Exclusive: FBI Seizes Control Of Russian Botnet – The FBI operation targets a piece of sophisticated malware linked to the same Russian hacking group that hit the Democratic National Committee in 2016. [beast]
North Korea Says It’s Up To U.S. Whether They Meet At A Table Or In A ‘Nuclear Showdown’ – North Korea is threatening to reconsider Kim Jong Un’s participation in a summit with President Trump next month, saying it is up to the United States to decide whether it wants to “meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown.” [washpo]
Trump Can’t Block Users From His Twitter Feed, Federal Judge Rules – Blocking users from viewing his Twitter account is unconstitutional and a violation of the First Amendment, according to the judge. [nbc]
Moses Farrow Defends Woody Allen Against Sexual-Assault Allegation In New Essay – The adopted son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen has come to his father’s defense and accused Farrow of “the fatal dysfunction within my childhood home.” [vanfair]
Cape Town Investigation Unit Reinstated Following Shut Down By De Lille – The City of Cape Town’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which embattled mayor Patricia de Lille ordered be shut down in August last year has been reinstated. [mg]
Silicon Valley’s Latest Big Idea Is Tupperware Parties For Marijuana – Houseparty’s Sima Sistani on why it’s time for ‘Stella & Dot for pot’ [verge]
If You Fancy Driving A Supercar Then Here’s Your Chance – I don’t know what you’re driving these days, but if you have a hankering to get behind the wheels of a supercar then here’s some good news. [here]
Wallabies Prop James Slipper Suspended And Fined After Testing Positive To Cocaine – Queensland Reds captain James Slipper has been slapped with a two-month ban after returning a second positive test for cocaine. [newsau]
Loch Ness Monster’s Existence Could Be Proven With eDNA – Environmental DNA could put the legend of the Loch Ness monster to rest, once and for all. [beast]
Catcalling Is Finally Being Treated Like A Crime – Regardless of what you look like or wear, some men will interpret your mere presence as an invitation for objectification. Being reduced to sex-doll status upon leaving the confines of your home is gross. [qz]
Princess Charlotte And Prince George Were Bribed With Candy At The Royal Wedding – Of the many, many observations and questions we have had in the aftermath of the royal wedding, one was related to the impeccable precision with which the young children—charged as page boys and bridesmaids—executed their responsibilities. [vanfair]
H&M Sells Christmas T-shirts In South Africa – In April – H&M sells seasonal fashion at the right seasonal timing, the international retailer says – after a Christmas T-shirt was spotted in one of it’s South Africa stores in April. [busins]
Facebook Is Expanding Its Unconventional Approach To Combating Revenge Porn – The social network is asking victims to upload nude photos to help keep them from circulating. [verge]
Instagram Mega Mum Quits App After Claims She Exploits Her Children – Instagram midwife and mother Clemmie Hooper has defended herself against criticism. [tele]
To-Do List Getting Out Of Hand? This Will Help – Tired of losing track of your to-do lists and sticky notes? Of course you are, and now there’s a super handy new app for that. [here]
20 Space Rocks Are Going On Auction In Johannesburg, And One Could Fetch As Much As R560,000 – A section of the Seymchan meteorite weighing in at 4,849 grams, or just under 5 kilograms, could fetch as much as R560,000 at an unusual auction in Johannesburg next week. [busins]
Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Pushed Back A Year To 2020 – Warner Bros. also announced the release date for its ‘Shining’ sequel and moved ‘Godzilla 2’ from spring to summer in 2019. [hollyrep]
‘The Mediterranean Diet Is Gone’: Region’s Children Are Fattest In Europe – The diet Greece, Spain and Italy are famous for – rich in fruit, vegetables, fish and olive oil – is supposedly the healthiest in the world, but obesity is rocketing. [guardian]
‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Reveals ‘Disenchantment’, His First Show In 20 years – Not too long after missing the mark on Apu, The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed his first new show in 20 years. [mash]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
There are a number of ongoing deals set up at our various exclusive partners. Here they are – just for you;-)
Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
There Is Only One Company When It Comes To Import Export Logistics – Your freight forwarding / shipping partner is probably more important than the actual products you want to move from country to country. Choose the wrong guys and you can get stung in so many ways. Be smart, use 2ov’s partners, Berry & Donaldson. [here]
The Ultimate Tool For Every Business Owner And Potential Employee – Whether you’re looking for a career change, or your business needs to find the best person for the job, Fortune 500 company ManpowerGroup SA have you covered. [hired]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI. [check it out]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-Age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special ‘50% off the first month’ deal – no strings attached! You can take your stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
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 directly 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, so make 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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