Uber Agrees to Halt Services in Portland for Three Months

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 18, 2014
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The app-based ride sharing company UBER has made an agreement with the city.  They will cease operating in Portland for three months while Portland Mayor Charlie Hales reviews and update’s Portland’s private for hire network companies.  Uber says they will continuing operating through Sunday afternoon, before pausing.

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Above is a statement from Mayor spokesman Dana Haynes along with an interview with …

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North Korea Hack On Sony May Be Costliest Ever

Posted by Associated Press on December 17, 2014
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NEW YORK — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyber attack ever inflicted on an American business.

The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week escalated to threats of terrorism, forced Sony to cancel release of the North Korean …

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Measure 92 Officially Goes Down

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 11, 2014
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After a very close vote, a re-count and a thwarted lawsuit, the Yes on 92 Campaign has conceded that their measure has failed.  It would have required food producers to post a clear label if they used GMO foods.

Paige Richardson with Yes on 92 says they are currently working on figuring out their next move which may involve lobbying the …

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Tilikum Crossing to get LIT UP with Aesthetic Lighting

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 3, 2014
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Tri Met is lighting up the Tilikum Crossing again as part of their seasonal aesthetic lighting experiment.  It’s designed to beautify the city.  Below is a release sent out Wednesday evening that describes the effort.

Lighting showcases design features of the cable-stay bridge and reflects activity in the Willamette River

Starting Thursday night, a second test of the aesthetic lighting on the …

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