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Talking Biz News – Feb. 8, 2022

February 8, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Report: Corporate climate pledges are weaker than they seem, by Cathy Bussewitz

Frontier bids $2.9 billion for rival budget airline Spirit, by David Koenig, Michelle Chapman


The biggest computer chip deal in history has fallen apart, by Michelle Toh

Amazon more than doubles salary caps to $350,000 for US white-collar employees, by Brian Fung

The Wall Street Journal

‘Matrix’ Co-Producer Sues Warner Bros. Over HBO Max Streaming Release, by Joe Flint

SEC Subpoenas Tesla Seeking Information Linked to Elon Musk Settlement, by Rebecca Elliott, Dave Michaels


Extreme rainfall and more wet days will hamper global economy, study says, by Anmar Frangoul

Feds will spend $1 billion to spur farmers and ranchers to fight climate change, by Emma Newburger


Judge dismisses fired Amazon worker’s lawsuit alleging discrimination

BP profit hits 8-year high as it boosts low carbon plans, by Ron Bousso

News about business journalism 

Logistics reporter Smith departing WSJ

Axios hires Baysinger to cover media deals

Wahba to cover leadership for Fortune magazine

Zahir to focus on Instagram content for WSJ

Industry Dive will reach $100 million in revenue in 2022

STAT News hires Herman from Axios to cover health care business

J&J tried to get federal judge to block a Reuters story

NY Times hires WSJ’s Audi as enterprise editor

FTAdviser appoints Austin news editor

TechRadar Pro promotes Khalili to news and features editor

Blockworks reporter Melinek talks about the crypto beat

TechRadar Gaming hires Benson as EIC

Chappatta named team leader for Bloomberg’s billionaires coverage

Cummings appointed senior editor at Dallas Next


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