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OpConnect launches smartphone payments for EV charging stations

Portland-based electric vehicle charging station company OpConnect is launching smartphone payment technology.

Fashion Tech closing Portland plant

Fashion Tech plans to shutter its window-blind plant, cutting 98 jobs.

Whole Foods stores get battery-exchange pilot

Five Northwest Whole Foods Market stores signed on for the pilot phase of Portland-based Bettery's battery exchange kiosks.

Oregon dairy finds potential in Asia

An Oregon dairy industry executive found market opportunities in Asia in a recent trade mission led by Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Radisys reports earnings dive

Radisys reported a 35% plunge in quarterly sales, like the Hillsboro company recently predicted when it replaced its CEO.

Deschutes Brewery founder receives award

Deschutes Brewery founder Gary Fish was awarded a civic leadership award at the 2012 Governors' Gold Awards.

Debt limit will be reached in 2012

U.S. Treasury officials said they expect the government will hit the debt borrowing limit at the end of 2012.