Fork talk lifts bitcoin to all-time high near $8,000

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end...

Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 billion spending plan

WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. A Volkswagen...

Tesla's unfettered ambition will drain finances: analysts

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc shares rose on Friday as analysts questioned how soon Chief Executive Elon Musk will have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development...

Volkswagen to spend over $40 billion on electric and self-driving cars

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker’s goal of transforming itself into a leading force in...

Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution

LONDON (Reuters) - Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as...

Google buys plot near Apple's planned Danish data center

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple Inc data center to make sure it has...

Exclusive: Toshiba set to OK $5 billion injection Monday to stay listed-sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp (6502.T) will decide on Monday to raise some $5 billion from overseas investors, allowing the troubled conglomerate to remain a publicly traded company even if...

Broadcom closes $5.5 billion Brocade deal

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it closed its acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc, giving it a larger share of the data center products market....

Broadcom completes Brocade acquisition

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it closed its acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc, giving it a larger share of the data center products market....

Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal. FILE PHOTO:...