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.

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.

Amazon Event Today: Expect Echo Updates and a Little Weirdness 

Amazon's devices group is streaming a media event Tuesday where it's expected to unveil updates to smart speakers and other main products-plus some oddball gadgets.

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 for the heavy construction industry, to HeidelbergCement for more than $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.

Amazon to Defend Firing of Workers Following Complaint 

An administrative law judge is set to hear a case brought by a workers' union claiming that two Amazon employees were wrongly fired for "their support for fellow Amazon employees' working conditions."

Startup Aims to Help Landlords Reward Reliable Tenants 

Watson Living, which has raised a seed round, is one of several startups offering rent-rewards programs.

Sanofi Ends a Covid-19 Vaccine Effort 

The French pharmaceutical company won't proceed with the development of one of its experimental Covid-19 vaccines, saying it didn't make sense to go forward in an already-crowded market.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 28, 2021 13:00 ET (17:00 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.