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OPB | July 9, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

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May 17, 2014

OPB | May 17, 2014 noon

State of Wonder returns with more arts coverage in Oregon. Marco Beneveto, George Saunders, Classical Up Close and more...

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What Would Google Fiber Bring To Portland?

OPB | March 4, 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.

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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.

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Intel Bets On Wearable Technology

OPB | Jan. 9, 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.

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Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 9, 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. 

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Is There Fire Where There's Vapor?: The E-Cigarette Debate

OPB | Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.

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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.

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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?