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Oregon Lottery Releases New Mobile Sports Betting Game


Scoreboard allows players to bet on various professional sports from its mobile app or desktop-based game.

An App That Can Catch Early Signs Of Eye Disease In A Flash


After his son developed a rare eye cancer, a chemist in Texas developed a smart phone app that uses a camera and artificial intelligence to detect early signs of eye disease.

Safety Experts Slam Boeing And FAA For Design And Approval Of 737 Max Jets


Two of the planes crashed, killing hundreds. The review panel finds that Boeing withheld critical details about a flawed new automated system, and the regulators lacked expertise to find the problem.

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Uber To Buy Latin American Online Grocery Delivery Service, Cornershop

The grocery service delivers in Chile, Mexico, Peru and Canada, with plans to expand.

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Twitter Analysis Shows How Trump Tweets Differently About Nonwhite Lawmakers

An NPR analysis shows that President Trump's Twitter broadsides against Democrats in Congress have intensified since July, especially against non-white lawmakers.

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In The Skies Of Eastern Oregon, An Autonomous Robo Taxi Takes Flight

A drone air taxi designed by Airbus has successfully completed 114 test flights in Pacific Northwest skies.

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After China Objects, Apple Removes App Used By Hong Kong Protesters has been used by pro-democracy activists to keep track of protests and police activity. Apple says it was removed from the App Store because it was being used to "endanger law enforcement."

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PacifiCorp Plan To Move Away From Coal Exposes Deep Divide Among Western States

PacifiCorp’s new plan to cut coal and ramp up renewables has to bridge the gulf between Rocky Mountain states that produce and burn coal and West Coast states that are disowning it.

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Beaverton Makeup Company Creates Products For All Hues

Makeup entrepreneur Paula Hayes got into makeup because she loved science and needed something that wouldn't irritate her own skin.

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Blizzard Entertainment Bans Esports Player After Pro-Hong Kong Comments

The developer of World of Warcraft and Hearthstone said a player known as Blitzchung went over the line when he said, "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times!"

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Virtual Reality Goes To Work, Helping Train Employees

In the virtual world, cashiers are taught to show greater empathy, mechanics learn to repair planes, and retail workers experience how to deal with armed robbery.

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Can Super-Sized Aquarium Bubblers Save Oxygen-Starved Fish In Oregon?

A group from Oregon Institute of Technology is trying to help Upper Klamath Lake suckers by combining renewable energy and technology more commonly seen in an aquarium.

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U.S. Blacklists Chinese Tech Firms Over Treatment Of Uighurs

The Commerce Department added 28 Chinese security bureaus and tech firms to the Entity List, including Hikvision, a leading producer of video surveillance and face recognition technology.