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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Portland files lawsuit against Uber, asks company to stop operating illegally … The Uber vs. Portland showdown continues to progress, with the city filing a lawsuit on Monday afternoon against the transportation startup.  —  As we reported earlier today, Portland regulators spent …
Dec 8, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
INRIX signs multi-million dollar deal with Samsung to put traffic info on Gear, Note devices   —  INRIX, the Kirkland-based provider of traffic data tools, has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Samsung to put its software inside devices like the Galaxy Note 4 and Gear S. The partnership …
Nov 13, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Big Fish Games to be acquired for $885 million by racetrack operator Churchill Downs   —  Seattle-based Big Fish Games, one of the largest privately-held tech companies in the Northwest, has agreed to be be acquired by Churchill Downs Inc. for $885 million.  Churchill Downs Inc …
Nov 13, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
T-Mobile now up to 52.9M customers after biggest growth quarter in company history … T-Mobile continues to add customers at a record pace and today reported an addition of 2.3 million subscribers during the third quarter.  —  The Bellevue-based carrier added 1.4 million post-paid customers …
Oct 27, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
uberX, Lyft approved to pick up and drop off passengers at SFO   —  San Francisco International Airport is now allowing the three major on-demand transportation startups to pick up and drop off passengers on its property.  Less than a week after Sidecar gained approval from SFO officials …
Oct 20, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Code.org launches $5M Indiegogo campaign to introduce coding to 100M students, 29 tech firms to match donations dollar-for-dollar   —  Code.org partners with Google, Microsoft to help 100M students learn computer science  —  Code.org wants 100 million students to learn the basics of computer science.
Oct 9, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Microsoft delays Xbox One launch in China from September 23 to sometime later this year   —  Microsoft delays Xbox One launch in China  —  Gamers in China hoping to get their hands on the Xbox One will have to wait a little longer than expected.  Microsoft announced late Friday that …
Sep 20, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ride-sharing service Sidecar raises $15M as it prepares for national expansion, adds Richard Branson as investor   —  Sidecar raises $15M to build 'world's largest transportation marketplace' as Richard Branson hops on as investor  —  Sidecar may not make quite as many headlines as Uber or Lyft …
Sep 15, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Concur shares soar amid reports of potential sale to SAP, Oracle   —  Shares of Concur are up nearly 16 percent in after-hours trading following a report from Bloomberg noting the company's interest in a potential sale.  Bloomberg notes that the Bellevue-based travel expense company is working …
Sep 2, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Microsoft mum on Xbox One sales; notes 1.1M ‘Xbox consoles’ shipped in past 3 months   —  Microsoft hasn't reported Xbox One sales statistics for quite some time, and that didn't change with today's quarterly earnings report.  The company noted that it sold 1.1 million Xbox consoles …
Jul 22, 2014, 10:25 PMIn context

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