Business News Weekly ─ October 22, 2018

Harvard admissions on trial. The trial is related to Harvard admissions discriminating against Asian – American applicants and whether or not admission practices violated federal law.

From Bloomberg magazine, Famous fans in Silicon Valley gave $30 million to an amateur to launch his ocean cleanup system into the Pacific. Experts say the endeavor is nuts. The ship plans to reach a point and then start to accumulate all the plastics from the ocean by 2050.

From Bloomberg magazine article, Prescriptions For Profit.  By the way, it looks like Canada will be the first country in the world to make marijuana’s sales legal.

From Bloomberg magazine, Google shut down its global plus social network disclosing a glitch that could’ve exposed the personal data of 500 K users.

US Department of Justice gave Aetna and CVS Health the go-ahead for $680 billion merger.

Snap, seeking an edge to top Facebook’s Instagram, said it would produce dozen original shows on his mobile app.

Netflix bought a massive production studio in New Mexico, its first, as it doubles down on the original movies and shows.