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Weekly Round Up Podcast #91: Ford Kuga, Google in SA, Chelsea Manning & more
Welcome to Weekly Round Up, our podcast discussing the latest news from the past few days.
This week Hadlee Simons plays host to Graham van der Made and Andy Walker.
In this edition, we Ford’s and its decision to recall the troubled Kuga. We also touch on what the Kuga’s issues mean for its other vehicles. Staying with Motorburn news, we also talk Formula 1, namely Valtteri Bottas’ shift to Mercedes.
The Ford Kuga has been one of the most controversial vehicles in SA motoring history
Moving onto Memeburn news, we discuss Obama’s commutation of data leaker Chelsea Manning’s sentence. Netflix’s quarterly earnings and growth is also discussed, and for Gear lovers, Google is in the spotlight.
Ventureburn editor, Graham van der Made also talks about the sites partnership with SME hub, Startup Grind and how that partnership could yield some pretty interesting results.
What are we watching, reading, playing: Graham is still playing Final Fantasy XIV. Andy is still enjoying Plants vs Zombies: GW2. He has changed up his viewing schedule with gameplay videos of Overwatch, undoubtedly one of his favourite games he still has yet to own.
Hadlee is currently working through Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World, which seems to have a cathartic effect on him. In contrast to playing a cute fluffy game, he’s also opted to watch the manic Eric Andrea Show.
For all this and more, have a listen to the podcast below. Also, be sure to catch the thorough Recommended Reading list at the foot of this article.
- Ford Kuga finally gets a recall in SA
- Android Nougat update: here’s when your phone will get it
- Over 90m people now use Netflix worldwide, more shows incoming?
- Valtteri Bottas joins Mercedes, Massa returns
- Chelsea Manning: WikiLeaks whistleblower to be released in May
- Ventureburn, Startup Grind CT announce partnership