Portland’s urban peers aren’t quite who we thought they were. That’s one of the takeaways from a new metro area economic study released this week by the Value of Jobs Coalition. Oregon Business managing editor Linda Baker looks at what cities Portland really resembles.
Mobile advertising has hit an all-time high, and apps have exploded in the U.S. and globally. What should a business do to keep up? Web editor Emma Hall finds a few answers at a recent Innovation in Motion panel.
Bank of America has agreed to pay $315 million to settle claims by investors that they were misled about mortgage-backed investments sold by its Merrill Lynch unit.
Web giants like Google and Amazon are notoriously secretive about what goes on inside of their data centers. Meanwhile, Facebook "open sourced" the designs for its Prineville data center and its custom-built servers. So just what does go on inside of those mysterious computing facilities?
The firing of UO president Richard Lariviere is a smoking-gun example of failed leadership by Chancellor George Pernsteiner. There’s a lesson here for everyone in business, says leadership expert Tom Cox.
The number crunchers in the research division at the state’s employment department have come up with a very interesting snapshot of the growing Hispanic population in the Salem metro area, and its economic impact. Read more by Editor Robin Doussard.
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