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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella arrives in Kenya for massive Windows 10 launch

The countdown to July 29 ended a little bit early for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. That’s because he’s spending the biggest day the company has seen in years 10 time… Read more »

Kenya’s FinTech Startup, Weza Tele Acquired By AFB For $1.7 Million

Kenyan fintech startup Weza Tele has been acquired by financial services group AFB for US$1.7 million, the largest acquisition of a tech startup in the country thus far. Weza Tele… Read more »

IBM Research Launch project in Mombasa County, Kenya using technology to improve understanding of educational challenges in schools

IBM Research – Africa and RTI International forge partnership for data-driven development RTI International  a leading nonprofit research institute – and IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Africa research lab have announced a… Read more »

US firm Launches Direct-to-Mobile-Wallet International Money Transfer to Kenya and Niger

Boss Revolution Launches Direct-to-Mobile-Wallet International Money Transfer to Kenya and Niger IDT Corporation announced today that its flagship Boss Revolution international money transfer service has launched a direct-to-mobile-wallet service to… Read more »

Star-up that turns you into your own insurance broker in Kenya

When it comes to buying insurance in Kenya, the consumers have often been left at the mercy of brokers in striking good deals. As a result, the brokers who are… Read more »

Kenya hosts Comesa hub to fight cyber crime

Kenya has been picked to host a centre to coordinate the fight against cyber crime in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa region. This follows the appointment of… Read more »

Kenya ranked 3rd in domain name registration in Africa

Kenya has been ranked third in domain-name registration in Africa after Egypt and South Africa. Mr Abdalla Omar, the general manager of the Kenya Network Information Centre (Kenic), said Kenya… Read more »

Kenya faces cyberspace insecurity

Kenya’s insecure cyberspace continues to expose the country to new and emerging threats, cyberspace experts have warned. Cybercrime security analyst and researcher Lendsey Achudi said Kenya is among countries quick… Read more »

Local universities to supply Uhuru’s Sh17bn school laptops

Local universities have been tipped to supply the Sh17 billion primary school computers, as the Jubilee government changed execution of its digital plans from supplying laptops to every Class One… Read more »

American IT Firm EMC partners with Virtual Works to supply products in East Africa

Technology products re-seller Virtual Works East Africa has partnered with US data storage provider EMC Corp, to add value to the latter’s products and distribute them in the region. The… Read more »

The State of Blogging and Social Media in Kenya 2015

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) on Tuesday 16th June released ‘The State of Blogging & Social Media in Kenya 2015 Report’ which was launched by Cabinet Secretary for ICT… Read more »

American IT firm to enter East Africa through Nairobi office

A US-based financial technology company plans to open an office in Kenya, the first in East Africa. The firm, SunGard, provides software and IT services for the financial services industry…. Read more »

SimbaPay launches world’s first international access to M-Pesa PayBill

The first product in the world that allows Kenyans living abroad to make M-Pesa PayBill payments SimbaPay a leading digital money transfer provider – today announced the launch of the… Read more »

Chinese hackers access data of 4 million US federal employees

Chinese hackers stole the personal information of 4.1 million current and former federal employees in one of the largest-ever breaches of a U.S. government computer network, federal officials revealed Thursday…. Read more »

This Startup Gives Poor People in Kenya and Uganda  A Year’s Income, No Strings Attached

A person whom Teresa had never met showed up at her home one day with a remarkable offer. Teresa and her family would receive what amounted to a year’s income,… Read more »