Soft landing: Portland startup Glider acquired by FPX, product to continue (Apr 23, 2014 06:24)
Startups move quickly these days. Portland startup Glider was no exception. The formation, rapid ...

Supreme Court hears arguments in Internet TV case (Apr 22, 2014 21:49)
The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo Inc., which...

Back in the thick of it: Portland startup mentor, advisor, and investor Scott Grout joins Cedexis as CEO (Apr 22, 2014 15:50)
Sometimes, you can just tell that people are itching to get back in the game. Take Scott Grout. T...

Niners fans unhappy about Seahawks colors on new Bay Area trains: Commuting roundup (Apr 21, 2014 15:49)
Good morning, road warriors.

Nike FuelBand is/was small part of Nike big picture (Apr 21, 2014 14:46)
In response to news report, Nike says it will continue to "sell and support the Nike+ FuelBand SE...

Just Do It? Here's a product placement Nike could have done without (Apr 21, 2014 00:42)
Nike's brand phrase, Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers show up on New York's Common Cor...

Nike backing away from FuelBand, CNET reports (Apr 19, 2014 20:52)
FuelBand was introduced just two years ago; it has had plenty of competitors for a share of $330 ...

Rip Van Winkle goes to Angel Oregon 2014 (Apr 17, 2014 17:28)
Now, just add zeroes.

Portland-based Nouvola wins Angel Oregon Showcase, $256,000 check (Apr 17, 2014 16:52)
The company, which aims to help firms avoid disastrous online launches, takes home a $256,000 check.

DevOps patterns distilled: New Relic FutureTalk with Gene Kim (Apr 16, 2014 19:20)
I’ve been super impressed with the folks New Relic has been rounding up to speak at its Fut...

University of Oregon's Steve Huter inducted into Internet Hall of Fame (Apr 16, 2014 15:57)
Although most Oregonians have never heard of Huter, he has been devoted to growing the Internet's...

Pouring fuel on the fire: Beaverton’s Act-On Software raises $42 million (Apr 15, 2014 15:16)
Yeah, yeah. I know I was really working on not hyping funding announcements, this year, but this ...

Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle touts local workforce, products to Japanese businesses (Apr 14, 2014 20:54)
Business Oregon is also taking delegates to Taiwan, but Mayor Denny Doyle said he only plans to p...

We’re putting the band back together: Urban Airship cofounders reunite in Portland to take on the next phase of the company (Apr 14, 2014 20:22)
Sure sure. You’ve heard the stories before. Cofounders reuniting to pursue another venture ...

Comcast and Kitzhaber: Cable giant donates to Oregon governor's re-election campaign (Apr 12, 2014 02:40)
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, on a fundraising trip to the East Coast, hauls in donations from Comc...

I, for one, welcome our robot overlords controlled by teenagers (Apr 11, 2014 21:09)
It’s that time of year again. You know, the annual robot invasion. Students and their robot...

Nike opens high-tech office in San Francisco (Apr 10, 2014 22:45)
The new office apparently curtails the role for developing high-tech products at the company's Wo...

Airbnb amends terms of service to allow collection of Portland's lodging tax (Apr 10, 2014 20:29)
The website agreed last month to collect the lodging taxes paid by hotels and motels in its homet...

Here’s the roadmap to the camp: ProductCamp Portland happens this weekend (Apr 10, 2014 07:04)
You know Portland. It’s all camp camp campity camp. Camp this. Camp that. It’s just h...

I don’t always get scooped, but when I do, I get scooped by TechCrunch: Moot rebrands as Muut (Apr 10, 2014 05:43)
Now, let’s be honest here. Silicon Florist? Not exactly a “breaking news blog.”...

The word of the day in Internet security news is 'Heartbleed' (Apr 9, 2014 21:57)
And it's a very troubling security flaw that could expose up to two-thirds of internet users to i...

From one Reedie to another: Switchboard inherits Demolicious Cup from fellow Reed alum at Knock (Apr 9, 2014 20:06)
You just have to love Demolicious. I mean, where else can you get compelling demos of amazing sta...

Looking for more exposure for your startup? There’s still time to apply to SXSW V2V (Apr 9, 2014 18:26)
In today’s market, getting above the noise can be a challenge for any startup. Sometimes, g...

Portland maintains nation's lowest office vacancy, boosted by big tech expansions (Apr 7, 2014 19:28)
According to brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, Portland ended the quarter with an office vacancy rate...

Company Camera: Intel Corp. (Apr 3, 2014 20:31)
In which the world's dominant maker of microprocessors explains why the letters of its name have ...

Airbnb to pay San Francisco hotel taxes (Apr 2, 2014 13:39)
Out of the 32,000 cities worldwide where Airbnb operates, San Francisco and Portland, would be th...

Why phone makers won't help TriMet end 'Apple picking'; roadkill (it could be what's for dinner in Michigan): Commuting roundup (Apr 1, 2014 14:37)
Good morning, road warriors.

Is free stuff enough of an incentive to change driver behavior? Mojio thinks so (Mar 31, 2014 20:56)
Would you start your commute an hour earlier if it meant getting a free Americano from Starbucks?

Why does Siltronic need $2 million worth of water? (Mar 28, 2014 20:44)
The company could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool nearly twice every day, using "ultra pure w...

As Portland's largest water users bankroll utility district campaign, opponents question who benefits (Mar 28, 2014 20:42)
Siltronic Corp. spent $2 million on water and $1.4 million on sewer services in the past fiscal y...

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