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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Atlas Informatics, a search engine for your digital footprint, says it is shutting down; Atlas raised $20M+ last November   —  Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, led by Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter, plans to shut down and stop offering its search technology as of Oct. 25 …
Oct 20, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon seeks proposals from cities for a second HQ in North America, a “full equal” to Seattle HQ, and says it'll invest $5B+ and grow it to 50,000 employees   —  Amazon plans to build a second headquarters in a North American city to be determined, saying the new $5 billion campus will be a …
Sep 7, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Dara Khosrowshahi's email to Expedia employees expresses optimism about his new role as Uber CEO but acknowledges that he's scared   —  Dara Khosrowshahi, the longtime Expedia CEO, emailed employees of the travel giant this evening as news broke that he had accepted Uber's offer to be its next chief executive.
Aug 29, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft debuts Surface Plus hardware subscription program for trade-in upgrades after 18 months and no-interest financing for two years   —  Microsoft is launching a new subscription program for buying Surface computers and tablets in much the same way that many people now purchase smartphones …
Aug 1, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Mike George, Amazon VP who oversaw Alexa and Echo, is retiring after nearly two decades with the company; he will be replaced by Tom Taylor, SVP Amazon Payments   —  Mike George, the Amazon vice president who oversaw two of the company's most successful products — the Alexa virtual assistant …
Jul 14, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon unveils $20 Dash Wand with a barcode scanner and Alexa support for ordering food, getting recipes, controlling smart-home devices, Alexa skills   —  Amazon just introduced a new Alexa device: a $20 version of its Amazon Dash Wand with the voice-enabled smart assistant built in for ordering food …
Jun 14, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon rolling out update to Alexa app that allows users of its voice-calling feature to block specific contacts   —  Amazon is rolling out an update to its Alexa app that lets users of its voice-calling feature block specific people from calling them using the company's voice-activated assistant.
Jun 12, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon expands its AmazonFresh Pickup service to all Prime customers in Seattle area   —  Amazon is expanding its latest brick-and-mortar retail experiment beyond an internal employee beta today, letting Amazon Prime members order groceries online for pickup during designated windows at two locations in the company's hometown.
May 25, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
AWS launches Amazon Connect, a tool for call centers that uses its Lex speech recognition and AI; Salesforce says it's integrating Einstein service with Connect   —  Amazon Web Services just unveiled a new service for running call centers, dubbed Amazon Connect, leveraging the same technology used …
Mar 28, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft announces general availability of Visual Studio 2017, which focuses on multi-platform development and is more modular, says new IDE is faster to use   —  Microsoft this morning released Visual Studio 2017, the latest version of its integrated development environment …
Mar 8, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context

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