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77 Chinese held in Nairobi Runda estate cyber bust

A cyber command centre capable of disrupting communication systems in the country has been found in a Nairobi estate. Directorate of Criminal Investigations officers Wednesday carried a swoop in the… Read more »

Kenya Facebook users lose millions in hacking scam

More than 5,000 Kenyan Facebook users have lost millions of shillings in a social hacking scam that lasted for a year, a local cyber security firm has revealed. The firm,… Read more »

[VIDEO] Police arrest 36 Chinese nationals with sophisticated communication gadgets in Runda

Police stumbled upon what could turn out to be a cyber crimes syndicate in the country. Thirty-six Chinese nationals were on Sunday arrested for being in Kenya illegally after one… Read more »

Nyeri techies to display their Tablet at Las Vegas International Consumer Electronics Show

Nyeri’s techies eye global recognition at Las Vegas show in Las Vegas  For Peterson Mwangi and his nephew Eric Muhoro the opportunity to participate in the International Consumer Electronics Show in… Read more »

Kenya Power Taps IBM Real Time Data Solutions To Improve Business Performance

East Africa’s largest power distributor Kenya Power, today announced the selection of IBM (NYSE: IBM) for an automated system that will provide a real time status of all business processes…. Read more »

Boodigo: Former Google employees launch a porn search engine

It’s not every day that a new search engine takes its place on the Internet, much less one specialising in pornography as is the case with Boodigo, a tool developed… Read more »

New directorate to handle Kenya government advertising set up

Plans to set up a media buying outfit that will handle the advertising needs of all ministries and state-owned entities have been finalised. Mr Denis Chebitwey, the chief executive officer… Read more »

[VIDEO] Security made in Kenya :Stopping car thieves with a simple SMS

Was your car stolen? Stop the thieves in their tracks with a simple SMS What would you do if your car had just been stolen? Take out your phone and… Read more »

Kenya tops in search for gay pictures on Google

Kenyans are curious about homosexuality despite publicly denouncing it as portrayed in top Google searches. The country is ranked top in Google searches on ‘gay sex pics’ with a search… Read more »

Hackers breach some White House computers

Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services while cybersecurity… Read more »

State opens web portal for registration of Kenyans in diaspora

The government has launched a web portal where Kenyans living abroad can register. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said the portal, http://diasporaportal.eurocom.co.ke , will also work as a notice… Read more »

[VIDEO] How loss of computer data led to the birth of Sh300m firm

On November 22, George Njoroge will be among thousands of students who will graduate from Inoorero University in Nairobi. But Mr Njoroge is no ordinary student. In 2007, he was… Read more »

Renewal and application of Kenya driving licences to go online from next month

Renewal and application for new driving licences is set to go online next month as part of the government’s roll out of web-based systems to ease service delivery and curb… Read more »

Data specialist in court bid to block Equity’s SIM card

Equity Bank’s thin-SIM mobile money transfer system faces more hurdles after a data specialist went to court seeking to block its rollout. Mr Daniel Murage argued that the Communications Authority… Read more »

Taskwetu : Duo sets up platform to get errands done for Kenyans in the diaspora

A new Kenyan startup TasKwetu is making lives easier for Kenyans in the diaspora as well as those living locally by carrying out tasks delegated to them by their clients… Read more »