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Talking Biz News Today — July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

$15 wage becoming a norm as employers struggle to fill jobs, by Christopher Rugaber

Robinhood IPO asks customers to play big role as investors, by Alex Veiga


Google revenue jumps 62%, fueled by demand for online advertising, by Rishi Iyengar

Higher prices could be here to stay if the Fed doesn’t act soon, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Apple Profit Sets Record on Strong iPhone Sales, by Tim Higgins

Big Pharma Quietly Pushes Back on Global Tax Deal, Citing Covid-19 Role, by Jenny Strasburg, Laura Cooper


Walmart’s latest business: Selling its e-commerce tech to other retailers, by Courtney Reagan

UPS CEO says U.S. deliveries slowed down last quarter as economy reopened, by Tyler Clifford


Microsoft sees steady cloud growth after record quarterly profit, by Akanksha Rana, Julia Love

Oreo maker sweetens sales outlook as emerging markets bounce back, by Aditi Sebastian

News about business journalism

Fortune hires Harty to cover finance and markets

Editorial workers at Forbes vote to join union

FT to open bureau in Hollywood

Finalists named for biz-related Emmys

NY Times biz reporter Abrams joining documentary unit

Johnson joins Citywire as a financial reporter

Bloomberg reporter Gemmell to cover UK courts

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin hires Hanis as editor

Insider hires Jones as careers reporter

Story, chief news strategist, is departing from Wall Street Journal

NY Times biz reporter named Knight Science fellow

The Wire China hires Chen as a staff writer

Pound, former WSJ investigative reporter, has died

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