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Singapore Superapp Grab To Go Public With $40 Billion Valuation In SPAC Deal

Grab Holdings said it has reached a deal to go public in the U.S. by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that will value the nine-year-old company at about $39.6 billion. The ride-hailing and food delivery giant is raising more than $4 billion by combining itself with Altimeter Growth Corp. in what would be the la...
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Here’s What Scientists Know About Covid-19 Vaccine Blood Clots, And How The Risks Can Be Diminished

On Tuesday, the CDC and FDA recommended that states pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine after six rare blood clots that were potentially linked to the vaccine were reported. Earlier this week, the European Medicines Association (EMA) reported it was investigating four cases of blood clots related to the Johnson &a...
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Several States Halt Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After U.S. Regulators Recommend Pause

ToplineSeveral U.S. states said they would halt the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine while regulators investigate cases of rare but severe blood clots in recipients of the shot. Key Facts Officials in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, Georgia, Michigan ...
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Prince Harry Has Reportedly Returned To U.K. Ahead Of Prince Philip’s Funeral

ToplinePrince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has reportedly arrived back in the U.K. ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday, a month after his bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey and his first return to the country since stepping down as a working Royal and moving to California a year ago.   Key Facts Prince Harry, Princ...
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Pepperoni For The Robot: Domino’s, Nuro Test Autonomous Pizza Delivery

Domino’s and Nuro are kicking off a robotic pizza delivery pilot in Houston this week, giving customers there the option to have orders brought to them by the Silicon Valley autonomous driving tech developer’s small vehicles that look a bit like toasters on wheels. The program involves just one Domino’s shop, located in Houston’s Woodland Heights...
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Weekend Box Office: ‘Voyagers’ Bombs But ‘The Unholy’ Holds Firm

In domestic box office news that isn’t about Godzilla Vs. Kong ($13.38 million and -58% in weekend two for a $69.5 million cume), Universal’s Nobody earned $2.65 million (-12%) in weekend three for a $15.67 million 17-day cume. The $15 million, R-rated action comedy has earned $29 million worldwide as it prepares to debut on PVOD this coming Friday...
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Billionaire Larry Ellison Buys $80 Million Estate In Palm Beach

The latest pricy purchase in Florida, one of the state’s highest, goes to Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison. He purchased this Tuscan style mansion from Gabe Hoffman, founder of Accipiter Capital Management, for $80 million or just a shave over its asking price of $79.5 million, reports the Wall Street Journal. Hoffman bought the main parcel within w...