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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
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Ookla's US Speedtest report: average mobile download speeds increased 19% YoY; T-Mobile fastest for mobile internet and Comcast Xfinity fastest for broadband   —  Mobile and fixed broadband internet speeds in the U.S. are improving, but not all carriers and providers are created equal …
Sep 7, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon seeks proposals from cities for a second HQ in North America, a “full equal” to Seattle HQ, and says it'll invest $5B+ and grow it to 50,000 employees   —  Amazon plans to build a second headquarters in a North American city to be determined, saying the new $5 billion campus will be a …
Sep 7, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, IBM, Google, and many other tech companies express disappointment in Trump's decision to end DACA immigration program   —  The tech industry and the Trump administration are clashing again, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions this morning announced plans to end …
Sep 5, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context

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