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Instagram Begins Switching the Explore Tab With Reels Tab for Some Users

Instagram really wants its TikTok clone, Reels to gain more users as it recently officially launched globally. TikTok is in quite a pickle as it...
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Act Surprised: Google Likely to Merge Duo Into Meet

Google has too many messaging apps, and it has never managed them well. The latest development is that it will axe Duo and focus on Meet.

Tanzania ICT Authority to Install Spying Tool in ISP Systems to Monitor ‘Compliance’

The Tanzania ICT regulator says it is in the preparation stage of deploying a monitoring tool for ISPs to ensure compliance, which should be completed in August 2020.
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KCB’s Digital Transactions Jump to 98 Percent as Lender Reports KES 7.6B Profit

KCB Group Plc Records KShs.7.6B in Half Year Net Profit. Performance was impacted by Covid-19 pandemic as Bank raises provisions to cover increased credit risk.
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Free Kshs 1000 M-Pesa Transfers to Hit End of the Road

The government will end the free weekly cash transfers via MPESA to poor households affected by economic knocks of COVID-19 in October. Labour and Social...
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Airtel Money Customers To Make Online Deposits and Withdrawals From Standard Chartered

Airtel Money’s customers will be able to make real-time online deposits and withdrawals from Standard Chartered bank accounts, receive international money transfers directly to their wallets, and access savings products amongst other services.
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Microsoft Surface Duo Specs and Pricing Revealed, It is Not Cheap

Microsoft has finally revealed more information about their eccentric Surface Duo Android smartphone today. They announced this feature almost a year ago and we finally get...

How to Report Substandard Masks to KEBS As Agency Supports Local Manufacturing

The very first case of Coronavirus was registered in Kenya in mid-March. Following the diagnosis, KEBS (Kenya Bureau of Standards) launched a series of...
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Facebook is Killing off Facebook Lite for iOS Due to Low Adoption

Facebook Lite, the company's slimmed down version based on the popular Snaptu app is being deactivated as per MacMagazine. The publication confirmed that the Facebook...

Safaricom Raises M-Shwari Loan Limit to KES 2000

Safaricom will no longer be issuing less than KES 2000 amounts in M-Shwari loans after raising the value to KES 2000 from KES 500. Smaller loan requests will be completed as Fuliza.

Nokia Raises $230 Million for Expansion, Sells 240 Million Phones Since 2016

Nokia has raised $230 million for expansion. It has also sold 240 million phones since 2016.

Infinix Zero 8 Leaked, May Ship With 90Hz Display

It has been a while since Infinix blessed its customers with a Zero device. The Zero line is the manufacturer’s high-end release, and since...
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Twitter Now Allows Everyone to Control Who Replies To Their Tweet

Twitter announced the ability to control your replies a while ago on iOS  to a few users globally. Well, now it has been implemented...
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Xiaomi Announces the $7,000 Mi Lux Transparent OLED TV

Xiaomi also announced another interesting product after the Mi 10 Ultra  and it was quite the surprise. The Xiaomi Mi Lux is a transparent TV that...

Xiaomi Flexes Its Camera Expertise With the Mi10 Ultra’s 120x Zoom

Xiaomi is today celebrating a decade of existence in the industry. During this time, we have seen them drop interesting smartphones and home products....

Traffic E-court Wins Huawei-Sponsored PDTP Innovation Award

This cohort’s overall award was Traffic E-court. Other winners were Crysis Nduku who was chosen from a very competitive shortlist of 3, with Mbae Lloyd Mawira taking the 1st runner up spot and Automated Token System rounding off the top 3.
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KenGen Planning To Roll Out Electric Car Charging Infrastructure

KenGen is planning to roll out an electric car charging system as the world continues to adopt electric cars more than ever

itel Launches i-Service Month for its Customers

itel has introduced its customer service program aptly-named i-Service that's slated to run for a month from today(10th August) to September 10th. itel has been...

vivo Y30 Set to Launch in Kenya

vivo has been making moves in Kenya with phones packing features and value for money. They recently launched the vivo V19 and they are...
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The Legendary Toshiba is Officially Done With Making Laptops

Toshiba, the giant Japanese conglomerate that had a huge presence in the laptop market officially quit the business yesterday. In a rather brief press release,...
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WhatsApp Working on Syncing Chat History Across Different Platforms

WhatsApp chat history implementation has always annoyed me since the app is designed for use on one device. It seems WhatsApp is finally working...
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Twitter’s Retweets With Comments To Soon Be Separate on Tweets as Quote Tweets

  Twitter has been testing out new features for its app and publicly rolling them out They recently rolled out audio tweets that had mixed reactions,...
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Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire TikTok Operations in the U.S

Are you really even a tech company if you haven’t explored acquiring TikTok? Looks like Microsoft isn't the only tech giant that wants TikTok. According...

The National ICT Policy 2019 Goes Live in the Kenya Gazette

The National ICT Policy 2019 has been gazetted. It will focus on four areas: Mobile First, Market, Skills and Innovation, and Public Service Delivery.
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Ministry of Tourism Rescind Pauline Njoroge’s Board Appointment Over Past Social Media Post

Ministry of Tourism and Widlife Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala revoked the appointment of Pauline Njoroge as board member of Toursim Regulatory Authority
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Airtel Kenya Slides into Entertainment Space with A No-subscription Airtel TV App

Airtel Kenya has launched a TV app that allows customers to stream news, movies, and documentaries, to mention a few. All you need is an Airtel line. Also, it is a no-subscription model.
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Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning TikTok and WeChat

US President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders that prohibit US residents from doing business with TikTok and WeChat. Both of these...
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realme Comes to Kenya, Launches the C3 at KES 14000

The Chinese smartphone space has been around for a while. Manufacturers from the Asian state have been doing a good job in pushing the...
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These Samsung Galaxy Devices Are Slated to Get Android 11, Android 12 and Android 13

During yesterday's  Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 virtual event, the tech giant announced the Note 20 series among other new devices including the Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series Guaranteed to Get Android 11, Android 12 and Android 13

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series of phones were introduced yesterday during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020. The virtual event saw the launch of other devices...

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