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Jillian Stampher / GeekWire:
Owner of an aerial photography firm, who operated a drone that crashed and knocked out a woman, was found guilty of reckless endangerment, sentenced to 30 days   —  A Seattle man was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Friday after a drone he was operating injured two people during the city's 2015 Pride Parade.
Feb 27, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Amazon Studios wins its first-ever Oscars with best foreign language film for “The Salesman” and best original screenplay for “Manchester by the Sea”   —  Amazon Studios won its first-ever Academy Awards on Sunday night, taking home three Oscar statues …
Feb 27, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Jillian Stampher / GeekWire:
Google.org donates $11.5M to 10 orgs focused on racial equality in justice system, including $5M to Center for Policing Equity that tracks police behavior   —  Google has committed $11.5 million in grants to organizations working to reduce racial inequalities in the criminal justice system …
Feb 23, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Jillian Stampher / GeekWire:
New York tech firm CafeX Communications files federal trademark suit against AWS over Chime, Amazon's new online conferencing system   —  A New York-based tech company has filed a federal trademark suit against Amazon Web Services over the name of the cloud giant's newly launched Chime online conferencing and collaboration technology.
Feb 23, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft strikes exclusive cloud deal with Flipkart, Amazon's biggest online retail rival in India, as a first step in a broader strategic partnership   —  Flipkart, the top online marketplace in India, has agreed to adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform …
Feb 20, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Q&A with Bill Gates on his work as an adviser to Microsoft, the evolution of the company, and his focus on natural language processing and virtual assistants   —  It has been nearly a decade since Bill Gates left his day-to-day role at Microsoft, but he still has a connection to the company …
Feb 18, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
Verizon has acquired Skyward, a Portland-based startup that makes commercial software to help track and manage drones   —  Verizon is bolstering its efforts in drones with the acquisition of Skyward, a Portland-based startup whose software helps commercial drone operators in industries …
Feb 16, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Zillow Group beats expectations with Q4 revenue of $227.6M, up 34% YoY, and says it expects to surpass $1B in 2017 revenue; stock down 5%+   —  Zillow Group expects to reach a new milestone in 2017: the $1 billion revenue mark.  —  The Seattle-based online real estate giant today posted its fourth quarter earnings report.
Feb 7, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon now has more than 341K employees after adding 110K people in 2016 alone; CTO cites increase of fulfillment capacity by 30% for driving headcount   —  Amazon added more than 110,000 employees during the past year, topping 341,000 people as of the end of 2016 thanks largely …
Feb 3, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Tableau Q4 beats expectations with revenue of $250.7M, up 24% YoY, stock up 14% after hours   —  Shares of Tableau spiked 14 percent in after-hours trading after the data analytics company beat analyst expectations for its fourth quarter earnings report.  —  The Seattle-based company posted revenue …
Feb 2, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context

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