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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft strikes exclusive cloud deal with Flipkart, Amazon's biggest online retail rival in India, as a first step in a broader strategic partnership   —  Flipkart, the top online marketplace in India, has agreed to adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform …
Feb 20, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Q&A with Bill Gates on his work as an adviser to Microsoft, the evolution of the company, and his focus on natural language processing and virtual assistants   —  It has been nearly a decade since Bill Gates left his day-to-day role at Microsoft, but he still has a connection to the company …
Feb 18, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Verizon has acquired Skyward, a Portland-based startup that makes commercial software to help track and manage drones   —  Verizon is bolstering its efforts in drones with the acquisition of Skyward, a Portland-based startup whose software helps commercial drone operators in industries …
Feb 16, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Zillow Group beats expectations with Q4 revenue of $227.6M, up 34% YoY, and says it expects to surpass $1B in 2017 revenue; stock down 5%+   —  Zillow Group expects to reach a new milestone in 2017: the $1 billion revenue mark.  —  The Seattle-based online real estate giant today posted its fourth quarter earnings report.
Feb 7, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon now has more than 341K employees after adding 110K people in 2016 alone; CTO cites increase of fulfillment capacity by 30% for driving headcount   —  Amazon added more than 110,000 employees during the past year, topping 341,000 people as of the end of 2016 thanks largely …
Feb 3, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Tableau Q4 beats expectations with revenue of $250.7M, up 24% YoY, stock up 14% after hours   —  Shares of Tableau spiked 14 percent in after-hours trading after the data analytics company beat analyst expectations for its fourth quarter earnings report.  —  The Seattle-based company posted revenue …
Feb 2, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft counters Chromebooks in schools with new “Intune for Education” device and app management service, and low-cost PCs starting at $189   —  Google has made major inroads in U.S. schools in recent years, and not just with its search engine.
Jan 24, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Report: VCs invested $69B in 7,350 companies in 2016, down from 11-year peak of $79B in 2015; median exit size was $84.5M, the highest in a decade   —  Venture capital investment activity dipped last year from a record 2015, but returned to normal activity in 2016 and marked the second-highest total in the past 11 years.
Jan 11, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Spare5 relaunches as Mighty AI to fine-tune AI through human input, announces $14M raise led by Intel Capital with participation from Accenture and GV   —  On the surface, artificial intelligence is sexy.  The technology, which has become one of the hottest trends, helps turn products …
Jan 10, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Alan Boyle / GeekWire:
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, Omidyar Network back $27M Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund for research into the social impacts of AI   —  LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and Omidyar Network anchor a newly formed $27 million fund to support research into the social impacts of artificial intelligence.
Jan 10, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context

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