Herald Business Journal

NASA replaces astronaut on Boeing’s 1st crew launch

Astronaut Eric Boe was pulled Tuesday from the upcoming test flight for unspecified medical reasons.

  • Jan 23, 2019

 

Boeing’s $44 billion tanker may miss a milestone by 3 years

A ceremony is planned Thursday in Everett to mark the delivery of the first KC-46A to the Air Force.

 

6 Amazon delivery robots invade Snohomish County — but where?

The company is conducting a test of wheeled drones in an undisclosed neighborhood starting Wednesday.

 

Boeing’s flying car has taken off

The passenger air vehicle is designed for fully autonomous flight, with a range up to 50 miles.

Federal shutdown delays start of airline service in Everett

Key FAA officials, who must give a final OK to Paine Field passenger flights, are on furlough.

Anonymous groups work to undermine proposals to regulate drug prices

It’s hard for people to understand if these groups have ties to industry.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

Some key Western leaders — President Donald Trump among them — skipped the summit.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Amazon Go attracts a host of cashierless imitators

A fleet of companies are working to replicate or invent other ways of streamlining store operations.

  • Jan 22, 2019

George Mason University students have a new dining option: Food delivered by robots

For a $1.99 per delivery, these robots can roll across campus in rain or snow.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Boeing revamps quality control: More high tech, fewer humans

The company has told Machinists it will eliminate thousands of quality checks as no longer necessary.

For legal cannabis growers, there’s little room for error

Four violations could shutter The Clone Zone, an Arlington cannabis firm that employs 30.

Survey: CEO pessimism on economy spreads after upbeat 2018

The survey was released Monday on the eve of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Jan 21, 2019

France fines Google $57M for first major privacy violation

Google allegedly failed to fully disclose how personal information is collected and used.

  • Jan 21, 2019

TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

The workers face missing another paycheck if the shutdown doesn’t end early this week.

  • Jan 21, 2019

France holds trial over horse meat found in frozen lasagna

“His only criterion when he bought the meat was its price.”

  • Jan 21, 2019

China grants Ivanka Trump 5 trademarks amid trade talks

Her expanding intellectual property holdings have long raised ethical concerns.

  • Jan 21, 2019

Following accidents, Dutch Uber lifts minimum driver age

Uber also will insist that drivers have at least one year’s driving experience.

  • Jan 21, 2019

Next possible shutdown targets: Your food, flowers and toys

When importers lose shipments to spoilage, they raise prices to cover the cost

  • Jan 21, 2019

TSA checkpoint worker no-shows peak at 10% of workforce

Its employees are among the lowest salaried on the federal pay scale.

Allegiant to add flight between Bellingham and Anchorage

A year-round, non-stop service between Bellingham and Anchorage coming this spring