P&G Worked With China Trade Group on Tech to Avert Apple Privacy Rules 

Procter & Gamble tested an advertising technique being developed in China to gather iPhone data for targeted ads, seeking to find a way around Apple's new privacy tools, according to people familiar with the matter.

Netflix Inks Deal for Rights to Sony Movies, Including Upcoming 'Spider-Man' Films 

The multi-year pact will start with Sony Pictures Entertainment's 2022 movie slate and will include streaming rights to older films from Sony's library.

SoftBank to Invest $500 Million in Mortgage Startup Better 

Japanese investing giant seeks to ride a wave of swelling startup valuations with an investment that values the mortgage startup at $6 billion.

GM to Halt Production at Several Plants Due to Chip Shortage 

The global shortage of semiconductor chips prompted General Motors to halt production at several North American factories, and extend shutdowns at some others, including some that make popular midsize SUVs.

Facebook Dataset Addresses Algorithmic Bias 

The social network on Thursday made publicly available a dataset designed to help artificial-intelligence researchers evaluate their computer vision and audio models for potential algorithmic bias.

GameStop to Name Chewy Co-Founder as Chairman 

The Chewy co-founder joined GameStop's board earlier this year and holds a nearly 13% stake in the company.

Credit Suisse Ignored Warnings on Archegos, Greensill 

The Swiss banking giant is examining how, after years of beefing up compliance and risk, it pushed into risky trades that it couldn't easily exit.

Publicis Groupe Signs On to Use Trade Desk's Alternative to Cookies 

The advertising conglomerate has struck a deal with ad-technology company Trade Desk meant to help it send targeted ads as marketers prepare for big changes in the digital ecosystem.

New U.S. Airline Avelo Enters Competitive Travel Market 

A new airline is launching, bringing more competition to a domestic travel market that was ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic but has been showing signs of revival in recent months.

Canopy Growth to acquire Supreme Cannabis in latest tie-up in busy weed sector 

Canopy Growth Corp. said Thursday it has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. in the latest M&A deal in a cannabis sector that is seeing a burst of activity amid hopes for reforms of strict U.S. laws.


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