The New Paper

June 18, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: Business

  • Novavax announced that its coronavirus vaccine is 90% effective (6/14)
  • E3 kicked off over the weekend (6/14)
  • An auction winner paid $28M for a seat on Blue Origin’s crewed flight (6/14)
  • The CEO and CFO of Lordstown Motors resigned (6/15)
  • The DOJ sued to block Aon’s $30B acquisition of Willis (6/17)
  • GM announced plans to increase EV and AV spending to $35B by 2025 (6/17)
  • Spotify launched live audio app Greenroom (6/17)
  • Google opened its first permanent retail store look inside (6/18)
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