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SOCCER

Portland Timbers Launch Emoji Pack for Your Phone

The 40 new emojis include the Cascadian flag, green smoke, and, of course, the 2015 MLS Cup championship star.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2016

VENTURES

This Portland Start-Up Could Be the Yelp for Campgrounds

Dyrt aims to create a virtual marketplace for campfire rings and RV hookups.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

STARTUP

Why Portland is Embracing This California-Made Community Site

Rooster, an online community where the only rule is you can ask for anything you need as long as it’s free, has skyrocketed in Portland.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 03/07/2016

TECH

App Developer Panic Switches Gears with Video Game "Firewatch," a Mystery Set in the Remote Wilderness

Dropping today, the game places you in a fire lookout with nothing but a radio and your wits.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/09/2016

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/31/2015

TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 12/23/2015

VENTURES

This Start-Up Brings the Internet of Things to Millennial Renters

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

GIVE US YOUR CALIFORNIANS

Why Portland Needs As Many Californians As We Can Get

Forget the "No Californians" bumper stickers. For Portland's white-hot tech scene, "outsiders" can't come soon enough.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/19/2015

BIG IDEAS

Portland-Based Vacasa Is Shaking Up the Vacation Rental Game

How the local start-up grew from managing one beach property to making nearly $100 million annually.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

How One Portland Woman Steers the Success of Local Tech Start-Ups

Voyager Capital's Portland partner serves as a trusted advisor to major companies, from Chirpify to Skyward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

How Portland Is Making it Possible to Drink Smoothies in Space

One small cup for mankind...

  • By Jenny Woodman
  • Published 09/21/2015

VIDEOGAMES

Is this How Portland Will Look After the Apocalypse?

An new Fallout video game expansion offers a chilling look at Portland landmarks.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/04/2015

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

  • By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones
  • Published 08/26/2015

REPORT

The Radical XOXO Conference Thinks It Knows the Secret to Great Ideas: Get More Women

How the globally acclaimed, Internet-focused festival earned its reputation as inclusive, moving, and oh so Portland.

  • By Laura Hudson
  • Published 08/24/2015

TECHNOLOGY

Small Wonders of Oregon's Nanotech Frontier

How the state's enterprising nanotech companies are innovating at the micro level.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 06/22/2015

BRAND DESIGN

The Crazy-Tight Deadline that Helped Simple Create a Beautiful Logo

How one Java script, a retro-future concept, and a few hours worked brand-design magic for the Portland banking startup.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/08/2015

TECH

Techtown Portland Aims to Lure Nation's Talent

The group's slick new promotional video seeks to bring more tech talent to Portland's thriving startup scene.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/22/2015

VIDEO GAMES

Zombies in Space: Daniel Wilson’s Killer Sci-Fi Game App

The best-selling local author's new game about surviving virus-infected zombies in space uses voice recognition. It’s called 'Mayday: Deep Space' and it’s out today.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/07/2015

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

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
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