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Talking Biz News Today — July 24, 2020

July 24, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears, by Christopher Rugaber

Movie theaters implore studios: Release the blockbusters, by Jake Coyle

CNN

Hearst Magazines President Troy Young resigns after allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior, by Kerry Flynn

Lyft drivers accuse company of not providing enough protective gear, by Chauncey Alcorn

The Wall Street Journal

Intel Reports Profit Surge but Warns of Further Delays on Advanced Chips, by Asa Fitch

Amazon Met With Startups About Investing, Then Launched Competing Products, by Dana Mattioli, Cara Lombardo

CNBC

Walmart to open at least six more health clinics in greater Atlanta area by end of 2020 as part of bigger health-care push, by Melissa Repko, Christina Farr

Mall owner Simon and Authentic Brands make $305 million bid for bankrupt Brooks Brothers, aiming to keep over 125 stores open, by Lauren Thomas

Reuters

Apple faces deceptive trade practices probe by multiple U.S. states: document, by Stephen Nellis, Neha Malara

Moderna loses challenge to Arbutus patent on vaccine technology, by Jan Wolfe

News about business journalism

WSJ newsroom pressing paper for changes

Orfinger named publisher of Washington Biz Journal

WSJ editorial board responds to letter from newsroom

Bloomberg reporter Ward moving to cover currencies and bonds

Business Insider hires Canal to cover entrepreneurship

When a WSJ reporter received death threats for her coverage

Q&A: KQED’s Jamali talks about covering PG&E

Morning Brew will have $20 million in revenue in 2020

NYU names incoming business and economics reporting students

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