Author: Irina Slav

Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 4, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Southwest warns nearly 7,000 workers of possible furloughs, by David Koenig Govt accuses Facebook of discriminating against US workers, by Marcy Gordon CNN Google unlawfully...

Southwest warns of 6,800 furloughs

Southwest Airlines has warned it may have to furlough as many as 6,800 staff. Leslie Josephs from CNBC reported: Southwest Airlines on Thursday said it could furlough more than 6,800 employees — about 12%...

Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 3, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Fed reports slowing US economic activity due to virus surge, by Martin Crutsinger Hewlett Packard Enterprise to move headquarters to Texas CNN UPS places shipping...

UPS puts shipping limits on retailers

UPS has introduced shipping limits on several large retailers to be able to cope with the holiday online shopping rush. Paul Ziobro from the Wall Street Journal reported: United Parcel Service Inc. imposed shipping...

Salesforce to buy Slack for $27.7 bln

Salesforce will buy Slack for $27.7 billion in what will be one of the biggest deals in the software industry. Ari Levy from CNBC reported: Salesforce is making the biggest acquisition in its 21-year...

Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 2, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, by Lauran Neergaard Salesforce buying work-chat service Slack for $27.7 billion, by Michael Liedtke, Matt O’Brien CNN...

Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 1, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Zoom reports big 3Q gains, but slowing growth sinks stock, by Michael Liedtke GM rethinks planned stake in electric vehicle maker Nikola CNN DoorDash and...

Talking Biz News Today — Nov. 27, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores, by Anne D’Innocenzio As economy struggles, Fed weighs boosting bond purchases, by Martin Crutsinger CNN Disney...