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Intuit buys online appointment startup Full Slate

Full Slate, a Seattle-based company that provided appointment scheduling tools to small businesses, announced today that it has been acquired by personal finance giant Intuit. The company will be joining Intuit’s Small Business Management Solutions Business and will be working closely with Demandforce, a San Francisco-based small business marketing and communications company acquired by Intuit… Read More

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Photos: Intuit uses downtown Seattle street as driving range

Some people had visions of duffers driving golf balls against the sides of skyscrapers after hearing about Intuit’s plans to take over a portion of Seattle’s Second Avenue with a temporary driving range. But the reality was far more tame. The entire range was fully enclosed in nets, eliminating the possibility of any broken windows…. Read More

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InfoSpace’s unusual evolution continues with $287 million purchase of TaxACT

InfoSpace, the dot-com survivor that has pivoted multiple times throughout its 16-year history, is embarking on yet another voyage. The Bellevue company today announced the acquisition of TaxACT, the number two player in online tax preparation software. InfoSpace is paying $287.5 million for TaxACT, with plans to keep the company as a subsidiary operating out of… Read More