Herald Business Journal

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.

Ex-Facebook VP: Social media is destroying society

“In the back, deep, deep recesses of our minds, we kind of knew something bad could happen.”

  • Dec 12, 2017

Boeing raises dividend 20%, continues stock buyback program

The manufacturer said it has repurchased $9.2 billion worth of its shares this year.

Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference

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  • Dec 11, 2017
Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Merger would make Providence part of health care behemoth

Providence St. Joseph Health and Ascension Health are said to be talking. Swedish would also be affected.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments

Questions raised whether Republicans are trying to stop Patagonia sales before the Christmas holiday.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Talk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soars

That rocketing level of appreciation smells like an irrational investor mania to many financial pros

  • Dec 11, 2017

6-year-old made $11M in one year reviewing toys on You Tube

Children everywhere have become hooked, watching Ryan’s videos for hours a day.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Providence said to be in talks for merger with Ascension

The two Catholic health organizations have been exploring joining forces, sources say.

Hospital companies merge as insurers encroach on their turf

An anticipated deal between Providence St. Joseph Health and Ascension is only the latest.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

Trading began Sunday, and theprice rose as high as $18,850.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Lockheed-Martin dominates global arms sales, Boeing is 2nd

The combined sales of U.S.-based companies totaled $217 billion.

Teddy, an English bulldog, models Zentek Clothing’s heat regulating dog jacket. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Everett clothing company keeps your dog cool and stylish

Zentek uses space-age fabrics to moderate the temperature of pets and now humans.

Teddy, an English bulldog, models Zentek Clothing’s heat regulating dog jacket. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Bitcoin futures make debut on major exchange

The contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 to $18,010 four hours after trading.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Washington, Amazon sue company over seller training programs

Braintree is accused of using deceptive ads promising information on how to make money on Amazon.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Engine trouble hits Air New Zealand’s 787 Dreamliners

A Rolls-Royce engine was shut down and was afterward found to be seriously damaged.