Mayor Charlie Hales "misspoke" on Scott Kveton case as district attorneys continue reviews (Jul 23, 2014 23:03)
The mayor spokesman says Hales' assertion that the Scott Kveton case was going to be scheduled to...

How Uber ride-sharing sneaked into Vancouver -- and why it can't enter Portland (video) (Jul 23, 2014 17:30)
If Uber can't operate in Portland, with its strict ordinances designed to protect the taxi indust...

Remembering Nike Chalkbot: Five years ago, a project for Tour de France had a lasting impact on the Portland startup scene (Jul 23, 2014 06:02)
We still talk about Chalkbot a lot. Sort of in a “remember when” kind of way. Not abo...

Portland startup GraphAlchemist celebrates OSCON week by open sourcing Alchemy.js (Jul 22, 2014 21:31)
While Portland is always an open source focused town, OSCON is the annual reminder that we’...

An august August: TechFestNW 2014 draws a respected lineup of tech speakers from — and to — Portland (Jul 21, 2014 21:56)
There have been a number of changes for TechFestNW—the annual tech event run in conjunction...

Airbnb, acting as Portland's lodging tax collector, won't hand over users' names or addresses (Jul 21, 2014 18:24)
As the city moves to legalize Airbnb-style short term rentals, the arrangement takes away one too...

It wouldn’t be OSCON week without a Ground Kontrol party (Jul 17, 2014 20:11)
Yes, it’s true. OSCON—O’Reilly’s annual open source convention—is b...

Microsoft layoffs will total 18,000, including 1,351 in Seattle area (Jul 17, 2014 13:21)
Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that of the up to 18,000 jobs, about 12,500 professional and factor...

Time to give back: Supporting an entrepreneur who has supported many of us, Shelley Gunton (Jul 16, 2014 21:49)
There are so many people in the Portland startup scene who take time to help other folks out. It&...

Comcast's 'customer service call from hell' reverberates, raises questions about how and whether to cut the cord (audio) (Jul 16, 2014 19:05)
Wondering whether and how to cut the cord with your cable provider, without the hassle?

What’s your glitch? Glitch Lab, Portland-built image glitching at its finest (Jul 16, 2014 18:09)
You know how there are awesome projects all over Portland that you either a) don’t know abo...

Portland, home to the world’s first collectively owned, decentralized silent disco sound system — if this campaign funds (Jul 15, 2014 21:46)
What if you could attend an event where you got to hear a DJ spin at whatever volume you wanted b...

An open source Bitcoin ATM? Of course it would happen in Portland (Jul 15, 2014 18:38)
Portland is known for rethinking banks. From startups like Simple to bigger banks and credit unio...

Taplister calls it quits (Jul 15, 2014 16:47)
The innovative Portland-based taplist app pulls the plug at the end of August

Kicks and starts: Lessons for would-be entrepreneurs from the crowdfunding trail (Jul 12, 2014 15:05)
It's worth reviewing some of the business lessons Kickstarter and other crowfunding platforms hav...

Bringing the developer community together: PDX Dev Week plans weeklong series of events, July 28 (Jul 11, 2014 20:51)
Portland has a great community of developers. And maybe, that’s something that we should do...

Rentin’, readin’, and returnin’: Portland’s iFlipd creates a platform for renting ebooks — and getting value out of recycling them (Jul 11, 2014 16:08)
Leave it to Portland. I mean, when one of your landmarks is an entire city block crammed full of ...

Urban Airship CEO takes 'leave of absence' following sexual assault allegations (Jul 9, 2014 01:33)
"I care way too much about Urban Airship to try to resolve this issue and simultaneously lead the...

Soccer scandals to sex on a train: Google starts removing search results in Europe (Jul 3, 2014 20:17)
The world's biggest search engine said it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results people...

Google Glass slowly taking over professional sports as it captivates fans (Jun 30, 2014 22:13)
Google Glass is slowly becoming more common in sports as teams and broadcasters try to bring fans...

Cory Doctorow, sci-fi writer and tech activist, to speak at Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard libraries (Jun 29, 2014 16:44)
The YA/adult novelist and blogger will discuss how to explain today's digital world to children, ...

Kevin Rose sells NW Portland house he planned to demolish; new owner considering options (Jun 28, 2014 12:58)
Tom Saunders, a longtime Portland redeveloper who describes himself now as mostly retired, says h...

City of Beaverton outlines steps for potential Google Fiber installation (Jun 26, 2014 13:14)
Google has said it will decide by the end of the year if it will bring service to Beaverton.

TriMet temporarily pulls plug on electric bus test in Portland area to investigate charging issue (Jun 25, 2014 23:33)
TriMet's two-week test drive of an all-electric bus built by BYD has apparently encountered a pre...

Steve Duin: The end of an epic demolition derby in Willamette Heights (Jun 25, 2014 03:02)
Will Aitchison negotiates the end of hostilities between the neighborhood and Google exec Kevin R...

Legalized Airbnb-style rentals, if approved in Portland, won't include apartments and condos (Jun 24, 2014 22:04)
The City Council met in a work session Tuesday to iron out wrinkles in the proposal.

8 things to know about TriMet's two-week electric bus test (photo gallery) (Jun 20, 2014 20:08)
TriMet announced Friday that it will test its first all-electric bus on selected routes over the ...

9 new apps to help you navigate TriMet; Portland's first transit 'hackathon' next week (Jun 19, 2014 23:08)
Even amid budget and ridership troubles in recent years, TriMet's revolutionary technology effort...

Is the Amazon 'Fire Phone' the next big thing in retail? What they're saying (links) (Jun 19, 2014 20:48)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced his company's new "Fire Phone" to the world on Wednesday. It wil...

Google executive Kevin Rose buys, plans to demolish 1892 house in NW Portland (Jun 19, 2014 19:29)
Kevin and Darya Rose bought the house in March for $1.3 million. On Monday, the city issued a per...

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