BUSINESS | February 2021

Twitter announces Super Follow, allowing users to sell subscriptions

Coinbase files paperwork to go public

Costco to increase starting wages next week

GameStop shares surge by over 100%

Joby Aviation announces plans to go public via SPAC

Roblox set to go public on March 10 via direct listing

Home Depot reports record growth

Spotify announces international expansion

LVMH acquires stake in Jay-Z backed champagne brand

Lucid Motors set to go public via SPAC

Facebook restores news access in Australia

Coinbase valued at over $100B

Boeing recommends that airlines suspend use of certain 777 models after engine failure

Walmart announces pay increases for 425k workers

UK court rules that Uber drivers should be classified as workers rather than contractors

Amazon launches Kickstarter-like pre-order platform

House set to hold GameStop hearings

Facebook blocks Australian users from sharing news content due to new regulation

Axiom Space raises $130M

Bitcoin reaches $50k for the first time

Tribune Publishing sells remaining stake to hedge fund Alden

Jaguar announces plans to become all-electric by 2025

Parler announces plans to resume service

Toyota announces three new EVs

Australian news company forms partnership with Google ahead of new legislation

Disney plus reaches 95M subscribers

BNY Mellon announces digital asset platform

Bumble surges in IPO

TikTok sale reportedly put on hold

Facebook announces test related to political content

EA acquires Glu

Uber and Walgreens partner on vaccine access in underserved communities

Huawei files lawsuit over FCC designation

Toyota announces self-driving car partnership with Aurora and Denso

DoorDash acquires robotics company Chowbotics

Amazon workers begin vote on union

Clubhouse banned in China

Reddit raises new funding

Tesla discloses $1.5B of bitcoin holdings

Google launches transatlantic undersea cable

Johnson and Johnson requests emergency approval for coronavirus vaccine

23andMe announces plans to go public via SPAC merger

Parler CEO fired

Jazz Pharma acquires GQ Pharma

McKinsey reportedly agrees to opioid settlement

Nike unveils hands-free shoes

Uber acquires Drizly

GameStop, AMC volatility continues

Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO in Q3

Tesla agrees to recall

Google announces new search features

Robinhood raises additional capital

SEC makes statement on ongoing market volatility