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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon sold 5.1M Echo devices in the US since 2014 launch, about 2M of them in first nine months of 2016, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners   —  Amazon's Echo device has reached a sales milestone, with a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimating …
Nov 28, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Prime members charged Amazon.com prices at Amazon's retail stores, while nonmembers must pay list price   —  Cashiers at Amazon's physical bookstores now ask each customer the same question: Are you a Prime member?  —  That's because Amazon recently implemented a new pricing structure …
Nov 2, 2016, 7:10 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Voyager and Microsoft Ventures invest $9M in business text messaging platform Zipwhip   —  With the proliferation of so many messaging apps, from Facebook Messenger to WhatsApp to Snapchat, it may seem like SMS texting is not relevant anymore.  —  Zipwhip's latest fundraising round certainly proves that theory wrong.
Oct 17, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Dog-sitting platform Rover raises $40M Series E round led by Foundry Group, bringing its total funding to date to $91.5M   —  What started as a fun project born at a Startup Weekend event has turned into a potential billion-dollar company that is gearing up for an IPO.
Oct 3, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon Game Studios unveils first three games that feature deep Twitch integration   —  Amazon Game Studios, the gaming development arm of Amazon, today revealed its first titles that feature deep integration with Twitch, the live streaming company that Amazon acquired for $1 billion in 2014.
Sep 29, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Adobe partners with Microsoft to use Azure as ‘preferred solution’ for cloud services   —  ATLANTA, GA. — Technology giants Adobe and Microsoft announced a strategic cloud partnership at Microsoft Ignite on Monday, with each company throwing its weight behind the other in some of the most hotly contested sectors of the industry.
Sep 26, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Tableau Software hires Amazon vet Adam Selipsky as CEO, its first new CEO since it launched 14 years ago; co-founder Christian Chabot stays as chairman   —  For the first time since it launched nearly 14 years ago, Tableau Software has a new leader.  —  The Seattle-based data analytics …
Aug 22, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon's Twitch acquires gaming content and resource platform Curse, which had raised almost $60M to date   —  Amazon-owned Twitch today announced the acquisition of Curse, a gaming content and resource hub visited by more than 30 million people each month.  —  Founded in 2006 …
Aug 16, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Glowforge raises $22M in new funding from Foundry Group and True Ventures to scale up production of 3D laser printers   —  Glowforge, the Seattle-based startup which makes 3D laser printers, today announced a $22 million investment round.  —  Previous investors Foundry Group …
Aug 2, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
GeekWire:
Amazon tests Daily Dish workplace lunch delivery service in select Seattle zip codes   —  Amazon has quietly begun testing a workplace lunch delivery service in Seattle, letting employees at specific companies order lunch specials for delivery to their offices, receiving daily menus via text message …
Jul 21, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context

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