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  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Amazon Web Services Targets Bay Area Developers With Pop-Up Shop

    Taking a clue from the popularity of "pop up" retail boutique stores, Amazon Web Services said today that it is re-opening a "pop up loft" to help startups learn more about its cloud services in San Francisco....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Motiga Names VP

    Bellevue-based online game studio Motiga said today that it has named David Reid as the company's new Senior Vice President, Publishing....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Microsoft Chops 2100 As Axe Falls Again In Redmond

    Redmond-based Microsoft is cutting a total of 2,100 employees and shutting Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley labs, as the latest round of cuts announced in July ripples through the computer software giant....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Porch Funding Reaches $33M

    Seattle-based Porch, the online site which lets users take a peek at their neighbor's home improvement projects, said today that it has now raised $33M in funding--including a big, $27.6M funding Series A funding earlier this year....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    MyAutoCloud Names VP

    Bellevue-based eOnWard, which develops MyAutoCloud, a software product aimed at helping auto dealerships and service center interact with customers, said today that it has named Tom Kain as the company's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Auth0 Raises $2.4M

    Seattle-based Auth0, a developer of APIs and software for helping manage app authentication and authorization, has raised $2.4M in a funding round. The funding came from Bessemer Venture Partners, and also included K9 Ventures, Portland Seed Fund and NXTP Labs....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Cray Wins $13M Contract In Sweden

    Seattle-based Cray said today that it has won a $13M contract in Sweden, with the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. According to Cray, the deal covers the installation of a next-generation, Cray XC supercomputer....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    PECI Acquired By CLEAResult

    Portland, Oregon-based PECI, which manages energy efficiency programs for utility providers, governments, and other clients, has been acquired by fellow energy efficiency operator CLEAResult. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Bezos' Blue Origin Set To Help Deliver Astronauts To Space

    Blue Origin, the space rocket startup backed by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is set to help deliver astronauts to space, in a deal with Boeing, according to reports. Details on Blue Origin's role have not yet been announced....Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 15, 2014

    Jama Software Names CFO

    Portland-based cloud collaboration software developer Jama Software has named Barry Allen as its new CFO, the company said last week. Allen joins the company from Corbis, where he was President and Chief Operating Officer; he also served at Market Leader, Move....Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 15, 2014

    Glympse Launches New Map Tool

    Seattle-based Glympse, the developer of location sharing technology which is backed by Menlo Ventures, Ignition Partners, Verizon Ventures, Naya Ventures and UMC Capital, says it has rolled out a new tool to share a dynamic map of a Glympse user's present whereabouts, on any app....Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 15, 2014

    Microsoft Buys Minecraft Maker Mojang

    Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. confirmed this morning that it is buying Mojang, the developer of the immensely popular game Minecraft, in a deal worth $2.5 billion. According to Microsoft, Mojang will become part of Microsoft Studios. The deal is expected to close in late 2014....Continue →

     
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