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Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon says AWS S3 servers in Northern Virginia are now operating normally after earlier outage, which impaired sites including Quora, Trello, IFTTT, and Imgur   —  An outage of Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service (S3) impacted sites across the internet Tuesday.
Feb 28, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Report: Amazon plans to bring Alexa and cloud-based deep learning tools to call centers; the new products could be announced as soon as mid-March   —  Amazon is gearing up to disrupt another industry, and this time it's call centers.  —  Amazon Web Services developing a suite of cloud-based tools …
Feb 28, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon says Alexa now has 7K+ skills, up from 3K in September and 5.4K in December 2016   —  Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is getting more skillful by the day.  —  The brain behind Amazon's Echo speakers has topped 7,000 skills, Amazon's vice president of Echo, Alexa and app store Mike George …
Jan 4, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
New Microsoft Translator feature enables real-time, in-person, multi-language translations for conversations across multiple devices   —  Microsoft this morning announced a new feature for its Translator program that will let people use their smartphones to have conversations in several languages at the same time.
Dec 13, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Postmates ordered to pay 2+ years of workers' comp premiums for 3K+ couriers in WA state following audit by state regulator; the company is appealing decision   —  Delivery startup Postmates has been ordered to retroactively pay more than two years of workers' compensation premiums …
Dec 13, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Facebook leasing two office buildings totaling 384,000 sq. ft. and 4,100 sq. ft. of retail space in Seattle, nearly doubling its footprint in city   —  Social media giant Facebook is growing its presence in Seattle in a big way, leasing a pair of planned office buildings in the South Lake Union neighborhood, right in Amazon's backyard.
Dec 3, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Tableau Q3 revenue of $206.1M misses expectations but rises 21% YoY; stock down 13%+ after hours despite company generating its highest quarterly revenue   —  The first earnings report with new CEO Adam Selipsky at the helm was a mixed bag for Tableau Software, as the Seattle-based visualization …
Nov 1, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon adds 60 new Dash buttons including Coca-Cola, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, says orders are up five times over the last year   —  Amazon says customers are taking to Dash Buttons to quickly restock their favorite items, and now the company has added more than 60 new brands.
Oct 26, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon unveils “Alexa Prize”, an annual university competition to advance conversational AI; first challenge is to build a bot conversing coherently for 20 mins   —  Amazon will award up to $2.5 million in prizes and sponsorships in a new annual competition called the “Alexa Prize” …
Sep 30, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Cloud-based IT management startup Apptio prices IPO at $16 per share, above the expected $13-$15 range, raising around $96M   —  Bellevue-based Apptio has set the stock price for its initial public offering at $16 per share, above the expected range of $13 to $15 per share.
Sep 23, 2016, 7:45 AMIn context

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