Facebook Researchers Report Advance in Computer Vision 

Facebook said it has developed a self-supervised learning AI system that could help companies create highly accurate computer vision software.

Square to Buy Majority Stake in Jay-Z's Tidal Platform 

The San Francisco payments company said Jay-Z will join its board as part of the $297 million cash-and-stock deal, and Tidal's current shareholders will remain co-owners.

Novartis to Help Make CureVac Covid-19 Vaccine 

The Swiss drug company will make mRNA and other parts of CureVac's two-dose vaccine, which is in late-stage testing with results expected as soon as next month.

Apple Faces U.K. Antitrust Probe Over App Store Rules 

The move mirrors a similar investigation in the EU, as scrutiny rises globally over fair practices.

GM Looking to Build Second Battery Factory in U.S. 

General Motors and joint-venture partner LG Chem are close to completing a decision to locate the plant in Tennessee, said people familiar with the matter.

Roundup Plaintiffs' Lawyers Spar Over $800 Million in Fees 

The firms that led the litigation against Bayer argue that they deserve a bigger slice of the nearly $10 billion settlement than those that joined later.

Leaving Las Vegas Is the Right Move for Sands 

Las Vegas Sands is selling its properties in Sin City to concentrate more on its core business in Asia. For both the company and investors, that looks like a win.

Okta to Acquire Customer-Authentication Provider for $6.5 Billion 

The deal for Auth0 would help expand the company's focus beyond its workplace-based identity software.

Disney Closes at Least 60 Stores, Shifts Focus to E-Commerce 

The company said it will focus more on e-commerce while reducing the number of brick-and-mortar locations it operates.

Amazon in Talks to Carry Many NFL Games Exclusively 

TV networks also are expected to pay nearly twice as much for new rights to Sunday and Monday games.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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