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ReVolt Technology to file bankruptcy

Portland-based and taxpayer-backed battery technology company ReVolt Technology plans to file bankruptcy.

Halloween means big business for retailers

Halloween has become one of the most important shopping events of the year, boosting everything from high-end department stores to thrift shops.

FedEx expects boost from online holiday shopping

FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13% from a year ago.

Apple begins work on Prineville data center

Apple started work on the first, $68 million phase of its new Prineville data center.

Unemployment's toll on Portland's economy lessens

Unemployment is taking less of a toll on Portland's economy, but it still weighs on growth in Central Oregon, the Rogue Valley and Salem.

Lattice Semiconductor cuts workforce by 13%

Hillsboro-based Lattice Semiconductor plans to eliminate 109 jobs, 13% of its workforce.

Ninkasi breaks ground on major expansion

Ninkasi Brewing broke ground on a major expansion of the Eugene brewery that will be completed in late 2013 and triple the company's output capacity.