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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Glowforge raises $22M in new funding from Foundry Group and True Ventures to scale up production of 3D laser printers   —  Glowforge, the Seattle-based startup which makes 3D laser printers, today announced a $22 million investment round.  —  Previous investors Foundry Group …
Aug 2, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon reaches new high of 268,900 employees — skyrocketing 47% in just one year   —  Amazon said it added approximately 23,700 employees worldwide in the second quarter, bringing its total employment to 268,900.  —  Amazon's headcount has grown by a staggering amount over the last few years.
Jul 29, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Redbox and Coinstar maker Outerwall agrees to $1.6B buyout from private equity firm   —  Outerwall, the Bellevue-based operator of Redbox movie rental kiosks and Coinstar coin counting machines, today announced that it has entered into a deal to be acquired by Apollo Global Management for $52 per share in cash.
Jul 25, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
GeekWire:
Amazon tests Daily Dish workplace lunch delivery service in select Seattle zip codes   —  Amazon has quietly begun testing a workplace lunch delivery service in Seattle, letting employees at specific companies order lunch specials for delivery to their offices, receiving daily menus via text message …
Jul 21, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Huawei sues T-Mobile over 4G FRAND patent infringement   —  Huawei alleges that Bellevue-based T-Mobile would not make a deal to license several 4G patents from the Chinese telecom company, and is still using those technologies, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Jul 6, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Zillow reaches $130M settlement with Move to end dispute over trade secrets and executive poaching   —  Zillow has reached a $130 million settlement with Realtor.com operator Move Inc. and the National Association of Realtors to resolve a legal dispute that once threatened to impose …
Jun 7, 2016, 4:10 AMIn context
Dan Richman / GeekWire:
IBM to acquire Israel-based application discovery firm EZSource to help developers better manage mainframe code via visualizations   —  IBM today announced it will pay an undisclosed sum to buy EZ Legacy Ltd., an Israeli company that helps developers understand and change mainframe code.
Jun 2, 2016, 12:15 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Apple, Microsoft and Google hold 23% of all U.S. corporate cash outside the finance sector   —  Apple, Microsoft and Google are the top three cash-rich U.S. companies across all sectors of business, not including banks and other financial institutions — holding a combined $391 billion in cash …
May 24, 2016, 2:30 AMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Microsoft amends terms for its consumer services to address terrorism-related content, expands “notice-and-takedown” policy, mulls Bing partnerships with NGOs   —  The threat of terrorism has escalated the age-old battle between national security and individual rights …
May 22, 2016, 5:25 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Source: DocuSign's COO, CHO, CGO, and CPO all depart the company following CEO's departure last October   —  Four top executives have left DocuSign in another unexpected leadership change at the digital signature giant, GeekWire has learned.  —  The sudden departures of the company's chief …
May 18, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context

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