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HP pushes back on Xerox takeover

March 27, 2020, 3:27pm Business

Printer and computer maker HP Inc. issued a letter to its shareholders on Wednesday pushing back on a proposed takeover offer from rival Xerox. Read story

CytoDyn continues COVID-19 treatment test

March 27, 2020, 3:26pm Business Briefs

Vancouver-based biotechnology company CytoDyn announced Friday that it has now enrolled seven patients in a test to see if the company's flagship treatment product can be used to effectively treat COVID-19. Read story

Delta Dental plans aid for dental practitioners

March 27, 2020, 3:25pm Business Briefs

Washington dental insurance provider Delta Dental announced Friday that it will create two programs aimed at providing financial assistance to its roughly 5,000 in-network dentists. Read story

Riverview Bancorp declares quarterly cash dividend

March 27, 2020, 3:24pm Business Briefs

Vancouver-based Riverview Bancorp announced Friday that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of 5 cents per share, payable April 22. Read story

Seattle transit agency sues Microsoft in land dispute

March 26, 2020, 7:43pm Business Briefs

SEATTLE -- The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. for land and access to add light rail service. Read story

World close to running out of places to store oil

March 26, 2020, 7:42pm Business Briefs

The world will run out of places to store oil in as little as three months, according to an industry consultant. Read story

Jama Software will lay off a dozen, says business solid

March 26, 2020, 6:04am Business

Portland-based Jama Software announced a dozen layoffs Wednesday but said the cutbacks are unrelated to the coronavirus outbreak that has clobbered the state and national economy. Read story

Ford recall in North America aims to repair door latches

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Business

DETROIT -- Ford is recalling more than 268,000 cars in North America to fix doors that could open unexpectedly or may not close. Read story

State pauses job-hunt rule for unemployment claims

March 25, 2020, 3:55pm Business

In order to collect unemployment benefits, you usually have to show that you're looking for work. But not anymore. Read story

YouTube to limit video quality around the world for a month

March 25, 2020, 6:03am Business

YouTube will reduce the quality of videos around the world starting Tuesday, an effort by the world's most popular video site to ease internet traffic during the coronavirus outbreak. Read story