Sponsored by Forest Grove Economic Development
Home From the Wires
From the Wires

GM fires 15 employees over recall failures

| Print |  Email
Thursday, June 05, 2014

WSJ: General Motors Co. dismissed 15 employees after a "troubling" report revealed why it took the auto maker 11 years to recall defective cars.

 

Pollution linked to irregular heartbeat and lung clotting

| Print |  Email
Thursday, June 05, 2014

BBC: Research suggests that air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung.

 

Google announces digital encryption service

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Businessweek: Officially named "End-to-End," the Chrome Web browser extension will encrypt one's digital message which will remain encrypted until the intended recipient decodes it.

 

CDC: One in 5 restaurant employees works with norovirus symptoms

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

USA Today: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that food handlers cause about 70% of norovirus outbreaks related to contaminated food.

 

Automakers report strong uptick in May sales

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Reuters: Automakers reported higher-than-expected new car sales in the United States in May.

 

EPA proposal wants CO2 emissions cut by 2030

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

WSJ: The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a draft rule that seeks to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30% from existing power plants by 2030.

 

Is U.S. manufacturing poised for a comeback?

| Print |  Email
Monday, June 02, 2014

WSJ: The number of factory jobs has risen to more than 12 million in the past four years.

 

Learning a second language slows brain aging

| Print |  Email
Monday, June 02, 2014

BBC: A study has found that learning a second language, even in adulthood, has positive effects on the brain.

 

Dish network to accept bitcoin payments

| Print |  Email
Friday, May 30, 2014

NYT: Dish customers will be able to make manual payments in Bitcoin beginning in the third quarter.

 

Study: Nearly 29% of world population is overweight

| Print |  Email
Friday, May 30, 2014

WSJ: The prevalence of people overweight of obese jumped 27.5% for adults; 47.1% for kids from 1980 to 2013.

 

Apple to buy Beats for $3B

| Print |  Email
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Reuters: Apple Inc. will acquire Beats for $3 billion.

 

Study: Cynicism linked to greater dementia risk

| Print |  Email
Thursday, May 29, 2014

CNN: A new study showed that cynical people have a higher likelihood of developing dementia.

 

CEO pay tops $10M-mark

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

TIME: Median CEO pay hit a record high of $10.5 million in 2013, an 8.8% rise over 2012.

 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Page 7 of 93

More Articles

13 West Coast seafood species now 'sustainable'

News
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Fishing OrBiz Fishing 0357 ADOBErgbCiting the transition to catch shares management as a key to rebuilding stocks and reducing bycatch, 13 species caught by the West Coast trawl fishery today earned designation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as sustainable.


Read more...

OB Video: Building trade ties with the EU

News
Monday, June 16, 2014
BritEmbCampionBY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

The Oregon economy could get a boost from a new trade agreement being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union.


Read more...

OB Video: Dress for Success

News
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
DFSOBY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR

Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.


Read more...

The Scott Kveton affair

News
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.


Read more...

Blips and trends in the housing market

News
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?


Read more...

Risks & rewards of owning triple net investments

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 24, 2014
NNNinvestmentBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

With the increasing retirements of Baby Boomers, a massive real estate shift has created a significant increase in demand for NNN properties. The result? Increased demand has triggered higher prices and lower yields.


Read more...

The business of running a food cart

News
Thursday, June 05, 2014
OBM1BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

What does it take to launch and run one of these mobile food businesses?  


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS