Herald Business Journal

Verizon loses bet on digital ads, takes $4.6B accounting hit

The company spent billions on AOL and Yahoo in an effort to compete with Facebook and Google.

  • Dec 12, 2018

WhidbeyHealth decreasing its costs to patients

The medical services provider discovered that other regional hospitals have lower prices.

Washington asks court to stop Trump from reviving coal sales

Also joining the request: California, New Mexico, New York and Montana’s Northern Cheyenne tribe.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Arlington raises fees after China ban on ‘dirty’ recyclables

Residential customers currently paying $7.53 will pay 68 cents more per month

Huawei exec gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

Meng Wanzhou must wear a tracking device and remain in Vancouver, B.C.

Gas company to raise prices after October pipeline explosion

Cascade Natural Gas, which serves Oak Harbor, requested a 17.2 percent increase.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Whidbey creators have a place to sell their wares year-round

A new store near Clinton features a wide range of creative work from all over the island.

China ups pressure as bail hearing resumes for top tech exec

Her arrest has fueled U.S.-China trade tensions

  • Dec 10, 2018

Wall Street’s Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

Charging Bull eventually will rejoin her, but no date for the move has been given.

  • Dec 10, 2018

US job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

The data underscore that the labor market remains strong.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Musk suggests Tesla’s new chairwoman won’t rein him in

He remains the electric car company’s largest shareholder.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Verizon says 10,400 managers accept buyout offer

That’s about 7 percent of its global workforce.

  • Dec 10, 2018

GoPro to move production out of China over tariff concerns

It did not say where production was moving or how much the move would cost.

UAW grows, prepares for war as workers head into wage talks

The union has more than $760 million in its strike fund.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

It’s not immediately clear what the full scope of the ruling is.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Goodyear halts tire production in Venezuela as economy slips

The International Monetary Fund has estimated that inflation could top 1M percent by the year’s end.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Don’t expect food to look much different.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Tribes seek to challenge Corps’ Dakota Access pipeline study

A status conference is scheduled Wednesday.

  • Dec 10, 2018

As Sears fades, Oak Harbor Sears store is here to stay

Sears Hometown Store uses the Sears name but is ultimately separate from the dying retailer.

Bidding wars for Seattle homes subside as market cools

Just 21 percent of homes sold in Seattle in November had multiple bidders, according to Redfin.

  • Dec 9, 2018