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James Risley / GeekWire:
Oculus says Rift pre-orders start 8AM PST on January 6, price and ship date unknown   —  Oculus Rift preorders start in less than 48 hours, but price and ship date still a mystery … It's been nearly four years since Oculus wrapped up the Kickstarter campaign for its virtual reality headset, the Rift.
Jan 4, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon Prime adds more than 3M new members in 1 week at peak of holiday shopping season   —  Amazon said tonight that it added more than 3 million new Amazon Prime members globally in just one week at the height of the holiday shopping season this year.  It's the latest sign of growth …
Dec 28, 2015, 2:10 AMIn 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
Alan Boyle / GeekWire:
Researchers develop algorithm to teach a new concept to a computer using just one example   —  Bayesian boost for A.I.: Researchers find a quicker way to teach a computer … Researchers say they've developed an algorithm that can teach a new concept to a computer using just one example …
Dec 13, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Jacob Demmitt / GeekWire:
Redbox President Mark Horak stepping down as DVD business continues to shrink, stock takes a dive … Redbox President Mark Horak is leaving the shrinking DVD kiosk business after less than two years at the helm, according to an SEC filing.  —  He will be replaced by interim president Erik Prusch …
Dec 8, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Postmates partners with Starbucks, debuts pilot service in Seattle, promising delivery in less than an hour for a $5.99 fee, available only on iOS   —  Your coffee is here: Starbucks and Postmates launch delivery in Seattle, and this is what it's like
Dec 2, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Gates, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and other tech leaders form Breakthrough Energy Coalition to invest in clean energy   —  Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other tech titans form the Breakthrough Energy Coalition to invest in zero-carbon energy technologies … Some of the world's wealthiest …
Nov 29, 2015, 8:50 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
Jacob Demmitt / GeekWire:
Microsoft partners with Volvo to explore augmented reality applications in car buying and more   —  Virtual car shopping on a HoloLens?  Volvo says it's coming next year thanks to Microsoft partnership … Volvo says I saw the future of car dealerships earlier today.
Nov 20, 2015, 12:35 AMIn context
Jacob Demmitt / GeekWire:
Sneak Peek: Facebook plans epic rooftop park, with walking trails and giant fire pit, at new Seattle office … Facebook's new Seattle office will feature a large rooftop park complete with a walking trail, giant fire pit and BBQ-style dining area, plus a covered cafeteria and an outdoor events space …
Nov 17, 2015, 2:55 PMIn context

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