Mike Spector
Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are assembled at the company’s plant in Renton, Washington, on June 25.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 8, 2024
Boeing to plead guilty to fraud in U.S. probe of fatal 737 MAX crashes
Boeing will plead guilty to lying to the FAA about a software feature on the MAX, which saved money by reducing pilot training requirements.
Families of those killed in Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes hold up pictures of their deceased loved ones as the planemaker's CEO Dave Calhoun testifies before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the safety culture at Boeing, on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 18.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 24, 2024
U.S. prosecutors recommend DOJ criminally charge Boeing as deadline looms
They concluded the planemaker had violated a settlement related to two fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019 involving its 737 MAX jet, source say.
A Tesla Model 3 vehicle drives using FSD (Full Self-Driving) in Encinitas, California, in October.
Apr 6, 2024
Tesla's bet on robotaxis is a long way from paying off
A greater emphasis on robotaxis comes with more risk for Tesla due to the complexity of the technology involved, analysts said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2022
How corporate chiefs dodge lawsuits over sexual abuse and deadly products
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction landed him in prison. Allegations of serial sexual abuse cost him his career and his movie studio. His company went bankrupt and later settled legal claims by about 50 women.
Japan Times
Feb 5, 2022
Inside Johnson & Johnson’s secret plan to cap litigation payouts to cancer victims
If J&J succeeds, some experts argue, it could provide a blueprint for corporate America on how to circumvent jury trials involving allegations of defective products or misconduct.
Japan Times
Apr 10, 2021
Amazon's win in union fight shows harsh realities facing labor movement
Amazon's fierce resistance to unionization, skepticism among workers that organizing could get them a better deal and decisions on election parameters all contributed to the defeat.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'