Wyden objects to anti-terrorism rules for Google, Facebook and other websites (Jul 28, 2015 22:35)
The Oregon Democrat contends that tech companies "should not be subject to broad requirements to ...

Salmonella outbreak traced to two days at tech conference (Jul 28, 2015 13:41)
More than 50 people were infected, with about 90 percent needing medical attention. Multnomah Cou...

Nike, Apple agree to proposed FuelBand class action settlement (Jul 28, 2015 12:00)
Proposed settlement would apply to anyone who purchased a Nike+ FuelBand between Jan. 19, 2012 an...

Don’t just read all of the stupid things I say about Portland startups, listen to them (Jul 23, 2015 19:38)
No. I didn’t start another podcast. But for reasons beyond my comprehension, I get asked to...

With startups, it’s all about the timing: Startup Weekend Vancouver (Washington) postponed (Jul 23, 2015 16:58)
While the team, the execution, and the initial idea are important, the success or failure of most...

We Code: Nike and Puppet Labs host second women’s hackathon (Jul 23, 2015 06:46)
Portland has no shortage of hackathons. But it’s always nice to see something with a partic...

REMINDER: Portland’s black founders take the stage for Pitch Black, Thursday (Jul 23, 2015 06:14)
As we work toward building a more diverse and inclusive Portland startup scene, we’re seein...

Driven by Intel, Hillsboro added over half a billion dollars in 2014-15 construction (Jul 22, 2015 22:26)
Expansion at Intel continued to drive Hillsboro's economy during fiscal year 2014-15.

Got a favorite tech founder? Nominate her or him for the OEN Wyatt Starnes Memorial Award (Jul 21, 2015 18:47)
For all the things we do well, we do an incredibly poor job of celebrating successes and recogniz...

Apple Watch may be a dud, but iPhone sales continue to soar (Jul 20, 2015 19:22)
Analysts expect another powerhouse performance from the California tech giant when it reports qua...

Salmonella outbreak in Portland sickens more than 50 (Jul 17, 2015 22:50)
Investigators traced the outbreak to a four-day Open Source Bridge Conference at the Eliot Center...

WITCHing hour: Women In Tech, Coding, and Hacking gather for Summer Soiree (Jul 15, 2015 22:45)
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: Portland is, by its very nature, ...

Google Fiber joins Obama's low-cost Internet initiative (Jul 15, 2015 16:56)
Google Fiber said it will offer free Internet service with no up-front cost in "select" public an...

Did AWS Device Farm sound familiar? That’s because Amazon acquired Portland startup AppThwack to build it (Jul 14, 2015 17:18)
Last week, the Web was all abuzz with this nifty new mobile testing environment from Amazon calle...

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns under fire from users (Jul 10, 2015 21:50)
Steve Huffman, a Reddit co-founder, is taking over as CEO, the San Francisco-based company said F...

We love our technology, but it comes with real-world risks (Jul 9, 2015 19:09)
Computer outages at United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and The Wall Street Journal on W...

The more Ignites, the better. Lesbians Who Tech host Portland Tech Ignite Talks (Jul 9, 2015 06:50)
The Ignite format. It’s engaging. It’s entertaining. It’s the perfect format fo...

Microsoft will cut 7,800 jobs as phone business struggles (Jul 8, 2015 17:41)
Microsoft's Windows Phone system has gained little traction against Apple's iPhone and Google's A...

Hatful of holo: Small Society cofounder Raven Zachary starts his next venture, Object Theory, a Microsoft HoloLens shop (Jul 8, 2015 03:36)
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: the Portland startup scene is gra...

The Internet moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and consider peas and guacamole once in a while, you could miss it. (Jul 8, 2015 02:36)
Oh Internet. I’m just recording this one for Portland posterity. Because, man, did that esc...

Hewlett-Packard's former COO Bill Veghte quits before split (Jun 30, 2015 16:33)
He had been helping to lead the separation of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s business-services unit.

Did Google car cut off rival's self-driving vehicle in traffic? Both sides say 'near crash' exaggerated (Jun 26, 2015 20:27)
Cutting off another self-driving car in traffic probably isn't the best way to convince the rest ...

Jaguar Land Rover could see tax breaks under $4 million Portland expansion plan (Jun 23, 2015 22:58)
Jaguar Land Rover wants to expand in Portland, and city officials hope to help the company do so ...

Should Portland restrict Car2Go's parking privileges to prevent 'stacking' problems? (Jun 21, 2015 17:12)
PBOT is in the process of finalizing a new annual permit for Car2Go, which currently requires the...

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015: Winners and losers (Jun 20, 2015 22:29)
The video-game industry's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which occupied the Los Angeles Co...

Google to remove 'revenge porn' from its web searches (Jun 20, 2015 21:59)
Google traditionally has resisted efforts to erase online content from its Internet search engine...

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dead at 95 (Jun 19, 2015 15:58)
Comcast said in a statement that Roberts died Thursday night in Philadelphia of natural causes.

Could 2015 be the year of the digital wallet? Apple, Google add new pay-by-phone features (Jun 19, 2015 15:32)
The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsol...

AT&T fined $100 million over 'unlimited' data plans (Jun 17, 2015 19:12)
The FCC said the company misled consumers into buying plans they believed would give them unlimit...

Q&A: Net neutrality rules take effect today. Here's what you need to know (Jun 12, 2015 19:54)
New rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prevent companies from blocking or sl...

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