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Clicked: Alphabet Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club Plus More ICYMI Tech Stories

It has been a rollercoaster this past week in terms of what tech giants have been up to and Clicked is here to break...
Bolt

Taxi App Bolt Secures KES 5.6 Billion Investment for R&D with Focus on Safety Features

The e-taxi market in Kenya, mainly in Nairobi, has many players that offer mostly the same services but with varying perks. The popularity of...
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Recent Poor Internet Connections in Kenya Linked to Faulty Undersea Cables in West Africa

The past two or three days have been marked by poor internet connections as reported by many people across various social media channels. The...

Liquid Telecom Records an Impressive 158 Base Stations in Kenya, Connects 41 Counties with Fibre

Liquid Telecom has been offering its communication services in Kenya and other parts of the continent for an extended period now. The company, which...
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Facebook Has Apparently Shelved its Plans to Show Ads in WhatsApp

Facebook has made strides to monetize its assets in a bid to recoup its investments. WhatsApp by far was their biggest expenditure where they...
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Microsoft’s New Edge Chromium Browser is Here But It Misses a Key Feature

Edge Chromium is Microsoft's new broswer based on Chromium that also runs the popular broswer, Google Chrome. You can now download it for use
Twitter

Twitter to Soon Bring Scheduled Tweets on the Web and Pinned Lists on Android

Since we're not getting the edit button on Twitter anytime soon, here are some features we should expect in the near future. 9to5Google recently...
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YouTube Introduces Profile Cards That Show a Users Comment History

YouTube is really on a path to improve the overall experience of using the giant video sharing platform. They recently announced new features coming...
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Twitter Is Probably Not Going to Have an Edit Button According to Jack Dorsey

Twitter launched in March 2006 and they've been bringing new features such Topics, Dark mode, Lists, Tabs for Topics, Lists and Bookmarks, revamped their...
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Kenyan Government to Process Passports in One Day, Will Phase Out Old Driving Licences in 2020

The government today has announce that they will process critical identification documents within one day after application. Interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiangi has said...
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YouTube Is Bringing These New Features to Its iOS and Android Apps

  YouTube is on a roll this year. Early this year they started testing showing channel previews in the comments section. When 2019 started, YouTube considered changing...
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Jumia Kenya is Launching an Advertising Arm Amidst its Restructuring Efforts

Jumia is preparing to launch an advertising arm, which comes a few weeks after the company had layoffs in the country. Sam Chappatte, Jumia Kenya's...
Instagram DMs Desktop

Instagram to Soon Bring DMs to the Desktop

If you literally live on your laptop or desktop and use Instagram a lot - then this latest news from the giant photo and...
Data centre

InterXion Acquires 70 Percent Stake in Kenya’s Data Centre Firm icolo.io

icolo.io is a Kenyan data centre operator that has been in the technology business for a while. Some of its feats include a fully-fledged...
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Huawei to Bring nova 5T with Quad Cameras and Powerful Kirin 980 Processor to Kenya

Huawei has strong relationships with the Kenya telco and smartphone market. For smartphones, the Chinese manufacturer has sold its phones here for as long...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Skiza and Viusasa Not Banned as President Kenyatta Announced New Royalties Distribution Scheme

Safaricom introduced Skiza tunes many years ago. The product allowed musicians, among other content creators to make money from call back playbacks. Skiza is...

Safaricom Spotted Testing 5G in Kenya

5G is the new generation of wireless technology that has generated so much hype due to one thing: the speeds. 5G milimeter wave is...
EZEKIEL-MUTUA

KFCB Boss Lobbies Parliament to Police Social Media

Many countries across the world have had their administration enforce some policies to guard against abuse of social media. Some African states, for instance,...
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Twitter is Considering Allowing People to Send Each Other Money

Twitter is considering the possibility of allowing people to send each other money due to their tweets
M-Gas

M-Gas Partners with Safaricom, Intros Subscription Cooking Gas for Low Income Kenya Households

Safaricom is no stranger to trying new things. After collaborating with the Postal Corporation of Kenya to bring P.O. Box addresses to anybody with...

KeNIC Slashes 3rd Level Domain Renewal Fees by Half in Drive to Gain Additional Customers

The Kenya National Information Centre (KeNIC) has announced some exciting development to groups that want to renew their 3rd level domains (excluding .KE). The...
Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 Android 10

Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 Gets Android 10 Update in Kenya: Revamped User Interface, Dark Mode Everywhere

Huawei seeded Android 10 to the mid range superstar, the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 which made it even better.
Instagram Boomerang Effect

Instagram Rolls Out New Boomerang Effects as They Play Catch up With TikTok

Instagram is rolling new updates to Boomerang as it tries to catch up with TikTok in terms of creative effects for video. Boomerang was...
CES 2020 Privacy

Privacy Takes Centre-stage for Facebook and Apple At CES 2020

At CES 2019, one theme failed to be talked about. User privacy.  For a show that purports to be about the most important tech...
Safaricom voice data issues

Parliament Rejects Safaricom’s Petition to Not Submit Business Contracts to CAK

Telco Safaricom has failed to persuade the National Assembly Committee on Finance and National Planning to drop a clause in the competition law that...
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Facebook for Web is Getting a Redesign for All in the Next Few Months

Dark mode has become a trendy feature in recent times. It has its benefits like using websites and apps better at night and for...
GE Kitchen Hub

This Microwave That You Can Watch Netflix on Is the Only Tech Product From CES 2020 I Want

CES 2020 is the platform where weird and new tech products and innovations get announced. The event is wrapping up today and interesting gadgets...
Stawi

For Some Reason, Stawi Agents Are Required to Have a CBA Loop Account

Stawi, a credit facility that allows SMEs, among other smaller businesses to get access to unsecured loans that range from KES 30000 to KES...
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US State Bill Wants To Ban Cellphone Use For Anyone Under 21

Smartphone use has become ubiquitous in our daily lives and people of all ages use it daily. However, it seems that legislators in other...
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Samsung is Not Sure How Many Galaxy Folds They Have Sold

Early last year, Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold which was one of the few folding smartphones that eventually shipped. However, when the phones were finally shipped...

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