Oregon's economic development agency should do more to evaluate incentives and be more transparent, auditors found.
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Cause of the fire was not known Saturday afternoon; WaferTech safety and hazardous materials technicians were on scene to direct and assist emergency responders
The massive breach Yahoo disclosed Wednesday exposed more than a billion user accounts, the largest such attack in history.
The Sunnyvale, California, company was also home to what's now most likely the second largest hack in history, one that exposed 500 million Yahoo accounts.
The cable company's taxes have become a flash point in state politics.
Samsung Electronics' $8 billion acquisition of the U.S. auto electronics firm is its biggest acquisition by far and positions it develop autonomous vehicles.
A Pew study found that 20 percent of Facebook users have "modified their stance on a social or political issue because of material they saw on social media."
The company detected evidence at least 18 months before launching an investigation that revealed personal information had been stolen from about 500 million user accounts.
Portland won't have to turn over records it collected in its role as regulator of Uber and Lyft after a judge determined the data are trade secrets.
Brocade shareholders will receive $12.75 per share, a 13 percent premium to the Tuesday closing prices of the computer networking company.
Joyner-Kersee, named the nation's top female athlete of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated for her many years of world-leading performances in the heptathlon and the long jump, talked up the importance of Internet access for struggling Portland families
With other potential acquirers such as Google and Disney bowing out, it is unclear whether the social network is still looking for a buyer.
In an email to backers, Ryan Grepper was confident the investigation would find no wrongdoing.
Uber and Lyft successfully delayed the release of records on the two companies' business in Portland sought by The Oregonian/OregonLive.
Most violations have to do with paperwork, but other issues raise questions about the driver history checks employed by Uber and Lyft to weed out bad drivers.
Starting this week, Uber is pricing rides in Portland less like a taxi company and more like an airline.
"I want to help people connect," says Ladan Radafshar. "I love helping people find love."
But you'll still have to wait for Amazon package delivery.
NoAppFee.com screens potential renters against every vacancy in a market, eliminating the need for multiple, costly applications.
Property taxes, at 26 percent of total revenues, are the regional government's second largest funding source.
Feeling empowered by your iPhone? Here's what's allowed when it comes to recording police in Oregon.
Two national bloggers who cover Apple told The Oregonian it’s plausible the whole incident stemmed from a typo or random keystroke, but there’s no way to know for sure.
Intel's tentative 30-year deal with Washington County and the city of Hillsboro, announced Monday, has interesting timing: it will take effect just as its 1999 agreement is expiring.
Adam Catanzarite posted an Apple store receipt with a homophobic slur on it.
Much of the debate about the Strategic Investment Program centers around its impact on education.
Adam Catanzarite says he found "email@example.com" printed on his Apple Store receipt, offered to lead cultural competency training for the store's staff. He says Apple didn't take him up on the offer.
For all intents and purposes, a cut-rate ride provided by an UberX driver – someone who uses his or her private vehicle to pick up fares on an independent contract with the company -- "is still a taxi ride" under Vancouver law, wrote Brent Boger, assistant city attorney.
A photo of customer Adam Catanzarite's receipt shows the characters firstname.lastname@example.org in the space where employees are supposed to list the customer's email on the receipt.
The tax breaks are potentially worth over $2 billion.
On an underground basis, an online "sharing economy" has been humming along for years in the city, the Salem Statesman Journal reports.