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Airbnb to remove Israeli settlement listings

Airbnb says it will stop renting out homes in Jewish settlements of the West Bank, a move that drew sharp rebukes from Israeli officials.

Tencent culls WeChat accounts in China's latest content clean-up

Tencent plans to rein in content on WeChat by culling the number of public accounts on the platform, responding to the latest in a series of Chinese government clean-ups.

MTN Rwanda looking at share sale, network upgrades

MTN's Rwanda unit is looking at the possibility of a share sale on the country's stock exchange and is raising funds for planned network upgrades.

Nintendo bets new hex-nut Pokémon will boost Switch sales

Nintendo is gambling that it can sell millions of Switch consoles this holiday season by introducing a new Pokémon game that interacts with the free-to-play mobile hit Pokémon Go.

The Foschini Group to take on Amazon with bold new e-commerce plan

The Foschini Group has unveiled plans to reposition its e-commerce platform into a diverse marketplace, covering everything from food to pets, decor and even drones.

Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom after volatility returns

Bitcoin advocates are asking how low will we go from here as the world's largest cryptocurrency continued to slump following its biggest one-day loss in eight months.

Philip Morris opens first Africa store to stoke demand for alternative cigarettes

Philip Morris will open a flagship store in Johannesburg as it tries to stoke demand in Africa for its alternative cigarette known as iQOS, which heats rather than burns tobacco.

Apple's outlook dims as suppliers worldwide sound the alarm

The bad news keeps piling up for Apple ahead of the crucial holiday season.

Facebook says any return to China would preserve free expression

Facebook says if it ever returns to China, the company will do it in a way that preserves rights to free expression and privacy - issues that make such a move almost impossible today.

Tencent traders who got it right prep for wildest day since 2015

For clues on what Tencent's shares will do on Thursday, look to the traders who got it spot-on in August.

Apple suppliers tumble on new signs of weak iPhone demand

Major suppliers to Apple's iPhone have fallen as investors fretted that one of the most important product lines in the technology sector was seeing weak demand.

Google curbs forced arbitration after protest on harassment

Google has changed some policies on sexual misconduct after thousands of employees walked out of their offices to protest big payouts for executives accused of harassment and other misbehaviour.

E-cigarettes said to face new sales limits from FDA

E-cigarettes will face strict new limits imposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, restricting sales of many popular fruit flavours amid what the health agency has called an epidemic of youth use.

TNA liquidation won't stop our chase, SIU tells Parliament

SIU head Advocate Andy Mothibi told Scopa that SABC brought an application to have a contract with The New Age set aside and that the investigating unit would join that application.

MTN's $10bn feud in Nigeria could place SA at risk - Reserve Bank

MTN Group's fights with Nigerian authorities over $10bn in repatriated funds and back taxes could increase risk in South Africa's financial system, depending on the outcome, the Reserve Bank has said.

Facebook, Google are US election ad winners despite meddling outcry

Even before ballots are counted from Tuesday's elections, some clear winners have emerged, as Google and Facebook reap windfalls from political advertising.

Ex-Vodacom manager Romeo Kumalo to plan tech investment firm IPO, say insiders

Former Vodacom executive Romeo Kumalo has started a tech-focused South African investment firm and aims to raise as much as $200m in an initial public offering next year.

Jack Ma labels trade war 'most stupid thing' as tensions boil

Billionaire Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has called fighting over trade senseless and decried once again a widening conflict between the US and China.

Tencent to check all gamers' IDs by 2019 in unprecedented move

Tencent will expand its age-verification system to encompass its entire games line-up, an unprecedented undertaking in response to growing criticism.
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