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Talking Biz News Today — July 9, 2021

July 9, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

At many companies, changes from COVID-19 are now permanent, by Joyce M. Rosenberg

Business groups, unions join together on infrastructure plan, by Kevin Freking, Lisa Mascaro


Volkswagen and BMW fined $1 billion for running emissions cartel, by Hanna Ziady

Microsoft’s latest security flaw could have major repercussions, by Samantha Murphy Kelly

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon to Add Universal Pictures’ Films to Prime Video Streaming Service, by Erich Schwartzel

San Francisco’s Slow Reopening Frustrates City’s Small Businesses, by Peter Grant

Pfizer says it is developing a Covid booster shot to target the highly transmissible delta variant, by Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

Electric Dodge muscle car and Ram pickup part of Stellantis’ $35.5 billion EV plans, by Michael Wayland


Double whammy for food buyers as freight costs spike amid high grain prices, by Naveen Thukral, Gavin Maguire

Levi Strauss forecasts upbeat full year as apparel demand bounces back

News about business journalism

Romm named economic policy reporter at Washington Post

What Quartz learned from operating a hybrid office

McCarthy departs TechCrunch for Bloomberg

The Real Deal hires CoStar’s Waters to cover Chicago real estate

NY Times taps Jackson to cover California real estate

Columbus Biz First hires Milnes to cover commercial real estate

FT’s Foy named EU diplomatic correspondent

Unfinished Media hires Beres as editor-in-chief

San Diego startups reporter Meiling hired by LA Times for content strategy

CT Mirror hires Phillips to cover economic development

Reuters reporter Spiezio departs


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