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Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Friday’s top stories:

 The New York Times

Government’s Threat of Daily Fine for Yahoo Shows Aggressive Push for Data, by Vindu Goel and Charlie Savage

With Gas Cut Off, Ukraine Looks West, by Danny Hakim

The Wall Street Journal

What Do The World’s Top Watchmakers Think of Apple Watch?, by John Revill 

Why TV Hit ‘Longmire’ Got Canceled: Fans Too Old, by Joe Flint

Reuters

Amid Alibaba fever, reasons for caution in IPO market, by Akane Otani

As Big Tobacco takes up e-cigarettes, investors look ahead, by Martinne Geller and Jilian Mincer

Bloomberg

U.S. Index Futures Are Little Changed Before Retail Data, by Namitha Jagadeesh

‘Who Is U2?’ Ask ITunes Users Miffed at Apple’s Giveaway, by Crayton Harrison and Tim Higgins

Today in business news

PR firm to CNBC: We will pay you to write about our clients

WSJ reporter Bischof leaving for Newsweek

Bloomberg Current, social media experiment, is ending

Pennsylvania paper wants to revamp Sunday biz section

WSJ establishes new returns policy

This date in business journalism history

2008: Cabernet goes well with a juicy SEC filing and an M&A story

2013: TheStreet.com and The Deal celebrate one year together

Business journalism birthdays

Sept. 12: David Gelles of The New York Times

Sept. 12: Lisa Gibbs of The Associated Press

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