High tech and telecom

High tech and telecom
So many apps: Mobspot helps users choose
June 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010

0610_ATS01There are more than 185,000 apps and growing in Appleā€™s App Store, and users are feeling overwhelmed. In April Ben Jacobsen of Portland startup Mobspot and three co-founders launched a social network for app users that works with Facebook and Twitter to show which apps your friends are using.

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Schools get Lego robot funding
June 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010

0610_ATS03Robotics education in the Gorge got new wind last fall when Google gave $43,000 to two groups in The Dalles for Lego Mindstorms. Kids ages 6 to 18 use the kits to build robots out of sensors, motors and Legos that can be programmed using simplified software.

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SnapNames VP sued for $33 million
High Five
Thursday, May 27, 2010
The former VP has admitted to creating a fake account and secretly bidding in the company's domain name auctions online.
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Intel joins in Google TV
High Five
Friday, May 21, 2010

Google's new TV-and-PC-uniting product is based around Intel's Atom processor.

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Beaverton offers discounted solar panels
High Five
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Beaverton is partnering with a California solar company to provide discounted panels to 50 homes in a pilot sustainability project.
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