Business

Microsoft exec calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

Smart camera systems could follow us anywhere, tracking our whereabouts and activities for companies and governments to scrutinize, he says.

  • Dec 11th, 2018
(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Julie and Nathan Kennedy stand in North Pacific Utopian Wares at its new location in downtown Aberdeen.

Utopian Wares moves its organic oils and lotions to downtown Aberdeen

If you heard that a new shop called North Pacific Utopian Wares…

(Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group)
                                Julie and Nathan Kennedy stand in North Pacific Utopian Wares at its new location in downtown Aberdeen.

Tech boom bringing coworking spaces to Wenatchee

By Reilly Kneedler The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — Kerri Walker owns a…

  • Dec 9th, 2018

Health care, public sector dominate major employers list; real estate also fuels growth

This year’s major employers list for Pierce County showed the continued ripple effect of the area’s real estate boom.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Microsoft tops Apple to become No. 1 on Wall Street

This ties a bow atop a transformative five years for the Seattle company.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Nexstar is buying Tribune Media for $4.1 billion, source says

The $4.1 billion deal would create the nation’s largest owner of local television stations.

  • Dec 4th, 2018

Congratulations, America. We spent 11,000 years shopping online Monday

By Tory N. Parrish and Daysi Calavia-Robertson Newsday The holiday shopping season…

  • Nov 28th, 2018

General Motors to close Detroit, Ohio, Canada plants

By Jamie L. LaReau Detroit Free Press DETROIT — General Motors will…

  • Nov 26th, 2018

Supreme Court debates whether Apple can be sued for monopoly over sales of iPhone apps

Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court heard a potentially…

  • Nov 26th, 2018

County unemployment up in October, but at lowest monthly rate in four years

The Grays Harbor County unemployment rate was 6 percent in October, up…

  • Nov 23rd, 2018

Sears gets court OK to pursue sale of its best stores

By Lauren Zumbach Chicago Tribune Sears Holdings Corp. can begin trying to…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Trump’s auto tariffs are put on hold

By Jamie L. Lareau Detroit Free Press The Trump administration is holding…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Amazon offers U.S. customers free holiday shipping to compete with Target

By Matt Day The Seattle Times Amazon says it will offer customers…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Starbucks aims to create reusable-cup habit with holiday push

By Benjamin Romano The Seattle Times As Starbucks begins its holiday sales…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Three takeaways from Tesla’s 10-Q report

By Russ Mitchell Los Angeles Times Tesla released its 10-Q financial report…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Whirlpool wants its appliances back from Sears

By Lauren Zumbach Chicago Tribune Whirlpool has demanded that Sears send back…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Blind customers sue Walmart over self-serve checkouts

By Sarah Meehan The Baltimore Sun Three blind Maryland residents and the…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Local Business Briefs

Shay named to South Sound Top 40 Under 40 Satsop Business Park…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

How Ford and the UAW cut a deal to bring Ranger back to the U.S.

By Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press A secret meeting in 2015…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

Business Briefs

GGHI Business Forum lunch topic is paid family and medical leave benefits…

  • Oct 15th, 2018