FDA Clears First Covid-19 Test Performed Fully at Home
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first diagnostic coronavirus test that people can take by themselves and get results without the help of a lab, a step long awaited by public-health experts.
Apple Slashes App Store Fees for Smaller Developers
Apple is cutting to 15% from 30% the commission it charges smaller developers that sell software through its App Store-a partial concession in its battle with critics over how it wields power in its digital ecosystem.
'Wonder Woman 1984' Swooping Into Homes and Theaters Christmas Day
AT&T's Warner Bros. said it would debut its highly anticipated "Wonder Woman" sequel simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service on Christmas Day.
Coca-Cola Improperly Shifted Profits Abroad, Tax Court Rules
The beverage giant placed too much of its profit in its foreign operations instead of its higher-taxed domestic parent company, a U.S. Tax Court judge ruled.
Owner of Bath & Body Works, Victoria's Secret Gets Pandemic Lift
L Brands, which owns both chains, said it swung to a profit and its overall sales rose 14% in the quarter ended Oct. 31.
Maersk Line Expects Trade Rebound in 2021
Danish shipping and logistics giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk expects that the global container market could expand by up to 5% in 2021 in a rebound from the pandemic-driven hit to trade in the first half of this year.
Norwegian Air Shuttle Files for Bankruptcy Protection
The trans-Atlantic carrier pioneered the Europe-U.S. budget market, racking up debt-then the pandemic struck.
Ahold Delhaize Buys Majority of Delivery Company FreshDirect
The owner of supermarkets including Giant and Stop & Shop said it would acquire a majority stake in grocery delivery company FreshDirect, expanding its U.S. presence as online ordering has boomed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing 737 MAX Cleared to Fly Again, but Covid-19 Has Sapped Demand
The FAA's order following two fatal crashes removes a major obstacle as the pandemic creates fresh problems for the aerospace giant.
Pfizer Says Covid-19 Vaccine Is 95% Effective in Final Data, Will Seek Authorization
Pfizer plans to seek authorization for the vaccine within days, leaving the shot on track to go into distribution by the end of the year if health regulators permit.
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