Well that was a crazy week

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PewDiePie, the world’s most popular YouTuber, is back making more racist comments

PewDiePie, the world’s most popular YouTube broadcaster with over 57 million subscribers, is back once again making racist comments. The broadcaster, real name Felix Kjellberg, lost a lucrative

Google Acqui-Hires Work Chat Startup Pie To Build Engineering Team In Southeast Asia

Google is building its first engineering team devoted to Southeast Asia, and the search giant has gobbled up Pie, a Slack-like team communications app based in Singapore, to kick start things off.

Pie Eats Up $1.2M For Its Enterprise Messaging Service For Non-Techies

Pie, the Singapore-headquartered enterprise messaging service for 'normals' that we profiled last summer, has raised a $1.2 million Series A round as it prepares to monetize its service.

With $800,000 In Seed Funding, Pie Wants To Take A Slice Of The Enterprise Collaboration Market

Pie is the latest contender to launch in the enterprise collaboration space. It competes with services like Slack, which recently raised an impressive $42.75 million, as well as a host of other compan

Lytics Unveils Real-Time Analysis For “Moneyball” Results

<a target="_blank" href="http://lytics.io/">Lytics</a> made its debut today at the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.piepdx.com/">PIE</a> (Portland Incubator Experiment) Demo Day with the unveling

Looking To Sink Their Teeth Into Some Tasty Northwest Startups, Google Takes A Bite Of PIE

If you haven't heard of <a href="http://www.piepdx.com/">PIE</a>, it's probably because you don't live in the Pacific Northwest. But the Portland Incubator Experiment has already amassed such an impr

Babe + Pie Throwing Machine = Xbox Commercial?

“Let’s play beautifully, Xbox”? I don’t get it, Microsoft Japan. Maybe, just maybe, you meant to say, “Let’s play nice.” I’m not too sure, but I’m glad my Mom