Pfizer, Moderna Request Covid-19 Vaccine Authorization in Europe 

The announcement brings hope that the EU will soon be able to start vaccinating its 448 million people against a disease that has done some of its earliest and worst damage on the continent.

Nasdaq Proposes Board-Diversity Rule for Listed Companies 

The exchange operator said it aims to require most listed companies to include women and people of diverse racial identities or sexual orientation on their boards.

Sephora to Set Up Shop Inside Kohl's 

Sephora plans to install 850 shops inside Kohl's stores by 2023, upending the beauty retailer's longstanding partnership with J.C. Penney.

Reddit Claims 52 Million Daily Users, Revealing a Key Figure for Social-Media Platforms 

Reddit averaged 52 million daily active users in October, up 44% from the same month a year earlier.

Amazon Makes Mac Commitment, Opening Door to Apple Developers 

Tech giants Amazon and Apple are joining forces to support the growing number of companies developing apps and other software for Apple devices.

Credit Suisse Taps Lloyds Boss as Next Chairman 

Credit Suisse named António Horta-Osório as its next chairman, marking a changing of the guard after a decade under current chairman Urs Rohner punctuated by regulatory fines and scandal.

Tech Startups Want to Sell You Their Life Insurance 

Technology startups are ready to challenge traditional life insurers head on.

Bankruptcy Judge Denies Lenders' Request to Block Sale of New York Sports Clubs Owner 

Town Sports, operator of the New York Sports Clubs and Lucille Roberts gym chains, got a green light to move forward with a plan to wrap up a sale of its assets to its lenders and an entity managed by investment banking firm Lepercq de Neuflize & Co.

Northwestern Mutual Targets Resources to Black Tech Founders 

The Milwaukee-based insurer said earlier this month it started the Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator, a 12-week program that will be run by Milwaukee-based gener8tor Management LLC, a national startup accelerator. The funding pool and the accelerator are among the latest corporate efforts to connect Black entrepreneurs to venture capital.

Novavax Delays Covid-19 Vaccine Study Over Manufacturing Issues 

Novavax has delayed starting a large, decisive clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S. and Mexico to sometime in the coming weeks due to manufacturing issues, versus an earlier plan to start by the end of November.


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