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Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Federal judge denies class action status in gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft   —  A federal judge has denied class action status in a three-year-old gender discrimination lawsuit brought against Microsoft by current and former technical employees.
Jun 25, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft commits $25M over five years for new “AI for Accessibility” initiative to help people with disabilities   —  Microsoft is committing $25 million over five years to develop artificial intelligence-powered technologies to help people with disabilities.
May 7, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
DocuSign closes up 37% on its first day of trading after raising $629M in its IPO   —  A little more than a year ago, Dan Springer was a stay-at-home dad.  Today he is the CEO of a freshly minted public company now valued at close to $6 billion.  —  Springer joined the digital signature company DocuSign …
Apr 27, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Collaboration and work management provider Smartsheet raises $150M in IPO, setting stock price at $15/share, above the revised $12 to $14 range   —  UPDATE: Smartsheet stock popped on its public debut, opening at $18.40, a 22 percent rise over its offering price of $15.
Apr 26, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
T-Mobile says it will spend $500M this year on expanding LTE coverage and preparing for 5G on US military bases, doubles veteran hiring goal to 10K over 5 years   —  T-Mobile is embarking on a military initiative that the company says includes its biggest hiring push ever …
Apr 18, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
In ruling that may affect other games, US appeals court says Big Fish Casino constitutes illegal online gambling under WA law; case returns to district court   —  A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Big Fish Games' Big Fish Casino constitutes illegal online gambling …
Mar 28, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
T-Mobile and Sprint announce the 30 and six cities respectively they plan to build out 5G for, including Dallas and LA, which will be available next year   —  The race to the next generation data network — 5G — is heating up.  —  T-Mobile and Sprint — the nation's third …
Feb 27, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Seattle-based VREAL raises $11.7M Series A led by Axioma Ventures to build a VR game live-streaming platform   —  Seattle virtual reality startup Vreal has landed an $11.7 million Series A round to continue building out what it calls the first VR live streaming and broadcast platform.
Feb 7, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription fee from $10.99 to $12.99 but keeps the $99 annual membership option unchanged   —  Amazon is increasing the monthly price option for Prime from $10.99 to $12.99 as it continues to expand the reach and benefits of the popular fast-shipping program.
Jan 19, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft's Andrew Shuman says firm is playing the long game with Cortana after Amazon and Google overshadowed Cortana smart home and SDK announcements at CES   —  LAS VEGAS — Lost in the shuffle of Amazon and Google's digital assistant showdown this week at CES is another tech giant's virtual brain: Microsoft's Cortana.
Jan 13, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context

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