Weekly refresh: Microsoft’s campus refresh and Amazon’s new planes

by Sophie Kalt
June 24, 2019
photo via microsoft

Microsoft is revamping its Redmond campus. Microsoft’s going modern by making its headquarters more walkable. The campus totals 125 buildings in 15 million square feet and will have open spaces, a sports field and a skybridge over state Route 520. [GeekWire]

Amazon invests in shipping for Prime Free One-day program. If you thought Amazon’s free shipping couldn’t get any quicker, think again. Amazon partnered with GE Capital Aviation Services to lease an additional 15 Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to get stuff to your doorstep faster. [Press Release]

Aspen raised funding to make meetings more productive. Aspen raised $12 million to launch its Navigator tool. According to TechCrunch, the tool acts as a “chief of staff” and structures pre-meeting, in-meeting and follow-up tasks. [Built In Seattle]

LivePerson’s Seattle expansions trucks on. The AI software company officially opened its advanced technology center and plans to double its team from 110 to 220 employees by 2020. [Press Release]

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