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  • Kenya's mobile money users decline by 0.5% Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 31, 2014
    mobileMoney
    The number of mobile money transfer subscriptions declined by 0.5 per cent to stand at 26.6 million subscriptions down from 26.7 million (indicatin...

    The report released yesterday howver states that "the number of active mobile money transfer agents maintained an upward trend with the quarte...

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  • Epson joins Morpia Alliance to enable clients print from mobile devices Staff Writer

    Oct 31, 2014
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    Underscoring its commitment to creating a better, easier and more accessible user experience for mobile printing, Epson has announced that 13 of it...

    The need for mobile printing is increasing rapidly, with the ownership of smartphones and tablets expected to reach 5.1 billion worldwide by 2018....

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  • Lamudi Kenya reports record growth between April and September 2014 Baraka Jefwa

    Oct 30, 2014
    Lamudi Kenya MD Dan Karua
    Dan Karua, MD, Lamudi Kenya.
    Lamudi Kenya, the global property portal, celebrated its first birthday last night. During its birthday party, Lamudi Kenya announced that it had r...

    The event was attended by key players in the real estate industry. The number of listings on the website now total about 670,000 properties - to bu...

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  • Samsung’s GALAXY Note 4 phablet now available in Kenya Staff Writer

    Oct 30, 2014
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    Galaxy Note 4.
    Samsung’s flagship device in the GALAXY range – the GALAXY Note 4 – is now available at resell outlets in Kenya. Billed as the ‘most progressive mo...

    “The GALAXY Note series signaled extraordinary innovation within the technology industry. Its larger screen size and iconic S Pen technology launch...

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  • DStv to deliver cable content in growth strategy Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 29, 2014
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    Pay-TV provider MultiChoice Africa, which owns the DStv brand, is set to deliver its content through cables, a move analysts say will address high...

    According to Business Daily, the firm has started the search for local broadband providers that will carry its content via fibre optic cables and c...

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  • IBM introduces new enterprise intelligence analytics to fight cybercrime Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 29, 2014
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    IBM has announced new high-speed analysis and criminal investigation software that is designed to uncover hidden criminal threats buried deep insid...

    Dubbed as IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis (EIA), the software can find non-obvious relationships masked within hundreds of terabytes of data an...

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  • Philips to launch SMS platform to curb counterfeit products Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 29, 2014
    Roelof-Assies
    Roelof Assies, General Manager, Philips East Africa
    Philips is setting up an SMS platform in a week’s time that will help consumers with the authentication of the Philips Lighting portfolio in case o...

    Once the platform is activated, the consumer (in Kenya) will have to send the 16-digit serial number of the lighting product via SMS to 20222 and t...

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  • Facebook sales, driven by mobile, shoot up nearly 60 percent Zach Miners

    Oct 29, 2014
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    Facebook CEO Marck Zuckerberg (middle) with (from Left to Right) Sheryl Sandberg, David Fischer, Dave Wehner and Susan Liat at Facebook HQ.
    Facebook continues to reap rewards in mobile, growing its crucial ads business in large part due to ads placed on smaller screens, the company repo...

    Total sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 amounted to US$3.2 billion, up 59 percent from the same period last year, and beating consensus an...

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  • Airtel introduces free mobile Twitter access Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 28, 2014
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    Bharti Airtel, has today announced that its prepaid customers in Kenya will now be able to access Twitter on their mobile phones for free till 15th...

    This limited period Twitter offer by Airtel will allow customers to enjoy free access to Twitter through web browsers by visiting and official Twit...

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  • Windowless plane set to take off in less than a decade Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 28, 2014
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    Aeroplanes haven't changed much in the last few decades. Forget the tiny screens that one has to narrow their eyes to watch a movie, covering yours...

    This comes after a UK developer announced that they are working on replacing heavy aircraft windows with uber-light smartscreen panels to cut fuel...

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  • Safaricom to invest Sh30bn in upgrade of infrastructure Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 28, 2014
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    Safaricom will invest Sh30 billion to upgrade its infrastructure and offer subscribers better quality of data and voice services.

    According to Business Daily, the money will be spent in the next six months and will involve expansion and upgrade of its transmission stations aro...

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