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2014-04-02 12:32:40

First major report using data from the BrainSpan Atlas of the Developing Human Brain shines a light on where genes are turned on in the brain during mid-pregnancy, what goes wrong in developmental disorders like autism, and what makes human brains unique SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, with a detailed map of where different genes are turned on and off...

2014-02-19 08:28:49

- Portland Trail Blazers Rejoin 25 NBA Teams Using Ticketmaster - LOS ANGELES and PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), announced today a long-term contract with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Rose Quarter, which includes the team's home arena, the MODA CENTER, and the adjacent Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Trail Blazers return to Ticketmaster's ticketing services, rejoining 25 of NBA teams already...

2013-12-12 08:22:20

Vulcan Capital Managing Director Abhishek Agrawal To Join TrueCar.com Board of Directors SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the negotiation-free car-buying platform, today announced that it raised $30 million of funding from Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital. TrueCar.com intends to use the funds to fuel market expansion, invest in product development and further build the TrueCar.com brand. This investment was made from Vulcan's new Silicon Valley based...

2013-09-04 12:36:18

Computer Scientist and Entrepreneur Oren Etzioni Will Oversee Launch of Major Institute in Seattle SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Inc. Chairman Paul G. Allen announced today that Dr. Oren Etzioni has joined his family of organizations as the Executive Director of his artificial intelligence institute based in Seattle. Etzioni will be in charge of expanding the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence with new hires, and directing and developing a wide range of AI...

2013-05-22 12:26:40

All-star lineup of collaborators include Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Chrissie Hynde, Joe Walsh, Derek Trucks, David Hidalgo, Ivan Neville, Doyle Bramhall II, and more NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned philanthropist, Microsoft co-founder, and music veteran Paul Allen and his hard-working band the Underthinkers have completed their first album and major label debut, Paul Allen and The Underthinkers' Everywhere At Once. The all-star, 13-song program of...

2013-03-22 23:02:57

Two Additions Join Board of Directors: Steve Hall of Vulcan Capital and Dawn Lepore, Ex-CEO of Drugstore.com Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Seattle-based ℠big data´ shopping startup Decide.com today announced that it closed on an $8 million Series C funding round, led by Vulcan Capital. Also participating in the third round are current investors Maveron and Madrona Venture Group. This brings Decide.com´s total amount raised to $17 million and makes Decide.com the...

Amazon Buys Seattle HQ For $1.16 Billion
2012-10-07 10:13:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In what is probably going to be the largest U.S. office transaction of the year, Amazon.com Inc., the world's largest online retailer, has agreed to buy the 11-building complex where their headquarters is housed in Seattle for $1.16 billion. Located in the South Lake Union neighborhood, the campus has 1.8 million square feet of space, breaking the price down to about $644 per square foot. In a filing with the U.S. Securities...

2012-06-03 10:20:13

In the news release, Faye Allen, mother of Paul G. Allen, dies at 90, issued 03-Jun-2012 by Vulcan Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifteenth paragraph, second sentence, should read "She grew up with four older brothers and a younger sister, in a close family that nurtured her outgoing personality." rather than "She grew up with four older brothers, in a close family that nurtured her outgoing personality." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete,...

2012-06-03 06:20:10

SEATTLE, June 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faye Allen cherished reading and believed in the power of books. From her childhood job at a small town Oklahoma library to her book-filled home near Seattle, she surrounded herself with literature of every genre and from throughout the world. As she used to ask, "What's better than a good book?" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120603/SF17845-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120603/SF17845-b ) It was a simple motto that passed...

2012-04-12 06:26:37

SEATTLE, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have identified similarities and differences among regions of the human brain, among the brains of human individuals, and between humans and mice by analyzing the expression of approximately 1,000 genes in the brain. The study, published online today in the journal Cell, sheds light on the human brain in general and also serves as an introduction to what the associated publicly available dataset can...