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YouTube Rewind 2018 is Now The Most Disliked Video on YouTube

It was bound to happen and it has finally done it. This year's controversial YouTube Rewind is now the one with the most dislikes...
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Showmax Now Available on DStv Explora at No Extra Fees for Premium Subscribers

Video-on-demand product Showmax is now available on DStv Explora in Kenya. The service, which has been around in the country for some time now,...
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TECNO and Infinix Pull the Plug on their 2018 Flagship Smartphones

It has become a tradition that every year, smartphone manufacturers around the world release at least one device that showcases the company's prowess in...
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ShowMax is Sponsoring a Cosplay Convention in Nairobi

You may have heard of Showmax, the video streaming site that offers you hours and hours of international and local content on their repository. This...
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Safaricom Adjusts Call Rates to 1 Bob Across All Networks Via New Bundle

Safaricom has announced a new limited bundle that further cuts this call rate to only 1 shilling per minute. "Being on Kenya’s strongest network...
Konza

Konza Technopolis Rallies for Young Innovators with a STEM Bootcamp

Early last week, Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) staged the launch of an innovator’s hub dubbed Konza Innovation Ecosystem. The official announcement was done...
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Youtube’s Own Video is One of the Most Disliked Videos

YouTube Rewind  is that fun project YouTube does at the end of the year to recap all the fun and weird things that were...
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OPPO A7 is the Latest Budget, Camera Smartphone to Hit the Market

We have another contender in the sub 25k smartphone segment. Ever since Huawei took the Kenyan market by storm with the launch of the...

New Budget Smartphone, Huawei Y5 Lite Hits Kenyan Market

The Huawei Y5 Lite was launched earlier today for the Kenyan market as Huawei continues venturing into the Android Go-powered smartphones. The Huawei Y5...
Safaricom Home

Safaricom Home Fibre App Update Adds Session Management, Breaks Functionality in the Process

Safaricom's Home Fibre app is still in beta. The telco, through its social media channels, is still encouraging people to download the app that...
Mpesa Agency

M-PESA is Down… Again

As some of you may have noticed, M-PESA is down again. Issues were first noticed on Saturday evening, and after a few hours, services...
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Ezekiel Mutua Backs Government Plans for Porn Ban

During the airing of the CIO Awards 2018 that were staged in Naivasha, the Ministry of ICT through its head, Mr Joe Mucheru, mentioned...

Facebook’s People You May Know Suggestions Used This Loophole

Facebook’s People You May Know mystery has finally been revealed at least according to the 250 pages’ worth of Facebook documents published by a...
Kwese

Kwese to Focus on Video Streaming Content with New Product

A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the effect of Econet’s Kwese decision to leave the sports streaming business in a market that badly...
Uber

Taxi App Companies to Pay Annual License Fees in Nairobi

The Nairobi County Assembly has approved Nairobi County Finance Bill, 2018 that will see ride-hailing firms such as Uber, Little and Taxify operating in...
Konza

Konza Technopolis to Target More Front-runners with an Innovation Ecosystem Forum

Yesterday, Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) staged an innovation conference, which also marked the launch of the technology city’s Innovation Ecosystem Forum. The event...
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StarTimes Launches Video Streaming App For Mobile

StarTimes has has launched StarTimes ON, a new online video streaming service that is a new brand for the pay television company. According to the company,...

First Ever Tubestar Base Station in East Africa Launched Today

Safaricom today has announced the trial program of a new network coverage technology which is aimed at enhancing coverage in urban areas. This new tech...
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This Website That Trolls Trump Was Born From a Typo

Social networking sites are popular for various reasons and sometimes one of the reason is that you find gems from time to time thanks...
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Ford Bets On Future Of E-Scooters With Spin Acquisition

American automaker Ford makes serious acquisition in e-scooter space with acquisition of e-scooter company Spin for an estimated $100 million.
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Tumblr Will Ban Porn On its Site Starting this Month

Tumblr has made a radical decision on its end user policy where they will ban adult content on its site this month. The company says...

How to Check Form One Selection via Short Code

A few years ago, the release of national results for Class 8 (KCPE) and Form 4 (KSCE) candidates was a lengthy process that stretched...

Microsoft Now Neck and Neck with Apple as the Most Valuable Companies

Microsoft is now neck and neck with Apple. When Big Tech conversations come up, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook always take centre stage while underestimating...
NIC Bank

NIC Bank Joins the Mobile Loan Bandwagon With New Product

NIC Bank has introduced mobile loans for its users. This means that customers can now access the insanely popular service via the lender’s mobile...
Telkom Kenya MSA

Telkom Kenya to Gift Nokia Phone Buyers with Data and Voice Bundles

It is often advised to buy stuff during the holidays season because retailers tend to slash a few hundreds or thousands off their products’...
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Instagram Wants You to Create Cliques With This New Stories Feature

Instagram Stories has become one of the most popular features of the app since its introduction in 2016 and we have to thank Snapchat...
Smartphone Company Broke After Owner Loses $144m Betting

Smartphone Company Broke After Owner Loses $144m Betting

You may have heard of Gionee, a Chinese smartphone company and you can see some of their phones being sold here locally. There is...
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Google Unveils First Google Impact Challenge Kenya Finalists

Google has announced the finalists of the Google Impact Challenge that they announced some time back in May. The aim was to identify and fund the...
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Mobile Phone Shipments in Kenya see 7.9% Growth in Q3 2018

2018 has been an interesting year for smartphones. Notches have become the rule rather than the exception and we have seen the rise of...
EazzyFX

Equity Bank’s Online Forex Trading Platform is Official

Equity Group has today announced an online foreign exchange platform for SMEs and large corporates. Christened EazzyFX, the tool targets to harness financial markets...

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