KBNW Business Briefs For 09/02/14

BEND, OR — The Central Oregon Federated Republican Woman will hold its monthly luncheon Tuesday at the Bend Golf and Country Club. Bend City Councilor Victor Chadowsky will be the guest speaker. — Developers seeking to build the Summit Ridge Wind Farm near The Read More

How Venmo Is Turning Into a Hilarious Social Network

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  If you use Venmo, you already know how convenient it is to pay your friends instantly, splitting the bill at dinner without hitting up an ATM or getting exact change. With a couple of taps on the app, your portion of the bill is Read More

After Nude Photo Hack, Should Cloud Users Be Worried?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For anyone whose digital life needs some extra space, the cloud seems like a miraculous solution. But after dozens of nude photos of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, leaked online late Sunday, reportedly hacked Read More

The Latest Bridal Trend: Renting Your Gown

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For traditional brides, “carrying something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue” has long been a way of inviting good fortune and prosperity into a marriage. But what if the borrowed something is the Read More