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Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloud, reports say

Swedish music-streaming service provider could acquire German rival, the Financial Times reports, amid competition with Apple and others to turn profit Swedish music-streaming service provider Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire German rival SoundCloud, the Bloomberg reported in July, citing people familiar with the matter. The FT story did not provide more details. Music-streaming

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US imposes sanctions on top DRC officials after election delay

Congolese general and former police official have US assets blocked as about 50 people killed in clashes since President Joseph Kabila postponed vote The United States has imposed sanctions on two senior officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo in an apparent warning to President Joseph Kabila to respect the constitution of the vast, unstable