Daily Archives: March 26, 2019

Boeing, FAA won’t say if Boeing’s 737 Max crisis will slow 777X certification

Boeing applied for 777X certifications in 2015 for its big 777-9 variant, and April 2017 for its smaller 777-8. Already, the FAA has adopted and ordered special safety conditions for its new folding wingtips.

By | 2019-03-26T23:11:08+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Sutter Health expands its artificial intelligence partnerships

Sacramento-based Sutter Health is continuing to branch out into artificial intelligence and its health care applications, now with a new platform to support electronic health records. The health system announced Tuesday that it will collaborate with S...

By | 2019-03-26T22:06:12+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Healthcare|

Seattle XFL franchise appoints former Sounders exec to top role

Veteran Seattle sports executive Ryan Gustafson is leaving his role as vice president for the Seattle Sounders to become president of the city's XFL football team. He will be responsible for fan engagement and business operations, including ticket sa...

By | 2019-03-26T20:31:08+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Sports|

Washington University gets $15M from Scottrade founder

The Washington University School of Medicine has received a $15 million gift from Paula and Rodger Riney to accelerate research and develop new treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Rodger Riney founded Scottrade Financial Services, wh...

By | 2019-03-26T19:22:03+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Education|

Mental heath is as important as any financial metric for Blue Sky Partners

The three co-founders of Blue Sky Partners, including WeWork's former Austin community director, have some unique ideas about growing a business. Check out how they're faring so far with this startup.

By | 2019-03-26T19:09:38+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Technology|

Meet Dylan Thomas, the Business Journal’s new residential real estate, transportation and manufacturing reporter

Reporter Dylan Thomas joined us last week to cover residential real estate, homebuilding, transportation and manufacturing. Most recently, Dyan was editor of the Southwest Journal. We asked Dylan to answer some questions about his background and inte...

By | 2019-03-26T08:00:00+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Media|

Central Pacific chairman joins board of Japan’s 2nd-largest bank

Central Pacific Financial Corp. Chairman and CEO Paul Yonamine has been named to the board of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., the second-largest bank in Japan. Yonamine’s appointment is effective June 27, subject to approvals from Japan regulators, Cen...

By | 2019-03-26T01:00:56+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Economics|

Why TaylorMade brought a decked-out big rig, golf stars including Tiger Woods to downtown Austin

Golf club manufacturer TaylorMade Golf Company Inc. has traveled to Austin for the 2019 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event in style. The company brought a two-story trailer that's 20 feet tall, 14 feet wide, when stopped and fully expanded. The Ta...

By | 2019-03-26T00:59:19+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Sports|