Herald Business Journal

GM recalls trucks due to engine block heater cord fires

The recall covers certain Silverados and Sierras.

  • May 3, 2019

Watch out for the ‘negative bias’ in customer feedback

It’s so easy to complain these days that negative feedback is often over-represented in the data.

Where people found jobs: Business services and construction

On the losing end were retail and information, including telecommunications, broadcasting and film.

  • May 3, 2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, others for hate speech

The bans apply to Facebook’s main service and to Instagram and extend to fan pages and other accounts.

  • May 2, 2019

Pharmaceutical exec guilty of bribing doctors to push opioid

Four ex-employees of Insys Therapeutics, including a former exotic dancer, were also convicted.

  • May 2, 2019

Trump guts safety rules meant to prevent another BP oil spill

Officials say the changes will save the offshore oil and gas industry nearly $1 billion over 10 years.

  • May 2, 2019

When things go poorly, own the errors and learn from them

Busy leaders should also slow down, take a breath, listen — and take the time to teach.

Washington state is now one of the top 10 largest economies

The biggest boost came from industries which include globe-spanning behemoths Microsoft and Amazon.

  • May 2, 2019

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy

He lost Republican support in the Senate, largely over his past writings about women.

  • May 2, 2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground test

The company told reporters Friday it’s too soon to know what went wrong during the April 20 test.

Grounded Max jets could contribute to higher summer fares

U.S. airlines will operate about 200 fewer daily flights than planned through the heart of the season.

  • May 2, 2019

Rep. Larsen’s subcommittee plans hearing on Boeing 737 MAX

The House Subcommittee on Aviation will examine the status of the plane since its March grounding.

Budget office: Caveats to government-run health system

Says it could be complicated and potentially disruptive for Americans.

  • May 1, 2019

Boeing wants to move crash lawsuits from Chicago to Indonesia

The plaintiffs say shifting the cases 10,000 miles away would lessen the company’s financial liability.

Boeing taps former federal judge to oversee crash cases

Executive vice president J. Michael Luttig was named counselor to CEO Dennis Muilenburg.

Army’s bid to cut Boeing’s Chinook helicopters meets resistance

The Senate said that halting the purchases could cost 1,000 jobs across the nation.

NASA workers warned not to share images of SpaceX explosion

“Oh no!” one voice off-camera says. The video has since been deleted.

FAA begins work to restore confidence in 737 MAX — and itself

The agency and counterpart regulators from overseas are meeting in Seattle this week to clear the air.

Trump sues banks to try to block House subpoenas for records

Joining the lawsuit are his children Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka, as well as the Trump Organization.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Trump drive to boost fossil fuels hits wall in federal courts

The setbacks in fulfilling campaign pledges could deny Trump bragging rights in his reelection bid.

  • Apr 30, 2019