Tim Cook reportedly signed five-year $275bn deal with Chinese officials – The Guardian

https://amp.theguardian.com/technology/2021/dec/07/apple-china-deal-tim-cook

Omicron variant in California: Few identified cases but Were definitely seeing omicron across the state, key California official says – San Francisco Chronicle

https://www.sfchronicle.com/health/article/Omicron-variant-in-California-Delta-still-drives-16681567.php

Pandemic-Era ‘Excess Savings’ Are Dwindling for Many – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/07/business/pandemic-savings.html

Mask advisory comes as 5 new deaths reported in Schenectady County – Times Union

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Albany-Schenectady-counties-issue-joint-mask-16681947.php

Amazon Web Services outage causes issues for Disney+, Netflix, Coinbase – CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/07/amazon-web-services-outage-causes-issues-at-disney-netflix-coinbase.html

COVID-19 spread more by men, loud talkers: study – Fox News

https://www.foxnews.com/health/covid-19-spread-more-men-loud-talkers-study

Elon Musk slams Bidens plan to spend government money on electric vehicles – CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/07/elon-musk-speaks-out-against-biden-social-spending-and-climate-bill.html

This simple at-home test may help detect subtle signs of dementia – Yahoo News

https://news.yahoo.com/simple-home-test-may-help-144019019.html

Apple shares rise as Morgan Stanley raises price target to $200 – CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/07/morgan-stanley-raises-apple-stock-price-target-to-200.html

Maine CDC opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Augusta – WMTW Portland

https://www.wmtw.com/article/cdc-to-open-covid-19-vaccine-clinic-in-augusta-tuesday/38444839

Tech IPOs have been a bad bet in 2021 — all but one are in bear market territory – CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/07/tech-ipos-a-bad-bet-in-2021-all-but-one-in-bear-market-territory.html

We all want the Omicron variant to be milder. Heres why its too soon to know – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/07/health/omicron-variant-milder-not-yet/index.html

Vishal Garg: US boss fires 900 employees over Zoom – BBC News

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-59554585

Asia stocks bounce from one-year low, China gains on monetary easing – Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/global-markets-wrapup-1-2021-12-07/

Evergrande set for restructuring, with no word on first formal default – CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/07/evergrande-set-for-restructuring-with-no-word-on-first-formal-default.html

COVID-19 in California: Track COVID cases, vaccine rates, omicron variant updates, booster shot and testing info – KCRA Sacramento

https://www.kcra.com/article/covid-19-vaccines-boosters-california-tracking-omicron-testing-rapid-tests-variants/38438963