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WhatsApp Gets High Priority Notifications, Dismissing Admins

The beta channel for WhatsApp is usually the best place to get the latest updates on the social network that will be effected to...
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High Court Declares Kenya’s Communication Authority Monitoring System Illegal

Late last year, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) embarked on a plan to install a Device Management System (DMS) that was meant to...
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Telkom Kenya Intensifies #FormNi50 Campaign with Half a Dozen Toyota Beltas to Go

We have to admit that Kenya's third largest operator aka Telkom Kenya is striving to win its glory back by revolutionizing its business and...
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TaxifyGo is the Budget Option Aimed at Tackling UberCHAPCHAP

The ride share market is a cutthroat industry thanks to the eruption of new players and they are all pulling all the stops to...
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Twiga Foods Bets on Blockchain to Offer Microloans to Kenyan Small Scale Vendors

Blockchain continues to expand its services in current times as experts turn their attention toward the technology’s potential in addressing long-standing challenges that plague...
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Smartphone Makers are Still Releasing Phones Running Android Nougat ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Google has been quiet over Android Distribution numbers for longer than expected. The company did not update the distribution numbers for March 2018, maybe...
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Facebook Express WiFi is Illegally Siphoning User Data for ‘Improved Customer Experience’

It appears that Facebook, the social media platform that has more than 2 billion monthly active users can’t catch a break from a series...
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This is How Social Networking Sites Would Look Like If They Were Locations

We have had social networking sites for over a decade now and they have shaped how we communicate with each other. In the past,...
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Unveiled: Dual Cameras, Low Light Beast

Today Sony has announced their new flagship smartphone for 2018, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, and it was the one we were waiting for. The new...
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Telkom Kenya’s #FormNi50 Toyota Belta Winners to Boost their Businesses with Their Prize

Telkom Kenya has, for the most part, been striving to increase its mobile subscriptions. The number of products, promotions, and campaigns under its sleeve...
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How to Mitigate Personal Information Risk to a Minimum

The usage of VPNs is growing steadily over the last few years. There are a ton of headlines associated with the lack of online...
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Microsoft to Host a Mauritius-Based Cloud-Honing Expo in May

Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft, which also happens to be the custodian of several programs such as the Cloud Society, will, as of May 9,...

Uganda Wants To Tax Social Media Users Kshs 3 daily

Almost two weeks ago, Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni said he was planning to introduce taxes on social media platforms, apparently since people use them...
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Passwords Could Be a Thing of The Past Thanks To This New Web Standard

Passwords have been with us for a long time and they are the de facto way for us to secure our online accounts. However,...

Kenya’s M-Pesa Platform Bags GSMA Mobile Money Certification for Security and Reliability

Safaricom’s financial service platform M-PESA has successfully passed the GSMA Mobile Money Certification in an announcement made earlier today. GSMA is a body that represents...
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Safaricom Losing Market Share as Airtel, Telkom Gain Ground

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has released sector statistics report for the period October to December 2017. According to the report, Kenya's mobile...
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Telkom Kenya #FormNi50 Promotion Ending Soon as it Targets 4 Million Subscribers

Telkom Kenya has been on a journey to grow its customer base with a variety of products that are curated to fit into the...
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You Can Now Access ‘Unlimited’ Internet on Safaricom for a Day

Local telecoms operators have always tried to entice users with budget-friendly deals, and in a world where internet services are used for entertainment and...

Instagram Now Has Portrait Mode For Stories

Photos with a bokeh effect (blurred backgrounds) become all the rage since Apple decided to make it ‘cool’ with the introduction of the iPhone...
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Microsoft’s Students-only Imagine Cup Competition to Target AI, Big Data and Mixed Reality Products

Several top internet giants around the globe have leveraged their reach and influence to support the development of new products and services from parties...

Tanzania Signs Into Law Regulations That Govern Social Media Use and Blogging

Social media and blogging use in the world is relatively new and laws are yet to catch up with the new way people are...
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Samsung’s Wannabe Flagship Galaxy A8+ Launches in Kenya

The smartphone market is a confusing space and it is even more confusing when it comes to determining which phone fits the description of...
Mobile Money Interoperability

How to Send Money Across Airtel and M-Pesa and Transaction Charges

Mobile Money interoperability in Kenya has officially gone live starting with Airtel Money and M-Pesa with other players such as Telkom with T-Kash said...
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Apple Reveals The (PRODUCT) RED Versions of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus With A Black Front

Apple is known for announcing new iPhones mainly on September of every year except for the earlier iPhone and the iPhone SE. However last year,...
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Best Tech Companies to Work For in Kenya are Mainly Multinationals

Companies usually exhibit different workplace cultures and norms and employees find some cultures that are good for them and others are not conducive for...
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PayPal Transactions Fees: M-PESA Versus Equity Bank

A few days ago, Equity Bank revised its PayPal withdrawal fees, a move that has since seen new competition from Kenya’s number one telecoms...
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How To Withdraw and Deposit to Your PayPal Wallet via M-Pesa

The news that Safaricom and PayPal have brokered a deal via TransferTo to enable M-Pesa users to withdraw from and deposit into their PayPal...
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Safaricom Enables PayPal Withdrawals Via M-Pesa in Bid to Strengthen Market Position

A few hours before mobile money interoperability goes live in Kenya, Safaricom has announced a partnership with PayPal and TransferTo that will allow M-Pesa...

iPhone X Users Get Exclusive Snapchat Lenses That Look Pretty Cool

Ever since Apple introduced the iPhone X and debuted its face tracking features, I knew this would be excellent for Snapchat. The face tracking...
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