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1 At what cost?
2 Smoother business travel @ PDX
3 Vibrant tech cluster takes root in the Gorge
4 “No teeth” in Portland’s business rights resolution
5 A sustainable Oregon Business Plan
6 Graphic: ROI to N. American angel investors
7 Certifiably green pink shrimp
8 Next: an inspired test tube
9 Informatics: a new kind of health worker
10 New casino opens strong in Florence
11 Baker embraces airport potential
12 Cessna buys Columbia Aircraft in $26 million deal
13 Hospitals find RX for growth
14 Deal Watch: Local brothers brew a big merger
15 Let the party begin
16 Readers pick favorites for President
17 Bills get down to business
18 Storm blows through economy
19 Beaverton pushes shopping-cart ordinance
20 A good start for ski resorts
21 Graphic: Oregon Community Foundation grants by region
22 Timber payments axed from energy bill
23 Tillamook seeks resort
24 New year, new you
25 Former L-P CEO authors book about 'Mama'
26 Business travel: carry-on bag comparison
27 Photos that let you drink in the scenery
28 Luxury chairs for any body, at any price
 

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Oversight? Or gaming the system?

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Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

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Monday, July 07, 2014
070714 thumb linkedinfakesBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.


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The global challenge

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Friday, June 27, 2014
062714 thumb globalmarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.


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OB Video: Oregon MESA

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

ThumbOregon Business hosts an informal roundtable discussion about the Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) program.


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The Scott Kveton affair

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014
ScottKvetonBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


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Trends in business succession

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Thursday, July 03, 2014
TrendsBY TED AUSTIN & MIKE BAELE | GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.


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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Thursday, June 26, 2014
062614 thumb realestateBY ERIC FRUTS | OB BLOGGER

Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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