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Jana Partners Urges Zendesk to Ditch SurveyMonkey Deal
The activist investor owns a big stake in Zendesk and is urging
the customer-service platform to abandon a deal it struck to buy
Momentive Global, parent of web-survey company SurveyMonkey.
Nasdaq to Move Markets to Amazon's Cloud
The exchange said a phased migration to Amazon Web Services will
kick off in 2022 with its U.S. options market.
Twitter Bans Sharing of Private People's Photos, Videos Without Consent
The social-media company said users will no longer be able to
share private media, such as photos and videos, of another person
without their permission, a move aimed at improving privacy and
Omicron Unlikely to Cause Severe Illness in Vaccinated People, BioNTech Says
The variant could lead to more infections among vaccinated
people but they will most likely remain protected from a severe
course of illness, according to the inventor of one of the first
Merck's Covid-19 Pill Under Review by FDA Advisers
The panel's endorsement of the antiviral molnupiravir, from
Merck and partner Ridgeback, could open the door for FDA
authorization before the end of the year.
Pfizer Vaccine Executive Moves to Rival GlaxoSmithKline
The high-profile industry move comes as Pfizer and other vaccine
makers scramble to assess how their shots will stand up to a new
variant of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19.
Glencore Faces Call From Activist to Sell Coal Assets
The commodities giant is the last of the world's large miners to
retain a presence in thermal coal, a currently lucrative business
but one seen by some as harmful to the environment.
Facebook Parent Told to Sell Giphy by U.K. Regulator
The U.K.'s top competition regulator directed Meta Platforms,
formerly Facebook, to sell social-media animated-images company
Giphy, saying its acquisition could limit competition among
platforms and U.K. advertisers.
Zara Parent Elevates Founder's Daughter to Chairwoman
Inditex appointed Marta Ortega Perez as its new chairwoman,
placing a little-known 37-year-old atop one of the world's largest
KKR, Wells Fargo Look to Expand at Manhattan's Hudson Yards
High-end office space-with amenities such as outdoor terraces,
game rooms and superior ventilation systems-is still in demand as
companies try to lure back remote workers and retain talent.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
November 30, 2021 13:00 ET (18:00 GMT)
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