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YouTube

YouTube Axes Plan to Rival Netflix and Prime Video with High-end Content

There are several extremely lucrative tech-based ventures across the globe right now: e-commerce (provided you do it right by diversifying product portfolios and ensuring...

Google’s Cloud-Based Gaming Platform Does Not Need a Console or Set-Top Box

Yesterday, search giant and ad corporation Google announced Stadia, a cloud-based gaming platform. The launch effectively confirmed Google’s interest in the insanely lucrative gaming...
LaunchPad

Four Kenyan Startups Among 12 Firms Selected for Launchpad Accelerator

Google-backed Launchpad Accelerator has been offering a platform for startups in the past six years. This year’s installment of the program is already underway,...

Android Gets FIDO2 Certified, Brings Password-less Future Closer to Reality

Android finally got FIDO2 certified in an announcement made on Monday by the FIDO Alliance and Google at Mobile World Congress but what does...
Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Security Checklist for Your Android Smartphone

Is your Android phone secure? This checklist will help you make sure that your device’s security in top shape and keep off malware at...
Gmail

Gmail is Rolling Out Neat Right-Click Features to G Suite Customers

At the moment, most all of us have access to the redesigned Gmail interface on the web (and mobile, for some, else, just grab...
Google Inbox

Google’s Inbox App to the Gmail App: How to Have a Smooth Transition

Inbox by Google is being retired next month and it’s finally time to switch to another email app. It’ll be harder to get another...

This Chrome Extension Checks Whether Your Login Credentials Were Leaked

One of Google Chrome's biggest strengths is the wealth of 'extensions' that you get from the Chrome Web Store. There are so many extensions...
Safer Internet Day

Safaricom, Google Push for Increased Vigilance on the Web on 2019’s Safer Internet Day

Safaricom Today, telco Safaricom hosted the Safer Internet Day (SID) fair, which is an annual program and that raises awareness of the challenges and opportunities...

Apple Flexes Muscles on Facebook, Google over Data Privacy. We Should Be Worried

Apple experienced the FaceTime bug early this week and hot on the heels of this discovery, the Cupertino based company was eager and quick...

Apple CES Ad Trolled Tech Companies on Privacy. They’re No Angels Either

Apple had a tough week and this past weekend took a brilliant aim on rival tech companies with its ad touting its privacy prowess. “What...
Google Project Dragonfly

Google’s Censored Search Engine Dragonfly Reportedly Put on Hold

Google's censored search engine Dragonfly that was slated to be launched in China was full of controversies even before it became public. The backlash...

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...
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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...

Pretend to Be Working with These Chrome Extensions

People have always found ways to pretend they are working when evidently they are not. Most people will head over to the internet to...
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Nigerian ISP Blamed for “Accidental” Internet Traffic Hijack on Google Services

In layman terms, Internet hijacking can simply be explained as the rerouting of internet traffic through a path that it was not intended to...

Facebook’s Earnings Call Reveals Stunted User Growth, Shifts Focus to Stories

According to Facebook’s earnings call this past week, the social network reported less revenue and even fewer new users. Its audience actually shrunk in...
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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, Tim Cook Calls out Tech Giants and Google to Offer Users More Privacy Controls

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat for $34 Billion in its big leap into hybrid cloud.

Facebook’s Portal is a Privacy Breach in Waiting, Microsoft Declares Love for Linux, We Learn That Google+ Isn’t Really...

Facebook Portal is the social media giant’s entry into the hardware realm. Facebook launched both Portal and Portal+, their new voice-controlled, video-calling device that...
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Google Announces the Pixel 3, New Notch, Dual Selfie Cameras, Same Design

It is October and it has become a tradition of sorts for Google to announce their latest Pixel branded phone and now we have...
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Google Shuts Down Google+ Following Privacy Breach

Google today has announced that they are shutting down Google+, its social network that was launched over 7 years ago as a competitor to the...

Amazon, Apple Deny Hacking Claims, Instagram Gets a New Boss and Facebook is Already Sticking Its Dirty Fingers Into...

Early last week, Bloomberg Businessweek wrote a bombshell report on how Chinese spies had used tiny rogue chips embedded in Super Micro servers that...

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

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

Twitter Pulls the Plug on Alex Jones as Instagram Turns into an E-Commerce Platform

Conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones and Infowars get permanently banned from Twitter Alex Jones got axed from Twitter after confronting Oliver Darcy, a CNN journalist who had...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Charges At Google For “Rigging” Search Results Against Him

With a two-part tweet, Google has gone from one of "America's greatest companies" as President Trump called it back in July while defending them...
LaunchPad

Two Kenyan Startups Qualify for Google LaunchPad Accelerator Class 2

When it is not in the ad business, Google likes to diversify its trade by supporting entrepreneurship across different parts of the world. This...
Safaricom Neon Kicka 4

Safaricom Neon Kicka 4 Comes with Android Oreo Go Edition, Kes.3500 Price tag and a Payment Plan

In an effort to pull more Kenyans from the feature phone space, Safaricom, through a campaign dubbed "Maisha ni Digital" aims to reach at...

Like Telegram, You Can Now Send Self-Destructing Emails with Gmail

A couple of weeks ago, Google introduced key design changes in Gmail, and some of the features introduced on the web version have trickled...

Google Tracks You Even If Your Location Settings Are Off, But There is A Fix

The modern world’s businesses realized the value of data and information long before other players grasped the importance of those commodities. Data, obviously, can...

Apple Dongles On the $1 Trillion Train, Facebook’s Dating App Begins Testing and Google Ventures into China

Two decades ago, Apple Inc. was close to bankruptcy - Now, it's worth nearly 7 Jeff Bezoses. Apple just reached the $1 trillion market cap...

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