| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Thirty-three Illinois companies made the 2014 Fortune 500 list, Fortune magazine’s annual ranking of the top 500 corporations by gross revenue after adjustments and excise taxes.
The figure is up from 32 companies that landed on the 2013 list...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Now that the dust has settled after Northrop Grumman Corp.'s announcement of yet another big expansion on the Space Coast, it might be time for a reality check.
Although it's possible the company might build the next-generation B-2 stealth bomber in...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
If you fly in the economy section, it may seem lately that you're sharing the cabin with more passengers than ever.
In fact, a new analysis suggests that some airlines are carrying slightly fewer passengers per plane, but it may seem crowded because...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
| May 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM
By charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. corporations on behalf of Chinese industry, the Obama administration claims it is taking a tough step to protect the intellectual property of American companies. In fact, the move isn't...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Elon Musk, chief executive of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., went on Twitter to suggest that his competitors hired an Air Force official in return for a big contract.
The 42-year-old billionaire didn't offer backup for his accusations against...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The same day new video was released of a teen stowaway emerging from the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jetliner after a perilous transpacific flight, San Jose police announced Tuesday they are launching a second investigation into the incident....
| May 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:14 PM
A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a 16-year-old passenger during the Asiana Airlines crash has filed a lawsuit claiming she was used as a “scapegoat” to minimize failures in the Fire Department.
| May 10, 2014
| 1:22 PM
A United Airlines Boeing 757 bound for Hawaii had to turn back and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport just before noon Saturday after smoke was detected in the cabin.
None of the 143 passengers and crew on board United Flight...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Inmarsat, the British telecommunications company that helped track the route of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, said it will offer a free global airline tracking service over its satellite network.
The company made the announcement in advance of...