el producto #205

🎰 The week in figures

$920M: Hyundai has acquired robotics firm Boston Dynamics from SoftBank for ~$920M; SoftBank purchased the company from Alphabet in 2017

📰 What’s going on

Twitter acquires video chat and screen-sharing app Squad; terms undisclosed; Twitter VP of Product Ilya Brown said Squad’s team had a deep understanding of interactive audio and video conversations, which Twitter was looking to provide; Brown said Squad’s team members would join Twitter’s product, design, and engineering teams; previously raised $7M

👩🏾‍💻 Good reads

How long can a company thrive doing just one thing? Insightful essay by Andy Wu for HBR, in which he explores Slack, Zoom and other best-of-breed applications, and how they push innovation further than “bundled” solutions

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Angel Jaime

Angel Jaime

Full-time learner, product stuff, “triathlete” & global traveller. CPO @ Yayzy, frmr Product Leader @ Revolut, @ Booking.com and @ Just Eat.