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Talking Biz News Today – April 5, 2023

April 5, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Asian shares mixed after Wall St dips on weak economic data, by Yuri Kageyama

Robotaxis aim to take San Francisco on ride into the future, by Michael Liedtke


TikTok hit with nearly $16 million UK fine, by Robert North and Anna Cooban

Google workers in London stage walkout over job cuts

The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson Proposes Paying $9 Billion to Settle Talc Lawsuits, by Peter Loftus and Andrew Scurria

McKinsey Winding Down Firm’s Bankruptcy Practice, by Alexander Gladstone


As retail gets choppy, Walmart flexes its grocery muscle, deep pockets and huge reach, by Melissa Repko

GM says 5,000 salaried workers will take buyouts, expects $1 billion charge in first quarter, by Michael Wayland


Google says its AI supercomputer is faster, greener than Nvidia A100 chip, by Stephen Nellis

Walmart aims for 65% of stores to be automation serviced by 2026, by Siddharth Cavale

News about business journalism:

WSJ EIC Tucker on Gershkovich: Proud of newsroom

Dow Jones/WSJ statement: We will not rest until Gershkovich is free

Leacock named interim biz editor at Albuquerque Journal

Howard named biz editor of The Day

Lawyers seeking to meet with WSJ’s Gershkovich

Fidler retires from Wall Street Journal

MT Newswires hires Skelly as director of biz development

Bloomberg’s Foxman rejoins Bloomberg TV in New York

Blockworks announces two editorial hires

BloombergGPT aims to be AI for business news

Bloomberg names Livingstone-Wallace head of Middle East and North Africa

Biden administration to declare WSJ reporter Gershkovich “wrongfully detained”




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