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Facebook Announces Facebook Pay for Seamless Payments Across Its Apps

Today Facebook has announced Facebook Pay which is their new way of making sure that they provide a consistent payment experience across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and...
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SWVL Suspends Services in Kenya to Comply with NTSA Regulations

Egyptian bus transportation network, SWVL has today notified is users that they are suspending their services to comply with NTSA regulations. "We would like to...
The Kenya Information and Communication Bill

Bill Seeks to Force Operators to Serve Remote Areas in Kenya and Massive Changes in USF Use

Yesterday, we were apprised of the developments of the amendments of the Kenya Information and Communications Bill, 2019. The first hearings were carried out...
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Google Chrome Will Soon Shame Slow Websites and Reward Optimized Ones

Google has just announced that its browser app, Chrome will soon start to identify and label slow websites while rewarding optimized websites. When browsing...
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Samsung Galaxy A51 to Pack a Punch-Hole Display and L-Shaped Quad Camera Setup

If you wanted to experience the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 punch-hole display but for less, then the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A51 should have you excited....
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Microsoft ‘Quietly’ Announced an Edge Location in Nairobi Months Ago

Cloud computing is a delicate frontier with the big tech companies fighting for market share. The Cloud has become an integral part of our...

Facebook App Will Let You Customize the Navigation Toolbar and Hide Notification Dots

The Facebook app is getting a new update that will soon let you customize the navigation toolbar and remove those annoying red notification dots....
The Kenya Information and Communication Bill

The Kenya Information and Communication Bill 2019 That Seeks to License Bloggers Gets First Hearing

Alright. The Data Protection, 2019 Bill is now law, and based on the responses we received from our news desk, it was one of...

Infinix Hot 8 Battery Review: Absolute Powerhouse

One of the most important factors to consider when buying a phone is battery life. Your phone doesn't do you any good when it's...
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Kenya Has One of the Fastest Growing Software Developer Communities on GitHub

The tech industry in Africa has seen tremendous growth over the years. We have seen the American company Andela set up shop in the...
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Instagram Will Sponsor IGTV Creators Only If They Don’t Film Anything About Politics or Social Issues

Instagram really wants it long video platform, IGTV to succeed. It is now willing to cover the video production costs for IGTV creators but...
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Visa is Reportedly Acquiring a 20 Percent Stake at Interswitch Ahead of London IPO

Payments organization Interswitch that has a vast reach in Africa, is reportedly exploring talks with America’s Visa, the corporation that processes electronic financial transfers...
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Tanzania Wants to Formulate Legislation to Register IT Professionals

We cannot deny the impact information technology products have had in our modern lives. The last decade has seen a resurgence on our dependence...
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Samsung Teases Imminent Galaxy Fold Launch in Kenya

Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy Fold smartphone in Kenya and it is sooner than you think
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Safaricom’s Masoko Cuts off 3rd Party Vendors, Feels So ‘Empty’

Safaricom cut off third party vendors from Masoko which renders the site feeling quite 'empty'

The Data Protection Bill 2019 is Now Law. Here is What that Means for Kenyans

The Data Protection Bill, 2019, is officially a law. This development occurred today after President Kenyatta signed the act that has been undergoing deliberations...
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Amazon Plans to Set up an Amazon Web Services Edge Location in Kenya

Amazon operates Amazon Web Services which is the biggest cloud computing platform in the world. They have several data centres around the world but...
Twitter

Twitter Thinks Emojis Will Help Promote Healthier Conversations on the Platform

Twitter is rethinking how people interact on its platform in a bid to fight harassment that goes on the social media giant. The company...
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Kenya University Designs Speed Governor, and it’s Ready for Market

Universities are usually the hotbed of innovation in countries all over the world. We have seen great products come out of universities and it...

CA Urges Carriers to Serve Low-income Areas as Kenyans with Mobile Phones Hit 61.5 Percent

Kenya ICT regulator, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has asked mobile carriers to erect more masts and networks boosters in areas with challenging...
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The Standard Nabs University Student Peddling E-Copies of Digital Newspapers

A couple of years ago, newspapers were cheap and easily accessible to most people. However, the internet made things easier for them to get...
YouTube

YouTube Revamps Homepage to Include Longer Video Titles and Larger Thumbnails

YouTube continues bringing changes to its platform, either the app or the web page. The homepage for the web and the tablet version are...
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You May Soon Be Able to Call Your Loved Ones in the UAE Via WhatsApp

There are tens of apps, probably more, that have a chat function and the ability to make voice and video calls over the internet....
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South Africa Becomes the Second African Country to Get Free Google Wi-Fi

Google held their first Google for South Africa event, a few days after the one in Kenya and they have introduced interesting products for...
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TECNO Camon 12 Air First Impressions

TECNO recently launched the Camon 12 series in Kenya and among the series is the more premium looking TECNO Camon 12 Air and cheaper...
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Saudi Arabia Reported to Have Planted Two Spies Inside Twitter Inc.

If you have watched the critically acclaimed TV show The Americans, you would see the extent at which people go to gain access to...
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WhatsApp Rolls Out Feature to Control Who Adds You to Groups on Android

WhatsApp has finally rolled out the group privacy feature that was being tested earlier this year on Android
Twitter

Twitter Intros Topics as a Way to Personalize Interests Based Timelines

Twitter really wants people to stick to its platform especially for power users and still be able to attract new users and keep them....
Twitter

Twitter May Soon Let Users Disable Retweets

Twitter is working on bringing new features on its platform in a move to fight harassment on the social media giant. Right after banning...
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Jumia Launches Subscription Service That’s Similar to Amazon Prime

Popular e-commerce platform Jumia has launched a prepaid subscription service, which is something we have seen with the e-commerce giant Amazon. The subscription service is...

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