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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
US Chamber of Commerce is suing the City of Seattle over law that would give Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize, says law will increase prices   —  U.S. Chamber of Commerce files lawsuit against City of Seattle over Uber driver union law  —  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is suing …
Mar 3, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Facebook adds Spotify integration to Messenger so users can share songs and playlists   —  Spotify becomes first music platform to integrate with Facebook Messenger  —  Music has arrived on Messenger.  —  Facebook announced today that its mobile messaging platform now integrates with Spotify.
Mar 3, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
SEC filing shows Amazon board approves new $5B stock buyback program   —  Amazon board approves $5 billion stock buyback program … Amazon today announced that it plans to repurchase up to $5 billion in common stock.  —  The authorization on Wednesday replaces a $2 billion buyback program that Amazon's board approved in 2010.
Feb 10, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon Prime memberships grew 51% worldwide in 2015; 47% in U.S. … Amazon is growing its Prime membership program faster than analysts expected.  —  In its quarterly earnings report posted today, the Seattle tech giant noted that paid Prime memberships around the world increased by 51 percent in 2015 …
Jan 28, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Envelop VR raises $5.5M Series A for enterprise VR software, with $1.5M from Google Ventures   —  Alphabet investment arm Google Ventures pours $1.5M into virtual reality startup Envelop VR … Count Alphabet's investment arm as another top venture firm that's betting on a new Seattle-area virtual reality startup.
Jan 13, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Janrain raises $27M Series D to expand its social log-in technology, landing Oregon's largest venture round of 2015   —  Janrain raises $27M for social log-in technology, landing Oregon's largest venture round of 2015 … More than 10 years after launching and three years …
Dec 16, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon adds unlimited photo storage capability to Households program … Amazon Prime members can now let a family member enjoy unlimited photo storage.  —  As part Amazon Households, which extends the perks of a $99/year Amazon Prime membership to other family members …
Nov 20, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Chef acquires German security startup VulcanoSec, launches new compliance product … Chef today announced its second acquisition ever.  —  The Seattle-based IT automation provider has acquired VulcanoSec, a small German startup founded this year that specializes in security and compliance technology.
Nov 3, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon completes acquisition of video processing company Elemental Technologies for $296M   —  Here's how much Amazon paid to acquire Portland's Elemental Technologies … Now we know how much Amazon paid to acquire Elemental Technologies.  —  In an SEC filing posted on Friday …
Oct 23, 2015, 3:30 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
New Microsoft Band to debut Oct. 30 at $249 with curved screen and Cortana integration … At its press event in New York City today, Microsoft unveiled the newest version of its wearable activity tracker, the Microsoft Band.  —  The new Band, available for pre-order today …
Oct 6, 2015, 11:00 AMIn context

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