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  • HP delivers threat protection to US academic institutions Baraka Jefwa

    Oct 22, 2014
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    HP recently announced that academic institutions are leveraging its TippingPoint network security solutions to help prevent and immediately block c...

    The institutions including Loyola University Chicago, California's Irvine Unified School District and Illinois' Collinsville Community Unit School...

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  • Apple Pay finally goes live Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Apple Pay, the new mobile payment system from Apple, went live on Monday.

    The new mobile payments system for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be up and running following the release of a software update for Apple's iOS mobile...

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  • Jovago, UNICEF partner to enhance infant registration in Africa Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Jovago.com - an online hotel booking company- and UNICEF have launched a partnership with the aim of ensuring official birth registration of every...

    Jovago supports UNICEF’s “Passport to Protection” initiative. This programme advances child protection by registering children with Birth Certifica...

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  • ZTE ranked #1 in global FTTH, CPE shipments in second quarter of 2014 Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    ZTE Corporation has been ranked first in global FTTH (fibre to the home) CPE (customer premises equipment) shipments in second quarter of 2014 with...

    According to Ovum’s 2014 Infonetics Market Forecast report, global broadband CPE sales in 2014 Q2 reached a value of US $2.556 billion, declining 1...

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  • Orange’s Ziada reward scheme now extended to corporate clients Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Orange has extended its loyalty programme to cover corporate clients. Dubbed Corporate Ziada, the reward scheme allows a corporate entity to earn a...

    Corporate entities that have signed up to any of the products and solutions offered by Orange need not apply to join since they will be automatical...

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  • M-Net Edge susbscribers to access HBO content Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    DStv’s new premium channel, M-Net Edge, is set to be the future home of HBO in Africa. This follows the signing of a deal between M-Net and the US...

    When M-Net Edge launches on DStv's channel 113, the HBO classic The Sopranos will be a fixture on the schedule on weekdays at 22:00 CAT, while view...

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  • Huawei launches power sharing solution for co-site at Meetup Africa 2014 Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
    HUAWEI Launches the Power Sharing Solution at Meetup Africa 2014
    Mr Ma Xiangmin, VP, Huawei telecom energy business.
    Huawei’s network energy product line division recently launched the power sharing solution for co-site at Meetup Africa 2014.

    Mr Ma Xiangmin, VP, Huawei telecom energy business, said at the conference: “To avoid the repeated construction of telecommunications infrastructur...

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  • Lumia users to identify unknown numbers via TrueCaller app Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Windows phone users will are now able to identify unknown numbers, whether saved in their phonebooks or not, using the Truecaller for Windows Phone...

    Truecaller will offer Lumia users the easiest way to search for contact numbers, block spam and identify incoming calls on your mobile phone so tha...

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  • Leading technology companies board AMPION Africa sponsorship bus Stella Kaibung'a

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Ampion recently announced that it had formed partnerships with MTN, SAP, Microsoft, Inmarsat and Merck to promote the African entrepreneurial talen...

    According to the announcement made by the pan-African entrepreneurship initiative, the leading global IT, healthcare and satellite giants join forc...

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  • Twitter Audio Cards let you play tunes while browsing Tim Hornyak

    Oct 20, 2014
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    Twitter is adding "dockable" music players to its stream of messages, photos and videos with a new feature called Audio Cards. 
    

    Available on iOS and Android devices, Audio Cards can play music, podcasts or other audio content directly from the Twitter timeline when a song is...

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  • Ethiopia targets digital migration by 2016 Staff Writer

    Oct 20, 2014
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    Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) disclosed that it would upgrade the terrestrial television service in the country from analogue to digital t...

    EBA Public Relations Head Workneh Tafa told Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) that the draft bill which was tabled for discussion today would help to del...

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  • Ericsson launches global innovation contest for university students Staff Writer

    Oct 20, 2014
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    Ericsson has announced the launch of the sixth annual Innovation Awards, a competition in which university students are given the opportunity to be...

    The theme of the 2015 competition is “The Future of Learning” - how can we make learning accessible for all? What do we need when lifelong learning...

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  • Standard Bank first bank in Africa to implement IBM’s Watson technology Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 17, 2014
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    Standard Bank is set to become the first financial institution on the African continent to implement IBM’s new Watson technology which breaks tradi...

    The agreement, which will see Standard Bank South Africa partnering with IBM in assessing the product, was signed in Johannesburg, says Vuyo Mpako,...

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  • Airtel to launch cross-border mobile money transfer service Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 17, 2014
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    Bharti Airtel will announce the launch of cross-border mobile money transfers for its customers in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda later on Friday on the...

    According to Business Daily, the service will allow Airtel customers to transfer money across borders as well as top up airtime and data seamlessly...

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