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Annual Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Likely Needed, Pfizer CEO Says
Due to variants of the coronavirus, people likely will need a
booster shot within a year to suppress the pool of those
individuals susceptible to Covid-19, Pfizer Chief Executive Albert
Bourla said Thursday.
Serious Blood Clots Are More Likely in Covid-19 Sufferers Than in Those Who Got Vaccine, Study Finds
A study by the University of Oxford found the risk of rare but
sometimes-deadly blood clotting is roughly eight to 10 times
greater in Covid-19 sufferers than among people who have received
any of the first three Western-developed vaccines widely
Australian Court Finds Google Misled Consumers About Location Data, Regulator Says
An Australian court found that Alphabet's Google misled some
consumers about personal-location data collected through Android
mobile devices, the country's competition regulator said
SoftBank Infusion Meant to Pay Back Credit Suisse Investors Went to Greensill Bank
That $440 million took a detour, complicating Credit Suisse's
efforts to recover money owed to investors after Greensill
collapsed into bankruptcy.
Massachusetts Goes After Robinhood's Registration
The move for revocation follows a December filing by the office
of William Galvin, the secretary of the commonwealth, that accused
the brokerage of aggressively marketing to inexperienced
Tencent to Raise $4.15 Billion via Debt Issuance
Tencent Holdings Ltd. plans to raise a total of $4.15 billion
through debt issuance, and will use the proceeds to meet general
CBS to Combine News and TV Stations Divisions
Wendy McMahon and Neeraj Khemlani will share responsibility for
CBS News and CBS Television Stations as co-heads and
Autonomous-Truck Developer TuSimple Plans Driverless Road Test This Year
The company raised $1.08 billion in an IPO Thursday that came as
the U.S. is investigating the startup's ties to China.
XPeng Looks to Sell Cars via Major Dealership Chain
Chinese electric-vehicle startup XPeng Inc. is poised to expand
its sales network by partnering with Zhongsheng Group Holdings
Ltd., a major car dealer in the country.
Alcoa says first quarter delivered strongest sales and profit in two years
Alcoa tops Wall Street estimates and says 2021 will be a
"strong" year for the company thanks to the ongoing economic
recovery and more demand for aluminum.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
April 15, 2021 23:15 ET (03:15 GMT)
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