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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Starbucks partners with Lyft, will offer rewards to drivers and passengers through its loyalty program   —  Starbucks is riding with Lyft: Riders and drivers to get ‘stars’ for coffee and food under new alliance … Starbucks just announced a broad partnership with ride-sharing company Lyft …
Jul 22, 2015, 7:00 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Zillow takes direct swipe at DocuSign with acquisition of digital signature upstart DotLoop … Five months after acquiring rival Trulia in a blockbuster $2.5 billion deal, Zillow is back in the acquisition game.  —  The Seattle online real estate company today said it has agreed to acquire DotLoop …
Jul 22, 2015, 6:10 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft to acquire FieldOne Systems, expanding Dynamics business in mobile customer service … Microsoft has reached a deal to buy FieldOne Systems LLC, a company that makes customer service technology for workers in the field — including mobile apps and cloud services for automated scheduling …
Jul 16, 2015, 10:35 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Court rejects Intellectual Ventures appeal in Capital One case, citing ‘unpatentable abstract ideas’ … The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled against Intellectual Ventures in a dispute with Capital One Financial, finding that two of the company's patents were based on …
Jul 8, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Amazon launches an all-new online store to sell physical goods in Mexico   —  Amazon heads south of the border, launches an all-new online store in Mexico … Amazon has finally launched retail operations in Mexico, allowing consumers to buy millions of items ranging from consumer electronics to video games and software.
Jun 30, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Amazon Web Services expands in India, plans to open new infrastructure hub in 2016 … Amazon Web Services is placing a big bet in India, announcing today that it plans to open a new “infrastructure region” in the world's second most populous country sometime in 2016.
Jun 30, 2015, 4:05 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Satya Nadella lays out new Microsoft mission statement: “empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more”   —  Exclusive: Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's new mission statement, sees ‘tough choices’ ahead … Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent …
Jun 25, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
James Risley / GeekWire:
Amazon begins streaming original shows in HDR to Prime Instant Video subscribers on select Samsung TVs; more content and support for other devices coming soon   —  Amazon rolls out first-ever high dynamic range shows for Prime Instant Video  —  Amazon announced today that Prime Instant Video subscribers …
Jun 24, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Techstars acquires UP Global, operator of Startup Weekend and Startup Next   —  Techstars and Up Global have long been joined at the hip, both founded with the mission to support and empower entrepreneurs.  —  In fact, the very idea for the 54-hour Startup Weekend bootcamps …
Jun 16, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon wants to be your SSL certificate provider, applies to be a root Certificate Authority   —  Amazon Web Services continues to extend its reach into IT products, applying today to Mozilla and the Android Open Source Project to become a root Certificate Authority, also known as a CA.
Jun 8, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context

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