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Canadian Miners Escape by Climbing 4,000 Feet
Thirty-three workers trapped in a nickel-and-copper mine near
Sudbury, Ontario, for more than two days have reached the surface,
with more to follow.
Lego Builds on Its Position as World's No. 1 Toy Maker
The Danish toy maker reported a 46% rise in first-half sales,
saying it had shrugged off the Covid-19 pandemic and its disruption
to global supply chains.
Epic Games is coming to Microsoft's online app store
Microsoft says it will "allow third-party storefront apps to be
discoverable in the Microsoft Store on Windows." The storefronts of
Epic and Amazon.com Inc. highlight the additions.
Facebook Asks Oversight Board for Guidance on Rules for High-Profile Users
The board-an outside body that Facebook created to ensure the
accountability of its enforcement systems-recently cited
inconsistencies in the way Facebook makes content decisions, after
a WSJ investigation.
Gold Miners Agnico Eagle Mines and Kirkland Lake to Merge. Both Stocks Fall.
The merger creates a Canadian gold mining giant with a combined
market cap of about $24 billion.
Micron earnings forecast disappoints amid concerns about memory-chip prices, stock tumbles
Micron Technology Inc. offered a financial forecast well lower
than analysts expected Tuesday amid expected declines in the
pandemic-influenced price of memory chips, sending shares lower in
Thoma Bravo Sells Stake in Command Alkon to HeidelbergCement
Software-focused private-equity firm Thoma Bravo is selling a
45% stake in Command Alkon, a provider of supply-chain-management
software, to HeidelbergCement in a deal that values the company at
about $1.7 billion.
Google Faces Pushback in Australia Over Online Ad Fees
Competition watchdog says tech giant has too much influence in
online advertising services and new regulations are needed to level
the playing field.
Sunac Leads Rebound in Chinese Property Stocks
The real-estate developer played down a leaked request for
government help, and the country's central bank said it wants
healthy development of the property market.
Exxon, Chevron Lack a Certain Je ne Sais Quoi
Investors seem to prefer major U.S. oil companies'
energy-transition plans compared with their European peers. The
jury is still out.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 28, 2021 17:15 ET (21:15 GMT)
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