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    New "Joker" malware targeting Android devices

    Look at the original meduim article.
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    Where to get an aftermarket iOS Lightning to USB3 Camera Adapter Cable?

    No, he wants a camera adapter. Basically USB OTG. It allows you to plug in a flash drive or camera to the device etc. As for the ones on Aliexpress - they usually work for one IOS release then you will get a "unsupported device" popup after an update. It seems that that has started to happen to...
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    Suspected bank card thief in ICU after angry residents cut off his penis

    If only we held politicians to the same standard...
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    Water pipes banging when taps are closed

    That is exactly what a water hammer arrester is. Sadly, you won't find one locally.
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    Nikon's new D6 is the “most advanced DSLR to date”

    Really? Rangefinders? I don't believe you! Perhaps because of this: https://om.co/2019/09/03/camera-sales-are-falling-sharply/
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    Government wants the NHI to be like a McDonald’s

    So they want NHI to be something that makes Ramaphosa some extra cash?
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    The true cost of Eskom's Medupi and Kusile power stations

    The Jasper solar project has no batteries or other storage. It would not be suitable for base load generation.
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    Tech billionaire says 12-hour work week could become the norm

    But for now, the 12 hour work day is more of a norm in China's tech sector.
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    How much you need to earn each month to be in the richest 1% in South Africa

    I know, which is why I assume that they are focusing on taxable earnings. Other income is not trivial to track, and SARS can provide you with stats for taxable earnings.
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    How much you need to earn each month to be in the richest 1% in South Africa

    You would be surprised at how many people count towards the 100%, yet are not participating. I believe the numbers in the article to be accurate enough, but being in the top 1% in terms of taxable income, does not mean you are in the top 1% in terms of wealth.
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    Vodacom is suffering due to out-of-bundle data price cuts

    Not suffering nearly as much as the people that got bit by their OOB shark!
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    Be careful which Android TV box you buy

    Nology? Seems like they took the tech out of technology?
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    Amazon is on a hiring spree in Cape Town amid massive expansion

    You were trying to buy a book from AWS?
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    Great tech deals from Makro and Dion Wired

    The Jetstream RTX2080 "super" is not the newly released RTX2080 Super with 3072 cuda cores - It is a normal 2080 branded super long before Nvidia decided to use the name.
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    Someone in South Africa apparently tried to ship R1.4 billion worth of cocaine into Australia – by welding it into a giant yellow excavator

    The sources I found online put street price at above AU$325/g - I did not pay attention to purity. So it seems about right.
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    Someone in South Africa apparently tried to ship R1.4 billion worth of cocaine into Australia – by welding it into a giant yellow excavator

    That works out to about AU$375 per gram! Seems like an unreasonably expensive hobby.
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