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Music-Streaming Giants Spotify and Tencent Music Swap Stakes

December 10, 2017 |

Sweden’s Spotify AB and internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. of China confirmed they are making joint equity investments in each other’s music streaming businesses, connecting two of the world’s largest digital music platforms. What’s News Asia

Japan Missile Plans Put North Korean Bases Within Range

December 9, 2017 |

Japan plans to make its first purchase of missiles that could target North Korean military bases from long distance, a major military upgrade as a rising nuclear threat from Pyongyang sparks a regional arms race. What’s News Asia

Brexit Breakthrough Leaves Thorniest Problems for Later

December 9, 2017 |

The U.K. is hailing a Brexit breakthrough. It is more a small step toward confronting even bigger political, financial and economic issues. What’s News Europe

How Amazon Picks Its Seemingly Random Deals of the Day

December 9, 2017 |

Third-party merchants slash prices and stockpile inventory in hopes will select their items for holiday promotion—which can boost sales all season. US Business

With Disney-Fox Talks, Hopes Rise for a Greenlight on Sky

December 9, 2017 |

If Disney or another suitor buy 21st Century Fox’s international assets, investors are betting U.K. regulators will allow the full acquisition of pay-TV operator Sky. US Business

Pound Unimpressed by Brexit Talks Progression

December 9, 2017 |

Britain and the European Union have moved closer to trade talks, but many analysts still don’t believe the pound and other U.K. assets will push past their Brexit slump. What’s News Europe

Retail Giant Steinhoff’s Share Rout Raises Scrutiny of Transactions

December 9, 2017 |

The stock market carnage at Steinhoff is raising fresh scrutiny over a set of Byzantine transactions between the global furniture retailer and related parties. US Business

Sam’s Club, Your Store for Premium Goods and Rare Imports (in China)

December 8, 2017 |

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Sam’s Club warehouse stores are a hit with mothers in China seeking high-quality imported products—even as the chain has struggled in the U.S. to shed a budget-minded image. What’s News Asia

Robust Job Growth Puts U.S. on Firmest Footing in a Decade

December 8, 2017 |

The economy appears to be on its firmest footing in at least a decade, with hiring picking up from earlier this year and the jobless rate holding at a 17-year low in November. US Business

Jailed for a Text: China’s Censors Are Spying on Mobile Chat Groups

December 8, 2017 |

Chinese authorities scour messaging apps for sensitive words and images—even those sent privately—prompting police to question, and even jail, some who send them. What’s News Asia