Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text.

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook on Thursday admitted that millions of passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers, a security slip that left them readable by the social networking giant’s employees. “To be clear, these passwords were never visible to anyone outside of Facebook and we have found no evidence to date that anyone internally abused or improperly accessed them,” vice president of engineering, security, and privacy Pedro Canahuati said in a blog post. The blunder was uncovered during […]

SOUTH AFRICAN EXCLUSIVE: An interview with Liam Neeson turns into an opportunity to face the cold reality of racism still prevalent today.

An interview with an A-list star turns into a minefield of complexities when the Hollywood leading man makes a shocking racist statement that caused outrage across the globe. Channel24’s Herman Eloff had to decide to either abandon the interview or to share what he discovered when it forced him to take a hard look at himself… Cape Town – Late one Saturday night in early January Channel24 had the opportunity to do a telephonic interview with Hollywood heavyweight Liam Neeson […]

Study on: Short walk once a week can lower risk of death.

FRANCE – A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study of nearly 90,000 people released Tuesday. People who walked or gardened 10 minutes to an hour each week had an 18-percent lower risk of death from any cause compared to full-on couch potatoes, researchers reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Two-and-a-half to five hours weekly of such “moderate physical activity” […]

Captain Marvel still a force at the top of box office.

After a sluggish start to 2019, it has been “Captain Marvel” to the rescue. Female-led superhero movie “Captain Marvel” took in $68 million over the weekend, out-earning the combined North American totals of the next nine films, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said on Monday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster had a huge opening last weekend — the biggest ever for a female-fronted superhero flick — and, with the foreign total of $494 million added in, “is now assured of ultimately earning $1 […]

The Importance Of Community Radio

Lekoa FM newsreader, Oratilwe Makume on why she thinks community radio is important

PICS: Thuso Mbedu wows in a sequin fringe dress by Project Runway SA winner on the International Emmy Awards red carpet

  Thuso Mbedu, International EmmyAwards 2018 red carpet. Credit: Getty Images All the memorable gowns that brought life to the 46th Annual International Emmy Awards. Last night the 46th Annual International Emmy Awards took place at the New York Hilton Midtown, New York City, where excellence and outstanding performances in International television are celebrated and honoured. Local actress Thuso Mbedu, who stars on Isithunzi as Winnie Bengu made her second appearance on this red carpet last night after her inaugural recognition […]