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[August 05, 2014]
CenturyLink widens rollout of fiber internet; ousted SAIF chief levels new accusations: business news briefing [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. :: ]
(Oregonian (Portland, OR) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 05--Here's the Oregon business news you need to know today. Get these headlines delivered to your inbox twice daily by subscribing to the business update email newsletter.
Seven customers have complained to the state since April that they haven't received products or refunds from orders placed with Northwest Metal Buildings of Hillsboro.
Nautilus quarter-over-quarter sales increase 34 percent; direct sales benefit from introduction of Bowflex Max Trainer earlier this year; The chip industry is notoriously cyclical and another downturn is inevitable.
CenturyLink plans broader fiber rollout, gigabit speeds, in Portland neighborhoods The drive toward fiber reflects the Internet's growing role in every day life for web surfing, games, radio, music streaming -- and especially for video.
Home demolitions: 6 key questions (and answers) from live chat with developers Why demolish a home instead of renovating? Why not build more small, affordable homes? Plotkin accuses Rocklin of plotting with SAIF execs to oust him The war between former SAIF CEO John Plotkin and the insurance giant heated up Monday when he filed an amended lawsuit against the company seeking $2 million in damages. The SAIF board fired Plotkin in May three months after he began.
LinkedIn will pay $6 million in back wages, damages after multi-state labor investigation The U.S. Department of Labor said investigators found the professional networking site violated overtime and record-keeping rules.
-- Elliot Njus ___ (c)2014 The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.) Visit The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.) at www.oregonian.com Distributed by MCT Information Services
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