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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Name.Kitchen Looks To Help Entrepreneurs Cook Up Not-Com Domain Names

    A new website, called Name.Kitchen, created by Bellevue-based domain registry Donuts, is hoping to help entrepreneurs and small businesses cook up new names for their companies....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Skytap Rolls Mobile App

    Seattle-based SkyTap, the developer of DevOps and related software development and deployment products, is taking advantage of the ubiquity of smartphones with the release of a new mobile app....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Intellectual Ventures In IP Deal With Shazam

    Bellevue-based patent storehouse Intellectual Ventures said today that it has signed an intellectual property deal with Shazam, the developer of the popular music recognition app. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed....Continue →

     
  • Monday, March 30, 2015

    Jama Software Finds $20M

    Portland-based Jama Software, which develops cloud-based tools for managing software development, has raised $20M in a new funding round. The funding came from Updata Partners, along with Trinity Ventures, Madrona Venture Group and the Oregon Angel Fund....Continue →

     
  • Monday, March 30, 2015

    MicroVision Gets $8M From Partner

    Redmond-based MicroVision said Friday that it has received a $8M, license fee payment from a partner. The name of the partner was not announced. According to MicroVision, the payment is an up-front license fee, and is part of an earlier announced licensing deal for its PicoP display technology....Continue →

     
  • Monday, March 30, 2015

    Amazon.com Launches Home Services Marketplace

    Seattle-based Amazon.com has launched itself into the world of on-demand marketplaces this morning, saying that it has launched a new Amazon Home Services store, which will help customers book appointments with home services providers in dozens of categories. Amazon....Continue →

     
  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Flywheel Drops Seattle Fare To $5

    On-demand taxi ride application developer Flywheel is looking to gain some market share in Seattle, saying this week that it will offer $5, flat rate rides in the city as part of a promotion. Flywheel said the offer runs through April 6th....Continue →

     
  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Microsoft Buys LiveLoop For Office Collaboration, Says Report

    Microsoft has acquired collaboration software developer LiveLoop, according to a report, to help bolster its collaboration in Microsoft Office. Financial terms of the acquisition have not yet been announced. According to ZDNet, Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Ignition Venture Partners Looks To Raise $200M In Sixth Fund

    Bellevue-based Ignition Venture Partners is looking to raise $200M in a new fund, the venture investment firm's sixth, in a new effort disclosed in a regulatory filing by the firm....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Amazon Expands Prime Now Into Dallas

    Amazon.com has made another expansion of its Prime Now one hour delivery service, this time in Dallas, Texas, the company said this morning. Amazon also offers up the speedy delivery in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami. The company has two fulfillment centers in Dallas....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    X5 Solutions Buy By Private Equity Firm Completes

    The acquisition of Seattle-based X5 Solutions, the provider of hosted, unified communications (UC) services and SIP trunking services, by private equity firm NewSpring Capital is now complete, the companies said today. The deal had originally been announced on February 19th....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Cray Gets Oil and Gas Win

    Seattle-based Cray reported Tuesday that it has scored a "significant" contract with oil and gas company Petroleum Geo-Services (PPGS). Size of the win was not announced....Continue →

     
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