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.

01/22/2015 By Marty Patail

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.

01/07/2015 By Aaron Scott

NEWS

Starbucks Launches Mobile Ordering System in Portland

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

12/03/2014 By Marty Patail

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.

12/01/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

DESIGN WEEK PDX

#DWPDX: Should We Destroy All Our Screens?

Why one of the world's most influential designers thinks a terrible trend is ruining technology.

10/07/2014 By Zach Dundas

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.

09/02/2014 By Greg Young

GEAR UP

Hiking App Uncovers Over 400 Hidden Viewpoints

Acclaimed Oregon photographer Rodney Lough, Jr. shares 18 years worth of outdoor discoveries with a new phone app.

08/21/2014 By Sarah Richards

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."

06/10/2014 By Marty Patail

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.

05/01/2014 By Marty Patail

NEWS

Portland Monthly: The One-Page Edition | May 2014

We distilled a magazine's worth of stories onto a single page. See the condensed awesomeness!

05/01/2014 With Randy Gragg, Caitlin Feldman, Maya Seaman, and Peter Holmstrom

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.

05/01/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

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.

04/02/2014 By Marty Patail

VENTURES

Point 97's Ocean Conservation Apps Make Waves

A Ecotrust spin-off from local data navigator Ruby Gates steers high-tech solutions out to sea.

02/03/2014 By Cari Johnson

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.

02/03/2014 By Marty Patail

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas With Camille Grigsby-Rocca and Emily Gravlin

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Hello My Name is: Startup

As we all know, innovation is mostly about the name. Your step-by-step guide to branding the next hot Portland tech company

10/01/2013

TECH

XOXO 2013: Chris Anderson on Drones and Farming

Former Wired editor Chris Anderson talks about how he went from building a model airplane on his kitchen table to changing the future of agriculture

09/20/2013 By Marty Patail

TECH

XOXO 2013: Why This Fest is Different

This morning, organizers Andy Baio and Andy McMillan told us why XOXO is like no festival you've been to before

09/20/2013 By Marty Patail

NEWS

Help Arrives for Vacation Rental Owners

From website creation to booking, Lodgify aims to be the one-stop-shop for vacation rental owners

09/10/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

CULTURE

How the XOXO Festival Charms Cutting-Edge Thinkers

Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail