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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon narrows HQ2 search to 20 cities from 238 proposals, 19 in the US and Toronto in Canada, and says it expects to make a decision in 2018   —  Amazon has selected 20 cities to move to the next phase in its HQ2 selection process, the latest twist in an unprecedented headquarters search that has turned into a national curiosity.
Jan 18, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft's Andrew Shuman says firm is playing the long game with Cortana after Amazon and Google overshadowed Cortana smart home and SDK announcements at CES   —  LAS VEGAS — Lost in the shuffle of Amazon and Google's digital assistant showdown this week at CES is another tech giant's virtual brain: Microsoft's Cortana.
Jan 13, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Online legal directory Avvo says it has been acquired by Internet Brands, which owns WebMD and others; Avvo was reportedly valued at $650M in 2015   —  Seattle-based Avvo, which runs an online legal directory, marketplace and reviews site, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Internet Brands …
Jan 11, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Report: US VC funding hit $84B in 2017, most since the dotcom boom, across 8,076 deals, fewest since 2012; unicorns accounted for 23% of funding, 0.9% of deals   —  Venture capitalists were busy in 2017, pouring $84 billion into 8,035 companies across the U.S..
Jan 11, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Samsung showcases Bixby integration in new products including “family hub” smart fridges, QLED TVs, and Harman in-car displays   —  Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are the ubiquitous technologies at CES this week, with integrations into a wide range of products …
Jan 10, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
HP, Asus, Acer, and others plan to integrate Alexa into some of their Windows 10 desktops and notebooks this year   —  Amazon Alexa will soon arrive on Windows PCs, creating new competition for Microsoft's built-in Cortana voice assistant.  —  Hardware makers HP, ASUS …
Jan 8, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Clare McGrane / GeekWire:
Microsoft partners with Seattle-based Adaptive Biotech to build an AI-driven universal blood test that can screen for dozens of diseases at once   —  The human immune system is incredibly complex and incredibly smart.  Your immune system knows when you're getting sick, sometimes days …
Jan 4, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
IBM sues Expedia and its subsidiaries over alleged patent infringement dating back years, a day after settling a patent infringement lawsuit with Priceline   —  IBM is suing Expedia, alleging that the popular travel site has for years been infringing on several of its patents, some of which date back to the early days of the internet.
Jan 3, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Workboard raises $9M Series A led by Microsoft Ventures to build out its SaaS platform that lets companies assess their strategic plans   —  Workboard, a SaaS platform that helps companies execute their strategies, today announced a $9 million Series A round that included participation from Microsoft's formal venture fund.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
T-Mobile is acquiring Denver-based TV tech company Layer3 TV and says it will launch its own wireless TV service to compete with Comcast, others, in 2018   —  T-Mobile says it will launch its own TV service in 2018, expanding its competitive focus beyond the U.S. wireless giants to target major cable …
Dec 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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