The federal government granted conditional approval to six states for health insurance exchange plans, including Oregon.
Gov. John Kitzhaber called legislators to a Dec. 14 special session to allow Nike to make a major expansion in exchange for assurances over Oregon's tax rate.
Portland-based mobile payments company Tyfone landed investment from In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture capital group.
An online directory of Eugene-Springfield technology companies called the Silicon Shire is beginning to show results.