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  • Friday, February 27, 2015

    Vulcan Capital Backs Second Life Creator's New Startup

    Seattle-based venture investor Vulcan Capital, Paul Allen's investment firm, has backed the founder of Second Life in another virtual world venture....Continue →

  • Friday, February 27, 2015

    Itron Names Vice Chairman

    Liberty Lake-based smart meter maker Itron said Thursday that it has named Lynda Ziegler as the company's new Vice Chairman of its board. Itron said that Ziegler's position was created as part of the board's succession planning process....Continue →

  • Thursday, February 26, 2015

    PlayFab Lands $7.4M For Backend Game Tools

    Seattle-based PlayFab has reportedly raised $7.4M in a funding round, according a report. The funding came from Benchmark Capital, along with Madrona Venture Group, Startup Capital Ventures, and angels....Continue →

  • Thursday, February 26, 2015

    OpenDoor Looks To Bring Instant Home Sales To Portland

    Homeowners in Portland will soon be able to submit their homes online for a near-instant sale, thanks to the expansion plans of a Silicon Valley startup....Continue →

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Parallels Buys 2X Software

    Renton-based Parallels said Wednesday that it has acquired 2X Software, a developer of application virtualization, remote application delivery, and mobile device software. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. 2X Software was based in Dallas, Texas....Continue →

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Unify Square Gets $8.2M From Microsoft, Others

    Bellevue-based Unify Square, a provider of software and services built around Microsoft's Lync and Skype software, said this morning that it has raised $8.2M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Microsoft, as well as angels from Yahoo, IBM, and Ariba....Continue →

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    Cray Installs Supercomputer In Poland

    Seattle-based supercomputer maker Cray reported Tuesday that it has installed one of its Cray XC30's in Poland. Cray said that the supercomputer was sold to Stalprodukt S.A., a global steel processor, which is using the supercomputer for structural analysis modeling....Continue →

  • Monday, February 23, 2015

    Intellectual Ventures Looks To Tack On $7.5M To Symantec Award

    Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures is looking to tack on another $7.5M on top of the $17M jury award it won earlier this month from Symantec, over patents it holds in the security software area. Intellectual Ventures filed the motion in Delaware, saying it is also owned interest in the case....Continue →

  • Monday, February 23, 2015

    Itron Taps Former Western Digital CFO For Board

    Liberty Lake, Washington-based smart meter maker Itron said today that it has named former Western Digital CFO Timothy Leyden to its board of directors. Leyden has been CFO of Western Digital until September of last year, when he retired....Continue →

  • Monday, February 23, 2015

    Airbiquity Expands In Japan

    Seattle-based Airbiquity, which develops software used in the connected car market, said last week that it has expanded in Japan, adding three full time personnel to its office in Tokyo....Continue →

  • Friday, February 20, 2015

    Urban Airship Lands $21M

    Portland-based Urban Airship said Friday that it has raised $21M, bringing its total raised to $67.6M. The new, Series D funding came from August Capital, Foundry Group, Franklin Park Associates, QuestMark Partners, True Ventures and Verizon Ventures....Continue →

  • Thursday, February 19, 2015

    X5 Solutions Acquired By NewSpring Capital

    Seattle-based X5 Solutions, a provider of cloud-based software for the telecommunications industry, has been acquired by private equity firm NewSpring Capital. Financial details of the acquisition deal were not announced....Continue →

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