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Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
Fitbit adds support for tracking bike rides and using multiple devices   —  Fitbit released a pair of updates today designed to make its fitness trackers more appealing at a time when the company faces increased pressure from competitors, including the upcoming Apple Watch.
Mar 23, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
For coffee delivery, Starbucks will use Postmates in Seattle and baristas in New York City   —  At the Starbucks annual shareholder meeting today, the company plans to unveil new details of its highly anticipated delivery service launching in the second half of this year in Seattle and New York City.
Mar 18, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Rhapsody launches music sharing on Twitter: Full-track playback without subscription   —  A new initiative from streaming music service Rhapsody will let its subscribers share songs from its 34-million track catalog with their Twitter followers — who will be able to play the tracks …
Mar 17, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft Band expanding to Amazon, Target and Best Buy, launching in UK, with increased supply   —  Microsoft will expand the availability of its Microsoft Band wearable device, boosting inventory at its own online and physical retail stores and offering the device through third-party retailers …
Mar 17, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
Adobe unveils Document Cloud service with electronic signature support, launching April, to cost up to $15/month   —  Adobe takes another swing at DocuSign with new Document Cloud  —  Adobe's work productivity business is getting a subscription overhaul with the announcement today of the company's new Document Cloud.
Mar 17, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
MSN moving to Windows division in big internal shakeup at Microsoft   —  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is moving the company's MSN group to the Windows division, creating a tighter connection between Microsoft's online portal and its flagship operating system as the company gears up for the launch of Windows 10 in the months ahead.
Mar 13, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft sues Kyocera in new Android patent infringement dispute … Microsoft filed suit against Kyocera this afternoon, alleging that the Japanese electronics company's Android-based smartphones infringe on the Redmond company's patents.  —  The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle …
Mar 6, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
PopCap Games co-founder emerges with virtual reality startup Pluto VR   —  As the co-founder of PopCap Games, John Vechey helped create some of the most compelling and beloved games for PCs, consoles and mobile devices.  Now, the 37-year-old Seattle entrepreneur sees the same opportunity …
Feb 27, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Software maker K2 raises more than $100M to help businesses build custom applications … K2 may not be the best known software company in the Seattle area.  In fact, most people hearing the name probably first think of the Seattle-based ski manufacturer.  —  But in the shadow of companies …
Feb 18, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Zillow closes $2.5 billion acquisition of Trulia, plans to cut 350 staffers … Zillow and Trulia are now one.  —  The online real estate giants today officially combined operations, with Zillow closing the acquisition of its longtime rival for $2.5 billion in stock, creating a juggernaut …
Feb 17, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context

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