Walmart looking to invest up to $25 billion in Tata Group’s upcoming digital platform

On Tuesday, according to a report from the Mint newspaper which cites sources familiar with the matter at hand, Walmart Inc is in talks with India’s Tata Group for a potential investment of up to $25 billion in its new “super app”. The new “super app could be launched as a joint venture between Tata…

Panasonic’s Q1 profits at Tesla’s Gigafactory boost investor confidence in EV market

On Tuesday, following Panasonic Corp’s first quarter report, shares of Asian companies in Tesla Inc’s battery supply chain surged. Panasonic’s battery venture with Tesla has boosted investor confidence in the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker. Panasonic’s first quarterly profit from its $1.6 billion investment in Tesla’s Gigafactory is also another validation of Tesla founder Elon…

Intel files antitrust lawsuit against SoftBank-owned Fortress Investment Group over patent practises

Fortress’ efforts to gather patents essentially amounts to anti-competitive behavior since these acquisitions were driven by the notion that they will be cheaper than what technology companies would be willing to pay to avoid lawsuits. U.S. semiconductor giant, Intel Corp, has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp-owned investment company alleging that the…

SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund invests $800M in Greensill Capital

SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund valued UK-based Greensill Capital at $3.5 billion. Greensill Capital, a UK-based financing group, has confirmed that SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund has invested $800 million in it. Greensill, which provides supply chain funding to companies, said it plans to use the funding in part to accelerate its expansion into Brazil…

Intel to sink in $10.9 billion for new chip plant: Moshe Kahlon Israel’s finance minister

Intel is one of the biggest employers in Israel as well as one of its biggest exporters. Israel’s finance minister has stated, Intel Corp will sink in $10.9 billion (40 billion shekels) on a new chip plant factory in Israel, as part of its most recent multi-billion dollar investment in the country. “Intel’s global management…