Weekly Refresh: Rover’s Walmart Deal, PowerA Acquired, and More

November 16, 2020
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House of Sorcery turning empty Seattle tech offices into art. The art collective launched in September. It’s been collaborating with companies and turning commercial spaces into interactive artistic experiences. [Built In Seattle]

Wyze Labs unveiled new robot vacuum. The smart home gadget is available to preorder now for $200. Preorders will ship January of 2021. [Built In Seattle]

Rover partnered with Walmart. Walmart Pet Care will promote the pet care startup through Walmart.com. This will help boost its business, which saw a downturn due to the pandemic. [GeekWire]

Adaptive Biotechnologies developing new COVID immunity test. The biotech company researches the adaptive immune system to develop products that can diagnose or treat diseases. It’s working on the launch of its T-Detect COVID-19 test. [Built In Seattle]

ACCO Brands Corporation to acquire PowerA. Seattle-based PowerA provides third-party video gaming accessories. Its management and employees will stay with the business in their current roles. [Businesswire]

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