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Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Square launches old-school physical gift cards, replacing digital ones sent via email … Two years after Square announced it was offering a virtual gift card service, it's nixing the program in favor of physical ones.  —  That may sound counter intuitive in today's digital-first culture …
Nov 18, 2014, 9:15 AMIn 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
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft to open-source server side .NET; positions Visual Studio for cross-platform mobile development of Linux, OS X, iOS and Android apps   —  Microsoft shocker: Open-source .NET, free Visual Studio, support for Linux, Mac, Android and iOS … In a major strategy change designed to expand …
Nov 12, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
‘Singles Day’ is huge: Alibaba on pace to top Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in one day   —  In the U.S., Black Friday and Cyber Monday are held up as two prime examples of America's wealth.  Online sales between Thanksgiving and the following Monday can hit a staggering $3.64 billion.
Nov 10, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Shippable raises $8 million to help companies accelerate software development   —  Shippable founder Avi Cavale wasn't looking for cash.  But investors just kept calling, especially after they learned how quickly the company's user base was growing.  Those calls have resulted in new cash …
Nov 6, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
RealNetworks posts $22M loss, RealPlayer Cloud reaches 8M users … RealNetworks posted a $22.2 million loss (62 cents per share) for the third quarter, an improvement over its loss of $31.4 million (88 cents) in the same quarter a year ago, despite its revenue declining to $34.2 million, from $49 million in the same period last year.
Nov 3, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft lays off 638 in Seattle area, 3,000 globally, nearly completing its planned 18K cuts   —  Microsoft cuts another 3,000 jobs, finishing last big phase of layoffs … Microsoft this morning cut an additional 3,000 jobs from its workforce around the world, saying it has now completed almost …
Oct 29, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Electronic Arts beats Q2 expectations, fueled by both console and digital sales   —  Electronic Arts, the publisher of Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies, reported earnings today that blew away Wall Street expectations.  The Redwood City, Calif.-based company reported a profit of 73 cents a share, beating estimates of 53 cents.
Oct 28, 2014, 9:35 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

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