What early users of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet think about the service, speed and more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rolled out its Starlink early access program to the public six months ago, with the satellite internet service growing to more than 10,000 users in the first few months. To get real-life first impressions of the service, CNBC spoke to more than 50 people who have been using Starlink. Those surveyed included … Read more

Delta posts nearly $1.2 billion quarterly loss, expects to break even in June as bookings improve

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-251 approaches Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia on February 24, 2021. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Delta Air Lines on Thursday reported another quarterly loss but said it expects to reach break even in June as travel demand rebounds from a deep pandemic slump. Here’s … Read more

Open middle seats could reduce Covid exposure of maskless air travelers, CDC study shows

View of the cabin of a Delta flight between Minneapolis and Baltimore on April 25, 2020. Sebastien Duval | AFP | Getty Images Keeping middle seats open on aircraft could reduce passengers’ exposure to the virus that causes Covid-19 by more than half, according to a new study published Wednesday. Researchers from the Centers for … Read more

SpaceX adds to previous equity round, pushing Elon Musk’s last raise total to nearly $1.2 billion

A Falcon 9 rocket launches the company’s 14th Starlink mission on Oct. 18, 2020. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX added more money to its most recent equity raise, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. SpaceX held a second close of about $314 million, adding to the $850 million that CNBC reported the company raised in … Read more

Kohl’s says it has reached an agreement with activists, plans to bring new members to board

Customers leave a Kohl’s store on November 12, 2015 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Kohl’s said Wednesday it has come to an agreement with the group of activist investors who have been pushing to seize control of the retailer’s board. This is breaking news. Please check back … Read more

Boeing’s sales again outpace cancellations, jetliner deliveries pick up

United Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner landing in London Heathrow International airport in England, UK. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images Boeing‘s March aircraft sales outpaced cancellations for the second month in a row as some airlines turn their attention to the industry’s recovery from Covid-19‘s toll on travel. The manufacturer on Tuesday reported gross … Read more

Northrop Grumman robotic MEV-2 spacecraft, in a first, catches active Intelsat satellite

The view from Northrop Grumman’s MEV-2 spacecraft as it approached to dock with Intelsat satellite IS-1002. Intelsat Two aerospace firms accomplished an industry first on Monday, as a small Northrop Grumman spacecraft docked successfully with an active Intelsat satellite to provide service and extend its life. Intelsat’s IS-1002 satellite is nearly 18 years old, and … Read more

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ tops $60 million domestically, the best box office haul of the pandemic

Godzilla and King Kong battle in Warner Bros.’ “Godzilla vs. Kong.” Source: Warner Bros. “Godzilla vs. Kong” is smashing pandemic box office records. On Saturday Warner Bros., which produced the movie alongside Legendary, revealed that its kaiju-filled film had topped $60 million at the domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing movie to be released … Read more

GM cutting overtime shifts at two U.S. truck plants due to chip shortage

Line workers work on the chassis of full-size General Motors pickup trucks at the Flint Assembly plant on June 12, 2019 in Flint, Michigan. JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP / Getty Images General Motors is cutting overtime production this weekend at two U.S. assembly plants that make its highly profitable full-size pickups due to the ongoing … Read more

Covid cases overwhelm Michigan health system, Gov. Whitmer urges residents to stay home

In this Feb. 24, 2021, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Gov. Whitmer signed at least $2.5 billion in COVID-19 relief spending Tuesday, March 9, 2021, while vetoing $650 million after Michigan Republicans did not negotiate with her and … Read more