Camon CX Manchester City Limited Edition Smartphone

The TECNO Camon CX Manchester City Limited Edition Smartphone is finally here

I am sure by now you might have read somewhere that Tecno Mobile was planning to unveil the Camon CX Manchester City Limited Edition. Well, they finally did it. The company which is also the ‘Official Tablet and Handset Partner of the Manchester City Football Club’,  has unveiled the device  today. The partnership between TECNO […]

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Demand for TECNO Mobile phones went up after the Camon CX launch

  Lets just agree that TECNO Mobile has been doing pretty well in the Kenyan market and even in Africa. In fact, over the last ten years, the company has acquired over 25 percent market share in Kenya and other African markets like Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and even Cameroon.  When TECNO Mobile entered the African […]

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Battle For Superiority: TECNO Camon CX vs The Oppo F3

The TECNO Camon CX and the Oppo F3 are probably the hottest camera smartphones in the market right now. The Camon CX was launched in March this year, and TECNO described it as its best ever selfie Camera Smartphone. The Oppo F3, on the other hand, was launched last month and the only selfie-focused smartphone […]

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TECNO unveils the Camon CX, its best ever selfie Camera Smartphone

We have all been waiting for the TECNO Camon CX, and it’s finally here. TECNO Mobile unveiled the device at an event held at Safari Park Hotel, in Nairobi. Just like all the other devices in the Camon series, the Camon CX is a camera phone. TECNO Mobile says it has been designed specifically for […]

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Exclusive: More details about the TECNO Camon CX revealed

Many of us are looking forward to the Tecno Camon CX  launch in Kenya. So much has been leaked already so most people already have an idea of what to expect when the device finally hits the market. The Camon CX is already up for pre-order, so if-if you want to, you can pre-order it […]

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What to expect from the Tecno Camon CX and CX Air Launch this month

You must have read so much about the upcoming Tecno Camon CX from a number of Kenyan blogs. Basically, by now you probably know what to expect from TECNO when the device is finally launched on Thursday, March 23rd. We have already received an invite for the global launch, expected to take place at the […]

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Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) Launches Food Traceability

  Ethiopia Commodity Exchange has officially announced the launch of its IBM enabled national traceability system, eATTS at an event held in held in Hawassa City, South of Addis Ababa  The ECX traceability system will encompass over five million smallholder farmers engaged in producing multiple commodities traded at the ECX and will begin by piloting with […]

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Samsung Electronics Wins 49 IDEA Design Awards

Samsung Electronics announced today that it won 49 IDEA Design Awards, including one Gold, six Silvers and two Bronzes, at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2018. It is the most IDEA prizes the company has won in a single year. “With consumer-focused innovation, we will continue to strive for design that can create meaningful […]

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Oracle hosting its Chatbot Week Africa In Kenya and Other African Countries to Showcase How the Tech can Transform African Business

Oracle has announced that it will be hosting its Chatbot Week Africa in Kenya, South Africa (Johannesburg and Cape Town), Mauritius, Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja), Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana this week. The Chatbot Week Africa roundtable discussions will be are set to start on July 2 and will run until 6 July 2018. The […]

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Tecno Camon X Unboxing and first impressions

Tecno launched the Camon X on Thursday 5th, a phone the company describes as aims to deliver unimaginable precision and appeal to consumers across the continent.  The company launched two devices, so you have the Camon X which I have with me and then we have the Camon X Pro. The device has been launched […]

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Mortgage lender HF Group records records a 77% profit decline, seeks growth through leveraging digital channels

Mortgage lender HF Group has today announced pretax profit of Shs 311 million for the year ending December 31st 2017 down from Shs 1.3 billion in 2016 representing a decline of 77%. The company had in January this year issued a warning regarding a possible decline in its profit for the period ending December 31st […]

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TECNO Camon X Pro- KSh 24,490Key Features Display Size: 6.0 Inch 64GB Internal, 4GB RAM Operating System: Android OS, v8.1(Oreo) Camera: 16MP Back + 24MP front Battery Capacity: 3750mAhTECNO Camon X – KSh 17,999Display Size: 6.0 Inch 16GB Internal, 3GB RAM Operating System: Android OS, v8.1(Oreo) Camera: 16MP Back + 20MP front Battery Capacity: 3750mAhOPPO […]

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Kenya’s mSurvey expands its operations to Nigeria

Kenya’s mobile-first consumer experience platform mSurvey has expanded its operations in Nigeria. The move comes as the Kenya-based company seeks to consolidate its position as Africa’s leading technology-powered customer loyalty platform. Backed by international and African investors, including Safaricom’s Spark Fund, Cross Culture Ventures and Alpha Angels, mSurvey will be opening a new office and […]

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Tecno launches the Tecno Camon CM, available on Jumia for Ksh.16,999

TECNO Mobile has been teasing the Camon CM, its latest device in the Camon series for a while now. In our previous article, we mentioned that the device will hit the shelves before the end of this month, and yes, it’s finally here. The company has announced that the Tecno Camon CM is now available […]

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Tecno Mobile is teasing its next Camon with 18.9 screen ratio

Tecno Mobile is teasing its next device, the Tecno Camon CM, set to be launched in the country any time soon. Not much has been said about the device but Tecno is describing the device as its first full-screen smartphone. The company also adds that the Camon CM will flaunt one of the best Camon […]

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#BlackFriday: Jumia Kenya Promises Best And Competitive Prices

It’s now 10 days since the Jumia Black Friday sales went live. Sales which will be running for a whole month to December 13th. During the first week, Jumia says more than 3 million customers logged onto the Jumia site to secure deals at affordable prices.  “It’s been an exciting start to the Black Friday […]

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Battle of the Brands: Infinix vs Tecno.

Let us just agree that Tecno and Infinix Mobile are some of the most popular mobile phones in Kenya right now and even Africa. Tecno Mobile has over the last ten years acquired over 25 percent market share in Kenya and other African markets including Nigeria, Tanzania, Egypt and even Cameroon. Infinix, on the other […]

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Oppo F3 Review: Great selfie camera, but is it worth spending your cash on? 

 It has been a month since Chinese phone maker Oppo unveiled the Oppo F3 smartphone in the Kenyan market. You probably have seen so much hype being given to this device in the local media and even with some influencers in the country and so you have an idea what the Oppo F3 is all […]

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Tecno DroiPad 7D unboxing and first impressions

We have already told you about the latest tablet from Tecno Mobile, the DroiPad 7D. The tablet is probably one of the most affordable devices from the company selling at just Ksh.9,900. The DroiPad has been described as a cheaper version of the Tecno PhonePad 3 as it comes with lesser features. The tablet is […]

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Infinix S2 Pro Review: Wefie, Selfie and all the things you love about smartphone photography

I have been using the Infinix S2 Pro for a while now and it’s probably one of the best devices I have interacted with this year. The device was launched under the tagline ‘’Selfie+Wefie, officially introducing the Infinix S2 Pro as the world’s first wefie smartphone thanks to its two front cameras which come with […]

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TECNO Mobile donates food to drought-stricken communities in Isiolo County

TECNO Mobile has donated food and other assorted items to residents of Daaba in Isiolo county, one of the hardest hit areas by the ongoing drought. TECNO partnered with Action Aid to donate the foodstuffs, water tanks and sanitary kits including sanitary pads, soap, and lotion for women worth Ksh.2 million to 425 households in […]

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The Android Advanced User Guide to Google Docs and Sheets

Microsoft Word and Excel were kind of a big deal in the business community when they first came out, and are still the standard. But it’s also probably fair to say that Google Docs and Sheets are also a big deal, because they maximize the benefits of online collaboration (although Microsoft came back with Excel […]

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Mastercard 2KUZE platform to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Mastercard has launched a digital platform aimed at connecting smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in the East African region. Known as 2KUZE, the platform will enable farmers to buy, sell and receive payments for agricultural goods via their feature phones.   The platform according to Mastercard, brings the benefits and security of mobile commerce […]

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The new facility in Norway is IBM's 48th global cloud data center and It is part of the company's growing global data center network.

IBM Opens Industry’s First Cloud Data Center in Norway

Customers throughout Fetsund, Norway will now have local access to a complete portfolio of IBM cloud services after IBM opened a new cloud data center in the region. The IBM Cloud data center according to IBM will support growing cloud adoption in the Nordics.         Other services consumers in the region will enjoy […]

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Sophos email system now available on its Cloud-Based Management Platform

Security solutions provider Sophos has today announced that Sophos Email is now available on its cloud-based Sophos Central management platform. This means customers and partners can now manage their email protection solution alongside Sophos endpoint, mobile, the web and wireless security products from a unified, simple to use console. Sophos Email boosts security for cloud-based […]

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Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft has today announced that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn in a deal worth $26.2 billion. Under this deal,  which is being supported by Reid Hoffman, chairman of the board, co-founder and controlling shareholder of LinkedIn, and Weiner, LinkedIn will retain its distinct brand, culture and independence. Jeff Weiner will remain CEO […]

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Guest Post: Demystifying Big Data Analytics for business intelligence

Last week we published an article about Big Data, explaining what big data really means in detail. There was also some explanation about how businesses can leverage big data. Here is the post in case you didn’t read it. Today’s post will expound on how businesses can get the most out of Big Data through […]

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Orange Digital Ventures invests in Afrostream

Orange Digital Ventures has announced that it is investing in Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series, alongside TheFamily, Cross Culture Ventures I L.P. and ACE & Company. Through its corporate fund, Orange will enable Afrostream to accelerate the development of its original and innovative […]

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Government unveils Proposed Laws to protect Kenya’s critical infrastructure

The Government will soon set up a special unit to protect Critical infrastructure in the country. The unit is proposed by a bill formulated to look into the protection of Critical Infrastructure, and will be domiciled at the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. This is aimed at ensuring full coordination as well […]

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#GES2015KENYA: 1,000 Entrepreneurs Surveyed Across Five African Countries

GeoPoll, the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department have released a survey of 1,000 business owners throughout sub-Saharan Africa on entrepreneurship in their countries President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit GeoPoll surveyed 200 entrepreneurs per country in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, […]

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Facebook launches internet.org in Guatemala, moves to new offices in California

In another step towards connecting the world, Facebook has just launched Internet.org in Guatemala. The launch in Guatemala was enabled through a partnership between Facebook and  Millicom, the international telecommunications and media company (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC), which operates under Tigo. Now everyone in the country can have free access to information on health, jobs and education […]

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Safaricom gets go-ahead to import digital set-top boxes

    Safaricom has applied for a digital broadcasting licence as it aims to take advantage of the convergence coming with digital TV migration to deepen its presence in the wireless Internet market. The move comes a little more than a year after the firm revealed an interest in entering the TV-on-demand market. Francis Wangusi, […]

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New LG W-Fi Speakers Automatically Play Music

By TechTrendsKE writer  The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas in January 2015 and most companies are gearing up to this day. Several companies are expected to showcase their new electronic products and you will not believe what LG has in store for its consumers. The company will showcase […]

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Over 70 Kenyan app developers to take part in the Intel Code for Good initiative

Over 70 developers, 20 of whom are ladies drawn from Akirachix, have come together to provide IT solutions to some of the challenges faced by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the communities they serve. The hackathon dubbed as “Intel Code for Good” is an initiative by Intel that aims at pairing developers with NGOs and will […]

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