Huawei Mate 30 Series Launch Date Officially Confirmed

Huawei Mobile earlier today has confirmed the launch date of Mate 30. The company states the Mate 30 Series launch will take place in...

Report: Lenovo Laptops, and LG television brands most popular among Kenyan consumers

Data Fintech has been working with PigiaMe to come up with an Electronics Trends Market Report. The reports provide an exhaustive analytic on what...

Mastercard launches #Girls4Tech programme to Drive Interest in STEM among Girls in Kenya

Mastercard has launched a new programme aimed at driving interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) among girls in Kenya aged between 10...

Looking for a new job? Facebook will now let you apply for it via...

Facebook is getting into the job market to take on LinkedIn. Yes, you heard me right.  In the next few weeks, Page admins in...

See how Nairobi has changed: Google Maps adds historical street views

Remember how the road to Thika looked before the construction of the new Thika Superhighway? well, a new function on google maps may just...

You can now apply and pay for your Kenyan passport online

Tired of the long queues and passport delays at Nyayo House? Well, you can now apply for, renew or replace your Kenyan passport and...
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[Column] There’s a need for more disruption in Africa’s tech scene

For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption, internet fraud, infrastructure deficit, and everything that describes...

ISP Provider MYISP awarded 2016 Corporate Internet Service Provider of the year

Internet service provider MYISP Limited has been awarded the Corporate Internet Service Provider award of the year for 2016. The company received the award by...

Samsung sets price for its 105” 5K UHD curved TV at $120,000

 Samsung Electronics on Tuesday announced the official price of its 105” curved ultra-high-definition TV-set.  Now to get your hands on this television that has been...
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Opera releases State of Mobile Web Report 2016, reaches 100 million users in Africa

Ghanaians, Kenyans, Seychellois and Mauritians are the highest data users with an average usage of over 160MB/month. This is according to the State of...

Nedbank adopts Gemalto’s plug-and-play solution to secure online banking for corporate clients

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi Nedbank Ltd, a leading commercial bank in South Africa, is deploying its Ezio eBanking solution to provide their wholesale customers carry...

Siemens and Rotan Power sign agreement for power plant project in Ghana

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rotan Power to build a power plant in Ghana. Under this MOU, the two companies...

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...

How to skyrocket your skills

Education, it has been said, is the key to success. One easy to access education tool are online courses. Online courses are available for...

Infinix Mobility hosts 2nd Annual Infinixer Fan Festival in Nairobi.

Infinix Mobility, last Saturday held the 2016 end of year Infinixer Fan Festival in Nairobi. The festival is held annually to appreciate the Infinix...

WhatsApp back for Windows Phones

WhatsApp is back now back in the Windows Phone StoreThe app the had been temporarily pulled from the Windows Phone Store, users were met by a...

YouTube drops Adobe Flash for HTML5 video as default web player

YouTube has dropped Adobe Flash platform as the standard way to play its videos for HTML5. This  now means HTML5 will now be YouTube default...
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ThinQ technology on LG TwinWash – Here’s what you need to know

In a quest for a sustainable future as far as Smart Homes are concerned, LG has taken over with their Artificial Intelligence software ThinQ...

Oppo F3 Barcelona edition with 18K gold-plated club insignia is launching in Kenya.

OPPO has announced that it will be launching a special Oppo F3 Barcelona edition in Kenya soon. The smartphone has already been launched in...

Leveraging Digital Transformation to drive corporate performance across businesses in Kenya

In a move that reaffirmed the organisations commitment to streamlining and enabling digital transformation across various service industries. Microsoft in partnership with Harvard Business...

Zambian Government patners with IBM to Provide Improved Access to Life Saving Drugs

IBM has today announced a collaboration with the Zambian Health ministry to provide Zambian citizens with improved access to 200 life saving drugs. Supported by...
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Youtube’s Music Streaming Service, YouTube Premium launches in South Africa

In May 2018, Google announced that it was launching a new music streaming service known as YouTube Premium. The company said the reimagined mobile...

ESET to develop USB drives with built in antivirus

ESET is set to develop a new range of secure USB flash drives that will come with in-built antivirus. The new encrypted USB drives will...

Samsung is working on industry’s First 1TB memory chip for smartphones

Samsung now says it has begun production of industry’s first one-terabyte (TB) embedded UFS, for use in next-generation mobile applications.

Sendy has opened up its platform to include freight services

Kenya’s logistics platform Sendy has opened up its platform to include freight services from the inland container depot and long-haul logistics services. Sendy has been...

CAK’s John Omo elected new ATU Secretary General

Communications Authority of Kenya’s (CAK), Director of Legal Services Mr. John Omo has been elected the new Secretary General of the African Telecommunications Union...

Donald Trump’s official government website goes live

Barely a day after Donald Trump was elected the president of the United States, his transition team has already unveiled his first official government...

Google to aid Kenyans plan public transport trips through Google Transit

Google has partnered with Digital Matatus - a Kenya-based startup - to launch Google Transit. Google Transit is a feature on Google Maps which...

AfricaWorking initiative to benefit 250,000 youths with employability and  entrepreneurship skills

Barclays Africa, Emerging, World, FranklinCovey, Knod, Microsoft, Safal Group, Syngenta and other groups of companies have today announced a new initiative that will see...

Airtel partners with Kenya Red Cross launch public emergency information service

Bharti Airtel, has teamed up with Kenya Red Cross Society to launch the first of its kind public emergency information service in Kenya that...

Kenya Power Adopts IBM Real Time Data Solutions to help improve its business performance

In a move aimed at trying to bring down the cost of electricity in Kenya and also enhance the cost of doing business, Kenya...

Liquid Telecom and other Industry leaders to gather in Kigali for the Africa Tech...

Industry leaders will from 14th -15th February gather in Kigali Rwanda for the Africa Tech Summit. They will include international players and investors who want...

Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.The device has been...

This Twitter Plugin Help Keep Your DM Safe From Unsolicited Nudes

Social media has brought with it the good and the bad. Sharing nudes without consent is part of an increasingly form of harassment that...

Report: Mobile Devices Become a New Target for Spam and Malware Attacks

Mobile devices are now the new target for spam and malware attacks, this is according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab. The Kaspersky Lab...
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Telkom introduces Free Zones with free calls for its pre-paid voice customers

Kenya's third largest mobile operator Telkom has launched Free Zones for its pre-paid voice customers. The Telkom Free zones according to the operator is...

KTN, NTV, QTV and Citizen TV to resume broadcasting today at 6.50pm

  The four TV stations KTN, NTV, QTV and Citizen TV are set to resume TV broadcasting today at around 6.50pm. The four stations have been...

Here are the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 Africa conference

The GSMA Mobile 360 Africa conference is scheduled to take place from the 11th to the 13th of July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International...

10 Things You Did Not Know About Jumia House

Launched in 2013, Jumia House is a global property portal focusing exclusively on emerging markets. The fast-growing platform is currently in 21 countries in...

Google Earth Finds Woman Trapped On Deserted Island For 7 Years

Liverpool explorer Gemma Sheridan becomes internet sensation through the Google image of 'her SOSImagine, being in a deserted island for seven years then one...

Sage unveils next generation of cloud solutions for Africa and Middle East

Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems has today announced new products and features for Africa and...

Tracing the roots of M-PESA

  With 18.2 million customers and currently contributing up to 43% of Kenya’s GDP, M-PESA has been seen as a disruptive innovation that threatens incumbent...
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TECNO’s First Feature Phone Running KaiOS Announced

Now that KaiOS is becoming a household name for smart feature phones, TECNO, the leading smartphone vendor in Africa, is also venturing into this...

Samsung is Closing its Custom CPU Department

Samsung is reportedly shutting down its custom CPU department for good. The company’s representatives say the move is meant to ensure the company’s Exynos...

Report, Changing markets driving gradual increase in EAS spend

Despite economic uncertainties and political instability, large and medium-sized organizations in South Africa continue to steadily increase their software investments to quickly respond to...

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Samsung taking gaming to the next level with its new HDR QLED Gaming Monitors

Samsung Electronics today introduced what it is calling the future of gaming by unveiling its new CHG90 and CHG70 curved monitors. The monitors feature...

Intel Invests $1.5 Billion for Stake in Chinese Chip Makers

Intel Corp. INTC -1.76% said Friday that it would invest 9 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) for a minority stake in two Chinese mobile chip...

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Report by  Manuel Carrillo You needn't have a near-death experience to go into the light. Simply driving a 2016 Bentley Continental GT Convertible up...

#MWC2018: Confirmed, the LG V30 will feature AI capabilities

LG has confirmed that that its 2018 version of the LG V30 will feature AI capabilities. The company says it will introduce this first of...

Airtel’s Trace Music Star wins best Pan pfrican initiative award at AFRICACOM awards 2015

Airtel’s TRACE Music Star won the Best Pan African Initiative Award at the just concluded AfricaCom Awards. The ceremony, which took place on Wednesday...
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Huawei Expects a $10 Billion Loss As a Result of The US Ban

Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone maker, has again provided estimates of the impact of the on-going trade ban. But this time, the estimates are...

TechTrendsKE among winners of Liquid Telecom Information Enabler programme

TechTrendsKE was among Kenya's 10 digital information entrepreneurs feted by Internet service provider Liquid Telecom last week in the Liquid Telecom Information Enabler programme at an awards...

Google and Kenya Scouts Association launch 2019 edition of Web Rangers programme

The Kenya Scouts Association, with the support of Google yesterday launched the 2019 edition of Web Rangers, a youth programme for online safety at...

Someone is buying a malware-loaded laptop for $1.345 million

If you thought the world is crazy-it’s not but people are. Last week a laptop loaded with malware for auctioned at an asking price...

Gemalto modernizes Guinea’s national voter register

Digital Security company Gemalto has managed to do comprehensive modernization of Guinea’s voter register on behalf of CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission in...
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Mobile Connectivity in Sub-saharan Africa continues to record significant growth.

In much of Sub-saharan Africa, mobile phones are more common than access to even things like electricity. A decade after these devices began to...

Microsoft releases Preview version of Office apps for Windows 10

Microsoft has released the preview versions of its Office applications for the recently launched Windows 10. The Office applications have been designed to accept...

Intel unveils fanless 14nm Broadwell Core M processor

Intel has taken the wraps off of its Core M processor — a 14 nanometre processor that the company claims is the most energy-efficient...

Modex partners with BlockEx to launch ICO pre-sale for Smart Contract Marketplace

Modex has announced that the ICO pre-sale for its smart contract marketplace will open today in partnership with BlockEx a leader in blockchain digital asset...

My Insight launches SMS based Counseling Service

My Insight has announced the launch of Kenya’s first SMS counseling and Guidance service. Using the platform, users will be able to text an...

Video: What you missed from the Airtel Sondeka Festival 2015

Sondeka is Africa’s first annual creative festival, which serves as a platform for numerous events, activities, exhibitions that showcase Africa’s creative industry and promote...
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Rwanda’s Mara Group Has Launched First “Made in Africa” Smartphones

Mara Phones, a subsidiary of Mara Group, recently announced its first Made in Africa phones. At an event held on Monday, the company officially...

Community Networks Key to Connecting Africa, says Internet Society

As Internet access continues to grow in Africa, with over 450 million people now connected to the Internet, more than 60 percent of the...

Safaricom Introduces I.T Security Solutions For its Enterprise Customers

The services include Managed Security Solutions, Security Assurance and Advisory services as well as Managed Security Operations Center solutions and will enable the customers to access a wide range of security solutions to protect their information technology (I.T) systems.

SAP and Endeavor study says Young Kenyans need 3.9 million more jobs

Kenya needs to create more than 3.9 million jobs for young people by 2020, this is according to a study released today by SAP...

Shuttle-hailing firm SWVL set for KES 1.5b cash injection into Kenyan market

Cairo-based shuttle-hailing firm SWVL has announced plans to pump $15 million (KES 1.5 billion) into its Kenyan operations. With this financial injection, SWVL not...
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Huawei P30 Pro Wins EISA’s Best Smartphone of The Year Award

Huawei Business Group was awarded European Image and Sound Association (EISA), Best Smartphone of the Year Award. Huawei's P30 Pro was named the best...
Huawei reportedly working on Aptoide, a Google Playstore replacement

Huawei reportedly working on Aptoide, a Google Play Store replacement

The Huawei US trade blacklist has made headlines at the end of the past week and even now. Bearing to the fact that the...

‘Collection #1’ data breach leaks more than 700M email addresses

In what has been described as one of the largest data breach in history, the Troy Hunt owned Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) website...
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LG’s Innovative Home Solutions Designed for a Sustainable Future

LG Electronics has been pioneering to a sustainable future with innovating home solutions in terms of appliances and gadgets. LG, with their innovative equipment...

Kenyan Clubs in CAF Confederation Cup 2019

Confederation Cup is arguably the second most important football tournament on the African continent after the Cup of Nations, with many fans already gambling...

Simple technologies can tackle the most pressing problems in the developing world

Innovations in science and technology have transformed the world in recent decades. But a good innovation aimed at solving basic needs does not need to...

Jim Rogers: Cashless Africa – A dream tech investment

It took the chance encounter of being held hostage in the Congo in the 1990s to awake in James Beeland Rogers Jr. (the Singapore-based...

IBM Experts complete big data-oriented pro bono projects in Machakos and Isiolo Counties

A team of some of IBM's top experts have completed big data-oriented pro bono projects in Machakos and Isiolo counties aimed at improving economic...

A look at the in-built-in apps in Windows 10

It is two days to the Windows 10 launch and Microsoft has decided to share more about the great Windows 10 built-in apps which include Photos,...

LG is leading the way to a brighter future for renewable energy

As the world grapples with the effects of climate change, solar power remains the ultimate renewable energy source. Solar power has recently become a...
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PayPal Pulls out of Facebook’s Libra Association

In addition to troubles Facebook has been going through over sceptical regulators around the world, PayPal Holdings Inc. has pulled out of the Libra...

Utimaco and Astel sign distribution partnership for HSMs in the Africa region

Astel, a leading provider for IT infrastructure and office automation solutions on the African continent, and Utimaco, the global number two in Hardware Security Modules...

The Kenyan Blog Awards 2017 nominees Full List

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE), yesterday announced the nominees for this year's BAKE Awards.  The submission phase for the blog awards opened on...

LG’s ThinQ AI, 5G Technology and SmartThinQTM App Offers Limitless Opportunities

Watching movies gives you the impression that the future of technology is far-fetched, but the reality is it has arrived. LG’s Internet of Things...

“No More Flash Player” Google Says,”Shift to HTML5″

Nick just like Spencer is a net guru. Both of them are always on the loop to get you informed. If you are a...

HMD Global launches the Nokia 2 for $115, here are the specs

HMD Global, the home of Nokia has announced the launch of the Nokia 2. The low-cost smartphone was unveiled on Tuesday and according to...

Liquid Telecom to invest $400,000 in Internet infrastructure in Kilifi County

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE Liquid Telecom is set to invest $400,000 in Internet infrastructure that will see Kilifi County in Kenya opened up for interconnectivity...
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Infinix S5 To Be Launched in Kenya At The End Of The Month

Infinix S5 is almost launching in the country, according to their local offices. The phone was launched in some markets last month, but this...
2019 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

You can now set Google to delete your location tracking data automatically

Google last year run into problems after it was discovered that the company still tracks its user’s data despite turning off Location History setting....

Nairobi Garage to host ALU and MEST Kenyan operations

The African Leadership University (ALU) and the Meltwater School of Entrepreneurial Technology (MEST) are launching their operations in Kenya. The two organisations have chosen...

Meet The new 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note Pro tablet

32GB tablet with a 2560 x 1600 resolution display and an integrated Wacom digitizer The Galaxy NotePro ships with Android 4.4, but that actually may...
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Ads are coming to WhatsApp Status next year, are you ready?

WhatsApp since being acquired by Facebook in February 2014 was the only app that was not monetized. However, in last year’s Facebook Developer Conference,...

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Facebook Libra has received the first new member, ever since the exit trend kicked off in the wake of regulatory scrutiny from the US. Shopify...

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Today, the cost of healthcare in Kenya has risen drastically, thanks to the evergrowing demand for medical services. Having health insurance is therefore very...