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2013-09-04 16:21:36

Free app powered by GlobeSherpa lets transit riders easily and conveniently buy and use tickets right on their smartphone PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TriMet makes riding transit easier with today's release of the TriMet Tickets mobile ticketing app. The innovative app makes our riders the first in the U.S. to use a mobile ticketing app to ride both buses and trains. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/SF73945) "The TriMet Tickets app is part of...

2013-05-16 08:21:41

TriMet Beta Test Released Today is First by a U.S. Transit Agency to Allow Bus, Train and Streetcar Riders to Buy and Use Fares From Their Smartphones PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobeSherpa, a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payments software, and TriMet, Oregon's largest provider of bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services today launched a public beta test of TriMet Tickets, TriMet's mobile ticketing application. During the test, select...

2013-04-16 08:30:05

Donation will Help Science Students Test Handheld Heart Monitoring Device, Research Impact of Cell Phones on Living Organisms BEAVERTON, Ore., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced that it has donated a TDS1000B Series oscilloscope to Beaverton High School. The 100 MHz two-channel oscilloscope will be used by science, physics and engineering students to complete a number of...

2012-08-16 23:02:31

Hot Spring Spas Dealer Serving Tualatin, Tigard and Portland Oregon Offers Free Hot Tub Test Soaks to Show Consumers How to Reduce Stress With Hot Spring Spas Hydrotherapy. Tualatin, OR (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 A recent study by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology found that stress levels in the United States have actually increased 18-24 percent since 1983. Oregon Hot Tub, a HotSpring Spas dealer selling new and used hot tubs with stores in Portland and surrounding areas like Tualatin...

2012-08-13 06:20:32

TUALATIN, Ore., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) - Reddaway, the less-than-truckload next-day transportation leader in the western U.S. and Canada, announced today the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Tualatin, Oregon. The new 27,000 square foot facility, located within the South Center Office Park, at 7720 SW Mohawk Street, Building H and adjacent to Interstate 5, will effectively accommodate the company's current staff of approximately 130 employees. Additional...

2012-06-27 02:22:33

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., a Fortune 1000 semiconductor company headquartered in Silicon Valley, will invest $75 million to upgrade its semiconductor fabrication facility (fab) in Beaverton, Oregon. Maxim, which purchased the 226,000 square foot facility from Tektronix, Inc. in 1994, will upgrade manufacturing equipment, improve process technologies, and convert to newer technology nodes. (Photo:...

2012-06-01 10:22:51

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, will honor the 2012 Oregon and Southwest Washington recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Ceremony at the World Trade Center in Portland on Saturday, June 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. Comcast provided 65 students from Oregon and Southwest Washington with $73,000 in college scholarships through the...

2012-05-29 22:20:41

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Roloff, who stars in the longest running reality TV show on The Learning Channel (TLC), "Little People, Big World," visited Jamaica this week as the guest of Couples Resorts and its non-profit organization, Issa Trust Foundation. Accompanying her on the trip was Lisa Dixon, Vice President of the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation (ARCF) and Diane Pollard, President of the Issa Trust Foundation. During their stay at Couples Sans Souci, the...

2011-12-13 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Data Centers, one of the nation's leading data center innovators, is building the first wholesale data center in Oregon located at the nexus of the termination points for three trans-Pacific cables. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/SF79865LOGO) Latency, a measure of time delay, when calculated from the San Francisco Bay Area to Asia is currently 100-105 milliseconds round-trip (msRT)....

2011-09-19 04:04:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powin Corporation (OTC BB: PWON), an Oregon-based OEM and direct manufacturer of outdoor cookware products, gun safes, fitness and recreational equipment, truck parts, plastic products, renewable energy products and furniture for some of America's most well known retailers, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Quality Bending & Fabrication (QBF), has received another substantial Purchase Order from LiteSolar...