Ian Mann takes a look at the war between digital music and the compact disc.
It's time for businesses to stop thinking consumers are gullible, says Mandi Smallhorne.
Parastatal leaders have lost focus of what they're supposed to do, says Nonkululeko Gobodo.
The rand has been largely unchanged against the dollar but analysts say the short-term prognosis is for the currency to weaken as US interest rates look set to rise.
The dollar has lost ground to most other major currencies, pressured by Turkey's downing of a Russian jet fighter and a drop in US consumer confidence.
The rand has been steady against the dollar, with dealers expecting narrow range trading ahead of US data which could shed light on the timing of interest rake hikes.
The dollar has held its gains against the euro as markets bet on a Fed rate hike, while emerging market currencies were lifted by optimism over the US economy.
The pound has reached its weakest level in almost two weeks against the dollar amid speculation the Bank of England will signal no no rush for a rate hike.
Growing confidence that the US will raise interest rates next month has boosted the dollar in Asia, weighing on commodities, while the euro hit a seven-month low.
US hotel chain Hilton has revealed that hackers infected some of its point-of-sale computer systems with malware crafted to steal credit card information.
Going to negatively affect consumers this festive season
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