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Business

Uber won't pay $2,000 fine in Eugene

Uber won't pay $2,000 fine in EugeneThe online taxi business Uber, a company worth billions, is contesting a $2,000 fine issued by the city of Eugene, which says Uber should get a license.
  • Business
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Consumer

Top 12 Scams of Christmas

Top 12 Scams of ChristmasYou've heard of the 12 days of Christmas but keep in the back of your mind 12 possible schemes, too.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business

Nike sues former designers for taking strategy to Adidas

Nike sues former designers for taking strategy to AdidasNike has sued three of its former product designers, claiming they stole company secrets and took them to competitor Adidas.
  • Business
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business

Bakery owner allegedly gouged by Securus credit company

Bakery owner allegedly gouged by Securus credit companyThe owner of a local bakery says she was ripped off by a company she hired to process credit and debit cards.
  • Business
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Uber: Accommodating Portland rules would cost $100K

Uber: Accommodating Portland rules would cost $100KOne day after the City of Portland filed a lawsuit against the ride-sharing service Uber for operating illegally, the case has moved to federal court.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Features

3D printed ornaments decorate White House Christmas trees

3D printed ornaments decorate White House Christmas treesThis time of year, a lot of people are decorating their houses and trees, but the Obama family has a special 2014 twist on their tree.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tech

These gloves tweet when you make a hashtag symbol

These gloves tweet when you make a hashtag symbolHave you ever tried to send a tweet from your phone, but your hands are too cold to type? If so, here are the gloves for you.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tech

Apple goes (RED) on World AIDS Day

Apple goes (RED) on World AIDS DayThe first day of December is also World AIDS Day.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Marijuana

Researchers developing breath test for pot

Researchers developing breath test for potResearchers at Washington State University are working on a breath test to determine if a driver is under the influence of marijuana.
  • Marijuana
  • 2 months ago
Local

FAA data: Surge in drone close-calls near PDX

FAA data: Surge in drone close-calls near PDXPilots are reporting a surge in near collisions with small drones, including several close calls near PDX.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Consumer

Comcast could be using router in your home as public hot spot

Comcast could be using router in your home as public hot spotComcast is working to blanket the Portland area with continuous Wi-Fi coverage, but to do so they are using modems and routers that their customers have in their homes. Critics argue the Internet provider is piggybacking off customers without their consent.
  • Consumer
  • 2 months ago
Local

Auditor: City put credit card users at risk

Auditor: City put credit card users at riskThe city auditor says the City of Portland is not doing a good enough job keeping up with accepted security standards.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Intel gives details on high tech MICA fashion bracelet

Intel gives details on high tech MICA fashion braceletChip giant Intel had previously taken the wraps off the stylish MICA bracelet it is bringing out in partnership with fashion house Opening Ceremony.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Tech

Twitter announces big changes coming soon

Twitter announces big changes coming soonTwitter is getting ready to make some big changes.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tech

Facebook's privacy settings are now easier to read

Facebook's privacy settings are now easier to readFacebook has released a new, simpler version of its privacy settings.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Special Reports

Website hacks into thousands of security cameras

Website hacks into thousands of security camerasSecurity cameras are cheap to buy and easy to install. But many owners may not realize these cameras could be broadcasting for anyone to see.
  • Special Reports
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Trending

Sen. Ted Cruz's net neutrality tweet backfires

Sen. Ted Cruz's net neutrality tweet backfiresPresident Obama is speaking out in favor of net neutrality, but not everyone agrees with him.
  • Trending
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tech

Twitter, nonprofit help women report online harassment

Twitter, nonprofit help women report online harassmentNow, women can report their online harassment in a web form.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

Q&A: What is 4chan and where did it come from?

Q&A: What is 4chan and where did it come from?Questions and answers about the website 4chan.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

Windowless plane offers panoramic view of the sky

Windowless plane offers panoramic view of the skyHere's a concept for a new plane that would let everyone have a window seat.
  • Tech
  • 3 months ago
Neighborhood

Ore. to test pay-per-mile gas tax option

Ore. to test pay-per-mile gas tax optionOregon will test a new gas tax option, that would charge drivers for each mile they travel, instead of the fee that's currently added when filling up at the gas station.
  • Neighborhood
  • 3 months ago
Tech

Online tips and inspiration for carving pumpkins

Online tips and inspiration for carving pumpkinsHalloween is only a few days away, so if you haven't carved a pumpkin yet, you better do it soon.
  • Tech
  • 3 months ago
Features

PhotoMath app helps students with homework

PhotoMath app helps students with homeworkA new smartphone app called "PhotoMath" promises to do math homework, as long as it's not too complicated.
  • Features
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Consumer

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakers

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakersThe U.S. auto safety agency dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles previously recalled for faulty Takata air bags that the government now says pose an immediate threat to front-seat passengers.
  • Consumer
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Consumer

Ore. Employment Dept. offers help after security breach

Ore. Employment Dept. offers help after security breachAnyone who filed for unemployment through WorkSource Oregon is at risk after a security breach.
  • Consumer
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Inventor creates 'air umbrella' Kickstarter campaign

Inventor creates 'air umbrella' Kickstarter campaignPortlanders know a lot about umbrellas, especially this time of year. So would you ever consider straying from tradition and trying an "air umbrella?"
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Tech

Twitter launches Audio Card to play music in-stream

Twitter launches Audio Card to play music in-streamYou can now listen to music, podcasts, and other kinds of audio while you scroll through your Twitter feed.
  • Tech
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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