Herald Business Journal

Girl power: All-female teams compete at robotics event

Factories need workers capable of operating and troubleshooting computer-directed machinery.

  • May 3, 2018

Women make up just 11 percent of America’s top jobs

A new study shows that number is unlikely to increase in the next few years.

  • May 3, 2018

Seattle leaders shouted down at angry town hall for tax idea

The proposed “head tax” for high-grossing businesses would raise $75M a year for affordable housing.

  • May 3, 2018

Bill Gates dedicates $158 million to American poverty issues

This is a pivot for the foundation, which has largely focused on global health and development.

  • May 3, 2018

Everett’s Sea-Lect embraces apprenticeships to grow workforce

Training programs provide experience and pay for students hoping for manufacturing careers.

Mukilteo plans aerospace program for girls ages 12-16

Girls who will attend middle school or high school this fall are eligible to apply.

Tesla posts a record 1Q loss as cash burn accelerates

The firm struggled to produce the mass-market Model 3 electric car during the quarter.

  • May 2, 2018
The air traffic control tower is in sight as a plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco in 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

FAA: Pilots to blame for 3 San Francisco airport close-calls

The agency re-certified the airport last week after an in-depth review of its operations.

The air traffic control tower is in sight as a plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco in 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Cracked window forces Southwest 737 to land in Cleveland

There were no reports of injuries after Flight 957 landed safely.

Amazon halts Seattle construction project ahead of tax vote

Amazon says it has halted construction planning on a high-rise building in Seattle while it awaits the outcome of a city… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Data firm at center of Facebook privacy scandal will close

Cambridge Analytica says media furor stripped it of its customers, forcing it to go bankrupt.

  • May 2, 2018

Fighter jet work in Missouri part of Pentagon’s $700B budget

Boeing has a contract to deliver 134 new F/A-18 Super Hornets over the next few years.

  • May 2, 2018

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

Marijuana testing — a fixture for at least 30 years — excludes too many potential workers, experts say.

  • May 2, 2018

Jackson Award recipient builds partnerships with business and community

David Beyer of EvCC is committed to being responsive to businesses and accessible for all families.

Macy’s plans a new discount store at Alderwood mall

The business will feature a store-within-a store format.

Trump hails bravery of crew, passengers aboard damaged 737

The pilot, Capt. Tammie Jo Shults, has earned praise for helping prevent a far worse outcome.

How identity crooks can steal your child’s good name

Why does a 2-year-old have a credit card? Here’s how to protect your children from identity theft.

FAA orders more jet engine fan blade inspections

The agency is calling for more frequent inspections of 3,716 CFM56-7B engines on U.S. airplanes.

Boeing bets again on parts and services with big acquisition

The company is buying aerospace parts distributor KLX for $3.25 billion, plus the assumption of debt.

Amazon expansion includes new office, 2K jobs in Boston

Boston remains on a list of 20 finalists competing for Amazon’s $5 billion second headquarters.

  • May 1, 2018