Help watchdog Uber and Lyft in Portland: Share your experiences at #UberLyftPDX (Apr 26, 2015 08:54)
Are you planning on taking Uber or Lyft this weekend in Portland? Good, bad or evil, The Oregonia...

Flying into PDX? You won't be able to take an Uber until at least early May (Apr 24, 2015 20:40)
Lyft and Uber have yet to apply for permits to operate at PDX.

New tales to tell? Digital storytelling accelerator Oregon Story Board opens applications for next class (Apr 23, 2015 22:11)
When it comes to the world of tech startups, there are any number of startup accelerators from wh...

FCC said to oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger (Apr 23, 2015 17:50)
Representatives of the two biggest U.S. cable companies were told that FCC officials are leaning ...

There is another Skywalk… err SXSW and you and a friend could go: Apply to SXSW V2V (Apr 23, 2015 05:30)
If you’re in the startup scene, you’re already likely aware that there is an annual e...

Longing for the days of Geocities? You’re going to love Neocities (Apr 22, 2015 18:08)
There was a time before blogs and social media and all of that, when the democratization of the W...

Portland makes Uber and Lyft legal -- for now (Apr 22, 2015 05:34)
Amid angry jeers from Portland taxi drivers, the City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to allow ri...

They’re playing our song: CenturyLink acquires Portland startup Orchestrate to deliver next generation data services (Apr 21, 2015 16:56)
For many startups, the promise of substantially growing their businesses comes with strong partne...

Here's how Washington County and Hillsboro spent $72 million in Gain Share money (charts) (Apr 18, 2015 16:10)
Advocates for Gain Share say the program fairly reimburses local governments for signing SIP deals.

Uber back in Portland in 'a matter of days'? New plan up for City Council vote (Apr 18, 2015 12:55)
In danger of breaking their four-month-old promise to Uber, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Comm...

Apple buying timberland in latest environmental effort (Apr 16, 2015 13:29)
It's also promising to use more renewable power overseas, where Apple relies heavily on contract ...

More saplings than seeds: Portland Seed Fund reveals their latest investments (Apr 14, 2015 21:51)
It’s always nice to see startups getting the support they need from local resources. And th...

A Startup Weekend that reflects Portland’s successes: Portland Startup Weekend B2B (Apr 14, 2015 17:23)
It’s no secret. Portland is a behind the scenes, business to business kind of town. Our mos...

Tech industry pushes Congress to act on patent trolls (Apr 14, 2015 15:41)
America's drugmakers, universities and trial lawyers claim that patents are the lifeblood of Amer...

Uber a rebel no more? Company promises it's done defying Portland taxi laws (Apr 10, 2015 01:47)
Under pointed questioning at a public hearing, Uber on Thursday promised not to relaunch its cont...

House Speaker Tina Kotek pushing alternate Gain Share bill to fight Washington County-backed proposal (Apr 10, 2015 00:33)
Lawmakers on opposing sides of an effort to reform the program agree that it has become too costly.

GameStop's Simply Mac buys The Mac Store in continued expansion effort (Apr 9, 2015 16:46)
Simply Mac is acquiring all 10 Mac Store locations, and the acquisition brings Simply Mac's total...

Joseph Rose: Does the Apple Watch violate Oregon's distracted-driving law? (Apr 9, 2015 12:03)
There's nothing illegal about looking at your watch behind the wheel. But if you've seen the non-...

16-screen 'video display wall' debuts at Hillsboro Civic Center (Apr 8, 2015 23:58)
The display aspect ratio is 16:9, compared to the previous projector screen's ratio of 4:3.

Google leases new downtown Portland office (Apr 8, 2015 17:01)
The web search and advertising giant confirmed its plans in a statement to the Portland Business ...

ACT-W Portland: A conference to advance the careers of tech women (Apr 8, 2015 03:22)
If you want to build products that are used by a wide variety of people, it’s incredibly im...

A shared future: TechfestNW hosts a conversation about the sharing economy (Apr 7, 2015 19:39)
The Portland startup scene has always been collaborative and collegial. So it would stand to reas...

Gesturing makes speakers more interesting. Now it makes the presentation more interesting too. (Apr 7, 2015 16:44)
It’s a well known fact that gesticulating and gesturing makes speakers appear more engaging...

Uber pays $67,750 in Portland fines as taxi recommendations go to City Council (Apr 7, 2015 00:04)
With City Hall considering new regulations to allow ride-hailing smartphone apps in Portland, Ube...

Hillsboro company nLight to help build missiles for Navy, Air Force (Apr 6, 2015 20:17)
nLight will perform "laser assembly" for Raytheon, a major defense contractor.

Catch GameLoading: Rise of the Indies in Portland next week (Apr 3, 2015 16:26)
Portland’s indie gaming scene continues to grow and flourish, fueled in part by the wealth ...

Microsoft takes Clackamas County to tax court over 'excessive' increase in property value (Apr 3, 2015 15:46)
Microsoft is taking Clackamas County to tax court, requesting millions of dollars in tax reductio...

Gain Share bill advances in Legislature despite 'big questions' in committee (Apr 2, 2015 18:24)
"We don't know what this finished product is going to look like."

Portland may allow Uber to return with 'surge pricing,' special rules (Apr 2, 2015 02:02)
Cab companies have plenty of reasons to be concerned about draft recommendations from the citizen...

With Gain Share program under fire, Washington County bill makes concessions (Apr 1, 2015 22:24)
Sen. Ginny Burdick said "the discussion is far from over."

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