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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Pixvana raises $14M Series A led by Vulcan Capital, with Microsoft and Cisco among investors participating, for its VR production platform SPIN Studio   —  What better way to pitch a virtual or augmented reality startup idea than to strap a bunch of headsets on the heads of venture capitalists …
Nov 20, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
AWS releases ONNX-MXNet, giving its support to the Open Neural Network Exchange introduced by Microsoft and Facebook earlier this year   —  The Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) deep-learning format, introduced in September by Microsoft and Facebook, has a new backer following Amazon Web Services' decision …
Nov 16, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Amazon sells AWS infrastructure assets in China to its Chinese partner Beijing Sinnet Technology Co. for as much as $300M, in order to comply with Chinese law   —  Updated 10:35pm: Amazon Web Services responded to reports out of China that it was exiting the country's cloud computing market with the following statement.
Nov 14, 2017, 2:45 AMIn context
Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire:
Amazon lands global television rights for The Lord of the Rings, with a multi-season commitment, to debut exclusively on Prime Video   —  “The Lord of the Rings,” the celebrated fantasy book series by J.R.R. Tolkien that became a worldwide film phenomenon is now headed to the small screen …
Nov 13, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Tableau reports Q3 revenue of $214.9M, up 4% YoY, vs. $219.4M expected; annual subscription-based revenue totaled $139.2M, up 204% from a year ago   —  Tableau Software stock is down Thursday after the company fell short of Wall Street expectations for profits and revenue.
Nov 2, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
AI-based customer profiling startup Amperity raises $28M Series B from Tiger Global and Madrona, one month after exiting stealth mode   —  Amperity is an early-stage company, founded less than two years ago and launching just last month — which makes its latest announcement all the more interesting.
Oct 28, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon has 540K employees after Whole Foods acquisition, nearly 7x that of Google and 4x that of Microsoft, is now the second-largest US employer after Walmart   —  Amazon added a whopping 159,500 employees in the last quarter, pushing its total employment to 541,900 people worldwide …
Oct 26, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Amazon Web Services revenue was $4.6B in Q3, up 42% YoY, as operating profit hit $1.2B; CFO says run rate reaches $18B   —  Amazon Web Services continues to grow quite strongly despite its size, and it crossed an interesting milestone during the third quarter: it contributed $1 billion in operating profit to the overall corporation.
Oct 26, 2017, 4:57 PMIn 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
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Amazon says it received 238 proposals from across North America for its second HQ   —  More than 200 metro areas entered to win Amazon's massive HQ2 contest before the Oct. 19 deadline — 238 to be exact.  —  Those proposals came from 54 states, provinces, districts, and territories across North America, Amazon announced Monday.
Oct 23, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context

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