Single Shot of AstraZeneca, Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccines Is Effective, U.K. Says 

One dose reduces the risk of hospitalization among people over 70 years old by 80% compared with those of a similar age who weren't vaccinated, according to new data from a large study in Britain.

Russia Leans On Twitter to Delete Content 

The country's communications watchdog accused Twitter of violating Russian law by failing to delete banned content for the past several years

United Airlines Buys 25 New Boeing 737 MAX Jets 

The deal is a boost for the plane maker that has lost hundreds of MAX orders during a nearly two-year grounding following two fatal crashes of the jet.

J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Shipments to States Start 

Trucks have set out from a distribution center, meaning initial vaccinations using Johnson & Johnson's single-dose shot are on track to begin as early as Tuesday.

Exxon Adds New Board Members Amid Activist Pressure 

The oil giant said Jeffrey Ubben and Michael Angelakis would join its board, but Engine No. 1 plans to continue a proxy fight.

Texas Blackout Bills Plunge Power Supplier Brazos Into Bankruptcy 

Texas's largest electric-power cooperative filed for bankruptcy, saying it is overwhelmed by the more than $2.1 billion in sudden bills stemming from the extreme winter weather that blanketed the state last month.

Twilio to Invest Up to $750 Million in Syniverse 

The cloud-communications company's investment in Syniverse Technologies is a precursor to a public listing for the private-equity-owned messaging provider.

Greensill Capital Faces Possible Insolvency After Credit Suisse Suspends Funds 

The SoftBank-backed lender has hired restructuring advisers and could file for insolvency within days, people familiar with the matter said, after Credit Suisse suspended $10 billion in investment funds.

CAE to Buy L3Harris's Military-Training Business 

CAE agreed to buy L3Harris Technologies' military-training division for $1.05 billion, in a move that would expand the Canadian aerospace company's defense business.

Rocket's Mortgage Engine Is Still Running Hot 

There are some strong emerging headwinds for mortgage lenders right now, but Rocket appears to be navigating through them better than expected.


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