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Talking Biz News Today — March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

With painted faces, artists fight facial recognition tech, by Kelvin Chan

Anxiety grips companies across the world as virus spreads, by Paul Wiseman


Oil crashes by most since 1991 as Saudi Arabia launches price war, by Matt Egan

‘It’s crazy’: Panic buying forces stores to limit purchases of toilet paper and masks, by Michelle Toh

The Wall Street Journal

Corporate America Races to Respond to a Crisis That Upends Work, by Chip Cutter, Rachel Feintzeig

Tech Firms Seek to Head Off Bans on Facial Recognition, by Ryan Tracy


How the ‘boring’ Toyota Camry became the bestselling passenger car in America, by Robert Ferris

Plummeting oil prices and mortgage rates could boost consumers rattled by coronavirus fears, by Emma Newburger


Airport passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific set to plunge 24% in first quarter – industry group, by Jamie Freed

Brazil, U.S. sign agreement to develop defense technology

News about business journalism

Maggs, editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, dies at 55

Xana Fund hopes to help midcareer female biz journalists

NPR reporter Allyn moving to San Fran to cover tech

Harding is departing The Markup

Crain’s New York hires Pascus as GA/politics reporter

WSJ names Corrigan editor of professional data

Alcántara leaving Adweek for WSJ

CoStar South Florida reporter Owers departing

Hordt named editor of Crain’s New York

New beat for Bloomberg reporter Courtney

Sander appointed regional editor at Gannett

The pros and cons of anonymity at The Economist

NY Times hires Koeze as business graphics/multimedia editor


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