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  • Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Amazon.com: Holiday Shopping Starts November 1st

    Forget waiting until after Thanksgiving dinner for starting your holiday shopping--Amazon.com said today that it is launching its holiday season on November 1st, starting with a promotion it calls "Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week". According to Amazon....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014

    F5 CEO McAdam Plans To Retire

    Seattle-based network equipment maker F5 Networks said late Wednesday that its President and CEO, John McAdam, plans to retire at the end of its Fiscal Year 2015. McAdam has held the position at F5 since the summer of 2000....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Microsoft Rolls Out It Own Wearable, The Band

    Microsoft jumped into the health and wearables market Wednesday, announcing the Microsoft Band, a wearable band which tracks a user's health and fitness....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Ecova Rolls Out New Product

    Spokane-based Ecova, which provides energy and sustainability management services, said it has rolled out a new, cloud-based software product aimed at utilities....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Mylio Targets Photo, Video Management

    Bellevue-based Mylio said today that it has launched a new, photo management system targeted at users looking to organize their photos and videos, from their computer, tablet, or mobile phone....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Planetary Resources Satellite Destroyed In Explosion

    Seattle-based Planetary Resources suffered a huge setback in its plans to mine asteroids for valuable minerals, after its first, experimental satellite was destroyed in the catastrophic failure of a rocket from Orbital Sciences on Tuesday evening....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Bright.md Finds $1M for Health Software

    Portland-based Bright.md, led by Ray Costantini and Mark Swinth, said this morning that it has raised a $1M, seed funding round for its health software. The funding came from Seven Peaks Ventures, along with the Portland Seed Fund and Oregon Angel Fund....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Amazon To Open Warehouse In Illinois, Hire 1000

    Seattle-based Amazon.com is continuing to build out its massive network of distribution centers, saying this morning that it plans to open up its first facility in Illinois next year, which will employe more than 1,000 full time workers. Amazon said it will invest $75M in the new facility....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Cray Gets Massive, $128M Contract For Weather Computer

    Seattle-based Cray has scored the largest, ever supercomputer contract for the company outside of the United States, via a $128M deal to supply its supercomputers to the United Kingdom for weather forecasting....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Vadio Announces $2M Funding

    Portland-based Vadio said Monday that it has raised $2M in a funding round. Vadio develops technology which matches up online music videos with online music streaming services, ad is led by Bryce Clemmer....Continue →

     
  • Monday, October 27, 2014

    Amazon.com Buys Rooftop Media

    Seattle-based Amazon.com has acquired Rooftop Media, which operates an online site focused on comedy clips. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Rooftop Media was venture backed by Azure Capital Partners. Rooftop Media is being acquired by Amazon.com's Audible audiobooks unit....Continue →

     
  • Monday, October 27, 2014

    Amazon's Streaming Media Device Only $39, $19 For Prime

    In a bid to win over consumers on the fence about Internet streaming to their televisions, Seattle-based Amazon.com rolled outi ts own, streaming media "stick", the Amazon Fire TV Stick this morning, saying it will offer up the device for only $39.00--or, only $19.00 for Amazon Prime members....Continue →

     
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