Talking Biz News Today – January 25, 2023


Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Justice Dept. sue Google over digital ad dominanceby Barbara Ortutay, Eric Tucker and Frank Bajak

Microsoft reports outage for Teams, Outlook, other services

CNN

America’s biggest banks accept Apple Pay and PayPalby Chris Isidore

Microsoft’s quarterly profit falls 12%, but cloud computing business shows strongby Catherine Thorbecke

The Wall Street Journal

Rupert Murdoch withdraws proposal to merge Fox Corp and News Corpby Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg and Jessica Toonkel

Tesla Eyes $3.6 Billion Factory Expansionby Sabela Ojea

CNBC

Walmart raises minimum wage as retail labor market remains tightby Melissa Repko

Inflation is cooling down, but prices on many items will remain high for monthsby Melissa Repko and Amelia Lucas

Reuters

Amazon warehouse workers at Coventry first walkout over UK payby Muvija M

Amazon deepens healthcare push with $5 monthly subscriptionby Jeffrey Dustin and Chavi Mehta

News about business journalism:

WSJ parent halts proposed merger with Fox

CoinDesk calls Keoun his ME of technology and protocols

Bloomberg senior executive editor Collins becomes chief product and technology officer

Politico’s Mueller to cover economic policy

The Economist promotes Guest to deputy editor

Bloomberg hires Trentmann to lead credit America team

STAT News hires Lawrence to cover medical devices

Dow Jones hires Fox from Consumer Reports for Buy Side of WSJ

Business Post hires McConnell editor

Brugger to cover natural resources for E&E News

Senior editor Cohen among the Adweek layoffs

Bezos makes surprise visit to WaPo newsroom amid layoff fears

Vice News promotes McCready to APAC editor

Postmedia is going digital only for 12 Alberta papers

Vox Media to lay off 7 percent of its workforce

WaPo Charity Initiative Raises Over $400,000 for Local Charities



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