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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
BMW's ReachNow launches Ride, a ride-hailing offering now available in Seattle, accessible alongside its car-sharing offering in the ReachNow app   —  BMW-owned ReachNow is bringing its ride-hailing and car-sharing services into one app as it takes on Uber, Lyft, and traditional rental companies …
Jul 17, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ex-Microsoft COO Kevin Turner named CEO of Core Scientific, a blockchain and AI startup co-founded by ex-Myspace CTO; SEC filing shows company is raising $40M   —  Former Microsoft COO Kevin Turner has taken the helm of Core Scientific, a stealthy new blockchain and artificial intelligence startup led …
Jul 3, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon expands its checkout-free Amazon Go retail concept with a second, larger store, also in Seattle, which it says will open in fall 2018   —  Amazon is expanding its checkout-free Amazon Go retail concept with another location in the company's backyard, GeekWire has learned.
Jul 3, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon is expanding further into package delivery and wants to enlist entrepreneurs and small business owners to start their own delivery service networks   —  Amazon is expanding further into package delivery and promising to support a new wave of small business owners with the launch …
Jun 28, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Jama Software, which makes a product development platform used by companies like Qualcomm and Canon, has raised $200M led by Insight Venture Partners   —  Jama Software, a Portland-based company that makes a product development platform used by companies including Qualcomm, SpaceX and Amazon Robotics …
Jun 26, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Alan Boyle / GeekWire:
Autonomous delivery drone startup Matternet raises $16M Series A led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures, aims to use the funds to expand operations in US and elsewhere   —  Boeing HorizonX Ventures has taken the lead role in a $16 million Series A funding round for Matternet, a California company specializing …
Jun 26, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
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
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Prifender, a startup led by past Microsoft, eBay, and PayPal execs with an automated platform for firms to ensure data privacy compliance, raises $5M seed round   —  Data privacy continues to be top of mind for companies all around the world, particularly as laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation go into effect this year.
Jun 20, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Microsoft to acquire Bonsai, which had raised $13.6M and helps add AI capabilities to firms' systems; Bonsai's 42 staff to join Microsoft's AI and Research unit   —  Microsoft is adding more firepower to its artificial intelligence arm.  The tech giant has agreed to acquire Bonsai …
Jun 20, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Pulumi, founded by Microsoft and AWS veterans, raises $5M seed and debuts an open-source project and commercial SaaS product to help devs be cloud agnostic   —  When you consider the seismic shifts in computing history, there has usually been a period of adjustment during …
Jun 18, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context

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