Herald Business Journal

It’s not your imagination: Airline restrooms getting smaller

Airlines are taking advantage of demand to squeeze as many passengers as possible into planes.

  • Jul 15, 2018


How to build a world-class medical care system

Of course, it’s not going to happen in our politicized world.


Papa John’s starts pulling founder’s image from marketing

The pizza chain’s John Schnatter had used a racist epithet during a conference call.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Requiem for the vanishing stick shift

To enthusiasts’ dismay, today’s car buyers overwhelmingly prefer automatics.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition

The software giant says it’s too risky to leave to industry alone.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

The state Health Authority admits it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Boeing and Airbus bring swagger and strategy to air show

The Farnborough air show outside London is an unpredictable inflection point in their aerospace rivalry.

Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

More than 11,800 children, from a few months old to 17, are housed in 90 facilities in 15 states.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

Policies prevent franchises from hiring workers away from other franchises of the same chain.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

New UN panel to make proposals to ensure safe digital future

The United Nations is establishing a high-level panel co-chaired by Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma and the wife of Microsoft… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

Suit alleges one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers violated consumer protection laws.

  • Jul 12, 2018

Cities grapple with how to deal with electric scooters

Lawsuits and cease-and-desist orders have followed the arrival of companies.

  • Jul 12, 2018

Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman of the board

The pizza company made the announcement hours after John Schnatter apologized for using a racial slur.

  • Jul 12, 2018

Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

Scott Raymond Dozier, 47, was to be executed by injection with a three-chemical combination.

US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

Saudi Arabia and Russia could upend that forecast by boosting their own production.

  • Jul 11, 2018

A new round of proposed Trump tariffs would hit US consumers

Trump is threatening the tariffs in retaliation for duties that China slapped on $34 billion of U.S. goods.

  • Jul 11, 2018

China joins 20 most innovative economies, US falls to No. 6

The Global Innovation Index 2018 keeps Switzerland in the No. 1 spot.

  • Jul 11, 2018

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

It has plenty of options to retaliate that could extend beyond additional tariffs on U.S. imports.

  • Jul 11, 2018