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SweetLabs helps OEMs lose bloatware with new service

SweetLabs unveiled its new App Install Platform for device manufacturers today, which will help provide an opportunity for OEMs to promote software to their users without resorting to pre-installing it on their device. It’s an attempt by the company, which has an engineering office in Seattle, to get manufacturers to ditch the “crapware” that they… Read More

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Pokki maker SweetLabs expanding in Seattle, keeping Windows Start menu alive

Who says the Windows Start Menu is dead? SweetLabs, a San Diego-based company whose Pokki app platform replicates the functionality of the old-fashioned Start menu on the traditional Windows 8 desktop, has moved its Seattle engineering outpost to a larger location in Pioneer Square to accommodate additional expansion. The company’s Seattle office has grown to… Read More

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San Diego startup SweetLabs picks Seattle for new office

We’ve been writing a lot about California tech juggernauts establishing operations in Seattle, from Facebook to Salesforce.com to Zynga. But it is not just the big dogs salivating over Seattle’s technical talent. SweetLabs, a four-year-old San Diego company which just scored $13 million from Intel Capital, Google Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners, has established a Seattle office… Read More