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Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon and Comcast partner to bring Prime Video to Comcast Xfinity X1 set-top boxes, rolling out over the next week   —  Amazon and Comcast are teaming up to bring the tech giant's video streaming service into the Xfinity cable universe.  —  Amazon Prime Video will launch on the Comcast Xfinity X1 boxes …
Dec 5, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
New book outlines Microsoft's product roadmap: new Surface Pro and Laptop, “ambient devices”, and cheaper Xbox One S in 2019; new Surface Book and Hub in 2020   —  Next year will be a busy one for Microsoft's Surface division, if a new book about the organization is any indication.
Nov 29, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft releases 2018 diversity figures: 28% of its workforce is female, up 1% YoY; 19.9% of technical roles are held by women and 19.7% of leadership roles   —  Like much of the tech industry, Microsoft says it is focused on making its workplace more diverse and inclusive …
Nov 14, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft begins rolling out updates to Mixer, its Twitch rival, for expanded audience participation and creator monetization   —  It's been more than two years since Microsoft bought the Seattle game-streaming service Beam, later rebranding it as Mixer, and now the tech giant is revealing …
Nov 1, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Online lending exchange LendingTree acquires Seattle-based online insurance marketplace QuoteWizard for $300M   —  Insurance comparison marketplace QuoteWizard has been acquired by LendingTree for $300 million, and the price tag could rise even more should the bootstrapped Seattle startup continue its recent record-setting growth.
Oct 5, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Bill Gates-backed social recommendations startup Likewise launches its free iOS and Android apps, lets friends track and share their favorite things   —  A new startup cooked up by one of Bill Gates' top executives, hatched in his office and funded by the Microsoft co-founder himself …
Oct 3, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Documents show Nest's plans to enter the digital health business via the acquisition of Senosis, a startup focused on smartphone-based health monitoring systems   —  Google-owned Nest has been secretly laying the groundwork for a move into digital health products, a potential new line of business …
Sep 19, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
SEC filing: mobile marketplace OfferUp is raising a $150M round and has already raised $39M of it   —  OfferUp is raising a huge round of funding as the mobile marketplace continues to grow and battle a crowded field of competitors.  —  According to a filing with the U.S. Securities …
Aug 10, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
DocuSign acquires Chicago-based cloud document management company SpringCM for $220M in cash to grow its business beyond electronic signatures   —  DocuSign said it has agreed to acquire SpringCM, a Chicago-based cloud document generation and contract management company, for $220 million in cash.
Jul 31, 2018, 4:46 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Zillow expands its Zillow Rental Manager service by letting US landlords collect applications and rent   —  Zillow Group today debuted new features that let people pay rent and apply for apartments through its website, the latest example of the Seattle tech giant's move to cover a bigger portion of the home rental and sales processes.
Jul 31, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context

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