In Boeing crash, look at automatic control systems

Emerging evidence from the recent crash in Ethiopia suggests that malfunctioning automatic control systems overwhelmed the crew and doomed the flight. Based on my analysis, it appears that the Ethiopian Airlines crew followed the standard procedures found in the BoeingBA, -2.61% 737 pilots operating handbook and flight crew operations manual. A typical flight starts with manual control of the plane. […]

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‘Clear similarities’ in two Boeing crashes, Ethiopian official says

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago and killed 157 people shows “clear similarities” with an earlier disaster involving the same kind of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, Ethiopia’s transport minister said Sunday. The disclosure came as thousands marched in the capital of Addis Ababa, accompanying 17 […]

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New York’s super mall Hudson Yards opens this weekend — and here are the reviews so far

It’s being called the largest private real-estate development in the history of the United States: Hudson Yards, a collection of shopping centers, restaurants, apartments and office buildings on Manhattan’s west side. It officially opens March 15, and on the night of March 14, rang in the opening with a party for celebrities, press and other VIPs. The last time the […]

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Kirkland’s stock slides 10% premarket as profit and guidance fall short

Shares of home decor retailer Kirkland’s Inc. KIRK, -0.67% slid 10% in premarket trade Friday after posting weaker-than-expected profit in the latest quarter and offering guidance that was below consensus. Nashville, Tenn.-based Kirkland’s said it had net income of $14.2 million, or 95 cents a share, in its fiscal fourth-quarter to Feb. 2, up from $12.9 million, or 79 cents […]

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Tilray earnings: Time to prove it can actually sell some pot

Investors will at long last understand how much legal marijuana Tilray Inc. can actually sell. After Canada legalized pot Oct. 17, Tilray reported third-quarter earnings that included roughly two weeks of bulk shipments to provincial authorities — but Tilray said it hadn’t yet sold any recreational cannabis. Chief Executive Brendan Kennedy said in the November conference call that the fourth […]

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Facebook product chief Chris Cox leaving amid strategic pivot

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is losing its product chief Chris Cox, a top-ranking executive who spent more than a decade at the company, just a week after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major new direction for the social network. The departure, announced Thursday, follows Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook FB, -1.85%  will shift its emphasis to private messaging over public sharing. […]

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PS5 release date 2019 – is PlayStation 5 coming out in 2019 and when will it be revealed?

We’ve scoured the web for the latest PlayStation 5 news, bringing you all the PS5 release date rumours, plus chatter on specs, price and more. PS5 release date – when is the PlayStation 5 out? This is the big question – when can you actually buy a PlayStation 5? Sony is playing its cards close to its chest, so we […]

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Badgley Mischka’s James Mischka on the state of the luxury market — and what he won’t spend money on

Mark Badgley and James Mischka launched their luxury fashion label in 1988. Since then, their garments have been sold in high-end retailers like Nordstrom Inc. JWN, +0.09% Saks Fifth Avenue HBC, -0.25% Neiman Marcus and at their own boutiques. Their clothing, which ranges from gowns that make a “grand gesture” with bows and beads to more understated or casual looks, […]

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Spotify files EU antitrust complaint over Apple’s App store

Music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA has filed an antitrust complaint in Europe against Apple Inc., a new salvo in the broader battle over how and whether to rein in alleged wrongdoing by tech giants. Spotify’sSPOT, -0.70%complaint, filed late Monday to the antitrust arm of the European Union, alleges that AppleAAPL, +1.12%in recent years has abused its control over which apps […]

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