Deadline looms for NSFAS applications

Original article on skillsportal.co.za| 1 October 2016 | With less than just a month before the application period closes, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on Grade 12 learners to submit their applications for financial aid for 2017. NSFAS opened centralised applications for the 2017 academic year on 1 August 2016, inviting all […]

Here’s how a media company is training children to become citizen journalists

Original article on news24.com |31 October 2016 | by Staff Reporter Wanderers Stadium, WeCan24 and The Lions have teamed up to help children learn multimedia journalism. WeCan24 is an education project by Media24 that teaches children how to use their cellphones to create content they can share and become citizen journalists. The content generated goes […]

South African online shops on credit card skimming list

Original article on mybroadband.co.za |19 October 2016 | by staff writer Hackers have installed credit card skimming scripts on thousands of online stores, including numerous South African stores. An investigation by Dutch developer Willem de Groot revealed that thousands of online stores, including numerous South African websites, have been compromised and are stealing users’ credit card […]

This is what 11 hours a day in front of a screen is doing to your eyes

Original article on businesstech.co.za |12October 2016 |By Roy Hessel, Your mom warned you sitting too close to the TV wasn’t a good idea. It turns out she wasn’t entirely off the mark, says Roy Hessel, president and CEO of Clearly and Coastal. “Digital eye strain” is now a real condition, defined as the physical eye discomfort […]