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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Trucking and freight-booking startup Convoy raises $185M Series C led by CapitalG at a $1B valuation, bringing its total raised to $265M   —  After serving 14 years for the Royal Canadian Navy, Ira Lawrence was ready for a new adventure.  He and his wife decided to start a trucking company in 2017 …
Sep 21, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
A roundup of all the major announcements from Amazon on Thursday, from a new microwave to a subwoofer to new Alexa skills and developer tools   —  Microwave.  Subwoofer.  Smart plug.  In-car device.  —  Those are just a handful of the new devices Amazon debuted on Thursday …
Sep 21, 2018, 12:30 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
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Carnegie Mellon's Andrew Moore to join Google Cloud as new head of AI later this year, as current leader Fei Fei Li returns to Stanford   —  After an interesting year for Google Cloud's artificial intelligence group, Andrew Moore, dean of computer science at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University …
Sep 10, 2018, 2:41 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Marketing chatbot company Drift acquires Siftrock, developer of email reply management software which has clients including Glassdoor, Okta, and SurveyMonkey   —  The path to profitability and acquisition doesn't always require hoards of venture capital dollars.  —  That's what Siftrock just proved.
Sep 4, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Microsoft services, including Office 365 and Azure Active Directory, suffer extended downtime after problems at its South Central US data center due to weather   —  Some Microsoft Azure customers with workloads running in its South Central US data center are having big problems coming …
Sep 4, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Federal judge converts temporary restraining order on 3D-printed gun blueprints into long-term injunction, siding with WA and other states in suit vs. US gov't   —  A federal judge in Seattle extended his order banning the release of instructions for 3D-printed firearms Monday …
Aug 27, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Cloud-based file transfer company WeTransfer acquires FiftyThree, which makes the popular Paper app, including its entire patent portfolio and executive team   —  File-sharing company WeTransfer has acquired the Paper and Paste creative apps from FiftyThree.
Aug 21, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Frank Catalano / GeekWire:
Microsoft will launch Minecraft: Education Edition on the iPad in September, says the school version now has 35M licensees in 115 countries   —  Just in time for back-to-school, “Minecraft: Education Edition” is coming to Apple's iPad.  And also for the first time, a set of features created …
Aug 20, 2018, 10:21 AMIn 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

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