Amazon HQ2: Portland area makes its pitch (Oct 20, 2017 20:09)
Portland, Clark County, Beaverton and Milwaukie each found a chunk of land it would set aside for...

Microsoft bets on fuel cells to reinvent power-hungry data centers (Oct 1, 2017 14:00)
The technology may one day allow data centers to generate electricity close by -- literally on to...

Laid-off Hewlett-Packard employee accused of shutting down Oregon's Medicaid computers (Sep 29, 2017 01:05)
Hossein Heydari, who had worked for Hewlett-Packard for 16 years before he was laid off in Octobe...

Amazon to open North Portland fulfillment center, hire 1,000 (Sep 19, 2017 00:42)
The online retailer announced the new facility on Monday, though it was publicly approved by the ...

Portland rental housing tool NoAppFee gets boost from city (Sep 15, 2017 21:29)
Portland will partner with a local entrepreneur to offer residents a single online destination wh...

A Portland tech leader's response to the Google engineer's sexist memo (Guest opinion) (Sep 2, 2017 16:30)
Damore's memo perpetuates the myth that women choose to be victims, when in reality we aren't aff...

'Watson Intelligence' examines machines' place in society (Sep 2, 2017 12:00)
CoHo Productions is approaching Madeleine George's "The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence...

Paul Ryan visits Oregon, preaches tax reform at Intel (Aug 23, 2017 21:06)
The speaker of the House said his chamber, the Senate and President Trump need to "get on the sam...

Intel says next Core processor a 40% step up in performance (Aug 21, 2017 16:25)
The eighth generation of its Core line, due out next month, will provide as much as a 40 percent ...

Silicon Valley steps up war against hate groups (Aug 17, 2017 15:03)
Google, GoDaddy and others are reversing their hands-off approach to content supported by their s...

Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Bill Gates as world's richest man (Jul 27, 2017 19:13)
Bezos owns about 17 percent of Seattle-based Amazon, whose stock has surged 40 percent since Jan....

House panel calls on tech CEOs to speak on net neutrality (Jul 26, 2017 14:44)
Committee chair Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, invites Facebook, Google, Verizon, Comcast and more t...

Worker dies in Intel accident, police say (Jul 13, 2017 13:25)
Police said Jay Elwell, 50, died while doing maintenance on a vertical industrial storage carousel.

Google, Twitter and other tech giants wage 'net neutrality' day of action (Jul 12, 2017 18:44)
The FCC is currently weighing how to repeal rules that prohibit Internet service providers from g...

Microsoft to close Wilsonville plant, lay off 124 workers (Jul 11, 2017 18:18)
In a Tuesday letter to the state, the company said the closure will eliminate 61 jobs effective S...

Microsoft unveils $10 billion plan to bring faster internet to rural areas (Jul 11, 2017 15:58)
The tech giant will rely on "white-spaces" technology with the goal of connecting 2 million peopl...

Bookmarks: Electronic Literature Organization moves to Vancouver (Jul 1, 2017 14:00)
Dene Grigar, president of the Electronic Literature Organization, discusses its work.

Amazon wants to build multi-story delivery drone hives (Jun 23, 2017 21:48)
Drawings in the application depict towers roughly six stories tall peppered with windows to allow...

Portland woman sues CenturyLink, alleging overbilling, hidden fees (Jun 20, 2017 22:40)
The class-action lawsuit filed in Portland Monday is the latest in a string of suits filed agains...

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

Silicon Forest Blog undergoes (minor, technical) transition (Jun 30, 2011 13:46)
Its official URL is now oregonlive.com/silicon-forest (note the hyphen.)

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