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I like banking with FNB, yehp, my disclosure is that I am a happy FNB client. Now FNB has brought out another banking experience improving service – Facebook Banking.

Read the press release after the jump, and note that this service is available for FNB clients who have registered for Cellphone banking and are in South Africa.

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Companies often put out video clips as part of creative marketing campaigns. This week I was handed a video clip as part of a sponsored editorial for SaGeek Blog, and I have to say, it is one of the best I have seen.

It is titled Fact Checkers Unit – The Franco Files, and features the Samsung Galaxy Note. Video and more information after the break.

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Some FNB App News.


I have two press releases that bounced into my inbox regarding the FNB app and mobile banking.

Among the things covered are the App now being available on BlackBerry devices, and this deal includes a sweetener in the form of no data charges while using the app.

See the releases below for all the info:

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DISCLAIMER – I am getting paid to write and place this advertorial, but I have full freedom on what to write. My kind of deal.

I have previously posted about the Google Global Science Fair, and to recap for those who have not read that article – the Google Global Science Fair is an opportunity for young scientists to showcase their skills and projects to a global audience. This project is an initiative by some of the folks at Google who are eager for youngsters to get their Science on.

How long will submissions still be open for?

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Google Global Science Fair 2011

What does Google, CERN, Scientific American, Lego and National Geographic have in common?

Science, apparently.

This year marks the first year that Google will be holding it’s annual Google Global Science Fair.

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I was in a bit of a conundrum with this press release offered to me by Cerebra. I am a FLOSS pundit, and here is a release announcement of Internet Explorer 9.

I decided to run the article in any case, partly because I like Cerebra – they seem like a fun bunch, and partly because IE is improving, albeit not as quickly as the other browsers are. It is still behind in some key areas.

Read on for the full press release, posted verbatim, and a poll at the end. OOH, it also includes the chance to win a holiday!

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A few days ago we got this mail from the guys at Springleap.

(Yes it is a day for us putting up our overdue press releases :-/)

Springleap is having another design competition, and the first prize is R8,000.00

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We got this press release in our inbox today. Seems like there is a new HP (+Intel) competition out.

It boils down to having a picture taken of you hiding behind your HP Laptop, and then uploading this picture with the required message to the relevant Facebook page.

Clear as mud? We thought so.

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