BUSINESS | October 2020

Netflix increases prices for standard and premium plans

Whoop raises $100M at $1.2B valuation

DOJ antitrust case against Google set to begin today

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google set to report earnings

LVMH agrees to slightly lower purchase price for Tiffany

Tech CEOs testify on content moderation and liability protections

SpaceX launches Starlink beta test

Google announces election-related measures

Tech CEOs testify before Senate Commerce Committee

Facebook launches cloud-based gaming on its platform

Ant group prices IPO, set to be largest in history

CA appeals court rules Uber and Lyft must comply with AB5

Goldman agrees to settle 1MDB case

Senate Judiciary Committee approves motion to subpoena Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Walmart sues DOJ, DEA in relation to opioid epidemic

Airbnb announces plans to work with former Apple design executive Jony Ive

Paypal launches cryptocurrency service

Quibi announces plans to shut down

Purdue Pharma agrees to guilty plea and settlement for role in opioid epidemic

GM announces $2B electric vehicle facility in Tenneseee

DOJ files antitrust lawsuit against Google

Eat Just announces $100M expansion in Asia

Facebook launches new language translation model

DOJ reportedly planning to file antitrust charges against Google

Hearing aid startup Whisper raises $35M, announces first product

Nearly 1.6M new business applications filed in Q3

Stripe acquires African payments company Paystack

Zoom announces online event marketplace

NASA awards $370M for "Tipping Point" technologies

Google X announces updates on Mineral project

Apple releases four new iPhone 12 models

Eli Lilly pauses coronavirus treatment trials

Apple "Hi, Speed" event preview

Prime Day 2020 kicks off

Roblox confidentially files to go public

Disney announces changes to media and entertainment businesses

J&J temporarily pauses late-stage coronavirus vaccine trials

Twitter announces election-related measures

JPMorgan announces $30B initiative to advance racial equity

IBM to spin out managed infrastructure unit

Waymo to launch driverless car service to general public in Phoenix

No-code development platform Unqork announces $207M of new funding

Facebook announces election-related policy updates

Pharma companies seek emergency use authorization for coronavirus treatments

Apple announces event for next week; new iPhone expected

House antitrust subcommittee releases report on competition in the digital economy

Regal to close US theaters

Bristol Myers Squibb acquires MyoKardia for $13B.

SpaceX awarded missile-tracking satellite contract

Uber Freight raises $500M at $3.3B valuation

Former Zillow execs launch Pacaso, allowing people to buy shares of second homes

Google announces plans to invest $1B in partnerships with news publishers

Facebook announces updates to election ad policy

Google announces new hardware including Pixel phone and Chromecast updates

Airlines to move forward with furloughs