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Joseph Rose / Oregonian:
Defiant Uber rideshare launches in Portland, with City Hall promising to ‘throw the book’ at drivers   —  Uber says it is no longer willing to wait for the city of Portland to revamp its strict taxi regulations to allow residents to hail and pay for rides with the push of a smartphone button.
Dec 5, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Urban Airship raises $12 million from existing backers — total investment nears $60 million   —  The funding suggests investors retain confidence in the business after a tumultuous 12 months.  (Oregonian photo)  —  Portland mobile alerts company Urban Airship reported $12 million …
Oct 23, 2014, 8:40 AMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Intel pays $650 million to buy networking business from Avago to boost new markets   —  As the chipmaker works to expand beyond its core PC market, Intel said the networking business and its employees will help expand its product portfolio.  (Oregonian file photo)
Aug 13, 2014, 8:02 PMIn context
Elliot Njus / Oregonian:
Portland legalizes Airbnb-style short-term rentals   —  Portland will start issuing permits for its first legal short-term rental operations in private homes as soon as September.  —  The Portland City Council on Wednesday gave its OK for Portlanders to rent out one or two bedrooms in their home …
Jul 30, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Laura Gunderson / Oregonian:
Urban Airship CEO takes ‘leave of absence’ following sexual assault allegations   —  Scott Kveton, chief executive of prominent Portland startup Urban Airship, took an “extended leave of absence” Tuesday following news last week that police are investigating sexual assault accusations against him.
Jul 8, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Google Fiber franchise approved in Portland, Google to evaluate local regulations, topography next   —  Google Fiber franchise wins approval from Portland City Council — Here's what's next  —  Kansas City, where this office is located, was Google Fiber's first market.
Jun 14, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Facebook plans ‘cold storage’ for old photos in Prineville   —  Facebook expands data storage facilities in Prineville  —  PRINEVILLE — Remember that silly picture of your kid's birthday?  The one you posted on Facebook a couple years back?  —  Well, it's still there.
Feb 21, 2013, 6:30 PMIn context
Aimee Green / Oregonian:
Facebook argues to protect user content in Portland murder case   —  Facebook attorneys appeared in a Portland courtroom this week to fight what is becoming an increasingly common demand across the country: Turn over user content that lawyers say they need to defend clients accused of murder, robbery and other crimes.
Jan 6, 2013, 9:15 PMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Apple starts work on massive Prineville data center   —  Apple has begun work on the first, $68 million phase of its new Prineville data center, clearing and flattening land for the one of two, 338,000 square-foot buildings atop the bluff that overlooks town.  —  Each building is more than twice the size of a typical Costco store.
Oct 19, 2012, 8:05 AMIn context
Mike Rogoway / Oregonian:
Promising NYC startup BankSimple moves HQ to Portland   —  When the going gets good, Oregon startups have frequently gone away.  —  The state's entrepreneurs have a long tradition of leaving town when they find success, opting for bigger markets, deeper talent pools and richer investors elsewhere.
Aug 24, 2011, 2:30 PMIn context

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