Financial Times - Jan 4

Jan 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Apple becomes first $3 trillion company after boost from pandemic demand. Link

Mercedes breaks 1,000km barrier with electric-vehicle prototype. Link

Warner Music acquires David Bowie's songbook for about $250 Mln. Link


Apple AAPL.O has become the first company to hit a market capitalisation of $3 trillion, after its value rose by $1 trillion in less than 16 months as the COVID-19 pandemic turbocharged Big Tech.

Mercedes-Benz DAIGn.DE unveiled a car, the VISION EQXX prototype, that it claims can travel more than 1,000km on a single charge, in an attempt to convince customers that a lack of charging infrastructure need not be a barrier to buying a battery-powered vehicle.

Warner Music Group WMG.O has acquired David Bowie's songbook for about $250 million, the latest mega-deal in a frenzy for music copyrights that has attracted billions of dollars from investors.

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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