Jon Kitamura shows off Patagonia’s surfing wet suit made from a natural rubber extracted from guayule, a desert shrub, rather than petroleum-based neoprene. Patagonia expects the revolutionary material will wind up not only in wet suits but also in everyday items like sneakers and yoga mats.
French mobile-phone carrier Iliad offered $15 billion in cash for a controlling stake in Bellevue-based T-Mobile US, rivaling a proposal from Sprint.
Brier Dudley offers a critical look at technology and business issues affecting the Northwest.
Veteran financial journalist Jon Talton blogs on the region's most important economic news, trends and issues.
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