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  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    Apptio Names Execs

    Seattle-based Apptio, the developer of cloud-based, business management software led by Sunny Gupta, has named two new executives this morning. Apptio said it has named Barbara Gordon as Chief Customer Officer, and promoted Larry Blasko to Chief Revenue Officer....Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    Outerwall To Be Acquired By Apollo Management

    Bellevue-based Outerwall, the parent company of Redbox and Coinstar, said this morning that has reached a deal to be acquired by private equity investor Apollo Global Management. The deal is worth approximately $1.6 billion. The two said that Apollo will pay $52.00 per share in cash for Outerwall....Continue →

  • Monday, July 25, 2016

    Cloak Acquired By StackPath

    Seattle-based Cloak, a developer of secure virtual private network (VPN) apps for iOS, has been acquired by a new security-as-a-service startup, StackPath. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced....Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Silicon Valley VC Loses Life On Oregon's Rogue River

    A Silicon Valley venture capitalists--vacationing in Oregon--has died as a result of a kayaking accident, the VC's family and firm said today. Mark R....Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    F5 Names Marketing Head

    Seattle-based network traffic shaping appliance maker F5 said late Thursday afternoon that it has named Ben Gibson as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President....Continue →

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    Amazon Opens Another Fulfillment Center In Texas announced this morning that it is opening up yet another fulfillment center in the state of Texas, this time in Houston....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 Enters Student Loan Market: Discount For Amazon Prime Members

    Seattle-based said today that it has linked up with Wells Fargo Educational Financial Services, and will offer up student loans to its customers--including offering up discounted student loan interest rates for Amazon Prime Student members....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016

    NetMotion Wireless Expands In Japan

    Seattle-based NetMotion Wireless, which develops mobile performance management tools, has expanded into Japan, and named a new head of its efforts in that country....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Impinj Sees Bump In IPO

    Seattle-based Impinj, a developer of RFID chips and products, had its IPO this morning, seeling 4,800,000 shares of its common stock at $14.00 per share last night, and trading up around 23 percent in morning trading at around $17.27. The company now trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market as PI....Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    TableSafe Gets PCI Certification

    Kirkland, Washington-based restaurant payment platform developer TableSafe announced today that its RAIL 2 payment system has achieved PCI PTS certification, the credit card industry's security, data integrity, and privacy protection standard....Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos An Alien In Star Trek Film

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has landed a roled in the new Star Trek Film, Starfleet Official, according to reports, playing an alien as part of the new film. Bezos is listed as part of the cast on Amazon's IMDB as a "Starfleet official" in the yet-to-be-released film....Continue →

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Cray, Deloitte Link On Cyber Threat Analytics

    Seattle-based supercomputer maker Cray, and advisory firm Deloitte Advisory said this morning that the two have linked together to launched a new, high speed supercomputing threat analytics service called Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics....Continue →

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