April 16, 2020

Thu. 04/16 - The Video Conferencing Space Is So Hot, We’re Getting Steamy M&A Action Now.


The video conferencing space is so hot, we’re getting steamy M&A action now. Apple wants to get stylish with over the ear headphones. Robinhood bucks a couple of trends with a new round. And is Facebook’s Libra just gonna drop like a stone? Sponsors:Kiwico.com/rideDoubleUp.agency Links: Verizon Buys Zoom Conferencing Rival BlueJeans (The Verge) Apple Developing High-End Headphones With Interchangeable Parts (Bloomberg) Sony Plans Limited PlayStation 5 Output in First Year (Bloomberg) Robinhood Is Raising New Funds at About $8 Billion Value, Sources Say (Bloomberg) Google to Slow Hiring for Rest of 2020, CEO Tells Staff (Bloomberg) Facebook-Backed Libra Cryptocurrency Project Is Scaled Back (NYTimes) Amazon Retools With Unusual Goal: Get Shoppers to Buy Less Amid Coronavirus Pandemic (WSJ) Amazon to close French warehouses until next week after court order (Reuters) TikTok now lets parents set restrictions on their kids’ accounts (The Verge) Lawn love job opening: https://apply.workable.com/lawn-love/j/A749319261/

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