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MONDAY, 26 JULY 2021, 23:59

Business

Amplats declares record dividend as earnings rocket

Today at 22:11 PM, via Moneyweb

CEO Natascha Viljoen reflects on the company’s vaccination rollout, product demand, power generation, new appointments and the doorstep social development programme.

Business

Good vs bad debt

Today at 22:10 PM, via Moneyweb

Hester van der Merwe – Financial planner, Ultima Financial Planners.

Politics

Malema vows to take bid to unseal CR17 bank statements to ConCourt

Today at 17:26 PM, via SABC News

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has vowed to lodge a direct appeal with the Constitutional Court to unseal the CR17 bank statements. The High Court in Pretoria dismissed the case with costs earlier this month.

Education

Did you solve it? Clueless sudoku

Today at 17:59 PM, via The Guardian

The solutions to today’s puzzles

Earlier today I set you three ‘clueless’ Sudoku and an ‘almost clueless’ Killer Sudoku. For discussion and tips you can read the original column here.

For a printable page of all the puzzles click here. Scroll down for the solutions.

Continue reading…

Entertainment

Issa Rae is married

Today at 18:15 PM, via CNN

We may still be waiting to see who (if anyone) her character on “Insecure” ends up with, but in real life, Issa Rae is now a married woman.

Entertainment

Olympic schedule and events to watch Monday

Today at 16:55 PM, via CNN

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics continue Monday. Here just some of the events that viewers can enjoy watching. (Don’t forget: Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.)

Science/Tech

Police Are Telling ShotSpotter To Alter Evidence From Gunshot-Detecting AI

Today at 23:25 PM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: On May 31 last year, 25-year-old Safarain Herring was shot in the head and dropped off at St. Bernard Hospital in Chicago by a man named Michael Williams. He died two days later. Chicago police eventually arrested the 64-year-old Williams and charged him with murder (Williams maintains that Herring was hit in a drive-by shooting). A key...

Science/Tech

Internal Documents Reveal NSA Cafeteria Sucks

Today at 22:45 PM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader writes: As reported by Motherboard, Emily Crose, a FOIA researcher, obtained emailed complaints showing how life at the NSA can be incredibly mundane:”The cafe menu items and pricing are out of control! Weighing the food to get more money, the scales are not properly adjusted, ripping us off. They stopped serving fried eggs at the OPS1 breakfast bar because it’s faster and...

Science/Tech

Consumer Losses Top $500 Million Due To Covid-Related Fraud

Today at 22:05 PM, via Slashdot

Consumer losses due to Covid-related fraud top $500 million, according to data from the Federal Trade Commission. From a report: The agency has received more than 558,000 complaints from consumers related to the pandemic since the start of 2020. About 60% of the complaints were associated with fraud, citing an aggregate loss of $501 million through July 22. The typical person lost about $370,...

Science/Tech

Citizen is Now Paying New Yorkers To Livestream Crimes

Today at 21:27 PM, via Slashdot

Citizen, otherwise known as “the worst kind of hyperlocal app ever created,” is now willing to pay people to livestream crimes around New York City. The company is reportedly hiring people in the Big Apple at a starting rate of $25 per hour to run around the city and start streaming crimes to the web in real-time. From a report: The exact nature of these hires — including their very existence —...

Health

A Common Heart Problem That’s Easy to Miss

Today at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

About three million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with A-fib, a heart-rhythm abnormality that’s on the rise. Here’s how to recognize the signs and treat it.