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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Longtime Internet Explorer leader Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft   —  Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft.  And yes, of course, there is an IE shirt associated with this milestone, too.  The longtime Internet Explorer leader, who led the efforts to modernize and revitalize Microsoft's web browser …
Dec 18, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Redfin raises $70.9M to continue national real estate expansion … Redfin today announced $70.9 million in fresh funding, money that the Seattle real estate brokerage will use to continue its national expansion.  Total funding in the 10-year-old company now stands at $166 million.
Dec 18, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Xbox One sells 1.2M units in U.S. in November, topping PS4 and Wii U in early holiday battle   —  Microsoft's Xbox One posted overall record unit sales in November, with 1.2 million units sold in the U.S. — reaping the benefits of a $50 price cut to top the PlayStation 4 and Wii U …
Dec 12, 2014, 12:15 AMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
Amazon-owned Twitch buys eSports agency GoodGame   —  Steve Ballmer isn't the only tech CEO with a major interest in a competitive sports franchise anymore.  Thanks to a new acquisition, Jeff Bezos now has a stake in two of the leading eSports teams.  Twitch announced today that it has acquired GoodGame …
Dec 9, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft COO Kevin Turner on Windows: “We've got to monetize it differently”   —  Big changes ahead for Windows: 'We've got to monetize it differently,' says Microsoft exec  —  Microsoft Windows has made headway in the market for low-end laptops and tablets this year by reducing …
Dec 9, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft calls out U.S. government for double standard in email warrant case   —  Microsoft today made its case to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a legal dispute between the company and the U.S. government, in which Microsoft is challenging a U.S. search warrant for customer email stored on a server in Ireland.
Dec 9, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Portland files lawsuit against Uber, asks company to stop operating illegally … The Uber vs. Portland showdown continues to progress, with the city filing a lawsuit on Monday afternoon against the transportation startup.  —  As we reported earlier today, Portland regulators spent …
Dec 8, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
Zillow fires sales manager following internal investigation in response to sexual harassment lawsuit by former employee   —  Zillow accused of ‘adult frat house’ culture, sales manager fired after sexual harassment investigation  —  Zillow has fired a sales manager in the company's southern …
Dec 2, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon's Bezos: Yes, there's a CEO succession plan, but it's a secret   —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is speaking right now with Business Insider co-founder Henry Blodget at the site's IGNITION conference in New York City, addressing topics including Amazon's culture, its recently resolved battle with Hachette …
Dec 2, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
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

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