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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Vacation rental company Vacasa raises $64M led by Riverwood Capital, bringing its total funding to $207.5M   —  Investors continue to bet big on Vacasa.  —  The Portland-based vacation rental management company today raised another $64 million from existing investors.
Oct 18, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Clippers CourtVision, which uses AI and AR to enhance LA Clippers games on screen, launches Wednesday, backed by Steve Ballmer and built by Second Spectrum   —  LOS ANGELES — Steve Ballmer has launched plenty of products in high-stakes situations, but this takes it to a new level.
Oct 17, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake Computing raises $450M led by Sequoia Capital at a $3.5B valuation, bringing its total raised to $923M   —  In January, after raising $263 million, Snowflake Computing CEO Bob Muglia indicated that the next time his fast-growing cloud data warehousing company tapped …
Oct 11, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Microsoft joins the Open Invention Network and cross-licenses over 60,000 patents for other members   —  After years of waging patent war on Google's Linux-based Android mobile operating system, Microsoft agreed Wednesday to join the Open Invention Network and cross-license its more than 60,000 patents to participating members.
Oct 10, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Online lending exchange LendingTree acquires Seattle-based online insurance marketplace QuoteWizard for $300M   —  Insurance comparison marketplace QuoteWizard has been acquired by LendingTree for $300 million, and the price tag could rise even more should the bootstrapped Seattle startup continue its recent record-setting growth.
Oct 5, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
D-Wave Systems launches D-Wave Leap, a new free cloud service for developers to run their open-source applications on its 2000Q quantum computers   —  After years of hype about the potential of quantum computing, D-Wave is about to let mainstream developers finally take its quantum machines for a test drive.
Oct 4, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Bill Gates-backed social recommendations startup Likewise launches its free iOS and Android apps, lets friends track and share their favorite things   —  A new startup cooked up by one of Bill Gates' top executives, hatched in his office and funded by the Microsoft co-founder himself …
Oct 3, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Oracle's president of product development Thomas Kurian has resigned, weeks after announcing leave and reports of conflict with Ellison over cloud strategy   —  Weeks after Oracle said its top cloud executive was taking a temporary leave of absence from the company, it confirmed Friday afternoon …
Sep 28, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Steve Ballmer's USAFacts unveils Voter Center, an online resource showing what positions Congress members take publicly and compares them with government data   —  Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's nonprofit group USAFacts today debuted a new Voter Center, an online resource that shows …
Sep 28, 2018, 6:00 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Cloudflare enlists Microsoft, Google, Automattic, Backblaze, and other cloud companies in the Bandwidth Alliance, promising cheaper cloud networking costs   —  With one notable exception, Cloudflare has brought several major cloud and data center companies together in a new industry group called …
Sep 26, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context

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