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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
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft brings its Mixer Create app to iOS and Android, letting users stream and broadcast games, pair with PC or Xbox, more   —  Mixer, the game streaming service that Microsoft acquired last year, unveiled mobile apps for iOS and Android that let players stream on the go and share experiences in their favorite mobile games.
Aug 31, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Dara Khosrowshahi's email to Expedia employees expresses optimism about his new role as Uber CEO but acknowledges that he's scared   —  Dara Khosrowshahi, the longtime Expedia CEO, emailed employees of the travel giant this evening as news broke that he had accepted Uber's offer to be its next chief executive.
Aug 29, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Judge dismisses lawsuit by a group of Uber drivers against Seattle's unionization law, lifts injunction, allowing city to proceed with implementation   —  Seattle's first-of-its-kind law that allows drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft to bargain collectively has survived another legal challenge and can now go into effect.
Aug 25, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Google Cloud Platform launches cheaper Standard Tier traffic networking option that uses public internet, not its fiber   —  Google Cloud Platform customers will have a new option when selecting the type of network used to deliver their traffic to their users: they can keep using Google's network …
Aug 23, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Google and Walmart announce partnership to offer shopping through Google Assistant as Google drops $95/year fee for Google Express   —  Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on mutual e-commerce rival Amazon.  —  Starting in late September, customers will be able to make Walmart purchases …
Aug 23, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Skytap raises $45M Series E led by Goldman Sachs to move legacy apps to the cloud   —  Seattle's Skytap has raised a big funding round to help companies that never thought they'd be able to take advantage of cloud services move their applications out of their data centers without a massive overhaul.
Aug 22, 2017, 12:08 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Sources: Google buys Senosis Health, maker of smartphone apps that monitor health metrics, for an undisclosed sum   —  Shwetak Patel has struck again.  —  The University of Washington computer scientist has sold his newest Seattle startup company, Senosis Health, to Google, according to sources familiar with the deal.
Aug 13, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context

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