PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - March 22

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March 22 (Reuters) - Following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Google on Tuesday released its new A.I. chatbot Bard to a limited number of users in the United States and Britain and will accommodate additional users, countries and languages over time, Google executives said in an interview.

- Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen on Tuesday expressed confidence in the nation's banks and suggested that the government would step in to protect smaller banks if needed.

- Some members of U.S. Congress are looking for ways to boost the $250,000 cap on bank deposits, at least temporarily, in order to stop depositors from pulling their money out of smaller institutions that have been at center of recent bank runs.

- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pressed forward with questions about the former president's character and pointed to himself as a low-drama "winner" in an interview this week with the British media personality Piers Morgan. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)