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China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-year-old App Store loophole
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China Roundup: Apple closes a 4-year-old App Store loophole

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, Apple made some major moves that are telling of its increasingly compliant behavior in China where it has seen escalating competition, but investors…

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Africa Roundup: Trump’s Nigeria ban, Paga’s acquisition and raises — Fluterwave $35m, Sendy $20M
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Africa Roundup: Trump’s Nigeria ban, Paga’s acquisition and raises — Fluterwave $35m, Sendy $20M

The first month of the new-year saw Africa enter the fray of U.S. politics. The Trump administration announced last week it would halt immigration from Nigeria — Africa’s most populous nation with the continent’s largest economy and leading tech sector. The presidential proclamation stops short of a full travel ban on the country of 200…

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China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization
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China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. At the beginning of each year, a large crowd of developers, content creators and digitally-savvy business owners gather in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou…

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