Herald Business Journal

737 Max return to service might be ‘phased,’ CEO concedes

Europe’s air safety regulator is concerned about the plane’s certification process.

Columbia River barge lock to return to service Sept. 30

The navigation lock was closed Sept. 5 after operators detected problems and further investigation revealed cracked concrete.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

Pricing products well below the competition is off-brand for the tech giant.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

“We can’t allow people to get sick and we can’t have our youth be so affected,” President Donald Trump says.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens dies at 91

Later in life, he switched his focus from drilling for oil to renewable wind power, with little success.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Trump delays China tariff increase as trade talks approach

Negotiators from the two countries are due to meet in Washington in the coming weeks.

Boeing 737 Max jet to face separate test by EU regulators

The possible requirement of new equipment would significantly complicate the plane’s return to service.

Europe’s 737 Max test-flight plan highlights rift with FAA

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency also says Boeing’s redesign still has “integrity issues.”

Remember, nothing’s ever free in the credit card business

I’m not impressed with the Apple Card cash-back reward. Here’s why.

Bev’s auto tabs: 45 years, 400 square feet, 3 windows, no a/c

Bev’s granddaughter is moving into the 21st century and a bigger space. But it’ll always be Bev’s place.

Apple unveils a cheaper iPhone and pricing for streaming TV

The price cut underscores the company’s efforts to counteract a sales slump of its flagship product.

  • Sep 10, 2019

Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants

Fannie and Freddie together guarantee roughly half of the $10 trillion U.S. home loan market.

  • Sep 10, 2019

This state agency’s real estate deal would benefit schools

The Department of Natural Resources might swap 27 acres of trees for a commercial parcel in Arlington.

UPS holiday hiring holding steady

But the 100,000 workers will be paid more.

  • Sep 9, 2019

An Everett business park is getting a big new tenant: Amazon

The company will open a new distribution center at the Port of Everett’s Riverside Business Park.

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations, including Seattle.

  • Sep 9, 2019

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

The carrier flies up to 850 flights a day. The 48-hour strike affects as many as 195,000 passengers.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Park the tractors: This old-fashioned harvest uses horsepower

Palouse group preserves the way farming was done before the internal combustion engine.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Microsoft president chides Facebook

Brad Smith says the social media giant has failed to thwart thieves, terrorists and scoundrels.

  • Sep 8, 2019