Herald Business Journal

Georgia governor really wants Amazon to come to his state

He’s ready to call a special session of the state legislature if necessary to lure the company there.

  • Jan 10, 2018

French president says China will buy 184 Airbus jets

China will preserve parity in market share between Airbus and Boeing, Macron said.

  • Jan 10, 2018

IRS to face massive strain under GOP tax law

The agency doesn’t answer anything beyond “basic” questions from taxpayers during filing season.

  • Jan 10, 2018

Seattle contractor charged with felony for worker’s death

He allegedly ignored safety regulations when his employee was killed in a sewer trench collapse.

  • Jan 10, 2018

Why is there a bitcoin ATM at this Lynnwood gas station?

And by the way, what is bitcoin? It’s cryptocurrency backed by nothing — but worth a whole lot.

SpaceX says rocket performance OK in secret satellite launch

The Wall Street Journal reports the satellite apparently did not separate from the second stage.

Boeing sets a new production record: 763 jetliners in 2017

The company also inked 912 jetliner orders last year with a list value of $134.8 billion.

Chip fix may slow servers significantly, Microsoft warns

The Meltdown and Spectre flaws are present in almost all processors that run computers and servers.

  • Jan 9, 2018

US employers post fewer jobs in November for second month

Economists say hiring may slow this year as businesses struggle to find enough qualified workers.

  • Jan 9, 2018

Don’t spend more than you can afford for your child’s college

Saying no to a child’s dream school can seem like a betrayal.

A Starbucks closes early after hoax of barista defiling food

The Atlanta store’s phone started ringing with threats coming from the other end of the line.

  • Jan 9, 2018

Facial recognition is the new hot tech topic in China.

The police and security state have been the most enthusiastic about embracing this new technology.

  • Jan 9, 2018

Autos overshadow the small gadgets at CES tech show in Vegas

CES is a chance for carmakers to display their wilder and far-out ideas.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Trump takes victory lap on taxes with rural Americans

He called it a victory for family farmers and pitched his vision to expand access to broadband internet.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction

Studies show negative effects of smartphones and social media on children’s mental and physical health.

  • Jan 8, 2018

GoPro expects revenue slump, slashes workforce

It is cutting its workforce by more than 20 percent to fewer than 1,000 employees.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Spokane Tribe’s new casino opens Monday evening

The $40 million casino is in Airway Heights. The tribe first proposed it in 2006.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Two decades of creating leaders — and a better place to live

Leadership Snohomish County has trained 600 people for roles in the community and business.

US ends strong year with a gain of 148,000 jobs in December

The unemployment rate for blacks is at the lowest level since 1972.

  • Jan 5, 2018

Blaine’s border leads the way in trade, travel activity

Passenger vehicle activity increased 15.9 percent between 2010 and 2016.

  • Jan 5, 2018