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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Feb. 5

· 02/05/2021 01:02
PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Feb. 5

- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N asked U.S. regulators on Thursday to authorize the emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, setting the stage for a potential third vaccine to become available in the U.S. within weeks. https://on.wsj.com/3cJ5fRO

- Kia Motors Corp 000270.KS has approached potential partners about a plan to assemble Apple Inc AAPL.O long-awaited electric car in Georgia, according to people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/3tsCUVA

- A global semiconductor shortage is expected to slash Ford Motor Co's F.N vehicle output by up to 20% in the first quarter of this year, illustrating how deeply the fallout from the computer-chip crunch has hit the car business. https://on.wsj.com/3cCA5vk

- T-Mobile US Inc TMUS.O said its nearly year-old merger with Sprint Corp will saddle the combined company with more costs this year as its engineers shift more subscribers onto a single network. https://on.wsj.com/3oQZP9R

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)