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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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The importance of keeping a clean credit record

Most people know that the way they manage their credit is tracked, but don’t realise the role a credit record will play in their future financial wellbeing. “A credit record is the documentation detailing payment history of current and previous debt,” says Nico van Staden, Head of Credit at FNB Credit Card. “Credit providers, including […]

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Turn Your Doodles Into Meaningful Sketches With Machine Learning On Google AutoDraw

If you’re into sketching and creating doodles but find it difficult using a mouse on your PC, Google may just have come to your rescue. Luckily, Google has released an artificial intelligence based bot called ‘AutoDraw’ that turns not so proficient doodles into meaningful sketches. It is available to play with right away on its website and […]

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Yolande Steyn

Eight digital banking scams to lookout for

As access to banking services through digital channels continues to grow, so does the need to protect consumers against the prevalence of online banking fraud. Yolande Steyn, Head of Innovation at FNB says “We view security as an integral part of a seamless online banking experience. Therefore, due to the prevalence of banking scams, we […]

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You can’t put a price on love….especially when it comes to Valentine’s Day

Whether it’s a small romantic gesture or an extravagant surprise for your special someone, it would appear South African shoppers are feeling loved up, spending more on the most romantic day of the year than ever before. The annual “Mastercard Love Index”, created by analysing credit, debit and prepaid card transactions over a three-year period, […]

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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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