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Talking Biz News Today — Sept 2, 2021

September 2, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Judge conditionally approves Purdue Pharma opioid settlement, by Geoff Mulvihill

Small businesses face slow, difficult recovery after Ida, by Mae Anderson


Twitter announces new anti-harassment ‘Safety Mode’ feature, by Clare Duffy

iPhone users will no longer need to bring their IDs to the airport in these states, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon Seeks to Hire 55,000 for Corporate, Tech Roles, by Dave Sebastian

Refineries Potentially Face Weekslong Outages After Hurricane Ida, by Collin Eaton


Ford cuts F-150 pickup production again due to chip shortage, by Michael Wayland

NFL says it will surpass $250 million pledge for social justice work — now it wants new partnerships to address Black wealth gap, by Jabari Young


U.S. identifies 12th Tesla Autopilot car crash involving emergency vehicle, by David Shepardson

Stellantis to buy U.S. auto finance provider First Investors for $285 million

News about business journalism 

Bloomberg reporter Leising is departing

Fortune postpones CEO conference after employees plan strike

Bloomberg Opinion hires Wooldridge as global business columnist

Fox Business hires Alworth and O’Grady as correspondents

NY Times is putting Wirecutter behind a paywall

CoStar hires Ori as senior staff writer in Chicago

Rashad to cover energy for Reuters in London

Indianapolis Biz Journal parent buys Inside Indiana Business

Gizmodo names Couts its executive editor

Perloff to cover energy at Debtwire

Stolyar departing Mashable for Wired

The Real Deal hires McCabe as senior news editor

Ex-WSJ reporter Carreyrou willing to testify at Theranos trial

Bloomberg hires Ishmael as ME of crypto

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