Quick takes: The most important tech and investment news today


  • Microsoft to acquire Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion. This deal would give Microsoft a major foothold in the healthcare market, as Nuance is a leading provider of speech recognition and artificial intelligence solutions for healthcare providers.
  • Apple to unveil new MacBook Air with M2 chip on July 14. The new MacBook Air is expected to feature a redesigned chassis, a larger display, and a more powerful M2 chip.
  • Twitter to sue Elon Musk for terminating $44 billion acquisition deal. Twitter is suing Elon Musk for terminating his $44 billion acquisition deal, alleging that he breached the merger agreement.
  • Coinbase lays off 18% of its workforce. Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, is laying off 18% of its workforce as the cryptocurrency market continues to decline.
  • SoftBank Vision Fund to invest $2 billion in India’s Ola Electric. SoftBank Vision Fund is investing $2 billion in India’s Ola Electric, a leading electric scooter manufacturer.