Google Threatens Search Shutdown in Australia 

Google said it would have no real choice but to shut down its search engine in Australia if a proposed law requiring tech giants to pay publishers for news isn't changed.

Paramount+ Marketing Push Will Rely Heavily on ViacomCBS Networks 

ViacomCBS Inc. will begin a 13-week marketing campaign for its coming Paramount+ streaming service with advertising during the National Football League's AFC Championship game this Sunday, followed by ads during the Super Bowl, the Grammy Awards, the Masters and March Madness.

IBM Pledges to Return to Growth in 2021 

International Business Machines expects to return to revenue growth this year after reporting a 4.6% decline in 2020 as corporate customers' focused on preserving cash during the coronavirus pandemic.

Instacart Cutting 1,900 In-Store Jobs 

Those expected to lose their jobs complete consumers' orders at stores and hand them over to others for delivery. The company is focusing on having workers both fulfill and deliver orders.

Excelsior Energy Aims to Become a Renewable-Energy Aggregator 

Excelsior Energy Capital is deploying its $504 million debut fund by investing in renewable energy assets and then aggregating them.

Federal Judge Denies Parler's Bid to Force Amazon to Resume Service 

The judge ruled that Parler's claims didn't meet the threshold for a preliminary injunction, though the court wasn't yet dismissing the company's claims against Amazon.

Amazon Needs Electric Vehicles, Too 

In the frothy electric vehicle sector, companies focused on parcel-delivery vans have a stronger business case than most.

TikTok Rival's IPO Could Value It Near $100 Billion 

TikTok was one of the most talked about apps in 2020, and though its largest competitor in China, Tencent-backed Kuaishou, hasn't received as much scrutiny abroad, it could still make a splash in the market.

American Eagle Outfitters CFO Seeks to Provide Investors With Additional Insights 

Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters will start breaking out results for its namesake and Aerie brands separately as its businesses are growing at different speeds and investors seek additional insights.

Cnooc Shares Fall as Removal From MSCI Indexes Looms 

Cnooc's shares fell sharply after index provider MSCI said it would delete the Chinese oil major from some indexes to comply with a Trump administration blacklist.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 22, 2021 11:15 ET (16:15 GMT)

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