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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Vacation rental company Vacasa raises $103.5M Series B led by Riverwood Capital; the company raised $40M Series A last year   —  Even a decade ago, finding and renting a vacation home online wasn't always a smooth process.  It was equally difficult for homeowners to expose their properties to potential guests.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
T-Mobile acquires Iowa Wireless Service, which has 103 stores and around 75K customers; deal expected to close end-of-year or early 2018   —  T-Mobile announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest of iWireless, a mobile operator previously owned by Aureon that serves customers in Iowa …
Sep 26, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon adds Alexa voice control to Music app, available for iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany, and Austria   —  Amazon is bringing Alexa to its Music app as it tries to challenge Spotify and Apple, leaders in the streaming music industry.  —  The Seattle tech giant announced Tuesday that Alexa …
Sep 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Heptio, founded by Kubernetes founders, raises $25M Series B led by existing investor Madrona Venture Group   —  The founders of Heptio knew they were onto something big when they developed Kubernetes, the open-source container-orchestration product based on Google's internal infrastructure.
Sep 13, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon's original boomtown: How the tech giant has transformed and outgrown Seattle   —  Whichever North American city ends up landing Amazon's second headquarters is in for a wild ride.  Just look at what has happened in Seattle over the past 10 years, as the tech giant has transformed …
Sep 11, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
TraceMe, founded by NFL star Russell Wilson, raises $9M led by Madrona, with Bezos, Chad Hurley, and Joe Tsai participating, to connect celebs with “superfans”   —  As Russell Wilson describes the ethos of his new startup, it feels like you're inside his Seahawks huddle, driving down the field in the fourth quarter.
Sep 8, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Ookla's US Speedtest report: average mobile download speeds increased 19% YoY; T-Mobile fastest for mobile internet and Comcast Xfinity fastest for broadband   —  Mobile and fixed broadband internet speeds in the U.S. are improving, but not all carriers and providers are created equal …
Sep 7, 2017, 9:25 AMIn 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
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, IBM, Google, and many other tech companies express disappointment in Trump's decision to end DACA immigration program   —  The tech industry and the Trump administration are clashing again, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions this morning announced plans to end …
Sep 5, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft brings its Mixer Create app to iOS and Android, letting users stream and broadcast games, pair with PC or Xbox, more   —  Mixer, the game streaming service that Microsoft acquired last year, unveiled mobile apps for iOS and Android that let players stream on the go and share experiences in their favorite mobile games.
Aug 31, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context

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