EU lawmakers want to force Big Tech companies to pay for news, similar to a move in Australia Your browser does not support playing this file but you can still download the MP3 file to play locally. EU lawmakers want to force Big Tech companies to pay for news, echoing a similar move in Australia, Tesla’s $1.5bn investment in bitcoin sends the cryptocurrency to record highs, and oil hits $60 a barrel for the first time in a year. Plus, the FT’s Tokyo correspondent, Kana Inagaki, explains what drove SoftBank’s Vision Fund to have its best quarter in four years. EU ready to follow Australia’s lead on making Big Tech pay for news https://www.ft.com/content/4c40c890-afd3-40a3-9582-78a66c37a8af Tesla sends bitcoin to record high with $1.5bn investment https://www.ft.com/content/5e83f15e-ea2c-4d2f-8ae8-bf72fc5effd0 Oil hits $60 for first time in a year as supply cuts outweigh lockdowns https://www.ft.com/content/3032d80d-89b0-4020-922e-f4fa15435b5d SoftBank’s Vision Fund posts best quarter since launch in 2017 https://www.ft.com/content/c2f107a7-734d-450a-bf46-eb68a65ceaf4 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. A transcript for this podcast is currently unavailable, view our accessibility guide. ...read more...