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Posts published in January 2015

Robotics Investors Choose Drones and Other Innovative Projects

The robotics industry has boomed over the past two decades. Many of the robotics enthusiasts of today remember watching the television show “The Jetsons” when they were children. The idea of having a robotic maid named Rosie seemed like a futuristic dream. Now robotics are evolving…

Mandatory PCI DSS 3.0 Updates for Businesses Accepting Credit Cards

Businesses that store, process or transmit credit card data must become compliant with PCI DSS 3.0 (version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). The updated requirements will became mandatory as of January, 2015 and companies are expected to be compliant as of July…

Charlie Hebdo Magazine in Paris Stormed, 12 Killed

In a developing story, 12 people have been killed at the office of the Charlie Hebdo magazine. On Wednesday at 11:30 am, gunmen attacked the Paris office, killing 12 and critically injuring 5 others at the satirical magazine office, according to Yahoo News. The brutal attack…

Activist Charged over Facebook Follower’s Comments

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has accused 43-year-old singer and human rights activist, Sunette Bridges of hosting hate speech on her Facebook page. The so-called “hate speech” posted by a few of  her close to 40 000 followers comprises some name calling and racial…

Super Bowl 2015 Simple Snacks and Drinks

Some football enthusiasts prepare for Super Bowl Sunday for weeks. Others invite a last minute crew over to gather around the big screen television and have some snacks. If you’re the latter, consider a few quick and easy snacks and drinks to serve during Super Bowl…

Top Home Improvement Projects for 2015

Now that everyone has settled into a New Year, it is time to evaluate certain resolutions that might not have been addressed. Often one of them is to tackle some home renovations. With people trying to save money in an unpredictable market, some renovations are more…

Corrupt SA Leader Blessed by Greek Orthodox Pope

Sunday 18th January South African President Jacob Zuma met with the Pope and Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa: Theodoris II in Pretoria. The Patriarch bestowed on Zuma  the highest honor the church can give to a foreign national- the Order…

Where Can Terrorists Hide?

In the wake of the Paris terror attack and subsequent international hunt for female terror suspect Hayat Boumeddiene, the world is casting a wary eye on countries that harbor Muslim extremists. Some countries such as Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are open about their allegiances but there…

Zambian Farmer Implicates Wildlife Traffikers

According to a press release issued by The Wildlife Conservation Society http://wcs.org a farmer was instrumental in having wildlife traffickers detained in Lusaka, Zambia by the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA). The traffikers were part of an illegal network involved in the ivory trade. The farmer, associated…

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