Wendy Kaufman appears in the following:
Monday, June 03, 2013
The company is getting ready to take off. For a recently raised subscription of $1,650 a month, travelers will be able to fly as much as they want among four California cities. Surf Air's CEO says it provides frequent commuters a corporate jet experience, but how will the model fare?
Monday, May 20, 2013
Boeing's Dreamliner 787 has made its first U.S. flight since being grounded back in January after problems with its batteries. Boeing has redesigned the battery and put it in a fire-proof box. The midday United Airlines flight flew from Houston to Chicago.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Internet has managed to disrupt many industries, from publishing to music. So why not lending? Google's recent investment in Lending Club has raised the profile of peer-to-peer lending, which gets borrowers and lenders together outside the conventional banking system.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology study underlines the extent to which airlines have cut back service, especially at smaller airports, in order to return to profitability.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
At Harvey Mudd College in California, about 40 percent of the computer science majors are women. That's far more than at any other co-ed school. And it's thanks in large part to the school's president, Maria Klawe. She has worked hard to keep women interested in computer science and empower them to succeed in the field.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's space tourism venture, cleared a big hurdle Monday with its first powered test flight. Virgin Galactic plans to start taking "space tourists" for rides early next year. A ticket is expected to cost $200,000.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board wraps up a two day hearing on how the Federal Aviation Administration came to certify Boeing's 787 as ready to fly when it still had serious problems. Audie Cornish talks with Wendy Kaufman.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Boeing and the Federal Aviation Authority may be in for another day of tough questions as the National Transportation Safety Board continues its probe of batteries on the 787 Dreamliner. Two severe battery failures prompted the world-wide grounding of the fleet in January.
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Bullitt Foundation's new Seattle headquarters, billed as the world's "greenest" building, is designed to be entirely self-sustaining. The developers hope it can inspire others to build this way.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
American had to cancel hundreds of flights and described the computer problems as networking issues. They were so problematic that the airline asked the FAA to impose so-called ground stops on all outgoing American Airlines flights and some of its commuter flights.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
The retailer recruited Johnson from Apple to revitalize the company but since his arrival 18 months ago, business has only gotten worse. J.C. Penney has brought back Johnson's predecessor Myron Ullman to once again led the struggling retailer.
Monday, April 08, 2013
As car sharing continues to gain traction among American drivers, Car2Go is one company benefiting from the changing way we use cars. Economics and environmental concerns are spurring the market, as is the idea that cars are tools, not symbols of power or status.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Rapper Jay-Z is expanding his business empire. His newest company, Roc Nation Sports, is teaming with one of Hollywood's top talent agencies to provide sports management services.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
HP will celebrate its 75th birthday next year. The company was once a technology giant. But with old products, a lack of vision and a revolving door at the top, the company has been having trouble.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Lululemon has staked its reputation and justified its high prices on quality yoga gear. But now it's committed a "transparent" mistake. One of its core products, yoga pants, are too sheer. Shoppers aren't happy, and the company has recalled the yoga pants. But the mistake reveals how the company's rapid grown has laid bare a supply chain stretched too thin.
Friday, March 15, 2013
For the first time, Boeing has laid out in detail the changes it plans to make in the Dreamliner 787's lithium ion battery. The company now believes the 787s will be back in service in a "matter of weeks."
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Amazon is cutting the price of its large-screen version of the Kindle in a bid to hang on to market share in the booming tablet market.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Boeing's Dreamliner 787s remain grounded. And neither investigators nor Boeing can say exactly what caused a battery fire on a Japan Airlines jet. Nevertheless, Boeing thinks it has a fix, and while the Federal Aviation Administration is poised to allow Boeing to begin proving the redesign will be effective, the planes won't be back in service anytime soon.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
In one of the biggest patent infringement cases ever, Apple is suing Samsung for as much as $2.75 billion — charging that in creating its products, Samsung ripped off iPhone and iPad technology. Samsung countered with its own allegations.