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Geek of the Week: Splunk’s Brad Lovering on big data and ‘disruptive transitions’

Brad Lovering is a veteran of the tech industry in the Seattle region — having worked at Microsoft for more than two decades, rising through the company to join the elite ranks of Microsoft technical fellows. He was known for his work on products including Biztalk Server, .NET, Visual Studio, Windows Communication Foundation and Visual Basic, among other… Read More

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Sports Hack Day: A 48-hour sports-themed hackathon during Super Bowl weekend

While most people will spend Super Bowl Sunday sitting on their couches, a group of hackers, data crunchers and sports fans will be doing something a little bit different in Seattle. Two nights before the Feb. 3 Super Bowl, developers and designers will come together for a unique weekend-long, sports-themed hackathon called Sports HackDay that culminates… Read More

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Ignition-backed Splunk files for IPO

Fast-growing business intelligence software company Splunk — a San Francisco company that established a branch office in Seattle last year — has filed to raise up to $125 million through an initial public offering. Today’s filing should not come as a big surprise, since Bloomberg News reported last October that the company was considering an… Read More

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Ignition-backed Splunk eyes IPO

Splunk, a fast-growing business intelligence company backed by Ignition Partners and others, is considering an initial public offering that could value it for as much as $1 billion, sources tell Bloomberg News. San Francisco-based Splunk established a branch office in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood last year under the direction of former Microsoft Technical Fellow… Read More