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Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Amazon Web Services revenue was $4.6B in Q3, up 42% YoY, as operating profit hit $1.2B; CFO says run rate reaches $18B   —  Amazon Web Services continues to grow quite strongly despite its size, and it crossed an interesting milestone during the third quarter: it contributed $1 billion in operating profit to the overall corporation.
Oct 26, 2017, 4:57 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft drops suit against the US DoJ after the department announced new policy to limit use of gag orders by prosecutors for accessing customer data   —  Microsoft says it's dropping a suit against the U.S. Justice Department that targeted a tactic commonly used by prosecutors …
Oct 24, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Amazon says it received 238 proposals from across North America for its second HQ   —  More than 200 metro areas entered to win Amazon's massive HQ2 contest before the Oct. 19 deadline — 238 to be exact.  —  Those proposals came from 54 states, provinces, districts, and territories across North America, Amazon announced Monday.
Oct 23, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Atlas Informatics, a search engine for your digital footprint, says it is shutting down; Atlas raised $20M+ last November   —  Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, led by Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter, plans to shut down and stop offering its search technology as of Oct. 25 …
Oct 20, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Vacation rental company Vacasa raises $103.5M Series B led by Riverwood Capital; the company raised $40M Series A last year   —  Even a decade ago, finding and renting a vacation home online wasn't always a smooth process.  It was equally difficult for homeowners to expose their properties to potential guests.
Oct 17, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
T-Mobile acquires Iowa Wireless Service, which has 103 stores and around 75K customers; deal expected to close end-of-year or early 2018   —  T-Mobile announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest of iWireless, a mobile operator previously owned by Aureon that serves customers in Iowa …
Sep 26, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon adds Alexa voice control to Music app, available for iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany, and Austria   —  Amazon is bringing Alexa to its Music app as it tries to challenge Spotify and Apple, leaders in the streaming music industry.  —  The Seattle tech giant announced Tuesday that Alexa …
Sep 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Heptio, founded by Kubernetes founders, raises $25M Series B led by existing investor Madrona Venture Group   —  The founders of Heptio knew they were onto something big when they developed Kubernetes, the open-source container-orchestration product based on Google's internal infrastructure.
Sep 13, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon's original boomtown: How the tech giant has transformed and outgrown Seattle   —  Whichever North American city ends up landing Amazon's second headquarters is in for a wild ride.  Just look at what has happened in Seattle over the past 10 years, as the tech giant has transformed …
Sep 11, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
TraceMe, founded by NFL star Russell Wilson, raises $9M led by Madrona, with Bezos, Chad Hurley, and Joe Tsai participating, to connect celebs with “superfans”   —  As Russell Wilson describes the ethos of his new startup, it feels like you're inside his Seahawks huddle, driving down the field in the fourth quarter.
Sep 8, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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