Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro hit by cyber attack

The operations of Norsk Hydro, one of world’s biggest producers of aluminum, have been affected. On Tuesday, Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s biggest producers of aluminum, stated it was subject to a sustained cyber attack that affected its operations. The development sent its shares plummeting downwards, “IT-systems in most business areas are impacted and…

Tesla invests $2 billion into its Shanghai Gigafactory

This strategic investment aligns multiple sweet spots: in a single stroke Elon Musk is increasing Tesla’s footprint in China, the world’s biggest auto market, boosting production capacity and export potential while facing Chinese EV startups head-on. In a development that marks Tesla’s latest attempt to boost its footprint in China, as per a local business…

U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company Optibus raises $40 million in private funding round

The funding round saw the Alibaba Group making an undisclosed strategic investment in the startup. Optibus, a U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company stated, it has secured $40 million in a private funding round that was led by Insight Venture Partners and which saw a strategic investment from the Alibaba Group. Its existing investors, including Sir Ronald…