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Carlos Ageng'o

Bringing you news on information systems, business intelligence and IT innovations. Contact me on @aKhadiemik and c [dot] agengo [at] techweez [dot] com

oracle
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Oracle Trumps Google in API Copyrighted Case

When Oracle brought an IP case against Google back in 2010 for the use of Java in its Android system,

apple
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Apple Tablets Still Take the Cake Despite Q1 Growth Slump

iPad shipments fell by 16.1% Q1 2014, the fastest crash since the slab hit the market. At 16.35 million units

coin
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US SEC Warns Investors Against Bitcoin

American investments watchdog, the SEC has taken note of the rise of Bitcoin and issued a warning concerning its negative

bb
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Total Cost of Ownership For Blackberry Enterprise Lowest In BYOD Industry

BES 10 has received a huge boost in its fight for the enterprise mobility market. According to Strategy Anaytics, Blackberry

pcm
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IBM Demos Promising Results in Phase Change Memory Wafer

IBM has revealed efforts to create a Phase Change Memory NAND card that lowers the latency of enterprise PCIe flash

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Ericsson, NTT DoCoMo On Outdoor Demo of 5G Technology

Ericsson is rolling out its 5G tests in Yokosuka, Japan. The trials which will be conducted in conjunction with NTT

world
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Kenya’s Cybersecurity Efforts Great for Investment – Kaspersky Lab

Since the undersea fibre landed in the East African region, Kenya has made concerted efforts to take advantage of it.

message
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Application to Person Messaging Revenues Should Grow to $60bn by 2018

By 2018, messages sent to and from applications will bring in revenues worth $60 billion. According to Juniper A2P (Application

neo
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IETF Favors Ephemeral Key Transport, May Soon Tear RSA from SSL

The IETF plans to drop RSA from TLS 1.3, key exchange algorithms that ue ephemeral keys are expected to now

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90% of African Internet Content Is Hosted Outside Region

Content delivery networks (CDNs) play an integral part in the management of internet bandwidth. And as the internet gains wider

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Shareables

Government Drone Worth $350,000 Delivered to Student’s Door

Drones have been all the rage for a while now, with the military, wildlife services and even internet companies putting

cloudstack
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Google Gobbles Stackdriver, Ramps Up Chocolate Factory’s Cloud Analytics

Among Google’s newest acquisitions in the cloud market is Stackdriver – a company which delivers monitoring tools to developers who

mobile phone
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yuMobile Employees Drop Court Case, Approve Operator’s Acquisition

yuMobile employees have agreed to the operator’s proposed acquisition by Safaricom and Airtel. The employees had earlier moved to court

vmware
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Gartner’s Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant Recognizes VMware

Trends such as big data, cloud computing and mobile telephony have had a major impact on how data centers operate.

mcafee
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McAfee in Tiff After Massive Data Scrape at Open Source Vulnerability Database

OSVDB hosts a very public vulnerability database. The database is open for free consumption if used by individuals, however a

redhat
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Red Hat Adopts Gemalto Protiva for Remote Employee Access

Data security is an important part of the internet and the password as a security measure fails to cover this

cloud
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SaaS Remains Dominant Cloud Model into 2018 at $5.3bn

Enterprise SaaS business attracted $23.2bn in revenue for year 2013 and Juniper Research forecasts a 59% increase of these moneys

m1911
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Five 3D Printed Guns Get Man Arrested in Japan

They’ve got tough gun laws in Japan. So strict are the laws that a few years back, a cop was

energy
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Nigeria Signs Deal to Generate 3000 MW From Solar Power

The Nigerian Government is partnering with SkyPower FAS Energy for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) power generation project. The

asus
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Asus Leads Market Share for Hybrid Devices in EMEA

Asus shipped 2.1 million hybrid devices in Q1 2014 growing its market share to 9.3% in the EMEA region. After

intel
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JP Morgan to Intel: Forget Your Plans for Mobile Market

Intel has forged partnerships with the likes of Lenovo and Foxconn for the utilization of the Atom processor in mobile

volvo
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Volvo’s Autonomous Vehicles Pass Driving Tests

Through the “Drive Me” project, 100 self-driving vehicles from Volvo Car Group have been unleashed upon public roads. The autonomous

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DEFT – Deep Learning Natural Language Processor from DARPA

Deep learning has made solid progress into 2014. A lot of research continues in natural language processing via this approach

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Ericsson: Capital Investment in Mobile Network Leads To Better Performance

Subscriber loyalty is mainly influenced by network performance and this has been confirmed by a report from Ericsson. The study

mimea
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IHS Acquires 100% of MTN’s towers in Rwanda, Zambia

MTN’s operations in Rwanda and Zambia have sold 100% of their mobile network towers to IHS subsidaries in both countries.

hereford
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Nokia Growth Partners to Invest $100 Million in The Connected Car

After casting off its mobile business, Nokia can now concentrate on the profit making arms – networking equipment, intellectual property

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#AmazonCart Brings E-Store Checkout Basket To Twitter

Amazon has recruited the Twitter timeline for product checkout at their online stores. To get in on this, online shoppers

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GitHub Open Sources Atom Code Editor

GitHub’s Atom code editor has released its source code under an MIT license. The latter was chosen for its permissive

ntm
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MTN, Business Connexion To Offer Managed Network Services

Earlier this year, MTN closed a deal with PCCW Global to expand its MPLS VPN service to markets in Europe,

Binge tv
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Study: TV Viewers Love Binging on Favorite Shows

The average US citizen commits 5 hours to TV watching daily. However there is a trend towards binge viewing with