Herald Business Journal

Make this the year you stop wasting food (and money)

A person could save about $370 annually on average by wasting less food.

  • Jan 20, 2020

 

SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Nine-minute flight ended with the Dragon crew capsule parachuting safely into the Atlantic.

  • Jan 19, 2020

 

Boeing has a newly discovered software problem on the 737 Max

The issue concerns a program that verifies whether monitors tracking key systems are working properly.

 

Frontier Communications seeks March bankruptcy, sources say

The company reportedly has $356 million of debt payments coming due March 15.

  • Jan 18, 2020

Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices

People are drinking less milk, but “It’s very hard to turn a cow off,” jokes one Stanwood dairyman.

Changing Boeing’s corporate culture won’t be easy

Systemic errors can sometimes be very difficult to track down and eradicate.

A nuclear research facility is about to open in Everett

TerraPower, an energy firm founded by Bill Gates, will open a 65,000-square-foot lab near Paine Field.

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

The Census Bureau starts the head count in The Last Frontier state by going door-to-door in January.

  • Jan 17, 2020

Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

The Clean Air Rule had been struck down by a lower court after it was challenged by business groups.

  • Jan 16, 2020

Southwest joins rivals in again delaying Boeing jet’s return

The airline will drop about 330 flights each weekday from its normal 4,000 daily flights.

Microsoft: ‘carbon-negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain

The company previously said its data centers would be 60% powered by renewable power by the end of 2019.

  • Jan 16, 2020

Group finds US aircraft approval process safe, despite crashes

The committee differed sharply with legislators who are investigating Boeing and the FAA.

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

The company will open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S.

  • Jan 16, 2020

Plastic bag ban passes Washington Senate again

The bill now heads to the House, where it stalled last year.

  • Jan 15, 2020

Boeing’s ‘very bad’ internal messages boost crash victim suits

Employees bragged about fooling the FAA about pilots needing only computer training for the new 737 Max.

NSA discovers security flaw in Windows, Microsoft issues fix

The software company said it has not seen any evidence of exploitation by hackers.

  • Jan 14, 2020

Max crisis: Boeing airplane orders plunge to a 16-year low

The company reported more cancellations than new orders in 2019.

Construction on Marysville’s civic center to begin this month

Dozens braved a frigid Monday morning to celebrate the soon-to-be City Hall and police station.

Boeing thwarted Lion Air ‘idiots’ who wanted 737 Max training

Having the pilots do simulator training would have undercut a critical selling point of the jet.

Small local suppliers flying blind through 737 Max crisis

Unlike Boeing, makers of components and parts cannot easily absorb the cost of an assembly shutdown.