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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Microsoft mum on Xbox One sales; notes 1.1M ‘Xbox consoles’ shipped in past 3 months   —  Microsoft hasn't reported Xbox One sales statistics for quite some time, and that didn't change with today's quarterly earnings report.  The company noted that it sold 1.1 million Xbox consoles …
Jul 22, 2014, 10:25 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Internal memo: Microsoft to cut off all ‘external staff’ after 18 months, imposing mandatory 6-month break   —  An internal Microsoft memo, distributed earlier today, imposes new restrictions on the company's use of “external staff” — including a new limit on people who work on projects for Microsoft through vendors.
Jul 18, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft cuts will also hit ‘shadow workforce,’ going beyond announced layoffs   —  Microsoft's decision to cut 18,000 jobs from its workforce represents the largest round of layoffs in the company's history, but it also understates the impact on the company and the job market.
Jul 17, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Xbox One sales double, one month after $100 price cut   —  Offering up a cheaper Xbox One is helping Microsoft sell quite a bit more consoles.  The company announced today that since it began selling a $399 version of the Xbox One without the Kinect sensor on June 9 — a $100 price cut …
Jul 17, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Realogy buying ZipRealty for $166 million, a valuation that could give Redfin pause   —  Realogy Holdings, which operates brands such as Coldwell Banker, Century 21, ERA and Sotheby's International, is adding another one to its lineup.  Madison, New Jersey-based Realogy today announced …
Jul 15, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Seattle legalizes Uber, Lyft to operate without caps   —  Transportation startups like UberX, Lyft, and Sidecar will finally be able to legally operate in Seattle.  The City Council today voted 8-1 to approve legislation that provides a new regulatory framework for the San Francisco-based startups …
Jul 14, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
EBay VP and Seattle general manager Ken Moss joins Electronic Arts as CTO   —  After running eBay's Seattle-area office for nearly three years, Ken Moss has left the e-commerce's satellite office to join Electronic Arts as its new chief technology officer.  The announcement was made this morning …
Jul 14, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
Amazon takes on Azure with identity syncing service Cognito and Amazon Mobile Analytics   —  Amazon takes aim at Microsoft Azure with new Mobile Services push  —  Amazon wants make it easier for mobile app developers to integrate cloud services into their apps.
Jul 11, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Supercomputer maker Cray lands $174M contract to help protect U.S. nuclear stockpile   —  Shares of supercomputer maker Cray Inc. soared more than 13 percent Thursday after the Seattle company announced that it had won a $174 million contract with the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Jul 11, 2014, 4:55 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ready for takeoff: Microsoft's iconic Flight Simulator revived, coming to Steam   —  Microsoft Flight Simulator is making a comeback — but Microsoft won't be doing any of the work to make it happen.  Dovetail Games, makers of the Train Simulator franchise, has signed a global licensing deal …
Jul 10, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context

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