Umpqua Bank's parent said it would move up its fourth-quarter dividend ahead of a possible tax increase for investors.
Beaverton-based Digimarc will pay $5.6 million for Attributor Corp., a company designed to authenticate e-books and fight online piracy.
The Linn County Planning Commission is taking public comment on a controversial request to expand a rock quarry operation in Sodaville.
U.S. home prices rose 6.3% in October from a year ago, the largest yearly gain since July 2006.
Portland mobile software developer Urban Airship has acquired Palo Alto, Calif.-based Tello, a startup that focuses on Apple's online wallet Passbook.
Portland General Electric is testing giant cane, among other biomass sources, to replace coal at the Boardman Power Plant.
Opponents of a proposed Columbia River coal export terminal expect several hundred people to protest during permit hearings before the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.