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Nat Levy / GeekWire:
T-Mobile and Sprint announce the 30 and six cities respectively they plan to build out 5G for, including Dallas and LA, which will be available next year   —  The race to the next generation data network — 5G — is heating up.  —  T-Mobile and Sprint — the nation's third …
Feb 27, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Dropbox has saved almost $75M since 2015 by moving from AWS to custom-designed infrastructure and software   —  After making the decision to roll its own infrastructure and reduce its dependence on Amazon Web Services, Dropbox reduced its operating costs by $74.6 million over the next two years …
Feb 23, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Drew Atkins / GeekWire:
Profile of Microsoft President and CLO Brad Smith, who has a long reputation for taking initiative on complex business and legal issues facing the tech industry   —  As the tech industry's unofficial diplomat to Washington, D.C., Microsoft President Brad Smith found himself in a bit of a bind.
Feb 22, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Intel changes bug bounty program from invitation-only to a public program, adds reward of up to $250K for Spectre-like side-channel chip vulnerabilities   —  Intel is promising up to $250,000 to security researchers who uncover new side-channel vulnerabilities in its processors …
Feb 14, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Frank Catalano / GeekWire:
St. Louis-based Varsity Tutors, which develops an online platform for learning, raises $50M Series C from Learn Capital, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and others   —  Varsity Tutors, an education technology startup that combines live experts with an online and mobile platform for learners …
Feb 14, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Seattle-based VREAL raises $11.7M Series A led by Axioma Ventures to build a VR game live-streaming platform   —  Seattle virtual reality startup Vreal has landed an $11.7 million Series A round to continue building out what it calls the first VR live streaming and broadcast platform.
Feb 7, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Cloud-based IT management startup Apptio acquires VMware spinoff Digital Fuel for $42.5M   —  Apptio added another another product to its lineup Friday with the acquisition of Digital Fuel, a fellow provider of tools that help companies manage their cloud computing expenditures.
Feb 2, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
SheerID raises $18M Series B, helps companies verify online identities of certain customers like students or the military for eligibility to special offers   —  Portland's SheerID is trying to give web companies a secure and easy way to verify whether prospective customers belong to a special group …
Jan 24, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription fee from $10.99 to $12.99 but keeps the $99 annual membership option unchanged   —  Amazon is increasing the monthly price option for Prime from $10.99 to $12.99 as it continues to expand the reach and benefits of the popular fast-shipping program.
Jan 19, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon narrows HQ2 search to 20 cities from 238 proposals, 19 in the US and Toronto in Canada, and says it expects to make a decision in 2018   —  Amazon has selected 20 cities to move to the next phase in its HQ2 selection process, the latest twist in an unprecedented headquarters search that has turned into a national curiosity.
Jan 18, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context

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