Singapore bank DBS suffers two-day tech outage, c.bank mulls supervisory action

Singapore’s central bank said on Wednesday that it will consider taking “supervisory action” on DBS Group Holdings Ltd (DBSM.SI) after the Singapore bank’s online banking services faced disruption for the second consecutive day.

Nissan to spend $17.6 bln over 5 years in electrification push

Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) announced it will spend 2 trillion yen ($17.59 billion) over the next five years to accelerate vehicle electrification, aiming to catch up with rivals in one of the fastest growth areas for the automobile industry.

Amazon exec says Omicron’s impact on holiday spending uncertain

A senior Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) executive said it remains too early to predict how the Omicron coronavirus variant will impact consumer spending during the holiday season but suggested that shoppers will press ahead for now.

EXCLUSIVE Europe’s telcos want U.S. tech giants to help fund network costs

U.S. tech giants should bear some of the costs of developing Europe’s telecoms networks because they use them so heavily, chief executives of Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE), Vodafone (VOD.L) and 11 other major European telecoms companies said on Monday.

Google proposes new commitments on browser cookies – UK competition regulator

Britain’s competition regulator said on Friday it had secured improved commitments from Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google on changes to user-tracking cookies in its browser, including the U.S. tech giant extending the time any pledges would last to six years.

Tesla to invest $188 mln to expand Shanghai factory capacity -Beijing Daily

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plans to invest up to 1.2 billion yuan ($187.91 million) to expand production capacity at its Shanghai factory that will allow it to employ 4,000 more people at the site, state-backed Beijing Daily newspaper reported on Friday.

Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets

Deutsche Boerse’s (DB1Gn.DE) power and gas exchange EEX plans to launch an index to price hydrogen next year to aid trading of the commodity that is expected to play a big role in the shift to a green economy, one of the bourse’s board members said.

Apple warns Thai activists “state-sponsored attackers” may have targeted iPhones

Apple Inc issued alert messages on Wednesday to at least six activists and researchers who have been critical of Thailand’s government, warning it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers”, according to activists and the alerts reviewed by Reuters.

How a little Texas town snagged a $17 bln Samsung chip plant deal

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell is the first to admit few people had heard of his small town of Taylor in Central Texas before South Korean conglomerate Samsung announced it was building its new $17 billion chip factory there.