Washington and Oregon delayed crab season after discovering toxins in crustaceans

Crabs are eaten widely in Washington, Oregon and California. It also a tradition at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals. But this year, the locals have to wait for a little to get their hands on scrumptious crab dishes.

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Chipotle Re-Opens Restaurant After E.coli Outbreak in Washington and Oregon

Chipotle Mexican Grill re-open their 43 restaurant who was closed down due to E.coli outbreak since earlier this month. After health officials in Oregon and Washington State did not find E.coli in the sample taken from the restaurants.

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Hawaii leads most expensive states in US; New York slips to 3rd position

The latest rankings on most expensive states in the US reveal that New York is no more the most expensive place in America. The Aloha State (Hawaii became Aloha State officially by 1959 Legislative Act) moved up to the top position in the list of most expensive state in the US for first quarter of 2015 from second most expensive state status in 2014.

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U.S. senator supports pot legalization in Oregon

A Democratic U.S. Senator from Oregon supports legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and will vote “yes” to a state initiative next week that would let adults consume pot for fun, his office said on Monday.

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Adidas fights to draw top talent to HQ in sleepy Bavarian town

Adidas (ADSGn.DE) needs world-class designers, brand experts and technical whizzkids to improve its image against U.S. rival Nike (NKE.N), but persuading them to move to its headquarters in rural Germany is difficult.

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Veresen to acquire half stake in Ruby pipeline for $1.43 billion

Veresen Inc (VSN.TO), a Canadian pipeline company developing the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas facility in Oregon, said on Monday it has agreed to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners' half interest in the Ruby pipeline system for $1.43 billion.

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Facebook to build second Iowa data center

Menlo Park, US-based social network giant Facebook announced its plans to build a second Iowa data center right next to its first facility in Altoona which is still being constructed and has yet to start its operations.

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Oregon marketing automation firm Act-On lands $42M in funding for growth

Beaverton, US-based marketing automation software vendor Act-On landed $42 million in its fifth funding round led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) to fuel its growth.

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Oregon startup PayRange offers simpler way to make mobile payments

Portland, US-based startup PayRange was launched by former VendScreen chief Paresh Patel to offer a simpler way of making mobile payments using a device that can be easily installed in vending machines.

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Portland's WedBrilliant wants to give brides-to-be an easier way to find wedding vendors

Oregon, US-based wedding planning site WedBrilliant wants to give brides-to-be a simpler way of finding wedding vendors by functioning as an online one-stop shop for them.

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American electric bike firm Brammo lands $9.5M in Series D funding

Oregon, US-based electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo Inc landed $9.5 million in an on-going Series D funding round from Terracap Ventures and Aviva Investors amid efforts to cut cost and increase profitability.

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Yahoo snaps up automated graphic design startup Vizify

Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant Yahoo snapped up Portland, Oregon-based automated graphic design startup Vizify for an undisclosed amount as part of its on-going acquisition spree of design-focused startups.

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bRight Switch launches Indiegogo campaign to upgrade US homes' light switches to smart screens

Oregon, US-based startup bRight Switch launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $115,500 for a prototype of a wall-fixed smart tablet that will replace the ordinary home light switch.

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American vending tech firm VendScreen bags $17.8M in funding

Oregon, US-based vending machine technology firm VendScreen Inc has bagged $17.8 million in a funding round led by existing investors Merrickhanna Ventures and 3X5 Special Opportunity Fund.

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3D Systems inks deal with Xerox’s Solid Ink Teams in Oregon

3D printing company 3D Systems has bought the solid ink product design, chemistry, and engineering teams of Xerox in Wilsonville, Oregon for $32.5 million, according to a press release.

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