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  • Monday, June 29, 2015

    Uber Buying Assets From Microsoft Bing

    On demand ride service Uber is acquiring a number of assets--and roughly 100 employees--from Microsoft and its Bing search engine, according to reports Monday, as part of an effort by Uber to improve its mapping abilities. Full details on the acquisition had not yet been announced by the company....Continue →

  • Monday, June 29, 2015

    Oregon Startup Fund At Risk

    A small, $1.9 million seed investment fund, the Oregon Growth Fund--managed by the Oregon Growth Board--faces a shaky future, as it has been removed from the state budget, according to a report from the Portland Business Journal....Continue →

  • Monday, June 29, 2015

    VIEVU Acquired By Safariland

    Seattle-based body camera developer VIEVU has been acquired by public safety and outdoor products maker The Safariland Group, the two said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Friday, June 26, 2015

    Panopto Wins University of Arizona

    Seattle-based Panopto, which develops video capture software which lets users search for and find content in video, has deployed its systems with the University of Arizona, the company said this week. Financial details of the win were not announced....Continue →

  • Friday, June 26, 2015

    PayRange Gets $12M For Vending Machine Payments

    Portland- and San Jose, California-based PayRange announced that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. The startup, which is headed by Paresh Patel, said the funding came from Matrix Partners....Continue →

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Amazon Web Services Opens City On A Cloud Challenge

    Seattle-based Amazon Web Services has opened up entries into its second City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, its competition that looks to spur local and regional governments to leverage Amazon's cloud services....Continue →

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Radiant Vision Systems Acquired By Konica Minolta

    Redmond-based Radiant Vision Systems, a developer of automated vision inspection systems for the flat panel display industry, has been acquired by Konica Minolta. Financial terms of the acquisition ere not disclosed....Continue →

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Indix Finds $15M For Product Information Database

    Seattle-based Indix, which operates a giant database of product information used by e-commerce, retail, brands, and other customers, has raised $15M in a Series B funding. The funding came from Nokia Growth Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and Avalon Ventures. Indix is led by Sanjay Parthasarathy....Continue →

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Apptio Names Shintaffer CFO

    Bellevue-based cloud-based business management software developer Apptio has shuffled its executive staff, saying Tuesday that it has named Kurt Shintaffer, one of the company's co-founders, as Chief Financial Officer. Shintaffer was previously SVP of Worldwide Finance and Accounting....Continue →

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Amazon Brings HDR To Prime Instant Video

    Seattle-based has rolled out new, High Dynamic Range (HDR) support to its video streaming service, Amazon Instant Video, in the first rollout of the technology on a video service. HDR is a software technique which increases the dynamic range of shadows and highlights in photos and videos....Continue →

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Auth0 Raises $6.875M For Single Sign On Toolkit

    Seattle-based Auth0, a developer of software aimed at making identity authorization easier for developers, said today that it has raised $6.875M more in funding. The funding came from Bessemer Venture Partners and K9 Ventures, both existing investors in the company....Continue →

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Appuri Finds $2M In Seed Funding

    Seattle-based Appuri, which is developing a platform which uses big data to help product teams measure and understand churn and retention, has raised $2.0M in a seed funding, the company said Tuesday....Continue →

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