Weekly Round Up #47: Rickman, Bowie, Tesla factory, The Star’s awks moment, regulating OTTs

Welcome to Weekly Roundup, our podcast discussing the latest tech trends, innovation and news from the last few days.

This week on BurnCast, Senior Reporter Stuart Thomas talks to Gearburn Editor Andy Walker and Reporter Jacques Coetzee about the deaths of actor Alan Rickman, star of Die Hard, Harry Potter and Love Actually, and David Bowie, singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, painter, actor and also part time soothsayer.

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The team also talks about The Star newspaper falling hard for Twitter fiction and forgetting basic Journalism rules, government and service providers’ plan to regulate OTT’s like Whatsapp and Tesla’s gigafactory that only existed in the minds of hopeful South Africans.

Read more below:

Attempts to regulate WhatsApp, other OTTs could get ludicrous

No plans for SA Gigafactory: Tesla confirms

The Star newspaper falls for a fictional brutal death story told on Twitter

ISS Commander Chris Hadfield signs off with Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ [Video]

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