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1. Amazon is acquiring MGM for $8.45 billion. The purchase, announced yesterday, could expand Amazon Prime’s inventory to include MGM’s big-name movies and TV shows – including James Bond, “Legally Blonde,” “Robocop,” and much more. Here’s what is – and isn’t – included in the deal.
2. Google got the go-ahead to build a mega-campus in San Jose. The project, “Downtown West,” will cover 80 acres and offer thousands of offices, houses, and shops. Check it out here.
3. Amazon is considering the launch of physical pharmacies. Amazon Pharmacy’s leaders have discussed using Whole Foods locations and creating stand-alone sites. More on its potential in-person pharmacies.
4. Bill Gates’ money manager Michael Larson is accused of making racist and sexist comments. Larson reportedly told a Black employee she lived ‘in the ghetto.’ More about the…