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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 »

Amnesty International launches software to detect government spying

Amnesty International has introduced software to help ordinary citizens find out if governments are monitoring their computer activity. However, new anti-snooping programmer is far from foolproof. Known as Detekt, the… 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 »

IT University students in Baringo have developed first African anti-virus software

 It all started three years ago as a small technology centre to nurture Form Four leavers with an interest in Information Technology by university students in a remote village in… Read more »

Two JKUAT Students behind the new biometric land registration system

Land ownership remains a sticky issue in our country and record management seems to be one of the core problems. There are many instances where several people have title deeds… Read more »

Cost effective software for architectural designs unveiled

A newly designed software by Autodesk Company is expected to reduce construction design costs by up to 40 per cent. The software helps in creating and using a data-rich 3-D… Read more »

He left a life in London to save Mathare’s mama mboga

A simple technology is making life easier for green grocers in Nairobi slums In Mathare, an informal settlement that is home to nearly 200,000 people, more than half the population… Read more »

Wananchi Online founder targets SMEs with ‘cloud’ solutions

Njeri Rionge, one of Kenya’s pioneer internet entrepreneurs, has turned to developing software targeted at digitising the running of small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs). Ms Rionge, the founder of Wananchi… Read more »

Juliana Rotich named one of the Ten digital social innovators to watch

Many innovations tackling societal problems have developed online. Jon Kingsbury and Peter Baeck highlight rising stars What is digital social innovation? The internet is playing an ever-increasing role in how… Read more »

Simple but effective way to stay away from malware

Even tho we try to secure our information using potential antivirus the hackers try to bypass it and stay updated to it in every level.i personally snooped around and was… Read more »

IBM opens its first Africa research lab in Nairobi

US tech giant IBM will tomorrow open its first research laboratory in Africa in Nairobi, highlighting Kenya’s growing status as the continent’s tech hub. The facility will be tasked with… Read more »

The Emotive software: Computer program reads 2,000 tweets a second to analyse the nation’s mood

Emotive software maps ‘moods’ of tweets in geographical area Tweets analysed by eight different emotions Plans to expand system to create personality profiles based on language used by individuals Twitter… Read more »

[VIDEO] Teenager plans ‘hacker school’ to help Africa build next Google

Martha Chumo, a 19-year-old self-taught programmer, was supposed to be in New York right now, honing her coding skills and mastering cutting-edge technologies in the company of fellow software enthusiasts…. Read more »

Kenyan Female PhD Research Leads To Google Job

Kenyan PhD graduate, Shikoh Gitau’s ground-breaking technology solution is not only changing the lives of many skilled workers who could not find employment, it has also landed her a job… Read more »

These Kenyan Women Are Making Waves in Tech’s Emerging Markets

A recent Startup Village event in Moscow organized by the Skolkovo Foundation celebrated and showcased Russian innovation, positioning Moscow as an emerging tech hub. The event rolled into Moscow after… Read more »