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AI to play key role in Kenya’s growth, development and democratisation

In a move that further cements the organisations commitment to making AI accessible to every individual and organisation, Microsoft, alongside Strathmore University and Access...

Is achieving Kenya’s ‘Big 4’ agenda a job for emerging technologies?

During Trescon’s recently concluded World Artificial Intelligence Show, which was recently held at the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, the country’s leading minds...

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana is one of the major additions to Windows 10 — and it's a winner. Turn it on and Cortana alerts...

Supporting an AI-enabled future in Africa

While AI is primed to be the driving force of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, its widespread acceptance and adoption among businesses is still in...

New technologies could help conservationists keep better track of Serengeti wildebeest...

In a new paper published recently in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution, mathematicians and conservationists from the UK, Africa and the United...

Sophia the humanoid robot is coming to Kenya

Sophia -the humanoid robot- is set to come to Nairobi during the Trescon’s World Artificial Intelligence Show slated for the 21st and 22nd March...

Insights from AI smart companion could advance efforts against domestic abuse

When we launched rAINbow, an artificial intelligence-powered smart companion that aims to democratise support for victims of domestic violence, in November last year, we...

Huawei launches Y7 Prime 2019 into Kenyan market

Huawei Mobile Kenya has today launched Y7 Prime 2019 that will be retailing at Kshs 17,999 in the retail stores across the country. The...

Safaricom introduces interactive customer care chatbot

Safaricom has introduced Zuri, an artificial intelligence (AI) Chatbot assistant available on Telegram and Facebook Messenger. Zuri enables over 17 million Safaricom mobile data users to...

Humans produce 99%-100% accurate transcriptions as compared to AI’s 94.9%

In recent years, the quality in artificial intelligence-driven transcription services has improved considerably. Between 2016-2017, Microsoft reported it had reduced its error rate by 12%, which...

CIO 100: Pepper the Robot shows humans, AI can work hand...

Pepper the Robot ‘born’ in 2014, feature at this year’s CIO 100 Symposium where the AI entity co-presented the topic “Will Robots take over...

CIO 100: AI as an empowerment tool

Down to its core, artificial intelligence (AI) describes the advanced process for a machine to make decisions based on logic. AI has already made...

CIO 100: Should we be fearful of machines taking our jobs?

These days, technological advancements are always taking place, this is a good thing as it makes our lives easier, but the advancements are also...

Huawei mobile attracts over 2000 pre-orders of its Y9 in Kenya

Following the successful launch of the Huawei Y9 2019 in the Kenyan market over 2000 pre-orders were made both on Jumia and retail stores...

Huawei Y9 officially launches in the Kenyan market

Huawei’s latest mid-range smartphone, the Y9 2019, is now available in retail stores in Kenya, following a public launch held simultaneously at both TRM...

Understanding the Huawei Y9 4AI Cameras

Huawei Mobile Kenya has launched its latest mid-range device, the Huawei Y9 2019, in the market with a recommended retail price of Ksh. 24,990....

Huawei Kenya to offer customers value for money with newly launched...

Huawei Mobile Kenya has launched its latest mid-range device, the Huawei Y9 2019, in the market with a recommended retail price of Ksh. 24,990....

These 5 technologies are transforming the travel experience

Last week, Guido Verweij, Travelport’s Regional Managing Director for Africa, addressed over 100 senior members of travel agencies at The Kenya Association of Travel...

CIOs are at the corner of innovation and security, but is...

In this day and age digital disruption is an ever-present occurrence in almost every sector, and it is this fact that earned some CIOs...

Industry gathers for IoT and AI Summit in Nairobi

More than 150 senior IT and business executives from East Africa have gathered in Nairobi for the second edition of the IoT and AI...
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