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Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Amazon says it is disappointed after Seattle passes smaller “head tax” on large companies to build affordable housing, resumes work on Block 18 office building   —  Updated below with Amazon statement.  —  The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a smaller version of the controversial …
May 15, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Sales tax automation company Avalara files for an IPO on NYSE, expects to raise up to $150M   —  Avalara is looking to bring its beach motif and signature orange to the New York Stock Exchange.  The Seattle company, which makes software to help companies better adhere to complex tax regulations …
May 11, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Alan Boyle / GeekWire:
Seattle-based XNOR.ai, which is building a platform that lets developers deploy AI to devices more easily, raises $12M Series A led by Madrona Venture Group   —  “AI for Everyone, Everywhere” may sound like a science-fiction slogan, but it's actually the name given to software …
May 10, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Glassdoor to be acquired by Japanese HR giant Recruit Holdings for $1.2B, will remain a “distinct and separate part” of Recruit's HR technology business segment   —  Job review site Glassdoor has agreed to be acquired for $1.2 billion by Japanese HR giant Recruit Holdings Co.
May 8, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Mesosphere raises $125M Series D co-led by funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates and Koch Disruptive Technologies, bringing total raised to over $250M   —  Data centers have never been more powerful, but they've never been more complicated to manage.  Mesosphere is hoping that as hybrid …
May 7, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft commits $25M over five years for new “AI for Accessibility” initiative to help people with disabilities   —  Microsoft is committing $25 million over five years to develop artificial intelligence-powered technologies to help people with disabilities.
May 7, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft launches Microsoft Audience Network, an AI-based platform for advertisers that uses data from Bing, Outlook, Skype, LinkedIn, more to target audiences   —  Microsoft, which has quietly built a $6.9 billion/year advertising business through its Bing search engine …
May 3, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Amazon abruptly halts construction of new office in Seattle as it escalates fight over proposed city council tax on large companies to build affordable housing   —  Amazon is pausing construction on a new office tower at its Seattle headquarters and may put one of its biggest future office spaces …
May 3, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Seattle-based Upbound, which plans to build a multicloud platform on Kubernetes, raises $9M Series A led by GV   —  As more software factories add Kubernetes to their container strategies, a lot of people are getting excited about the container orchestrator's promise as a common platform across clouds and data centers.
May 2, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Seattle-based SkyKick, which builds software to help SMBs build their IT strategy, raises $40M, mostly from individuals, bringing total raised to $65M   —  Tectonic shifts in information technology strategies are hard to navigate, even for the biggest companies on the planet.
May 1, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context

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