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World bank data protection act recommendations

World Bank Wants Law Changes to Ease Export of Kenyans Data

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The World Bank is recommending changes to the Kenyan Data Protection Act of 2019. Based on the bank's report, the recommendations specifically target regulations...
Microsoft 365 Copilot AI Assistant

Microsoft Launches AI Assistant Sparking Job Loss Concerns

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Microsoft 365 Copilot offers the ability to summarize meetings held in Teams for those who opt not to attend. Additionally, it can efficiently draft...
USB-C port now standard

The Standardization of the USB-C Port: What It Means for Users

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By September 2024, USB-C will become the standard charging port for all mobile phones, tablets, and cameras in the European Union. This was announced...
EU fine on TikTok for children data

TikTok Fined Heavily due to Children’s Data Privacy

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Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced a $367 million (around KES 54 billion) fine on TikTok due to the platform’s handling of children's data....

USB-C Port Now Standard for All Portable Devices

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By September 2024, USB Type-C will become the standard charging port for all mobile phones, tablets, and cameras in the European Union. This was...
European Commission Ban Huawei responds

Huawei Protests European Commission Ban

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The European Commission released a statement urging member states to ban Huawei from 5G networks. The European Commission claimed Huawei and ZTE represent higher...
EU passes Draft AI Act

Draft AI Act Passed By EU Parliament

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We have witnessed the launch of ChatGPT, Google’s Magi and AI integration in many software’s. Hence, it is no surprise that regulators have followed...
EU preinstalled apps

Smartphone Users will Remove Pre-installed Apps if new Law Sails Through

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The European Union is preparing a draft legislation that will fundamentally change how we use smartphones.

Apple Has Some Not-So-New iPhones, Google Discontinues the Email App No One Used and EU Wants to Kill the...

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On Wednesday last week, Apple introduced new iPhones - there was no huge announcements as this is the S year from Apple products -...
EU Roaming

European Union (EU) Tosses Out Roaming Charges for Texts and Calls

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Roaming charges (yes, they are shocking) are out of window according to the law drafted by the European Union. Enforcement of the law starts today,...
Straight Outta Europe

How Twitter Reacted After the “Brexit” Referendum Result

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Today was a momentous day for the United Kingdom. The country and the whole world waited for the results of their referendum which stated:...

EU Pushes for Common Mobile Charger Standard

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The European Union on Thursday updated its radio equipment laws by introducing a common charger specification for mobile phones. Consumers spend a lot on...

European Commission Net Neutrality Campaign To End Mobile Roaming Fees in Europe by 2014

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European Commission (EC) vice president Neelie Kroes has unveiled plans to end mobile roaming charges. The new legislation is an effort towards net neutrality...

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