Herald Business Journal

Amazon cuts a deal with Best Buy, broadens global reach

It will team up with Best Buy on a new smart TV and will offer goods to new areas of the world.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Southwest rushes engine checks amid first-of-its-kind crisis

Ultrasonic examinations of the fan blades on its CFM56 engines will be completed within 30 days

Sound Publishing president departing to lead Tulsa newspaper

Gloria Fletcher, an Oklahoma native, has led The Daily Herald’s parent company since 2012.

1 dead after 737 blows an engine; woman nearly sucked out

The Southwest Airlines 737 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Home Depot sued for mismanaging retirement fund accounts

Workers allege that most accounts offered by the firm brought lower-than-average returns.

  • Apr 17, 2018

FAA restricts Boeing 787s powered by some Rolls engines

The affected planes can fly no farther than 140 minutes from an airport, instead of the usual 330.

Trump attorney offers lesson in bad money management

Home-equity loan interest is no longer tax deductible for paying off a credit card — or porn star.

Trump files for extension on 2017 taxes

“As do many Americans with complex returns,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

  • Apr 17, 2018

IRS online payment site fails on tax day (April 17)

The agency said it would not punish people if their returns arrive late because of the glitches.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft email search case

The Cloud Act allows the government to obtain emails stored on the company’s servers in Ireland.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

More than 40 states say they’re losing out on “billions of dollars in tax revenue each year.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for afternoon bias training

The announcement comes after the arrests of 2 black men at a Philadelphia store sparked protests.

  • Apr 17, 2018

‘60 Minutes’: Serious mechanical issues plague Allegiant Air

The low-cost airline experienced more than 100 serious mechanical incidents during a 20-month period.

Starbucks to train workers on ‘unconscious bias,’ CEO says

Meanwhile, activists held more protests at a store where two black men were arrested for trespassing.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Boeing cited by Pentagon over Missouri plants’ deficiencies

Some of the issues remain unresolved after more than 904 days, according to federal records.

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

Officers went to the store after employees called 911 to report the men were trespassing.

  • Apr 15, 2018

Cities running on car batteries? Just so crazy it might work

Utilities and automakers want to use electric-car batteriesas storage for the entire public power grid.

Facebook CEO didn’t have all the answers for Congress

A series of tough inquiries seemed particularly vexing for Zuckerberg.

  • Apr 14, 2018

Former U2 stage to be centerpiece of Utah aquarium expansion

The dome-shaped metal stage structure known as “the Claw” stands as tall as Niagara Falls.

  • Apr 14, 2018

Court blocks company’s attempt to restock Atlantic Salmon pens

Cooke Aquaculture’s license to operate its net-pen farms was terminated after a collapse last August.

  • Apr 14, 2018