NewsWatch: Facebook crosses $1 trillion mark after judge dismisses FTC antitrust suit

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Facebook Inc. vaulted into trillion-dollar territory Monday as a late afternoon stock rally helped power the company past the milestone valuation mark. See full story.

Tom Brady’s bitcoin play has been a bust, despite his ‘laser eyes’ offensive…Now the 7-time Super Bowl Champ is taking advice

Tom Brady thought bitcoin was going to go deep, but it appears that the world’s No. 1 crypto asset isn’t using the same playbook as the seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback. See full story.

Study finds Pfizer and Moderna vaccines may offer COVID protection for years, as Australia struggles to contain delta variant

The vaccines developed by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech and Moderna using mRNA technology may offer protection against the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 for years, according to a new study published Monday. See full story.

‘We’re going to lose a generation of student-loan borrowers’: Pressure mounts to extend payment pause

Advocates are urging the Biden administration to overhaul the student-loan system before payments resume. See full story.

Didi IPO: 5 things to know about the ride-hailing giant as it seeks to raise nearly $4 billion

Didi’s public offering could give it a market valuation of about $70 billion, which would be considerably less than that of Uber, the rival it pushed out of China. See full story.


‘The court chose to punt today’ but the issue of ‘multistate tax incoherence’ isn’t going away, one taxpayer advocacy group said. See full story.