Pressure Mounts On Cambridge Analytica And Facebook Over Data Scandal – Facebook and the analytics company that worked with Donald Trump’s election team have come under mounting pressure, with calls for investigations and hearings to explain a vast data breach that affected tens of millions of people. [guardian]
The Data Expert Who Exposed Facebook’s Breach Has Been Suspended By Facebook – Facebook has disabled the account of Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old data analytics expert who exposed a major breach in the platform that allowed the company he worked for, Cambridge Analytica, to harvest data from tens of millions of users without their permission. [qz]
Putin Wins Russia’s Presidential Election In Landslide Victory: Exit Poll – The victory extends his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years. [huff]
James Comey’s Book Is Already A Best Seller, With Trump’s Help – With an assist from President Trump, James Comey’s book is surging on the best sellers list. [cnn]
Trump’s Lawyer: It’s Time To End The Mueller Probe – The president’s personal attorney hopes Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein follows ‘the brilliant and courageous example’ of Sessions, who just fired Andrew McCabe. [beast]
Kim Jong-Un Has Committed To Denuclearisation, Says South Korea – Foreign minister says North Korean leader made the commitment ‘directly’, as talks about the summit between Trump and Kim get underway in Finland. [guardian]
In Court, Zuma Will Face All The Ghosts Of Deals Past – There was a time when former president Jacob Zuma had descended so deep in debt that criminals were left to even pay his ANC membership. Zuma depended on friends to foot his bills while he continued his rise through the ANC and government. For these friends, this was an investment from which they would continue to reap rewards in the years to come. [mg]
Action Group Opposes Cape Town Water By-Law Amendments – The Concerned Residents Action Group believes the city has no legal right to impose conditions on boreholes and other groundwater sources. [huff]
Cirque du Soleil Performer Dies After Falling In Front Of Audience – A Cirque du Soleil acrobat plunged to his death in front of a horrified audience while performing the routine for the first time on Saturday night in Florida. [tele]
Elon Musk’s ‘Big F**king Rocket’ Is A Big F**ing Deal – SpaceX’s new spaceship changes the whole game of deep space voyaging by making it much simpler. This could be just the beginning of the New Space Age. [beast]
Using WiFi In A Public Place? Check This Name Very Carefully – A growing number of fake WiFi hotpots are being set up in South Africa to spread malware that can infect your laptop or phone to steal your identity. [busins]
Entrepreneurs Plan To Build Britain’s Biggest Bitcoin Farm – A team of of entrepreneurs is planning to build a £10m Bitcoin farm in the South East that it claims will be the biggest in the UK. [tele]
From Cape Flats To Catwalk: Cape Town Model Takes Top Model Victory – Melissa Magiera from Strandfontein just won Top Model South Africa, but that’s just one small step to the big time for her. [w24]
Why This Guy’s Sneaker Design Is Still Going Strong 50 Years Later – When Rudolf Dassler imagined the Suede, little did he know that his sneaker would continue to have a cultural impact 50 years later. [here]
Navratilova: BBC Pays McEnroe 10 Times More For Wimbledon Role – Tennis champion says fellow pundit John McEnroe earns at least £150,000, while she is paid £15,000. [guardian]
One Lucky Winning Ticket Wins $455 Million Powerball Jackpot After Being Sold In Pennsylvania – One lucky winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania for an estimated $455 million Powerball jackpot drawn Saturday night, officials said. [dm]
The Scandalous Royal Palace That Was Shamed Into Ruins – When the queen of Denmark conducted an affair with the doctor friend of her husband Christian VII, the fallout from the scandal included the destruction of the Hirschholm Palace. [db]
Where Are South Africa’s Missing Rhinos? – Hundreds of rhinos have been shipped from South Africa to disreputable zoos and breeding facilities across the world, despite losing more than 1000 rhinos a year to poaching. [iol]
James Stunt Shows Off His New Fiancée’ Samantha Rowley – And her new ‘£1.5million sapphire engagement ring’… months after divorce from Petra Ecclestone. [dm]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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Everyone’s Talking About Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
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]
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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