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Getting in on the secret of Pixar's 'hidden' speakeasy

A Pixar animator opened a small access door in his office, got on his hands and knees, and crawled through the opening to discover a "secret" room. The rest, as they say, is history.

By May 19, 2012


iPhone 5 reservations go live from Deutsche Telekom

A German network is doling out pre-orders for the iPhone 5, but keeping it hush-hush, like a 1920s speakeasy. Come this way.

By September 5, 2011


Speakeasy toasts $24 million in financing

The funding is the largest amount the company has received to date.

By March 16, 2004


DSL provider thinks Firefox is foxy

Speakeasy becomes first ISP to package the open-source browser into its service, hoping to woo the tech-savvy crowd.

By January 26, 2005


Speakeasy takes in $6 million

Broadband service provider Speakeasy announced Monday that it raised $6 million in a second round of funding led by new investor Cornerstone Ventures and previous investors Matthew Norton and Granite Ventures. Speakeasy provides high-speed Internet access, mainly with DSL (digital subscriber line) technology, to consumers and businesses in the United States. Speakeasy Chief Executive Officer Mike Apgar said in a statement that the Seattle-based company has enough funding to reach profitability but will use the additional cash to hasten its expansion into the small and midsized business markets, build its network into regional areas, and beef up its coverage in selected urban areas.

June 10, 2002


ISP helps members sell Net to neighbors

Independent broadband provider Speakeasy is allowing subscribers to resell their Internet access via wireless set-ups--turning their homes into Wi-Fi hot spots.

By July 8, 2003