Boeing CEO says 737 Max test flights for software update have been successful

Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said 96 test flights have been conducted with updated software as the manufacturer tries to get the 737 Max back in the sky.

Muilenburg, speaking at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, also said two-thirds of the 50 carriers that operate the plane model have tested the updated software in a simulator.

“We continue to demonstrate that we’ve identified and met all certification requirements,” Muilenburg said.

The 737 Max aircraft, made by…

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Boeing CEO says 737 Max test flights for software update have been successful

Topgolf will debut Lounge at Kirkland Urban

Tee up another win for Kirkland. The city is getting the first Topgolf Lounge.

Planned as more than the company’s typical golf simulator, the lounge will be a bar and virtual golf venue that Topgolf Lounge President Ron Powers hopes will become the “forefront of the ‘eatertainment’ movement.”

“Topgolf Lounge guests will be blown away by our incredible bar, massive outdoor patio space and interactive sports games, making them feel like they are actually playing live,” he said.

The facility…

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Topgolf will debut Lounge at Kirkland Urban

Women are crowding into Seattle area board rooms, but the likes of Ginni Rometty and Safra Catz are few and far between

Over the past five years, women have steadily taken on greater leadership roles and representation in the board room, and the ripple effects have come in the forms of bigger paydays and ever more responsibility for female CEOs.

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Women are crowding into Seattle area board rooms, but the likes of Ginni Rometty and Safra Catz are few and far between

Analysts lower T-Mobile and Sprint's merger odds to just 33 percent

We’re quickly reaching the climax in Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.’s dramatic will-they-won’t-they? merger saga as the Federal Communication Commission’s “shot clock” hits play April 4.

Although the FCC originally hit pause on its informal 180-day review period to study “significant additional information regarding (Sprint and T-Mobile’s) network integration plans for 2019-2021” for the proposed $26.5 billion merger, the continuation of the FCC’s process on Day 122 comes at a…

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Analysts lower T-Mobile and Sprint's merger odds to just 33 percent

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