Talking Biz News Today – Oct 28, 2020

Talking Biz News Today – Oct 28, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service, by Mae Anderson

Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senators, by Marcy Gordon


Microsoft earnings beat expectations, driven by video game sales and cloud demand, by Shannon Liao, Clare Duffy

AMD is buying a rival chipmaker for $35 billion, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Caterpillar, 3M Flag Falling Sales to Businesses, by Austen Hufford

Eli Lilly Earnings, Halted Covid-19 Drug Trial Disappoint Investors, by Peter Loftus


Tiffany, LVMH are in talks to reduce the value of their deal and settle dispute, sources say, by Lauren Thomas

Postmates teams up with retailers on delivery in Los Angeles just in time for the holidays, by Aditi Roy


Visa’s deal to buy fintech startup Plaid faces antitrust scrutiny

Detroit automakers keep masks on to keep the factories running, by Joseph White

News about business journalism

Where Fortune’s Pressman gets his story ideas

WSJ. Magazine is cutting print editions to eight

NBC News, STAT, CNN Business win Eppy Awards

The connection between WSJ opinion and the Bradley Foundation

Burns departing Wired for Politico

Longtime Memphis biz journalist Risher is retiring

Bloomberg Media using test to support ad and subscription business

The WSJ’s opinion section threatens to destroy it is adding a paywall