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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Home interior design AR app Hutch raises $10M Series A led by Zillow   —  Zillow Group is not only a leading online real estate portal, but now the company can call itself an investor, too.  —  The Seattle-based online real estate powerhouse announced Wednesday that it is the lead investor …
Jul 14, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Mike George, Amazon VP who oversaw Alexa and Echo, is retiring after nearly two decades with the company; he will be replaced by Tom Taylor, SVP Amazon Payments   —  Mike George, the Amazon vice president who oversaw two of the company's most successful products — the Alexa virtual assistant …
Jul 14, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Pet-sitting startup Rover raises $65M round led by Spark Capital for international expansion   —  Typically in today's technology world, startup founders sit on one side of the room, pitch ideas to investors, and hope to land funding for their company.  —  But when you're growing as quickly as Rover …
Jul 13, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ignition Partners managing partner Frank Artale resigns at firms request after allegations of misconduct   —  Frank Artale, a managing partner at Bellevue, Wash.-based venture capital firm Ignition Partners, has resigned at the firm's request after allegations of “misconduct” against him …
Jul 12, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Ex-Twitter engineers raise $10.5M Series A for microservices management startup Buoyant   —  Buoyant, a 13-person startup led by former Twitter engineers and now backed by a former member of Twitter's board of directors, has raised a $10.5 million Series A round to apply lessons learned …
Jul 11, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois departs amid layoffs; Kurt DelBene named chief digital officer   —  Microsoft's Chief Information Officer Jim DuBois has left his post, the company confirmed Friday.  —  DuBois was on sabbatical and decided to leave Microsoft as part of the reorganization of its global sales staff …
Jul 7, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon Prime now has 85M US subscribers, up 35% YoY and double two years ago, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners study finds   —  Amazon continues to add more Prime members who end up spending more with the site, on average, than regular customers.  —  The latest analysis …
Jul 6, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft announces general availability of Workplace Analytics tool, an Office 365 add-on, to let managers track employee productivity   —  Microsoft today released a new tool that lets company leaders track how teams spend their time.  —  The new program, Microsoft Workplace Analytics …
Jul 5, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Make.tv, a cloud-based video management firm, raises $8.5M led by Voyager, with Microsoft Ventures, Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital, and Arnold Ventures   —  Microsoft Ventures, Vulcan Capital, and Arnold Ventures are joining initial investor Voyager Capital in pumping $8.5 million into Make.tv …
Jun 29, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
McMansion Hell architecture criticism blog returns and Zillow drops its complaint against the EFF-supported blogger after backlash over fair use of images   —  The architecture criticism blog McMansion Hell is back up and running days after a threatening cease-and-desist letter from Zillow Group scared …
Jun 29, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context

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