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Three women independently accuse Gordon Sondland of repeated acts of highly similar ****** misconduct

Three separate, named women have independently accused Trump's EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland of repeated acts of ****** misconduct while he was in a position of physical, financial and professional power over them. Sondland denies the accusations.

The three women's stories were jointly reported by Propublica and Portland Monthly, and one of the accusers is Portland Monthly ...

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups

Why are businesses and government organizations investing so much into the the ***** of land down the West Coast from Vancouver, Canada to Portland, Oregon? ...

Coding training and outsourcing service Catalyte launches a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling’

Catalyte, the Baltimore-based coding training and placement service, has launched a new software service designed to take its machine learning-based skills-assessment and training program to companies around the country. With revenues already approaching nearly $100 million for its outsourced software development services, Catalyte is hoping to take the lessons and tools it has learned and ...

Sidewalk Labs spins out urban data-gathering tool Replica into a company

Replica, the data-gathering tool created within Sidewalk Labs that maps the movement of people in cities, is now a company. The newly formed company, which is headed by Nick Bowden, also announced Thursday it has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round from investors Innovation Endeavors, Firebrand Ventures, and Revolution’s Rise of the ...

Ready, Set, Raise — the Y Combinator for female founders — announces second cohort

Ready, Set, Raise is a startup accelerator for women and non-binary founders. ...

This is not a box of chocolates (it’s felt art by LeBrie Rich)

During a recent stopover in Portland, Oregon, it was delightful to once again hang out with the "Duchess of Felt," artist LeBrie Rich. Not only do I adore her, but I adore her work. The needle-felted and stitched sculptures of products she makes are what really capture my attention. Case in point: that ...

Portland’s Unipiper plays Star Wars theme on 2 flaming bagpipes

Unmute the video below. You need this, in all its glory.

Brian Kidd, aka the Unipiper, has been featured before here on Boing Boing. He's internet-famous and locally renowned in Portland for for playing the flaming bagpipes on his unicycle while wearin' a Darth Vader mask.

He upped the ante on himself by doing ...

Uber launches PIN feature to cut wait times at U.S. airports, starting in Portland

Uber is piloting a new PIN feature at the Portland International Airport that will give riders a one-time 6-digit numeric code in an effort to speed up pickup times and reduce traffic congestion. The PIN, or personal identification number, feature kicks off Monday at the Portland Airport, which can average around 400 Uber rides an ...

Portland! Come see me tonight in Fort Vancouver with my new book RADICALIZED! Next up: Seattle & Anaheim!

Thanks to everyone who came out to last night's book tour event with Richard Kadrey at Berkeley Arts and Letters; I'm in the final stretch of the tour now, with a keynote tonight at 7PM at the Ft Vancouver Library's Revolutionary Reads series, (Clark Community College’s Gaiser Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver ...

I’m going out on tour with my new science fiction book RADICALIZED and I hope to see you!

Radicalized is my next science fiction book, out on March 18 from Tor Books: it contains four novellas about the hope and misery of our moment, from refugees resisting life in an automated IoT **** to health care executives being targeted by suicide bombers who have been traumatized by watching their loved ones die ...