The New Paper

April 16, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: Business

  • Amazon workers in Alabama voted against unionizing (4/12)
  • The White House held a semiconductor summit (4/13)
  • Microsoft announced plans to acquire Nuance Communications (4/13)
  • Grab Holdings announced plans to go public through a $40B SPAC (4/13)
  • Twitter announced plans to hire a team in Ghana (4/13)
  • J&J delayed the rollout of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe (4/14)
  • Coinbase went public through a direct listing (4/14)
  • Epic Games raised $1B of new funding at a $29B valuation (4/14)
  • Spotify unveiled an in-car entertainment system (4/14)
  • Walmart announced an investment in Cruise (4/16)
  • Google Earth released a timelapse tool (4/16)
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released his final shareholder letter (4/16)
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