The New Paper

April 2, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: Business

  • Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama finished a union vote (3/29)
  • Southwest Airlines agreed to purchase 100 737 Max airplanes (3/30)
  • PayPal announced the launch of “Checkout with Crypto” (3/30)
  • Boston Dynamics unveiled a new box-moving robot (3/30)
  • Nike filed a lawsuit against MSCHF (3/30)
  • Google announced a series of upcoming Maps features (3/30)
  • Pfizer said its coronavirus vaccine is 100% effective in 12-15-year-olds (3/31)
  • Dapper Labs raised $305M at a $2.6B valuation (3/31)
  • Virgin Galactic unveiled a new commercial spacecraft (3/31)
  • J&J said a batch of partially-completed vaccines did not meet quality standards (4/1)
  • Microsoft won a contract with the US Army to provide 120k AR headsets (4/1)
  • Netflix acquired the rights to two “Knives Out” sequels (4/1)
  • Pfizer said its coronavirus vaccine is 91% effective for up to six months (4/2)
  • TSMC will invest $100B in semiconductor manufacturing capacity (4/2)
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