a new education program. According to Amazon....

 
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Blue Box Rolls Out On-Premise Cloud Services

Monday, May 18, 2015

Seattle-based OpenStack hosting provider Blue Box is expanding its suite of offerings today, adding a new, on-premise option for its service....

 
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Luxe Valet Opens In Seattle

Thursday, May 14, 2015

San Francisco-based valet parking startup Luxe Valet said Wednesday that it is officially live in Seattle, adding yet another on-demand parking service to the city....

 
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Starbucks Denies App Hacking Reports

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seattle-based Starbucks said Thursday that reports that its mobile app have been hacked are false, blaming the re-use of passwords by its users for the reports that hackers are using its app to siphon off customers' bank accounts....

 
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ARToolworks Acquired By DAQRI

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seattle-based augmented reality software developer ARToolworks has been acquired by DAQRI, a Los Angeles augmented reality technology company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced....

 
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Puppet Labs Eyes IPO

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Portland-based software startup Puppet Labs, the developer of cloud software management tools, is eyeing an IPO next year, according to an interview with the company's CFO....

 
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Panopto Connects Video Search Software With Salesforce

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Panopto, a startup developing searchable video software for businesses which has an office in Seattle, says it has connected its software to Salesforce....

 
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Itron Reaches Out To Third Party Developers

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Liberty Lake, Washington-based smart meter maker Itron is reaching out to third party developers, saying that it has launched a new community to encourage those developers to create apps for the "Internet of Things"....

 
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Cyanogen Snags Strategic Funding From Foxconn

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Seattle- and Palo Alto, California-based operating system developer Cyanogen, which develops an alternative, Android OS distribution, announced Tuesday that it has received a strategic investment from Foxconn....

 
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Venture Services Firm Tallwave Sets Up In Portland

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tallwave, a company which helps startups commercialize and take their technology to market, said today that it has set up shop in Portland, to tap into the region's growing startup and technology ecosystem....

 
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Vadio Raises $7.5M For Streaming Music Technology

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Portland-based streaming video and music technology developer Vadio said this morning that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Marker LLC....

 
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DocuSign Gets $233M

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

DocuSign, the electronic signature software developer which was founded in Seattle, has raised a huge, $233M funding round, the company announced today....

 
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