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THE MONEY ISSUE

5 Apps to Transform Your Monetary Life

Your phone is about to become your new financial guru.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 01/05/2015

NEWS

Starbucks Launches Mobile Ordering System in Portland

The coffee giant's iPhone ordering system is rolling out in Portland starting today.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/03/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Starbucks Mobile Ordering System

Starting today, Portland will serve as the first test market for the coffee giant's mobile ordering system.

  • Published 12/03/2014

SOARING TECH

Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon's Skies. Are You Ready?

Oregon’s drone dreamers envision an innovative, lucrative “Silicon Sky.” First, they must overcome the feds, privacy proponents, and public fear.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/01/2014

DESIGN

The Mad Science Behind OMSI's Greatest Exhibits

In the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s exhibition-design laboratory, the future of learning is under construction.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/10/2014

GROUP THINK

Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/26/2014

INTERVIEW

Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?

A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/10/2014

REPORT

The South Waterfront's New Research Epicenter

A bold new research hub unites three ambitious universities and a rising neighborhood.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/02/2014

TECH

BuddyUp Hopes to Change the Way College Students Study

A PSU alum gives "group think" a new meaning with a smart new study-buddy app.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 09/02/2014

TECHNOLOGY

A Tribute to the Pioneer of Fitness Wearables

Nike's Fuelband sparked an enduring tech/fitness revolution—but will it survive the industry's changes?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/17/2014

HEALTH

A New Kind of Tourniquet for the Modern Battlefield

Portland-based industrial design firm Ziba’s new design for an ancient life-saving device brings rugged health tech to the US Army.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/14/2014

100 REASONS TO LOVE PORTLAND

Reasons to Love Portland: Rick Turoczy

"In Portland, we don’t make tons and tons of subpar product. We make small amounts of amazing product."

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/10/2014

VENTURES

The Next Generation of Portland Start-Ups

Portland’s fertile silicon soil has nurtured winners like Chirpify, VendScreen, Simple, and Puppet Labs. Here are five fast-growing start-ups signaling the next wave.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Is Portland Ready for Google Fiber?

A by-the-numbers look at the high-speed option that could change the way Oregonians access the internet.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/01/2014

TECHNOLOGY

How a Beaverton Kid Changed the Internet With LiveJournal

When Brad Fitzpatrick dreamed up interactive web pages, he set the stage for the social media revolution.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/02/2014

SCIENCE

Explaining Physics With Skateboards

OMSI shreds science with a new interactive exhibit featuring a 7,000-square-foot skate park.

  • By Maya Seaman and Nomad
  • Published 04/02/2014

DISPATCH

Panic's High Tech Passion

Why Cabel Sasser turned down an offer from Steve Jobs—and how the early app start-up lived to tell the tale.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/03/2014

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014

DESIGN

Green House

PSU architechs turn a Haitian orphanage into an eco-design case study.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/02/2013

BUSINESS

Oregon's Food Innovation Legacy

From tater tots to Tofurky, Oregon invents tasty futures.

  • By Marco España and Marty Patail
  • Published 11/01/2013
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