By Andrew Tangel WSJ Andy Pasztor WSJ Doug Cameron WSJ Mon., Feb. 25, 2019 Investigators in Texas searched Sunday for cockpit voice and data recorders in the wreckage of a cargo plane flying for Amazon.com Inc. that went into a sudden nosedive and crashed over the weekend, killing the three people on board. The Boeing Co. 767 crashed into Trinity Bay near Houston around 12:45 p.m. Central time Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Authorities on Sunday said two of the bodies had been recovered, and search teams were seeking locator signals from so-called black box recorders believed to be buried in mud. The plane, operated by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc., was en route from Miami to Houston. The plane’s recorders may offer key insights into the flight’s final moments, as investigators try to determine why a seemingly normal approach for landing accompanied by routine radio transmissions between the pilots and … [Read more...] about Investigators Search for Black Boxes in Amazon Plane Crash
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Lindsey Bahr, Ap Film Writer Updated 6:58 am PST, Friday, February 1, 2019 Liana Liberato, from left, director Martha Stephens and Kara Hayward pose for a portrait to promote the film "To the Stars" at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) less Liana Liberato, from left, director Martha Stephens and Kara Hayward pose for a portrait to promote the film "To the Stars" at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 25, ... more Photo: Taylor Jewell, Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP Photo: Taylor Jewell, Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Liana Liberato, from left, director Martha Stephens and Kara Hayward pose for a … [Read more...] about Sundance: Riding along with the excited ‘To the Stars’ cast
By Tripp Mickle WSJ Wed., Jan. 30, 2019 For years, Apple Inc. has operated on the assumption that it gets to set the world’s tastes. Its struggles in China are causing some close observers of the technology giant to say that needs to change. The handful of new iPhone models Apple announces every September are a take-it-or-leave-it proposition for global buyers. That formula was rejected in the latest quarter, when Apple’s Greater China sales fell 27% to $13.17 billion, prompting an extraordinary revenue warning in early January that sent its already battered stock skidding further. Some former employees and analysts suggest a more radical change: End Apple’s one-size-fits-all-markets approach for products and aggressively push to differentiate its gadgets and software in China from its offerings elsewhere. The call for change is rooted in the belief that Apple’s top-down management system and secretive culture have weakened its China … [Read more...] about Is It Time for a China-Tailored iPhone?
Virgin Voyages will set sail for the Caribbean with its first fleet of “Lady Ships” in 2020. Passengers will ride on the “Scarlet Lady,” a modern ship filled with luxurious amenities, lavish suites, and “high-energy” attractions. According to a press release sent to INSIDER, the cruise line will offer “free fitness classes, free dining, free filtered water and all sodas included in the voyage fair.” There’s also a spa, a rooftop bar, swanky restaurants, and even a tattoo parlor. The cruise line is intended for adults, and does not permit passengers under the age of 18. Virgin Voyages, a new cruise line created by Richard Branson and Virgin Group, will set sail for the first time from Miami to the Caribbean in 2020. And “Lady Scarlet,” the line’s first ship, doesn’t look like most other cruises. While heading to the British Virgin Islands, passengers can indulge in top-of-the-line amenities, … [Read more...] about Virgin’s lavish new cruise to the British Virgin Islands lets you vacation on crystal-clear water in the Caribbean
2018 was a huge year for the movie business. There were record-breaking figures domestically ($US11.9 billion), thanks to the domination by Disney, which was responsible for an incredible 26% of the market share, as well as surprise hits throughout the year like “A Quiet Place” and “A Star Is Born.” The international box office ($US29.8 billion) also had a record year with big hitters like “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” proving their might, while movies like “Venom” and “Aquaman” showed they also had global appeal. But here’s the thing – 2019 has the potential to be even bigger! With the final chapters in the current “Star Wars” and “Avengers” sagas coming out this year, plus (takes a deep breath) “Toy Story 4,” “Captain Marvel,” “Aladdin,” “Lion King,” “Frozen 2,” a Quentin Tarantino … [Read more...] about 43 of the biggest movies coming out in 2019, which could propel the box office to another record-breaking year