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Adobe unveils authentication tool in battle against deepfakes

October 21, 2020, 8:31am Business

Adobe Inc. debuted a software tool to help media creators prove their images are real, the latest move by the maker of Photoshop to combat the spread of deepfake technology. Read story

European Council President Charles Michel addresses the chamber on a report of last weeks EU summit during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

EU says UK ‘can’t have cake, eat it too’ but eyes new talks

European Council President Charles Michel addresses the chamber on a report of last weeks EU summit during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

October 21, 2020, 8:27am Business

BRUSSELS — The European Union struck a defiant tone on Wednesday as the standoff over resuming post-Brexit trade negotiations with the United Kingdom intensified, telling London that “you cannot have your cake and eat it too.” Read story

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, file photo, the logo of Google is displayed on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris. The Trump administration's legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past.

U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors Microsoft battle

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, file photo, the logo of Google is displayed on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris. The Trump administration's legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past.

October 21, 2020, 8:26am Business

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past. Read story

The Friends of Frog Ferry said this is what the ferry could look like, although the actual design would be dependent on the results of a feasibility study.

Group completes Frog Ferry water taxi study, eyes Vancouver’s Terminal 1

The Friends of Frog Ferry said this is what the ferry could look like, although the actual design would be dependent on the results of a feasibility study.

October 20, 2020, 6:37pm Business

Friends of Frog Ferry, the nonprofit group working to bring a water taxi service to the Portland area, announced Tuesday that it had finished an operational feasibility study and finance plan including some basic cost and timeline estimates for development of the service. Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif.  The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. The litigation marks the government's most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The suit could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of major tech companies including Apple, Amazon and Facebook at both the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission.

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif.  The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. The litigation marks the government's most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The suit could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of major tech companies including Apple, Amazon and Facebook at both the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission.

October 20, 2020, 2:44pm Business

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Tuesday, Oct. 20 as traders look over several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Tuesday, Oct. 20 as traders look over several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.

October 20, 2020, 2:00pm Business

Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Read story

Intel announced last week that it is laying off 784 workers from its campus in Hillsboro, Ore.

Intel unloads its memory chip business for $9 billion

Intel announced last week that it is laying off 784 workers from its campus in Hillsboro, Ore.

October 20, 2020, 8:19am Business

PORTLAND — Intel confirmed Monday that it is selling off its thinly profitable memory chip business, and an associated factory in China, for $9 billion. Read story

A "sold" sign sits on a lot as new home construction continues in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in August as home building remains one of the bright spots for the economy.

U.S. home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

A "sold" sign sits on a lot as new home construction continues in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in August as home building remains one of the bright spots for the economy.

October 20, 2020, 8:00am Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy. Read story

Maurilia Marquez of Su Casa Marquez applied for a grant from the city of Vancouver, Clark County and Mercy Corps that will help her pay expenses that were lost because of the pandemic and the restrictions around it.

Clark County businesses seek help from local grants

Maurilia Marquez of Su Casa Marquez applied for a grant from the city of Vancouver, Clark County and Mercy Corps that will help her pay expenses that were lost because of the pandemic and the restrictions around it.

October 20, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Business

Maurilia Marquez, owner of Su Casa Marquez on Fourth Plain Boulevard, is behind with her rent. She’s feeling the squeeze to pay her employees. And business during the pandemic is slow for the family-owned Mexican restaurant. Read story

People’s Community Federal Credit Union moving to Waterfront Vancouver

October 20, 2020, 6:00am Business

People's Community Federal Credit Union announced Monday that it will open a new location at The Waterfront Vancouver in November, replacing its existing downtown Vancouver branch. Read story