Scandal-Hit Bell Pottinger On Brink Of Collapse – Bell Pottinger could fall into administration as early as next week, staff have been told, as the fallout from a divisive campaign it ran in South Africa accused of stoking racial tensions threatens to force the City PR firm under. [tele]
In Court – The Guptas’ Last-Ditch Attempt To Keep Their Companies’ Accounts With Bank Of Baroda – The Pretoria High Court is set for a major showdown on Friday morning when 20 companies connected to the country’s most powerful family take on their lone banker to avoid commercial impotence. [mav]
Mexico Earthquake: Magnitude 8 Shock Prompts Tsunami Warnings – A magnitude 8 earthquake off the coast of Mexico has sparked tsunami fears for much of Central America. [newsau]
Court Rejects Trump Administration On Travel Ban Exemptions – Grandparents, cousins of Americans get reprieve, as do many refugees. [pol]
Trump Renews The Threat Of U.S. Military Action Against North Korea – President Donald Trump reiterated Thursday that military action is “certainly” an option against North Korea, as his administration tentatively concurred with the pariah nation’s claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb. [time]
U.S. Wants Shkreli Jailed After Offer Of Clinton Hair Bounty – Martin Shkreli may have gone too far posting a $5,000 bounty on Facebook for someone to “grab” hair from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. [bloom]
Richard Branson Reveals ‘Traumatic’ Hurricane Imra Has ‘Completely And Utterly Devastated’ Necker Island – After taking shelter from monster storm in wine cellar. [sun]
News Site Founder On How He Got $4m From Rupert Murdoch – Jack Rivlin was hungover and had glitter on his face when he walked in to a meeting with the media mogul. He walked out with a $4m investment. [guardian]
Prince George Unfazed As He Arrives For First Day Of School – Prince George arrived for his first day of school with his father Prince William on Thursday, but illness prevented his mother from joining them. [cnn]
Google Drive Goes Down And Social Media Erupts With Worldwide Office Chaos – Google Drive went offline on Thursday afternoon leaving millions of businesses unable to function. [tele]
Some Of Our Pizza-Eating Habits Would Make Italians Cringe In Horror – Just like with everything else in life, there are the do’s and don’ts regarding the etiquette of chomping on pizza. You could be making some Italians very angry. [here]
Game of Thrones Season 7 Was Pirated Over One Billion Times – Game of Thrones may be coming off its biggest year ever in the ratings, but it looks like the HBO mega-hit also set records for piracy. [time]
Someone Hacked Selena Gomez’s Instagram And Posted Justin Bieber’s Dick Pics – It’s since been shut down, but not before posting a grainy paparazzi shot of Justin Bieber’s Lil Justin for her 126 million fans to see. [babe]
The Five Most Expensive Sunglasses In The World – They might not be the most stylish shades ever, but the world’s priciest sunglasses sure do have some fancy touches to ramp up the prices. R5 million, anyone? [here]
33 Photos Of Facebook’s Rise From A Harvard Dorm Room To World Domination – Facebook is a classic Silicon Valley success story: It’s gone from an idea hatched in a Harvard dorm to one of the most powerful and influential companies in the world. [busins]
The Home Landline Is Dead – Here’s Your Proof – Other than your parents’ place, when last did you hear a landline ring at someone’s house? The landline is pushing up daisies, friends. [here]
New App Earns You Money When You Pay Your Friends – It’s never been easier than this: Download, enter the Promo code, and start making money. [here]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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It’s 2017, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
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South Africans Are Drinking Quality Beer Now So Get With The Programme – Stop being that person who is silently judged at every braai, and get your hands on the tastiest beer the country has to offer. [cheers]
You Are Not Going To Get Away With A Home Bluetooth Speaker For Much Longer – Everyone has a bluetooth speaker for weekends away, but there is a very real problem about having one as your primary home entertainment system. We have your discount sorted. [boom]
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GetSmarter’s Online Courses Are Changing The Business World As We Know It – It’s never ideal to get left behind at work, and given how quickly things change these days fine-tuning and increasing your skill set is more important than ever [getsmarter]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
Calling The Home DIY Do-It-Alls – If you’re using a drill around the house and you don’t have a Drilby then grow up. A hundred bucks and you can kiss that dust goodbye [drilby]
So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, somake sure you arrive at every dinner party with a bottle of the best [boekenhout]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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