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Galois wins $8.1M Air Force contract

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Portland's Galois won an $8.1 million contract to research and develop cyberwar plans with the Air Force.

 

Mentor Graphics extends 'poison pill'

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Mentor Graphics extended a "shareholder rights plan" to block hostile takeovers.

 

Oregon bans insecticide after bee deaths

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Oregon has temporarily banned the pesticide responsible for the recent high-profile bee die-off in a Wilsonville parking lot.

 

Beaverton could ease food cart restrictions

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Beaverton is looking to ease food cart restrictions and create food cart pods in the city.

 

Klamath ranchers deal with lack of water

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Ranchers in the drainage areas north of Klamath Lake are being forced to ship their livestock earlier than normal after being shut off from water sources.

 

Portland gets crowdfunded loans

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Kiva Zip brought its crowdfunded loan program popular in Kenya to Portland and other U.S. cities.

 

Columbia River Crossing dead in the water

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Monday, July 01, 2013

Columbia River Crossing managers are closing the project, ending 96 jobs.

 
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The global challenge

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Friday, June 27, 2014
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Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.


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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

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Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.


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I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


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OB Video: Building trade ties with the EU

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


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Who said we should sell in May?

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BullMarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


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Community colleges and sustainability

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Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


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