Uber, Lyft run afoul of city rules more often than taxis (Sep 14, 2016 16:57)
Most violations have to do with paperwork, but other issues raise questions about the driver hist...

People pay this Portland woman to help them find love online (Sep 8, 2016 18:00)
"I want to help people connect," says Ladan Radafshar. "I love helping people find love."

Uber moving to up-front fares in Portland (Sep 8, 2016 16:47)
Starting this week, Uber is pricing rides in Portland less like a taxi company and more like an a...

New drone rules could revolutionize Oregon industry. Here's how (Sep 2, 2016 19:16)
But you'll still have to wait for Amazon package delivery.

Once homeless, entrepreneur hopes to revolutionize the way renters find homes (Aug 30, 2016 16:54)
NoAppFee.com screens potential renters against every vacancy in a market, eliminating the need fo...

Portland Development Commission provides money, mentoring to help minority entrepreneurs succeed (Aug 19, 2016 16:39)
The Portland area has more minority-owned businesses than ever before. The city's development com...

Uber wants Oregon Legislature to allow ride-hailing apps statewide (Aug 4, 2016 17:44)
In a meeting with The Oregonian/OregonLive's editorial board on Tuesday, the company said it had ...

Jaguar Land Rover expanding Portland startup incubator (Jul 27, 2016 22:45)
The company said Wednesday it has broken ground on a 20,000-square-foot expansion to its site in ...

Apple, Facebook give timber town Prineville a jolt (Jul 26, 2016 17:27)
The digital revolution is giving Crook County and its main town, Prineville, a second chance.

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion, marking end of an era (Jul 25, 2016 13:46)
It is the second time in as many years that Verizon has snapped up the remnants of a fallen inter...

Google affiliate wanted to take over Portland's parking, transit management (Jun 28, 2016 12:00)
Google sibling Sidewalk Labs sent Portland and other finalist cities documents that offer a rare ...

Amazon chooses Portland area for 3rd bookstore (Jun 20, 2016 13:14)
In a March story, the New York Times described the Seattle store as "clean and well-lit and corpo...

New version of TriMet Tickets app includes Lyft, Car2Go tie-in (May 4, 2016 18:57)
The newest version lets users book a ride through the ride-hailing app Lyft or reserve a rental t...

Housing non-profit Bienestar taps engineer for technical know-how (Apr 20, 2016 12:01)
David Cintron, recently elected Bienestar board president, brings an engineer's methodical though...

Apple Maps adds Portland-area transit data (Apr 11, 2016 19:21)
Apple now includes Portland transit data in its Maps app, which has been the default navigation s...

2 large cancer centers join OHSU and Intel's data sharing cloud (Mar 31, 2016 17:38)
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research in Toron...

Beaverton teen engineers, their long-armed robot are best in the West (Mar 31, 2016 14:29)
A team of 15 high school students from the Bethany neighborhood built a robot with exceptional sp...

Spending $35,000 of Mentor Graphics' money on 'fun things' lands ex-manager in prison (Mar 24, 2016 20:50)
Ricky A. Jones, 58, of Allen, Texas, was convicted on March 24 of aggravated first-degree theft a...

Twitter turns 10, struggles with growth, profits (Mar 21, 2016 23:01)
The world's first tweet, which was sent by co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006, read "just s...

Microsoft: Dancers in school-girl outfits had no place at Xbox party (Mar 19, 2016 20:35)
The Redmond, Washington-based tech giant says it was "unequivocally wrong" for hosting a party wi...

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...

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