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Google Earth helps put North Korea gulag system on map

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s visit to North Korea this week has been met with sharp criticism and low expectations, but the global Internet search giant indirectly is helping to… Read more »

Matatu Transport sacco adopts IT system to enhance the control of vehicles

Kenya’s leading transport sacco, 2NK is set to adopt a new Fleet Management System in a bid to gain more control of its 550 vehicles. The sacco which pioneered parcel… Read more »

Online supermarket transforms shopping in Kenya and region

In a world that is fast embracing technology, shopping in Kenya is undergoing notable changes, with the most basic spending going electronic, too. Ms Winfred Gacheri, a former a personal… Read more »

Google Introduces a New Mobile Ad to Combat Fat Fingers

The “fat finger effect” — the theory that people accidentally click on mobile ads because cellphone screens are so small — is one reason mobile ads generally earn less money… Read more »

Kenyan Entrepreneurs find success in online clothing store

When Sera Kanyua and Irene Abagi discovered they shared the mutual frustration of not finding unique, affordable, quality clothes in the Kenyan market, they decided to start an online fashion… Read more »

Louis Otieno, musician Prezzo and IEBC tops Google’s list of popular searches in Kenya

Google has announced its annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2012 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major events and… Read more »

#GhanaDecides: The Apps and websites that mattered

Ghana has had its eyes and ears on various media channels after going to the polls on Friday 7th December. Besides radio and television, social media, websites and apps were… Read more »

IBM reverses Africa brain drain with Nairobi office hirings

Global tech firm IBM is seeking highly-qualified African techies in the diaspora who are willing to return to the continent and develop innovative IT solutions at its sole African research… Read more »

Kenya rises six points in connectivity ranking

Kenya has inched up six positions in the global ranking of economic and social connectivity. The country was placed 94 out of 132 countries in the Global Connectivity Index published… Read more »

Kenya Internet capacity to double soon after fifth fibre optic cable lands

  A fifth undersea fibre optic cable is set to land in Kenya, doubling the country’s Internet capacity. Information and Communication Permanent Secretary Bitange Ndemo on Monday said that a… Read more »

Kenya’s Catherine Nyambala wins prestigious Goldman Sachs & Fortune Global award

Having been mentored by former Google Executive and now Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, it is perhaps no big surprise that Kenya’s very own Catherine Nyambala is among the top three… Read more »

Want to Highlight Your New Facebook Pictures? Pay to Promote Them

Want to highlight your wedding pictures or the first snapshots of your newborn on Facebook to make sure friends don’t miss the big news? The social network announced on Wednesday… Read more »

Urbanis Africa to search for home buyers online

Real estate management firm Urbanis Africa has unveiled an online platform to aid house buyers in the process of searching for prospective homes across Africa. The firm’s chief executive Wagane… Read more »

Search.xxx Porn Search Engine Launches (Because It’s So Hard To Find Porn Online)

In case anyone has any difficulty finding porn on the Internet, there’s now a search engine exclusively for smut. Search.xxx, which bills itself as “The Search Engine For Porn,” searches… Read more »

YouTube Opens Turkish Site, Giving Government More Control

Turkey said on Tuesday it had won a long-running battle to persuade the video-sharing website YouTube to operate under a Turkish web domain, giving Ankara a tighter rein over the… Read more »