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Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 31, 2023

October 31, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Stellantis expects North American strike to cost it 750 million euros in third-quarter profits, by Colleen Barry

Cutting-edge AI raises fears about risks to humanity. Are tech and political leaders doing enough?, by Kelvin Chan


Facebook and Instagram users in Europe can now opt out of ads — for a price, by Samantha Kelly

China’s factory activity unexpectedly contracts in October as demand drops, by Laura He

The Wall Street Journal

Vodafone to Sell Spanish Unit to Zegona Communications for Around $5.3 Bln, by Elena Vardon

Peltz’s Push for Disney Board Seats Boosted by Perlmutter’s Shares, by Lauren Thomas and Robbie Whelan


Apple announces new M3 chips and cuts the price of the entry-level MacBook Pro, by Kif Leswing and Rohan Goswami

McDonald’s revenue climbs 14% as price hikes boost U.S. sales, by Amelia Lucas


Striking US actors union says major issues still unresolved with studios

EU regulators set new Feb 14 deadline on Amazon/iRobot deal

News about business journalism:

Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 30, 2023

San Fran Biz Times hires Kanik to cover commercial real estate

How an FT team tries to leave readers with a “lightbulb” moment

South Florida Biz Journal hires Moore to cover tourism and hospitality

Khlebnikova becomes ME at

Modern Retail senior reporter Choudhary departs names Ross-Mychka editorial director/chief strategy officer

Morrison joins Tom’s Guide as AI editor

Rest of World China editor set to depart

Milwaukee’s new ABC reporter, an NY Times vet joins Obituaries desk, a new Qwoted 100 PR superstar

Qwoted 100 PR superstar: Aimee Bennett of Fagan Business Communications

Romans joining NBC News as senior biz correspondent







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