Felicity Huffman And Lori Loughlin Laugh, Wave To Fans In Court Appearance For College Admissions Scandal – The TV stars seemed all smiles at their breezy court appearance for what prosecutors call ‘the largest college admissions scam.’ [beast]
Ethiopia Crash Mystery Deepens: Pilots Initiated Boeing Protocol – New details in the probe into the Ethiopian 737 jetliner crash that indicate the pilots disabled a safety system driving down the nose — yet still crashed — only deepen the mystery of what happened, say pilots and former investigators. [bloom]
Facebook User Records On Exposed Servers – Security researchers have found hundreds of millions of Facebook user records sitting on an inadvertently public storage server. [tc] Does it get more ridiculous?
Coinbase CEO Wants To ‘Overthrow Some Corrupt Dictators’ – Look, we all have dreams, but this is kind of a lot — even for a cryptocurrency billionaire. [mash]
Donald Trump Keeps Claiming His Father Was Born In Germany. He wasn’t. – Social media users were baffled after Donald Trump got his own father’s country of birth wrong. But there may be an explanation. [newsau]
How To Keep Your Business Running During Load Shedding – Load shedding has been suspended, but experts know that it will soon be back with a bang. Here’s how to keep your business going when the lights go out. [here]
Tencent Scores Overseas Hit With PUBG Mobile Game – ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ attracts 263m users in a year and the attention of Indian regulators [ft]
Survé Blames Gungubele For Independent Media Woes, Declares His Newspapers SA’s Most Credible And Objective – Independent Media chairman Iqbal Survé claims his Sekunjanlo Investments wanted to take over the PIC’s exposure to the struggling newspaper group to protect pensioners’ investments, but he said Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele got in the way. [mav]
E-Cigarette Users Are Reporting Seizures To The FDA – The agency needs more information to determine if there’s a link between vaping and the medical events. [verge]
Tanzania Charges Vodacom Tanzania MD With Economic Crimes – Tanzanian authorities on Wednesday charged the managing director of Vodacom Tanzania and other telecom executives with economic crimes, court documents seen by Reuters showed. [reuters]
US Tech Groups Push Back On Australia Social Media Law – US technology groups including Google, Facebook and Twitter have warned that Australia’s proposed law aimed at preventing “weaponised” social media platforms risks damaging US-Australia security co-operation and introducing mass surveillance of internet users. [ft]
Safety And Security: Vandalism of CCTV Cameras Thwarts The Fight Against Crime In Cape Town – On Wednesday, 3 April, the Safety and Security Committee at the City of Cape Town raised concerns about the poor use of CCTV cameras in combating crime. It was also updated about the rollout of Wi-Fi. [mav]
Sebastian Vettel May Retire In 2020 Following Ferrari Contract Expiry – Following an illustrious career within the sport, Sebastian Vettel may be saying his final farewell to F1 when his contract with Ferrari expires in 2020. [gms]
Why Mar-a-Lago Is Vulnerable To Foreign Espionage, According To Ex-Spies – Federal authorities are probing possible Chinese intelligence operations targeting Donald Trump and his private Mar-a-Lago club, according to the Miami Herald. And as former members of the US and Russian intelligence communities tell Quartz, the president’s Palm Beach club provides unprecedented opportunities for spies to glean sensitive information. [qz]
Meghan And Harry’s Royal Baby: What We Know So Far – The countdown is on: Meghan and Harry’s first baby is expected any day now. The couple has just launched a joint Instagram account, sparking fevered speculation that a big announcement is on the way. [cnn]
Facebook Gets One Step Closer To Building Your Virtual Copy – When it comes to representing yourself on social media, who you actually portray yourself as has always been a bit of a caricature. That thinking has always made it a little interesting to examine how a company like Facebook approaches avatar design for services like their VR avatar system. [tc]
Wealthy Nigerians Are Now Getting Their Pizza Delivered By Plane – A Nigerian minister claims that there are some rich people in his country who use British Airways to have pizza delivered from England. [here]
He’s Worth About $700 Million. And He Says It’s ‘Ridiculous’ – When he graduated from university in Japan, Tomohiro Ohno didn’t know what he wanted to do. But he knew what he didn’t want to do, which was work for a traditional Japanese company. [bloom]
Helen Mirren: ‘I Love Netflix, But F— Netflix’ – The actress waded into the Hollywood streaming wars while speaking at CinemaCon. [mw]
What Rupert Wrought: The 10 Scariest Bits From The NYT’s Murdoch Opus – He came crawling to Trump after the election. His son threatened to never talk to him again. Now his aging body is failing him. That and more from the new Times profile. [beast]
Paul McCartney FaceTimed Billie Eilish’s Parents – Sir Paul McCartney made Billie Eilish’s parents “cry” with joy when he FaceTimed them. [hmm]
Britney Spears Checks Into Mental Health Facility – Suffering from severe emotional strain over her father’s worsening colon condition. [dm]
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