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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 6, 2020

February 6, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

China cuts tariffs on $75B of US imports in trade truce, by Joe McDonald

Facebook, YouTube: Firm must stop scraping faces from sites, by Matt O’Brien


The Gates Foundation is pledging up to $100 million for the fight against coronavirus, by Sy Mukherjee

Can Hollywood residuals help local restaurants pay the rent?, by Billy Lyons


Global shipping has been hit by the coronavirus. Now goods are getting stranded, by Hanna Ziady

Exxon’s market value has crumbled by $184 billion, by Matt Egan

The Wall Street Journal

Huawei Sues Verizon in U.S. Over Patents, by Dan Strumpf

Justice Department Ramps Up Google Probe, With Heavy Focus on Ad Tools, by Keach Hagey, Rob Copeland


Qualcomm says China virus threatens phone industry disruption, by Stephen Nellis, Munsif Vengattil

Uber wins appeal in Brazil, court says drivers are not employees, by Peter Frontini, Anthony Boadle

News about business journalism

Iowa biz journal, TV station strike content deal

Forbes hires Hallett-Chan as design director

Business Insider hires Tubman as weekend editor

Hollywood Reporter makes editorial staff cuts

Holmes to start as full-time tech reporter at Business Insider

Investigative biz reporting operation to change name

Financial News editor Newlands set to depart

Verizon Media launches personal finance site Cashay

Biz media organizations ask U.S. to reconsider lockup changes

Elder to cover cybersecurity and Al for Business Insider


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