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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
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Sales tax automation firm Avalara raises $96M round from Walburg Pincus and others, including $50M for growth, and $46M to buy out early investors   —  Sales tax automation company Avalara announced Thursday it has landed $96 million in funding from Warburg Pincus, Sageview Capital, Technology Crossover Ventures and others.
Sep 22, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Smart thermostat startup ecobee raises $35M from Amazon's Alexa Fund, Thomvest, and Relay Ventures   —  Smart thermostat maker ecobee Thursday announced it has closed a funding round totaling $35 million from Amazon's Alexa Fund, Thomvest and Relay Ventures.
Aug 18, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon reaches new high of 268,900 employees — skyrocketing 47% in just one year   —  Amazon said it added approximately 23,700 employees worldwide in the second quarter, bringing its total employment to 268,900.  —  Amazon's headcount has grown by a staggering amount over the last few years.
Jul 29, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Huawei sues T-Mobile over 4G FRAND patent infringement   —  Huawei alleges that Bellevue-based T-Mobile would not make a deal to license several 4G patents from the Chinese telecom company, and is still using those technologies, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Jul 6, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context

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