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Portland’s Elephants Delicatessen honored

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored Portland-based Elephants Delicatessen during a special VIP dinner in Washington, in early March where they shared their story of giving back to the community and being a good neighbor to the planet. The NRAEF’s Restaurant Neighbor Award (RNA), developed in partnership with American Express, highlights outstanding local […]

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Microsoft expands NFL partnership

Photo caption: Microsoft Surface Instant Replay. (Photo by Cooper Neill/AP) Redmond, Washington technology firm Microsoft Corp. and the National Football League on Tuesday announced an expansion of their deep technology partnership. The multiyear expansion aims to help the entire NFL, including its coaches and players, be more efficient through enhanced communication and collaboration via Microsoft […]

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Geek out at Seattle’s Living Computers

It all started with one computer. In 1997 Paul Allen’s company, Vulcan Inc., purchased a TOAD-1 System from XKL Systems Corporation (now XKL LLC), an engineering firm in Redmond, Washington. Mr. Allen was interested in preserving the historically significant software that was created on Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) PDP-10 family of systems, which came to […]

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The importance of tipping points

Geologist Ed Brook, geographer David Wrathall and complexity scientist James Watson will discuss the importance of tipping points at 7 p.m. March 3 at OMSI in Portland. Children of today are going to live through some of the most important environmental, social and technological changes humankind will ever see. It is likely that some of […]

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Portland: TechfestNW explores innovation

Photo Caption: Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe.” TechfestNW, a global gathering of technology and business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs, takes place April 2-3 at Portland State University’s Viking Pavilion in downtown Portland, Oregon. Learn more about the innovative, impactful tech that helps define our region. Hear from thought leaders […]