Search for ("The Seattle Times") returned 27 online press releases or news articles from October 19, 1990 through January 8, 2000.
Friday, October 19, 1990
Three leading Seattle graphics software programmers with connections to Aldus and Atex publishing companies have formed a new company aimed at “mainstreaming” graphics use on personal computers.
Saturday, May 9, 1992
Axon Corp., a Seattle start-up company developing a mainstream business graphics program for use with spreadsheets and text programs on personal computers, has received $3.5 million in a second injection of venture funding.
Monday, October 19, 1992
Where Flight Simulator and PageMaker put cockpits and newspaper layouts on a computer screen, a well-financed Seattle start-up company is putting the familiar office and classroom "white board" on computers in hopes of bringing computerized drawing capabilities to the masses.
Tuesday, October 5, 1993
First it's back to school. Then it's the holidays. Then it's year-end inventory clearance.
Wednesday, August 23, 1995
Here's a switch: A software company that willingly shares its technology with Microsoft and helps the Redmond company improve and promote its own products. At a time when Microsoft competitors are complaining more stridently than ever about its dominance, Seattle-based Visio, a maker of software used for diagramming and drawing, is comfortable in the Microsoft shadow.
Saturday, September 16, 1995
Visio Corp., a drawing and diagramming software maker which early on tied its fortunes to the success of Microsoft's Windows platform, plans to go public.
Saturday, November 11, 1995
The seething demand for new stocks slammed into the Puget Sound region yesterday with an amazing reception for Visio Corp. shares.
Sunday, January 12, 1997
Here are recent brokerage-house and investment-advisory opinions affecting Pacific Northwest stocks. The Seattle Times neither advises against nor recommends purchase of these stocks. Stock symbols and stock quotations are listed in parentheses, the latter reflecting prices when reports were issued. Ratings definitions vary, but most companies have five rankings, which are, from highest to lowest:
Wednesday, January 22, 1997
SEATTLE - Visio stock climbed 2 percent today after the 7-year-old maker of computer diagraming software reported that first-quarter profit soared 110 percent over a year ago.
Thursday, February 27, 1997
Jeremy Jaech has one of those challenges that chief executives love: deciding how to keep growing quickly.
Thursday, July 24, 1997
SEATTLE - Visio, the maker of computer diagramming software, yesterday announced a two-for-one stock split.
Thursday, January 8, 1998
Visio, a Seattle-based software manufacturer, appears to be the first tenant in a new office complex under construction on the Seattle waterfront.
Wednesday, January 21, 1998
SEATTLE - Visio, a Seattle-based business software developer, said it has acquired InfoModelers, a privately held database-design company based in Bellevue.
Friday, January 23, 1998
SEATTLE - Despite Asian economic troubles, Visio increased its software sales in the region by more than 80 percent during the past quarter.
Sunday, March 15, 1998
As downtown Seattle sprouts glitzy new retail, office and residential developments, another face of the city is quietly emerging: From Pioneer Square to Lake Union, Seattle is becoming a high-tech mecca.
Thursday, May 21, 1998
For all the talk about innovation, technological progress and free markets, few companies had as much immediately at stake in the debate over Microsoft's future as Kao Infosystems.
Monday, July 13, 1998
SEATTLE - Visio, a producer of diagramming and technical-drawing software, has acquired Kaspia Systems, a privately held developer of automated network-auditing software based in Beaverton, Ore.
Thursday, December 24, 1998
Seattle-based Visio will lease an additional 133,000 square feet of space in an adjoining building of the new World Trade Center development on Seattle's waterfront.
Thursday, January 21, 1999
SEATTLE - Visio shares were down 33 percent today after an analyst reduced his rating on the company's stock following the company's report of a 36 percent profit gain in its first quarter.
Tuesday, February 2, 1999
SEATTLE - Visio, the producer of diagramming and drawing software, said its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 2 million shares of its stock over the next two years.
Friday, July 9, 1999
Shares of Seattle-based Visio plunged today after the maker of software for computer-aided drawing and diagramming warned that third-quarter earnings won't meet analysts' expectations because of delays in closing several large sales.
Thursday, August 12, 1999
In a year when technology stocks' spasms on Wall Street have left investors with jaws dropped, Seattle-based Visio's performance barely has triggered a yawn.
Wednesday, September 15, 1999
Microsoft has agreed to purchase Visio, a developer of design and diagramming software, for about $1.3 billion in stock.
Saturday, October 30, 1999
The Justice Department has decided to look into Microsoft's proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Visio, a Seattle maker of diagramming software, the companies disclosed late yesterday.
Monday, December 13, 1999
SEATTLE - Visio, which makes business diagramming and technical software, said its shareholders approved its merger agreement with Microsoft at a special shareholders' meeting today.
Thursday, January 6, 2000
WASHINGTON - Microsoft's $1.26 billion purchase of Visio, a Seattle-based developer of design and drawing software, received Justice Department antitrust clearance, Visio said today.
Saturday, January 8, 2000
SEATTLE - Microsoft yesterday said it completed its acquisition of Seattle-based Visio, a maker of diagramming software, for approximately $1.5 billion in stock.