Herald Business Journal

Drone’s ease piercing of NY ‘no-fly’ zone underscores risks

An Army Black Hawk helicopter suffered damage to one of its rotor blades, but was able to land safely.

 

Rubio to vote against tax bill if child credit isn’t expanded

Sen. Bob Corker announced that he would vote against it due to concerns on the federal deficit.

  • Dec 14, 2017

 

Snohomish County’s campaign to land the 797 takes off

Executive Dave Somers announced the formation of a task force to urge Boeing to build the plane here.

 

Delta orders 100 Airbus A321neo jets valued at $12.7 billion

Boeing had hoped to land the deal, offering comparable 737s.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Bob Ferguson says he’ll sue over FCC’s net neutrality repeal

The state attorney general says the FCC’s action undermines a free and open internet.

  • Dec 14, 2017

‘Not surprising’: FCC repeals net neutrality rules

Internet service providers will be free to slow down competing services and sell faster speeds.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Commentary: GM, Boeing fight a war of words over Mars

Boeing is strongly signaling how crucial deep-space exploration is to its future.

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Before the buyout, 21st Century Fox will spin off the Fox network, stations and cable channels.

  • Dec 14, 2017

What can be learned from the optimism of Churchill, Elon Musk

A new movie, “The Dark Years,” depicts Winston Churchill during the perilous times he faced in 1940 when he first became prime minister. The country… Continue reading

Airports want to nearly double passengers’ user fees

Delta says airports will rake in $3.6 billion in passenger facility charge taxes this year.

UPS delays mount as online shopping hobbles courier’s network

FedEx completed 97.1 percent of its ground deliveries on time in the same period.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Angel of the Winds pays $3.4M for Everett arena naming rights

The casino replaces Xfinity as the lead sponsor for the publicly owned downtown Everett events center.

Justice Department confirms criminal probe in Uber case

A former Uber executive is accused of stealing self-driving car technology from Google.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Bombardier promotes its C Series airliner as American made

It says more than half its all-new jet is made in US factories with final assembly near Montreal.

Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands

The company said the AG wanted it to tell customers how much of their prices goes to charities.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Study: Almost 45 million tons of e-waste discarded last year

The gold, silver, copper and other materials would’ve been worth $55 billion had they been recovered.

  • Dec 13, 2017

As SpaceX eyes another first, Blue Origin returns to flight

Jeff Bezos got a step closer to flying tourists to space Tuesday.

Tulalips break ground on new Quil Ceda Creek Casino Hotel

A 150-room hotel was added to what is now a $140 million complex expected to open in spring 2019.

For modern women, 98-year-old rejection letters still sting

In a stark new video, female Boeing engineers break the silence about past inopportunity.

Trudeau snubs Boeing, unveils plan to buy used Aussie jets

Trudeau will be assessing the impact fighter jet contracts have on his country’s economy.