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Vega hosts epic 48-hour ‘game jam’

Vega students flexed their mental muscles at a gruelling two-day ‘Game Jam’, which took place at the school’s Durban and Cape Town campuses from 21 to 23 April 2017. The Game Jam saw students studying at Vega School, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) coming together as teams to create […]

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A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Helping Small Businesses Succeed in a Mobile World

Facebook has reached the milestone of more than 5 million advertisers, with more and more small businesses worldwide and in South Africa turning to Facebook and Instagram to help them grow. In addition, Facebook now has more 65 million businesses using Facebook Pages and 8 million with Profiles on Instagram. “We need to invest in the […]

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AccuWeather Launches Samsung Gear Virtual Reality Application, Powered by Oculus

AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the launch of the new virtual reality application, AccuWeather – Weather for Life for Samsung Gear VR, allowing users to experience and interact with exclusive 360-degree video content, weather information, and updates in revolutionary new ways.  The new app gives users an additional […]

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Technology behind Bitcoin poised to disrupt SA industries

Say the word “blockchain” to most people and they’ll think of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. But this powerful digital ledger technology is poised to make its mark on a much broader scale, with applications for a range of industries, starting with financial services. The opportunities and risks for South African businesses posed by this disruptive technology […]

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How to use tax free benefits to ease possible rise in tax

Consumers are encouraged to use tax free savings vehicles to ease the possibility of increased tax burden after 2017 National Budget Speech. Consumers have until 28 February 2017 to make use of their R30 000 maximum tax free allocation for the current tax year. Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing says it’s vital to […]

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew […]

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Wits University launches first annual CEFF Digital Innovation Challenge

The Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge aims to develop innovative systems to assist students with visual and physical disabilities to independently navigate Wits’ vast campus An exciting new initiative is calling on developers and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas on how to solve the Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge to submit their entries at before […]

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