TalkCentral: Ep 171 – ‘Bad movie’

The latest episode of TalkCentral is here. Stream or download it, or listen to it in your favourite podcast reader (subscription details in the article below).

On TalkCentral this week, Ster-Kinekor’s old website allegedly leaked almost 7m users’ account details — we speak to the Durban-based software developer, Matt Cavanagh, who exposed a major security flaw in the company’s website. (Oh, and check out the game Cavanagh is building, Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse.)

Also on the show this week, the ANC to mull ways of reducing MultiChoice’s dominance in pay television; Swatch to make its own smartwatch operating system; Cell C’s financial results; and the new MiTech Direct sound and technology superstore in Johannesburg (see photos from this week’s launch party below, along with a supplied video).

Duncan’s pick this week’s is Meteor for Android, while Regardt has chosen Litchi. Listen to the podcast to find out who Duncan and Regardt have picked as winner and loser of the week.

Stream or download TalkCentral via iono.fm:

YouTube video of the MiTech Direct store in Midrand (supplied):

Selected images from the store’s launch this week:

How to subscribe to TechCentral’s podcasts

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The TalkCentral RSS feed is available via iono.fm. Use it to subscribe to the show in your favourite reader (we’re big fans of Pocket Casts for Android, iOS and Windows Phone — look for “TechCentral” in its search engine).

If you want to subscribe to the new TechCentral podcast — interviews with technology leaders in South Africa and other smart and interesting people — you’ll find the RSS here.

We’d love your feedback on the show — please use the comments box below this article. — (c) 2017 NewsCentral Media

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