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  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    Redfin: Life In Seattle Wins Over Boston

    Online real estate Redfin says that life in Seattle is better than Boston--throwing its own take on the Super Bowl rivalry between the cities....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    SmartRG Sets Engineering VP

    Vancouver, Washington-based SmartRG, which makes gateways, accessories, and other equipment for the broadband access market, said this week that it has named Tim Bennington-Davis as the company's new Vice President of Engineering....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Zipwhip Gets $5M To Text Enable Your Landline

    Do you wish you could get text message on that old landline? Seattle's latest funded company, Zipwhip, does just that, using the cloud to make it so your landline phone can be used to send and receive text messages....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    CHEF's Hale Returns To DFJ As EIR

    Bryan Hale, one of the first employees of CHEF, the IT automation software startup once known as Opscode, has returned to investment firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson as an Executive-in-Residence....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Lattice Semiconductor Buys Silicon Image For $600M

    Hillsboro, Oregon-based Lattice Semiconductor said Tuesday that it is acquiring fellow wireless semiconductor developer Silicon Image, in a deal worth $600M. Lattice said it would pay $7.30 per share in cash for Silicon Image, which is based in Sunnyvale, California....Continue →

     
  • Monday, January 26, 2015

    Zillow, UW Team For $10,000 Housing Hackathon

    Do you have the next, big idea to use technology to help first time homebuyers buy their first house? Seattle-based Zillow and the University of Washington are behind an upcoming hackathon which will award $10,000 to the team which comes up with the best idea in the area, backed by the White House, Continue →

     
  • Monday, January 26, 2015

    AlphaCipher Targets Government Market With New Unit

    Seattle-based AlphaCipher, the provider of security and privacy services which recently acquired Vadium, said Friday that it has formed a new subsidiary to specifically target the U.S. Government market....Continue →

     
  • Friday, January 23, 2015

    Expedia Buys Travelocity For $280M

    Bellevue-based travel site Expedia is acquiring fellow online travel site Travelocity, in a deal worth $280M in cash, the two said Friday. Expedia is acquiring Travelocity from travel technology provider Sabre....Continue →

     
  • Friday, January 23, 2015

    Amazon.com Buys Annapurna Labs For $350M

    Seattle-based Amazon.com has acquired semiconductor design firm Annapurna Labs, in a deal reportedly worth between $350M and $375M. Annapurna Labs was in stealth mode, and had not announced any details of its products. Annapurna Lab swas venture backed by ARM and Walden International....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015

    Tack Adds Local Publisher As Advisor

    Seattle-based startup Tack, which is developing software which converts social media posts on businesses into ads--to help those businesses find new customers--said this week that it has added a new advisor to the firm....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015

    PlayFab Enhances Game Software

    Seattle-based PlayFab, the developer of cloud-based software tools and services aimed at video game developers, said Thursday that it has launched a big set of new features for its software....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015

    Amazon To Stream Original Series For Free Saturday

    In a first, ever move to let non, Amazon Prime members stream video off its Prime Instant Video site, Amazon.com said Thursday that it will make ten episodes of its original series, Transparent, available on Saturday. Amazon said the move is a celebration of the series' win of two, Golden Globes....Continue →

     
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