June 2013

100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon 2013

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Monday, May 27, 2013

0613 GreenList

The fifth annual 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon list showcases exemplary workplaces that inspire and empower workers with a daily and enduring commitment to sustainable practices.

 

Next: radioactive energy

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 NextA nuclear meltdown occurs when a nuclear reactor overheats, causing severe damage. Now scientists at Oregon State University are testing a new type of “superhot” nuclear reactor design that operates at temperatures above 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, about three times as hot as existing reactors.

 

Powerlist: credit unions

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Articles - June 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

This month's Powerlist ranks credit unions.

 

4 benefits of using a credit union

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 BOB FinanceCredit unions have been so focused on serving communities and providing excellent financial services to members that we have failed to tell our story — who we are and what makes us different.

 

Nurturing startup success

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 BOB BizMattersOne of the most important endeavors undertaken by Business Oregon is our assistance — through the Oregon Innovation Council (Oregon InC) and its signature research centers — of young Oregon companies seeking to tap the expertise of Oregon university researchers.

 

Big data doesn't mean big litigation

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 BOB Information 01Businesses that want to use big data should be mindful of not just the opportunities it provides but also the potential pitfalls, especially where there is latent litigation risk. Here are three tips for mitigating that risk.

 

What I'm reading: Dave Zepponi

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 BOB DaveZepponi 02Dave Zepponi, President of the NW Food Processors Association, shares what he's reading.

 
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