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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
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Samsung showcases Bixby integration in new products including “family hub” smart fridges, QLED TVs, and Harman in-car displays   —  Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are the ubiquitous technologies at CES this week, with integrations into a wide range of products …
Jan 10, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
HP, Asus, Acer, and others plan to integrate Alexa into some of their Windows 10 desktops and notebooks this year   —  Amazon Alexa will soon arrive on Windows PCs, creating new competition for Microsoft's built-in Cortana voice assistant.  —  Hardware makers HP, ASUS …
Jan 8, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
T-Mobile is acquiring Denver-based TV tech company Layer3 TV and says it will launch its own wireless TV service to compete with Comcast, others, in 2018   —  T-Mobile says it will launch its own TV service in 2018, expanding its competitive focus beyond the U.S. wireless giants to target major cable …
Dec 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft drops suit against the US DoJ after the department announced new policy to limit use of gag orders by prosecutors for accessing customer data   —  Microsoft says it's dropping a suit against the U.S. Justice Department that targeted a tactic commonly used by prosecutors …
Oct 24, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Atlas Informatics, a search engine for your digital footprint, says it is shutting down; Atlas raised $20M+ last November   —  Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, led by Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter, plans to shut down and stop offering its search technology as of Oct. 25 …
Oct 20, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon seeks proposals from cities for a second HQ in North America, a “full equal” to Seattle HQ, and says it'll invest $5B+ and grow it to 50,000 employees   —  Amazon plans to build a second headquarters in a North American city to be determined, saying the new $5 billion campus will be a …
Sep 7, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Dara Khosrowshahi's email to Expedia employees expresses optimism about his new role as Uber CEO but acknowledges that he's scared   —  Dara Khosrowshahi, the longtime Expedia CEO, emailed employees of the travel giant this evening as news broke that he had accepted Uber's offer to be its next chief executive.
Aug 29, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft debuts Surface Plus hardware subscription program for trade-in upgrades after 18 months and no-interest financing for two years   —  Microsoft is launching a new subscription program for buying Surface computers and tablets in much the same way that many people now purchase smartphones …
Aug 1, 2017, 12:10 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

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