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06/08/2021 | 10:20am

Apple wants to get back into the video conferencing race and Biogen obtains marketing authorization for its Alzheimer's treatment, against all odds.



  • Apple offers new data protection and video conferencing features. It has also started preliminary discussions with Chinese groups CATL and BYD to supply batteries for a future electric vehicle, four sources close to the matter said.
  • Nvidia files for approval to buy ARM from Chinese authorities in the $40bn deal that's dragging on.
  • The G7 is taking care that Amazon is one of the companies eligible for the global tax.
  • Jerome Guillen, head of Tesla's truck program, leaves the company.
  • Roche gets CE mark for its Covid-19 self-test.
  • Biogen soars on the stock market after the FDA gives the green light to its Alzheimer's treatment.
  • Independence Energy and Contango are close to a merger, according to Bloomberg.
  • Proximus finalizes the acquisition of Mobile Vikings. 
  • The Boeing Company gained 1.5% in pre-market trading after SouthWest Airlines announced an order for 34 more 737 MAX planes.
  • Sales of electric cars manufactured in China by Tesla jumped 29% in May to 33,463, figures released Tuesday by the China Automobile Federation show, while the market as a whole was up only 1.1%. In addition, Jerome Guillen, who oversaw Tesla's electric pickup program, has left the company. The stock gained 2.5% in pre-market trading.
  • Fastly lost 1.8% in pre-market trading after a technical incident rendered many websites, including those of major media, inaccessible worldwide due to a failure of some of the group's services.
  • Marvell Technology gained 5.8% in premarket trading after it reported better-than-expected quarterly results.
  • Tilray - The Nasdaq-listed stock of the Canadian cannabis producer is up 4% in pre-market trading after the group announced the launch of a new medical cannabis brand, Symbios.
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