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China hits back on tariffs, and Boeing weighs in

China took less than 24 hours to respond to proposed U.S. tariffs with a 106-item list of its own that could affect $50 billion worth of U.S. imports, potentially including some of Boeing’s 737 airplanes. The impact on Boeing isn’t yet clear, and the … Continue reading

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Spy targets cited in Russian consulate’s closure

Twenty-five years ago, the opening of Russia’s Seattle consulate was a symbol of the post-Cold War thaw, but now a chill in relations is causing its closure. It’s due to be shuttered on April 2 as part of the international response to this … Continue reading

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Boeing funds Australian IoT satellite venture

Boeing’s HorizonX venture capital arm has made its first investment outside the U.S., as part of a $15 million Series A funding round for an Australian satellite-based IoT startup called Myriota. Myriota makes use of low-power micro-transmitters to connect with a constellation of … Continue reading

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Boeing delivers first 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing delivered its first stretched-out, wide-body 787-10 Dreamliner jet tonight, scoring yet another first in the process. The ceremonial handover to Singapore Airlines, attended by thousands of Boeing employees and VIPs, marked the first time that the first commercial jet … Continue reading

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Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 9 to Lion Air

Boeing made its first delivery of a 737 MAX 9 jet to Lion Air Group today — less than a year after the same holding group got in on the debut of the plane’s smaller sibling, the MAX 8. Last year’s first-ever 737 … Continue reading

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Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 jet aces first flight

For its first test flight, the newest and smallest sibling in Boeing’s top-selling 737 family of jets, the 737 MAX 7, took a three-hour trip today from Renton, Wash., to Seattle’s Boeing Field, just eight miles away. Getting from Point … Continue reading

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Boeing HorizonX gives a lift to drone radar venture

Boeing’s HorizonX venture capital arm signaled that it’s doubling down on autonomous flight technologies by participating in a $15 million funding round for Utah-based Fortem Technologies, which sells a miniaturized detect-and-avoid radar system for drones. The investment was announced today, less … Continue reading

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