Amazon to tackle climate change

Online shopping giant to be carbon neutral by 2040, CEO says

WASHINGTON — Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of … Read more

Seattle nanotech firm poised to go mass market

Modumetal’s galvanizing process bolts and fasteners super durable

After nearly a decade of field trials and demonstrations, a Seattle-born nanomaterial that is 30 … Read more

SAGE Business Award recipients announced

Bend Chamber announced its winners from the 13th annual SAGE Business Awards, held last week … Read more

Semifinalists announced for Bend Venture Conference

Economic Development for Central Oregon announced the 10 semifinalist companies to advance in the Early … Read more

Proposed Oregon shipping facilities get funding

State transportation panel OKs first-round of funding

THE DALLES — Oregon transportation officials have authorized the first round of funding for two … Read more

GM drops workers’ health care during strike

General Motors has dropped health care plans for tens of thousands of striking workers, a … Read more

National business briefing

Oregon farmers get disaster relief Wine grape and hazelnut growers in Oregon whose crops were … Read more

Alaskans, scientists and Seattle’s fishing fleet witness populations of important food sources melt away

SAVOONGA, Alaska — Derek Akeya hopes for calm waters and a lucrative catch when fishing … Read more

Citing solid U.S. outlook, Fed cuts rates again

Federal Reserve policymakers lowered their main interest rate for a second time this year, and … Read more

Trade war could have lasting affect on Oregon farm exports

Recent trade disruptions have not only reduced exports of Oregon agricultural products but could stymie … Read more

National business briefing

Intel promotes 2 with Oregon ties Intel promoted two longtime executives Tuesday, both with Oregon … Read more

Saudi oil to be flowing in weeks

Oil prices plunge Tuesday after Saudi announcement

Saudi Arabia has restored half of the crude production that was lost to devastating attacks … Read more

U.S. homebuilder index rises

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders climbed to the highest in almost a year on stronger current … Read more

If that e-scooter stops, you may have hit the geofence

Some California cities limit speed or locations where e-scooters can operate

LOS ANGELES — Like scores of tourists who zip through Santa Monica on e-scooters every … Read more

National business briefing

Portland tech firm loses execs The top Portland executive at New Relic quit Monday amid … Read more

Will Fed continue rate cuts?

WASHINGTON — For a second straight time, the Federal Reserve is set to cut interest … Read more

The cameras are always on in one L.A. neighborhood

Residents buy cameras to record every car that passes by

LOS ANGELES — On a quiet road south of Ventura Boulevard, two cameras on a … Read more

Portland home sales decline

Median sale price still rising — at a slower pace

More houses in the Portland area are listed for sale, and mortgage rates have fallen … Read more

Oil prices jump

Attack in Saudi Arabia prompts prices to increase 14% on Monday

Global energy prices spiked more than 14% Monday after a weekend attack on key oil … Read more

Blamed for opioid crisis, Purdue files for bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma, a drug manufacturer accused of fueling America’s epidemic of opioid addiction through its … Read more

Eugene’s Town Square plan takes shape, with year-round farmers market

Eugene’s Town Square project is coming together. City officials recently unveiled the near-complete preferred design … Read more

Does the new iPhone creep you out? Scientists grapple with why tiny holes scare some people

As Apple debuted its newest iPhones last week, a striking new feature took center stage: … Read more

World’s largest Starbucks will open soon in Chicago

43,000-square-foot Reserve Roastery will be the sixth of its kind, with a kitchen and mixologists

The highly anticipated Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago is scheduled to open Nov. 15 on the … Read more

Personal finance: Aretha Franklin and other celebrities died without an estate plan. Will you?

The Queen of Soul, who died at 76, left a lot of R-E-S-P-E-C-T, but apparently … Read more

Trade war spurs China’s technology innovators into overdrive

In Shenzhen’s glitzy financial district, a five-year-old outfit creates a 360-degree sports camera that goes … Read more

National business briefing

MoviePass to end service MoviePass, the long-beleaguered cinema subscription service that rewrote the rules for … Read more

Consumer sales powering the economy

The economy’s biggest pillar — the American shopper — stood steadfast through a summer of … Read more

PG&E agrees to $11B wildfire payout

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay $11 billion to a … Read more

Forget cars, these robots drive floor scrubbers

San Diego company wants to become the Microsoft of robot operating systems

SAN DIEGO — Ten years ago computational neuroscientist Dr. Eugene Izhikevich walked away from a … Read more

Semifinalists for 2019 Bend Venture Conference announced

Economic Development for Central Oregon announced 16 semifinalists for the 2019 Bend Venture Conference, where … Read more

Here are 5 key signs to gauge the U.S. economy

If the U.S. economy closely resembled any object, it’d probably be a broken traffic light. … Read more

Pot stores pull vaping products

PORTLAND — Oregon marijuana retailers on Thursday began removing vaping products from their shelves and … Read more

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