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Talking Biz News – Feb. 1, 2022

February 1, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Tesla fans complain Biden ignores company’s EV leadership, by Tom Krisher

Universal health care bill fails to pass in California, by Adam Beam


Sony to acquire video game studio Bungie in $3.6 billion deal, by Brian Fung

Alice, the first all-electric passenger airplane, prepares to fly, by Jennifer Korn

The Wall Street Journal

EPA Moves to Restore Obama-Era Rules on Power Plants, by Katy Stech Ferek

Citrix Systems to Go Private in Deal Valued at $16.5 Billion, Including Debt, by Matt Grossman


Biden is sending more than $1 billion to states to plug abandoned oil and gas wells, by Emma Newburger

Companies founded by Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli will pay up to $28M in class-action settlement over Daraprim price hike, by Dan Mangan


Fed sees March rate hike, but no roadmap after that, by Jonnelle Marte, Howard Schneider, Ann Saphir

Exxon unveils sweeping restructuring in latest cost cutting move, by Sabrina Valle

News about business journalism 

Tech reporter Nellis departs Reuters

Bloomberg hires crypto VCs reporter, cybersecurity reporter

Washington Post hires Menn to cover digital threats

Reuters taps Rigby as global health correspondent

Bloomberg hires White as ESG reporter

WSJ reporter Hodari departs

Ramadan joins Thomson Reuters Foundation as a correspondent

Thomson Reuters Foundation taps Jay as head of audience development

Reuters hires Thomsen as legal reporter

MIT Technology Review appoints Arieff editorial director of print

Noriega appointed managing editor at Morning Brew

FT’s US journalists are seeking to unionize

Ramkumar to cover climate finance for WSJ

Financial Post hires Potkins from Calgary Herald

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