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  • SecurEnvoy wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2014 Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 24, 2014
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    Steve Watt,s Sales and Marketing Director SecurEnvoy.
    The IT company SecurEnvoy has been announced as one of the winners of the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise. 

    Queen’s Award for Enterprise is a business award across the commonwealth and rest of the world and this year it was held and presented on 21st Apri...

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  • Western Union to allow top up of prepaid SIM balances for Thuraya customers Kamau Mbote

    Apr 24, 2014
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    The partnership allows Thuraya customers to recharge pre-paid SIMS at no fee in over 200 countries Western Union operates in
    Mobile Satellite Services operator Thuraya Telecommunications and The Western Union Company have announced their agreement to offer top-up services...

    The partnership allows Thuraya customers to recharge pre-paid SIMS at no fee in over 200 countries Western Union operates in. According to Vice Pre...

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  • Interactive Intelligence to host “Pitfalls of TCPA” industry web event Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 23, 2014
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    Interactive Intelligence Group is hosting a no-cost Web event  titled, "The Pitfalls of TCPA and Its Impact on Your Business," on Tuesday, April 29...

    The Webcast will give a technology platform and best  practice guidance to help organisations improve Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) adhe...

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  • Students graduate from Samsung Academy in Kenya Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 23, 2014
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    The second group of 98 students who joined Samsung Electronics East Africa (SEEA) in Kenya have graduated.

    The SEEA opened the engineering academy in 2012 and this was be the second class to graduate. The trainees have  received hands-on training for fre...

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  • Orange Kenya to spend Kshs 4 billion to replace copper cables with fibre Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 23, 2014
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    Mickael Ghossein, CEO, Orange Kenya (R) during a past event
    Orange Kenya will this week commission a project worth Kshs 4 billion  to replace its copper cables with fibre in Nairobi’s Milimani Area.

    The project dubbed Pambazuka Transformation is scheduled for launch at the Nairobi Upper Hill area at the Milimani Exchange which is Orange Kenya’s...

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  • Jovago expands to South Sudan Kamau Mbote

    Apr 23, 2014
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    South Sudan has a growing hotel industry that shows great potential - Jovago
    Online booking portal Jovago has announced its expansion plans into Sudan with an aim of bringing easy and transparent hotel booking to an even wid...

    Jovago which is owned by the Africa internet holdings is currently in Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal says it prides itself on this transparency, since...

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  • WhatsApp hits 500 million users Baraka Jefwa

    Apr 23, 2014
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    We’ve grown fastest in countries like Brazil, India, Mexico, and Russia - Jan Koum
    WhatsApp has hit 500 million users another milestone for the messaging app which has seen increased growth in emerging markets such as Brazil, Mexi...

    This year WhatsApp has gone through various transitions including: a highly publicized $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, then came the questions...

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  • Equity Bank to issue 300,000 NFC-enabled smartphones to retail businesses Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 23, 2014
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    Equity Bank will from next month issue 300,000 smartphones to retailers to facilitate cashless transactions and deepen use of the lender’s new ATM...

    According to an article by the Business Daily, the lender said that customers would tap their Equity MasterCard cards on the mobile phones with con...

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  • Rapid Communications launch mobile directory services Kamau Mbote

    Apr 22, 2014
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    We are glad that TuAsk is already receiving high traffic and this shows that Kenyans are already in the digital era of requiring information on the go - Rapid Communications
    Telecommunications Solutions Provider Rapid Communications Limited has launched a service  dubbed TuAsk that will save the public time and traffic...

    TuAsk provides users with directory information on hotel & accommodation, restaurants and food courts, courier and post services, travel, shopp...

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  • Viber Out comes to Lumia smartphones Kamau Mbote

    Apr 22, 2014
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    The app is already available for Nokia Lumia and will be preloaded on Nokia X devices and is coming soon for Nokia Asha
    Chat app Viber is now available on Nokia Lumia smartphones enabling users to make international and domestic calls to mobile phones and landlines.

    This follows the release of Viber 4.1 update for Nokia Lumia devices running on Windows phone 8 which adds a raft of new features to widen the cha...

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  • Microsoft to close Nokia acquisition Friday Joab Jackson

    Apr 22, 2014
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    Microsoft will be in the smartphone manufacturing business as of this Friday, the day it expects to close the acquisition of the Nokia Devices and...

    Microsoft has successfully completed all the legal and regulatory hurdles of purchasing the division of the Finnish telecommunications equipment pr...

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  • Ministry to assist in quick issuance of work permits to foreign ICT staff Lilian Mutegi

    Apr 22, 2014
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    Dr Fred Matiang'i.
    The Ministry of ICT will work closely with the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of  National government to facilitate quick issuance of work p...

    This was said by the ICT Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i during the sixth Connected Kenya Summit held at Diani, Mombasa County. Dr Matiang’i s...

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  • Facebook Messenger for Asha, Lumia and Nokia X Staff Writer

    Apr 18, 2014
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    Users will not need to install the full Facebook app beforehand, which will be an advantage to people running low on memory on their smartphone
    With support across all three Nokia mobile platforms, the popular private chat room, Facebook Messenger, is about to attract a whole new audience f...

    Doing away with likes, shares and personal feeds, the Facebook Messenger app intends to be a pure conversation app, concentrating on you having pr...

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