Microsoft Earnings, Revenue Show Strong Growth 

The software giant's cloud business has benefited as the pandemic has forced people to work remotely.

Supply-Chain Software Provider o9 Solutions Valued at $2.7 Billion 

Supply-chain software provider o9 Solutions has raised a new round of private funding that has more than doubled the Dallas-based company's value to $2.7 billion in less than two years.

Canadian National Railway Names New CEO, Averts Proxy Fight 

The railroad operator selects Tracy Robinson, and U.K.-based activist investor TCI Fund Management Ltd. agrees to drop its proxy effort.

Companies Prepare for Fallout From Cyberattacks Against Ukraine 

Businesses including utilities, manufacturers and financial-services companies are bracing for potential spillover from cyberattacks against Ukraine, as U.S. officials warn of Russia-linked hacks that could ripple outward.

3M's N95 Mask Sales Climb, Lifting Revenue as Omicron Drives Demand 

The manufacturer says new government guidance raised awareness of the product to help fight the Covid-19 variant's spread.

Berkshire Hathaway Will Host Annual Meeting in Person 

The conglomerate's annual shareholder meeting, which pre-pandemic would regularly bring tens of thousands of people together in Omaha, Neb., will be held in person for the first time since 2019.

FTC Sues to Block Lockheed Martin Acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne 

The Federal Trade Commission says the proposed $4.4 billion purchase would allow the defense giant to control access to parts needed to build missile engines.

GE's Sales Decline 3%, Hit by Supply-Chain Woes 

The conglomerate projected a return to sales growth this year as its aviation business begins to recover.

AmEx Has Runway as Travel Recovers 

After benefitting from more online at-home spending, a big resumption of travel-and-entertainment would be an upside for American Express.

Elon Musk Urges McDonald's to Accept Dogecoin for Payment 

The Tesla CEO tweeted that he would eat a Happy Meal on TV if the fast-food giant began accepting the cryptocurrency.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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