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  • Friday, November 21, 2014

    DocuSign Adds Three Strategic Investors

    Electronic signature software developer DocuSign, which has major operations in Portland, has added three big strategic investors to its latest funding round, the company said Thursday....Continue →

  • Friday, November 21, 2014

    Corvallis Arms Parking Police With Android Tablets

    Uh oh. It looks like the city of Corvallis, Oregon is arming its meter readers with some high tech tools, tapping a company to provide a new Android parking product on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 tablets to help streamline taking down names and numbers....Continue →

  • Friday, November 21, 2014

    Amazon Set To Launch Travel Site, Says Report is getting set to muscle into the online travel industry, with the launch of its own hotel booking site, according to reports Thursday....Continue →

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014

    Gates' Backed Uversity Finds More Funding

    Uversity, the educational analytics startup backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said Wednesday that it has raised additional funding, bringing the company's total raised to $11.4M. Exact size of the funding round was not disclosed....Continue →

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014

    Microsoft Azure Sees Major Downtime

    In a setback for customer confidence in Microsoft's Azure cloud, Microsoft had an eleven hour outage this week, which the company blamed on issues with performance issues with Azure Storage....Continue →

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014

    Amazon Pledges To Run Cloud With 100 Percent Renewable Energy

    Amazon Web Services,'s cloud computing arm, said Wednesday that it has pledged to run with 100 percent renewable energy over the long term. The company did not give a timeframe for reaching the goal. Amazon....Continue →

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    SolarWorld Ties With Enphase Energy

    Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld said today that it has linked up with Enphase Energy, in a strategic partnership around Enphase's microinverter products....Continue →

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Cheezeburger's Ben Huh Backs Honk, An Uber For Roadside Assistance

    Ben Huh, the head of Seattle-based Cheezburger Ntework, is one of the investors backing a new service, HONK, an Uber-like smartphone powered, on-demand service for roadside assistance. Honk said this morning that it has raised $1....Continue →

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Starbucks Starts Wireless Charging Rollout

    Seattle-based coffee retailer Starbucks has started rolling out wireless charging across its stores, starting with its location in the San Francisco Bay Area....Continue →

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    Automic Names New CEO

    Seattle-based DevOps automation software developer Automic said Tuesday that it had appointed a new CEO, Todd DeLaughter. DeLaughter was most recently CEO of Mformation Technologies, and also had served at Opalis, Compaq, and Hewlett Packard....Continue →

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    Nintex Sets Chief Marketing Officer

    Seattle-based Nintex said today that it has named Russ Mann as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer. Mann was most recently Chairman and CEO of Covario and Rio SEO, recently acquired by Dentsu Aegis. Mann also has served at Peregrine Systems, FICO, HNC (acquired by FICO), and Homestore....Continue →

  • Monday, November 17, 2014

    Unitas Seed Fund Gets $4M From Bill Gates and Other Seattle Angel Investors

    Seattle- and Bangalore, India-based seed investment firm Unitas Seed Fund said today that it has raised $4M in funding from 16, Indian investors, plus additional funding in an affiliated offshore venture fund from Bill Gates, Steve Singh, Diego Piacentini, and other Seattle tech executives....Continue →

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