Trump hits China with tariffs on $200 billion in goods

President Donald Trump, emboldened by America's economic strength and China’s slowdown, escalated his trade war … Read more

Musk sued by caver he accused of pedophilia

Elon Musk, the brash Silicon Valley billionaire, was sued Monday by a British caver Musk … Read more

Coca-Cannabis? Coke looks into wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Co. said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis … Read more

Fast food can’t keep up with ever-changing U.S. eating habits

Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are … Read more

Netflix sets sights on Oscars

TORONTO — Every September, major Hollywood studios gather here for a film festival and to … Read more

This store has no cashiers or checkout

Technology in San Francisco market is supposed to identify shoppers, their items and when they leave

SAN FRANCISCO — One recent afternoon, the city’s newest grocery market was trying to figure … Read more

50th anniversary package is a real-life Hot Wheels Camaro

PHILADELPHIA — The old saw goes that the only thing that separates men from boys … Read more

Getting trapped in a car is surprisingly common, deadly

Car entrapment happens more often and more easily than most people think and it can … Read more

Seattle’s video store holdouts

Last 3 strive to remain part of the neighborhood

SEATTLE — Mike Kelley was drawn to movies at a young age, often riding his … Read more

Tech workers delay having kids because of soaring cost of living

Even Bay Area tech workers blame a lot of their problems on housing. The region’s … Read more

Google: ’Googley’ does not mean ‘young’

Company fights age-bias lawsuit

Googlers are supposed to be Googley, but what exactly that means has become a key … Read more

Companies pledge to tackle climate change

SAN FRANCISCO — In the fight against climate change, government and industry have traditionally been … Read more

Nearly a quarter of workers in Deschutes County are 55 and older

Employers say older adults bring stability to the workforce

For the past five years, older workers have represented nearly a quarter of the workforce … Read more

Regulators begin to eye powerful tech firms

Calls on the federal government to rein in the tech industry have neared a fever … Read more

National business briefing

Stocks stage late rally to close up U.S. stocks posted a late rally to close … Read more

Exec defends saying drug hike was ‘moral requirement’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending … Read more

Retail sales decline, led by autos, apparel

U.S. retail sales rose by less than forecast in August following an upwardly revised July … Read more

Business people on the move

• Gordon Welborn of the Redmond office of the Hart Wagner law firm was recognized … Read more

Central Oregonians remember financial crisis

10-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers bankruptcy is Saturday

A new neighborhood in southeast Bend, The Bridges at Shadow Glen, consisted of eight homes … Read more

Bend-based venture fund to invest $28 million

Investors include state of Oregon, OSU Foundation

Seven Peaks Ventures, based in Bend, has raised $28 million to invest in early-stage technology … Read more

Bend Venture Conference announces semifinalists

Bend Venture semifinalists Two groups of companies are one step closer to pitching on the … Read more

Bezos pledges $2B for preschoolers, homeless

Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, pledged $2 billion Thursday … Read more

A million homes are planned for California wildfire hot spots

Diablo Grande is one of several growing communities in California’s Central Valley and Sierra Nevada … Read more

Nike, Columbia executives voice ‘sanctuary’ support

Effort to repeal a pro-immigrant state law is making corporations in Oregon uneasy

The chief executives of Nike and Columbia Sportswear, two of the biggest companies in Oregon, … Read more

Pricey iPhones top out at $1,100

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has unveiled three new iPhones, including its biggest and most expensive … Read more

National business briefing

‘60 Minutes’ chief is ousted CBS entered a new stage of turmoil Wednesday with the … Read more

Bend hotel occupancy rates drop in peak season

New hotels and smoky skies contribute to July numbers

Fewer visitors came to Bend in July, but spent more on rooms, compared with the … Read more

Energy drinks battle over which is less healthful

The battle of the energy drinks — Monster versus Bang — could play out soon … Read more

Fired Nike sales rep sent to prison for wire fraud

A Nike sales representative who cheated the sportswear giant out of at least three quarters … Read more

Tech, oil help stocks rise again

Stocks gained as the technology sector rebounded and energy-related shares rallied with crude oil. Treasury … Read more

Recycling iPhones, gadgets can be explosive problem

MADISON, Wis. — What happens to gadgets when you’re done with them? Too often, they … Read more

National business briefing

Cadbury stocks up on chocolate LONDON — Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union … Read more

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