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1 Puralytics tackles water quality on global scale
2 Powerlist: Meeting facilities
3 Angel fund boosts fortunes, economy
4 Knowledge Universe reaches $1.6 billion in revenue
5 Mike Thrasher Presents follows the money to punk, metal
6 Unemployment eased in some regions, not others
7 Oregon economic indicators as of November 2010
8 Fishermen lobby to deep-six marine reserves
9 Ski fortunes rise, then fall in wild weather year
10 Ecotrust backs new markets
11 Ochoco fires up job-saving pellet plant
12 Numbers don't add up for dairies
13 Rogue mill brings back 100 jobs
14 Dealwatch February 2011
15 Oregon's population growth slows
16 Embedding music posters with bar codes
17 Phoseon takes off in Hillsboro
18 OSU expands in Bend
19 Mixed success for manufacturing jobs
20 Portland rated a top real estate buy
21 Startup develops high tech hunting suit
22 Persistence pays for Painted Hills
23 Input: Time to overhaul state's tax system
24 From the Editor: Stories of success bring springtime to February
 

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The global challenge

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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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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

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The Scott Kveton affair

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Q&A: David Lively of Organically Grown Co.

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