FAA Approves Fully Automated Commercial Drone Flights 

Massachusetts-based American Robotics was granted permission to operate drones without hands-on piloting or direct observation by human controllers or observers.

Capital One Fined for Anti-Money-Laundering Deficiencies 

The Treasury Department said it fined Capital One for "willfully failing to implement and maintain" effective anti-money-laundering controls.

America's Big Banks Girded for Bad Loans. They're Still Waiting. 

JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo all reported better-than-expected earnings Friday. Reserve releases and Wall Street powered the results.

Amazon Is Accused of Driving Up the Price of E-Books 

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges a pricing deal between e-commerce giant and top five publishers hurts competition.

Vaccine Shortfall to Hit Europe, Canada as Pfizer Plant Is Upgraded 

The European Union, Canada and some other countries will receive fewer doses next week of the Covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech due to an upgrade at Pfizer's European factory. The U.S. isn't affected.

France Blocks Sale of Carrefour to Canada's Couche-Tard 

The French finance minister told the Canadian retailer's chairman that the nearly $20 billion deal would threaten jobs and France's food security amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chubb Taps Investment Banker as Next Finance Chief 

Insurance company Chubb recruited an investment banker to succeed its longtime finance chief Philip Bancroft, who plans to retire.

AMC Networks Names ViacomCBS Executive as New Finance Chief 

AMC Networks Inc. hired Christina Spade, the former finance chief of ViacomCBS Inc., to lead its finances through the coronavirus pandemic and help grow its streaming business.

WhatsApp Delays Rollout of New Privacy Policy After Backlash 

The Facebook-owned messaging service acknowledged confusion among its users over changes in the handling of data.

European Telecom Towers Become Hot Assets Amid 5G Rollout 

Telecoms are realizing it is cheaper to share infrastructure than start from scratch, and independent tower companies may offer the best deals.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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