Herald Business Journal

VW recalls 679K cars in US to fix potential rollaway problem

A VW spokesman says he’s not aware of any crashes or injuries caused by the problem.

  • Aug 23, 2019


Top publishers sue Audible for copyright infringement

Publishers contend mistakes include transcribing the Yiddish expression “mazel tov” as “mazel tough.”

  • Aug 23, 2019


Roundtable wagers that good relations mean good profits

Whether its action is a game changer or not remains to be seen.


Billionaire David Koch has died at age 79

Together with his older brother, Charles, the Kochs were a major donor to conservative causes.

  • Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

The country also will increase import duties on U.S.-made autos and auto parts.

  • Aug 23, 2019

FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

Testing will happen in flight simulators — not on actual Max jets, which remain grounded.

  • Aug 23, 2019

US wants Seattle suspect in Capital One hack to stay jailed

Prosecutors say she is a flight risk and has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people.

  • Aug 23, 2019

After trees fall, Lynnwood light rail construction looms

Watch for major work along I-5 after Sound Transit approved $1.5 billion in construction contracts.

As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach

“The new normal will likely continue for the next three to four years.”

  • Aug 22, 2019

Cyberattacks on Texas cities put other governments on guard

“These guys are like bank robbers. They look at what attacks work and then they replicate it.”

  • Aug 22, 2019

Boeing’s $1 billion ‘kill vehicle’ contract ended by Pentagon

The project’s purpose was to shoot down missiles from North Korea or Iran.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Trump has vowed to balance the budget and pay down the entire national debt.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Powell may signal future rate cuts, but would they matter?

Borrowing rates are already historically low.

U.S. deficit to expand by $800 billion more than expected

The shortfall is driven by low tax revenue after the GOP cut rates for corporations and individuals.

  • Aug 21, 2019

FAA to plane workers: Don’t damage the angle-of-attack sensors

The devices measure a plane’s position relative to oncoming air.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Boeing to hire hundreds of temporary employees at Moses Lake

Wanted: aircraft, airframe and engine mechanics, avionics technicians and aircraft electricians.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

White House insists fundamentals of US economy ‘very strong’

A new survey showed a big majority of economists expecting a downturn to hit by 2021 at the latest.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

After years of frequent price hikes, many drugmakers are showing some restraint, the Associated Press finds.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Disgraced pundit’s new book deal stirs #MeToo outrage

Mark Halperin was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and physical assault.