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BBC to lay off hundreds of staff members

BBC is expected to announce hundreds of staff redundancies, reports The Guardian. The move may come following the heavy cuts to high-profile news programs and an increasingly centralized system for producing the corporation’s journalism....

Scroll launches ad-free news service

Scroll, a start-up owned by Gannett, the New York Times and Samsung, launched its ad-free news service on Tuesday. Co-founded by Tony Haile, Scroll costs $4.99 per month after an introductory rate of $2.49...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 29, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks, by Kelvin Chan, Danica Kirka Budget deficit to break $1 trillion despite strong economy,...

Apple reports forecast-beating Q4 results

Improved sales of iPhones pushed Apple’s fourth-quarter financial results above expectations. Kif Leswing reported the news for CNBC: Apple reported revenue and profit significantly higher than what Wall Street analysts expected and spiked as...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 28, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Fed seems content with low rates but confronts challenges, by Christopher Rugaber California tests find illegal vapes tainted with additives, by Michael R. Blood CNN...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 27, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Workers criticize Amazon on climate despite risk to jobs, by Barbara Ortutay China virus outbreak rams global tourism, costing billions, by Barbara Ortutay, Elaine Kurtenbach...