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Nancy Pelosi visits Portland startups

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi visited the Pearl District offices of Urban Airship to talk with local startup CEOs.

Apple's stock reaches highest value in market history

 Stock of the Cupertino, Calif.-based juggernaut had been slumping for months but recently it's been rocketing.

FEI pays $15 million to settle patent battle

FEI Co., the Hillsboro-based maker of high-end electron microscopes, has had strong sales growth in recent quarters, but was locked in a patent dispute with Hitachi High-Technologies Corp.

Big equestrian center envisioned near Sheridan

A developer with local support hopes to create an equestrian center and more on 325 acres of land near Sheridan but his dreams are threatened by a federal easement.

China's solar industry acknowledges trade hurdles

After the U.S. Commerce Department imposed anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff's in response to complaints by U.S. manufacturers such as SolarWorld, Chinese manufacturers face declining margins and exports.

Portland startup offers athletes higher-tech racing experience

Oregon's Hood to Coast runners and other athletes are already using Athletepath's technology to instantly track their times, but the startup hopes to deliver even more.

Farmer stirs passion for local fresh produce in Astoria

Fred Johnson farms just across the Columbia in Naselle, Wash. and hosts the annual Farmstock festival, celebrating the benefits of local farm-fresh produce.