Tagged: Technology

Beaverton Schools Want iPads For All Students

OPB | April 24, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.

What Would Google Fiber Bring To Portland?

OPB | March 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland is one of nine metropolitan areas where Google hopes to introduce super-fast internet. We'll hear what that could mean.

What's On The Docket For Oregon's New CIO?

OPB | Feb. 26, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Alex Pettit started as the state's chief information officer on Jan. 6. He's in charge of overseeing all of the IT projects in the state, including Cover Oregon.

Intel Bets On Wearable Technology

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 12:43 p.m.

THURSDAY: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote address at this year's Consumer Electronics Show introduced a shift in focus for the PC microprocessor giant.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

Portland Social History? There's An App For That

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Know Your City (formerly the Dill Pickle Club) has launched a new mobile app that takes people on a guided, multicultural history tour of downtown Portland.

Oregon Tech Education

OPB | Nov. 18, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: A recent survey of Oregon technology industry executives indicates a growing concern over the quality of tech education at the state's universities.

Biometric Security Comes To Your Smartphone

OPB | Sept. 24, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The new Apple iPhone 5S's fingerprint scanner has generated a flurry of interest in biometric security features on mobile electronic devices, but are these new systems really more secure?

Artists Using 3D Printers

OPB | Sept. 23, 2013 12:40 p.m.

How does 3D printing technology change the way an artist works?

Northwest Technology Update

Aug. 13, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Local tech industry insider Rick Turoczy weighs in with the latest news from the Silicon Forest.

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