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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
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft's Andrew Shuman says firm is playing the long game with Cortana after Amazon and Google overshadowed Cortana smart home and SDK announcements at CES   —  LAS VEGAS — Lost in the shuffle of Amazon and Google's digital assistant showdown this week at CES is another tech giant's virtual brain: Microsoft's Cortana.
Jan 13, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Online legal directory Avvo says it has been acquired by Internet Brands, which owns WebMD and others; Avvo was reportedly valued at $650M in 2015   —  Seattle-based Avvo, which runs an online legal directory, marketplace and reviews site, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Internet Brands …
Jan 11, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Report: US VC funding hit $84B in 2017, most since the dotcom boom, across 8,076 deals, fewest since 2012; unicorns accounted for 23% of funding, 0.9% of deals   —  Venture capitalists were busy in 2017, pouring $84 billion into 8,035 companies across the U.S..
Jan 11, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context

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