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Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 9, 2014

December 9, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories

The New York Times

Portland, Ore., sues Uber for operating in city, by Conor Dougherty

Research confirms the crowd: Netflix and others are upending the TV business, by Emily Steel

The Wall Street Journal

China stocks, currency and corporate bonds fall, by Shen Hong

Volkswagen poaches BMW executive to head VW brand, by William Boston


Be paranoid about cyber-attackers already inside, McAfee says, by Amy Thomson and Cornelius Rahn

Billionaire Drahi to buy Oi’s Portuguese assets for $9.1 billion, by Christiana Sciaudone and Marie Mawad


Lufthansa November passenger sales rise, Austrian hit by Ukraine crisis, by Victoria Bryan

Exclusive: Valeant to drop deal-making in near term to cut debt, boost stock, by Nadia Damouni, Olivia Oran and Rod Nickel

Today in business journalism

San Antonio biz editor resigns to become political spokesman

HBR’s Justin Fox joining Bloomberg View

Pressler leaving New York for Bloomberg News

NYTimes tech writer Wortham joining NYTimes Magazine

Loney, Reuters editor in Washington, leaves

This date in business journalism history

2007: Crain’s gets great response in England

2011: The Economist looks at Bloomberg vs. Reuters

Business journalism birthdays

Dec. 9: Chris O’Brien of VentureBeat

Dec. 9: Peter Elstrom of Bloomberg News

Dec. 9: Bob Ivry of Bloomberg News

Dec. 9: Nancy Blair of USA Today

Dec. 9: Roger Yu of USA Today

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