Kachwanya.com | Kenya Tech News http://www.kachwanya.com Technology and Business News in Kenya, Africa and the World Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:35:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 27396372 Artificial Wombs are here to eradicate pregnancy and give women the much needed equality http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/27/artificial-wombs/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:33:22 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74929 Nature is imperfect. And this imperfection is the greatest testimony that it originated from an imperfect originator – or a perfect originator who doesn’t give a damn about perfection. A religious person may want to disagree, but every time I think of what a human female has to go through in order to have a […]

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Blame your tech gadgets for your ruined romantic life http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/26/blame-your-tech-gadgets-for-your-ruined-romantic-life/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:07:26 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74926 How Tech Gadgets and Technology Affect Romance Nowadays it seems that there are two main points of view how technology affects romantic relationships. Ones view it as a severe interference and emotional corruption, while others think that relationships can only benefit from using modern gadgets. Let’s consider both point of view separately, before taking sides. […]

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You can now ditch whatever Payroll you are using and opt for Sage One Payroll http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/26/sage-one-payroll/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:45:10 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74917 Sage One Payroll was officially launched in Kenya yesterday at Norfolk hotel, three weeks after the cloud based Payroll system was launched globally. As we explained during the global launch, Sage One Payroll system is a cloud based solution meant to allow startups, small and medium enterprises and the big corporates save time, money and human […]

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Kenyans can hardly afford to watch YouTube, let alone ShowMax content http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/25/showmax-content/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:44:51 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74896 Is ShowMax ready to take over Kenyan entertainment market? That’s the question Kennedy Kachwanya asked our readers on Friday last week, and he went ahead to explain how the business model ShowMax has adopted will enable the South African firm do things the right way as far as the entertainment industry in Kenya is concerned. […]

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Samsung working on an urgent software update for Galaxy S8 http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/24/samsung-working-urgent-software-update-galaxy-s8/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:09:11 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74902 Samsung is preparing to roll out an early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone after customers complained of red-tinted screens. The launch of the device is a key step for the South Korean tech firm as it seeks to move on from last year’s humiliating withdrawal of the Galaxy Note 7 over exploding […]

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Progress Update: Safaricom Network Outage http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/24/progress-update-safaricom-network-outage/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:25:52 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74897 We wish to notify the public that starting from 9:30 am today, we experienced a system outage affecting a number of core services in our network. This outage affected Voice, Data, SMS, M-PESA and Enterprise services.   We have identified the root cause of the outage and are working to resolve this in the shortest […]

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10 Online Dating Business Ideas http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/21/10-online-dating-business-ideas/ Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:59:41 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74890 The industry of cyber dating is endlessly diverse. Despite the fact online dating has been around for many years, there is a plenty of opportunities to make revenue from new conceptions. We gathered 10 ideas of how you can start your cyber dating business. Pick one of them as an initial pattern or combine – […]

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Is ShowMax Ready To Take Over Kenyan Entertainment Market? http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/21/74886-2/ Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:49:40 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74886 ShowMax has been around in Kenya for a few months now, since they launched late last year. Being a South African company, I made a mental note that it would be just a matter of time before they fail in Kenya. I know anybody who read the above line would ask why do I generalize […]

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LG Robot for smart homes launched http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/20/lg-robot-smart-homes-launched/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:30:03 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74881 The future of the internet of things that is the Smart Home just got brighter. In January this year, LG launched the LG Hub Robot which is an intelligent notification center and smart home gateway.  The Hub Robot seeks to leverage voice control functions to act as a personal assistant in the home making for […]

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Safaricom launches ‘Tunukiwa’ Promotion to reward loyal customers http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/20/safaricom-launches-tunukiwa-promotion-reward-loyal-customers/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:41:16 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74878 Safaricom has launched “Tunukiwa Daily Offers” that will for the first time see the telco’s customers get tailor-made deals on SMS, Voice and Data. For the next 90 days, customers will be able to make calls for as low as KES 2 per minute, as well as highly discounted SMS and Data offers, for the […]

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Kenyan Bloggers should rise up to the occasion and tell the Kenyan story in depth and in style http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/19/kenyan-bloggers/ Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:02:37 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74873 Kenyan bloggers take note: the views in this article are strictly mine. Kennedy Kachwanya who is the chairman of Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has not contributed to nor endorsed these views. Bloggers Association of Kenya was established about six years ago particularly for ensuring that the Kenyan story is told by Kenyan bloggers. Over those […]

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Only if Mshwari was part of the CBA Loop App http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/18/only-if-mshwari-was-part-of-the-cba-loop-app/ Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:50:42 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74870 It is slightly over a month since CBA launched their mobile banking app dubbed the CBA Loop – Unbank yourself. I honestly do not know how they justified the use of the words “Unbank yourself” yet in all practical purposes CBA Loop  App is an App meant to allow you to easily access your bank […]

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Fuel prices go down http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/15/fuel-prices-go/ Sat, 15 Apr 2017 05:48:08 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74864 Motorists and households have emerged as top gainers after the energy sector regulator announced a cut in fuel prices for the month beginning April 15. The price of super petrol, used by motorists, is set to drop by Sh3.06 per litre to Sh98 in Nairobi, down from the current level above Sh100. Consumers will obtain […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 is selling like hot cake – You can preorder yours here http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/13/samsung-galaxy-s8-sales/ Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:08:00 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74853 Samsung Galaxy S8 is already selling like hot cake, but let’s take a trip down memory in order to put this in perspective. Samsung first stole the thunder from iEmpire with the launch of Samsung Galaxy S2, which went head to head with iPhone 4s to finally get the crown as the best smartphone in […]

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Two Rivers Development selling land to cover debt http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/13/two-rivers-development-selling-land-cover-debt/ Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:54:53 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74857 Two Rivers Development Limited plans to sell several pieces of land for Sh5.6 billion.  The company which is partly owned by investment firm Centum is seeking to repay a short-term debt to fund its real estate projects. The company, whose other shareholders are Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic), and the Industrial and Commercial Development […]

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Chase bank sues former bosses in Ksh 14 billion theft case http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/13/chase-bank-sues-former-bosses-ksh-14-billion-theft-case/ Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:13:03 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74854 Chase Bank has sued its former chairman and former senior managers in an effort to recover billions of shillings they are accused of illegally siphoning from the lender during their more than 10 years at the helm. Through its lawyer Philip Murgor, the bank says that former chairman Zafrullah Khan, former managing director Duncan Kabui, […]

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World Bank lowers Kenya’s projected growth rate http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/12/world-bank-lowers-kenyas-projected-growth-rate/ Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:14:24 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74851 The World Bank has once again downgraded Kenya’s projected economic growth rate to 5.5 per cent citing heavy headwinds for the country. In its latest economic update released Wednesday, the global lender said drought, weak credit growth and higher oil prices will drag down growth in 2017 to below the earlier projection of 5.9 per […]

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Go ahead and nominate your SM bigwig for OLX 2017 SoMA Awards http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/11/olx-2017-soma-awards/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:31:43 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74845 Nominations have opened for the OLX 2017 SoMA (Social Media Awards). Following the launch of this year’s Awards, Kenyans can now nominate individuals and organisations who have made significant positive impact in the society through use of the various social media networks. Speaking on the launch, SoMA Director Mr. Martin Muli said the influential Awards […]

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The math, the rigidity, and the stupidity of Safaricom Flex Bundles http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/11/math-rigidity-stupidity-safaricom-flex-bundles/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:02:05 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74840 Eleven days from today Safaricom Flex Bundles will be celebrating one month anniversary since launch. At birth, Safaricom Flex Bundles was celebrated as the final freedom provider to Safaricom service users. That with the Flex Bundles, no Safaricom customer ought to experience headaches ever again – almost literally. But hardly two weeks into the launch a number […]

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Huawei P10 Up For Local Pre-order http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/11/huawei-p10-local-pre-order/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:10:11 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74833 Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced that its HUAWEI P10 is now available for local pre-order in Kenya Speaking during the announcement, Mark Hemaobin, General Manager, Huawei Mobile Kenya said the P10 is set to arrive in May.  HUAWEI P10’s pre-order will close  on 30th April 2017 in partnership with Safaricom. The pre-ordered P10 will retail […]

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Rockefeller Foundation Africa announces Ksh.100 Million Funding For Ajira Digital Jobs website http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/11/74829/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:51:49 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74829 The Rockefeller Foundation Africa has announced the funding of $1 Million (Over Ksh100 million) to Ajira Digital jobs website, ajiradigital.go.ke. The money will go through the Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) to train 10,000 youth and apprentices on how to seek and get online jobs. According to Cabinet Secretary Mr. Joe Mucheru who has been the […]

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Find the promises Jubilee made and delivered at Delivery.go.ke http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/11/find-the-promises-jubilee-made-and-delivered-at-delivery-go-ke/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 05:45:16 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74825 Kusema na kutenda was Jubilee’s slogan before the coalition transformed into a political party and adopted the tuko pamoja slogan. Towards the end of 2013, Kenyans started questioning the kutenda part, with a number of people saying that the government has been all talks with no action, or if there is any action then it is kutender and nothing else. By […]

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Google’s AlphaGo AI to face its biggest test next month http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/10/googles-alphago-ai-face-biggest-test-next-month/ Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:30:47 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74819 It’s just over a year since Google’s DeepMind unit stunned the world when its AlphaGo AI beat Go legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a five-game match; the result demonstrated mastery of a feat that had eluded computer scientists for decades and sparked a flood of new interest in the field of artificial intelligence. But there […]

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Infinix Launches Infinix S2 PRO also known as “Wefie” http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/10/74807/ Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:13:40 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74807 It has been a reserve for the high-end Phones, wide-angle lenses which allow the selfie loving generation to take a selfie as a group without the need for the selfie stick but Infinix is now doing some justice to the budget phone buyers. Starting today Infinix, will introduce the Infinix S2 PRO also known as […]

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Google shuts down Map Maker http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/09/google-shuts-map-maker/ Sun, 09 Apr 2017 20:22:07 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74805 Google announced late last year that it would shut down Map Maker, its online tool that allowed anyone to contribute updates to Google Maps. The service, which had been around since 2008, let users correct or fill in missing map content – like place details, roads, business information and more. This was especially useful in […]

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Airtel partners with CFSK to connect schools to the Internet http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/06/airtel-partners-cfsk-connect-schools-internet/ Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:12:43 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74800 Airtel Kenya has launched its Free Internet for Schools Program in partnership with the Computers for School Kenya (CFSK). The partnership will see 30 Schools in Nairobi, Nakuru, Kiambu, Garissa, Kisumu and Uasin Gishu counties receive Free internet connectivity from Airtel. The host school will also receive a donation of computers from CFSK.   Officially […]

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Mahindra launches New Big Bolero Pickup in Kenya http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/06/mahindra-launches-new-big-bolero-pickup-kenya/ Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:57:01 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74797 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, India’s SUV manufacturer announced the launch of the Big Bolero Pickup, in Kenya. With its large cargo box and a payload capacity of 1.5 tons the Big Bolero Pickup promises to raise the benchmark in the category and offer value to its customers. Designed to cater to the needs of businessmen […]

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The BAKE Awards 2017 enters voting phase http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/03/bake-awards-2017-enters-voting-phase/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:32:45 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74794 The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has announced the nominees of the 6th BAKE Awards. The voting phase of the annual contest has also launched. Judges sifted through over 10,000 blogs that were submitted and picked the best in each category. The judges this year were:   Michelle Slater – GM at EatOut Kenya  Ahmed […]

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Sage takes Payroll solutions to the cloud with the launch of Sage One Payroll in Kenya http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/03/sage-takes-payroll-solutions-cloud-launch-sage-one-payroll-kenya/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:21:34 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74791 Sage, the market and technology leader in integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems has once again taken the lead by introducing the cloud based Sage One Payroll system globally, and in Kenya. Starting today, startups, small and medium enterprises and the big corporates can take to the Internet and sort out their payroll requirements […]

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East African region among Huawei’s key revenue drivers http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/03/east-african-region-among-huaweis-key-revenue-drivers/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:50:06 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74787 Global Technology solutions provider Huawei has released its audited financial results for the year end 31st December 2016, reporting that the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is now the firm’s second largest revenue contributor. Thanks to growing technology solutions uptake in Africa among other regions in the EMEA, Huawei Group’s annual revenue jumped […]

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Safaricom opens 46th retail shop at two rivers mall http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/04/03/safaricom-opens-46th-retail-shop-two-rivers-mall/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:57:45 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74784 Safaricom has commissioned an ultra-modern retail shop at the newly launched Two Rivers Mall, as part of its strategy to improve access to the company’s services. The new shop, which is now the 46th retail outlet in the country, will offer an opportunity to experience the firm’s devices in order to make informed purchase decisions. “We […]

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Pesalink money transfer payments solution links 2 millionth customer http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/30/pesalink-money-transfer-payments-solution-links-2-millionth-customer/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:43:08 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74780   A total of 2 million bank customers have signed up for the newest money transfer service, PesaLink owned by the bankers’ umbrella body. The milestone has been achieved barely two months after the initiation of the service by local Financial Technologies (FinTech) solutions delivery firm Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) a company that is […]

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Safaricom cuts lipa na M-Pesa tariffs by half, announces M-Pesa app http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/29/safaricom-cuts-lipa-na-m-pesa-tariffs-half-announces-m-pesa-app/ Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:01:44 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74774 Safaricom has today announced a number of initiatives that seek to further increase the convenience of M-PESA as it continues to extend the gains of mobile money ten years after its launch in Kenya. From next week, Safaricom will implement a 50% tariff reduction for all Lipa Na M-PESA Buy Goods merchant fees. Under this […]

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Total Kenya records a 50.3 % pre-tax profit rise http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/29/total-kenya-records-50-3-pre-tax-profit-rise/ Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:38:47 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74770 Total Kenya has announced a 50.3 percent increase in pre-tax profit of Kshs 3.94 billion for the year ended December 31, 2016. The rise in pre-tax profit from Kshs 2.62 billion reported at the end of 2015 has been driven by prudent cost management and sustained operational efficiency. “The improved financial performance has mainly been […]

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MyDawa launches “uber” for medicine and medical products. http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/28/mydawa-launches-uber-medicine-medical-products/ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:59:24 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74764   MYDAWA, a revolutionary e-health solution has been officially launched into the Kenyan market. The technology based service makes it possible for consumers to purchase high-quality healthcare, fitness, and wellness products from their mobile phones. The platform, a first of its kind globally to provide an end to end solution with personalized authentication, offers customers the confidence […]

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How Samsung plans to kill all Note 7 devices http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/27/samsung-plans-kill-note-7-devices/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:04:17 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74760 When it was released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was the hottest Android phone the world had ever seen. Unfortunately though, the Galaxy Note 7 was literally the hottest Android phone the world had ever seen. A poor battery design caused dozens of phones to explode while being charged. In some cases the phones caught fire […]

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How to Hire the Right Private Investigator http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/27/hire-right-private-investigator/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:32:42 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74757 Hiring a private investigator is the best solution in circumstances where you need to track down someone or you need to find out secret information about a person. Not all detectives will do their jobs efficiently so you must do your own research in order to find the right person. You must know that some […]

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Those with criminal records can still travel to the US but only with the US Entry Waiver http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/27/us-entry-waiver/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:19:07 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74750 Since Donald Trump took over the White House, traveling to the US has become a nightmare for a number of people around the world. With this difficulty, imagine how difficult it is for those who have criminal records particularly those with criminal records in the INS and FBI. For these people to travel smoothly to […]

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Insurance industry records a 16% profit rise http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/27/insurance-industry-records-16-profit-rise/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:06:16 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74747   The insurance industry in Kenya recorded a growth net profit by 16.8 per cent to Sh11.1 billion in the year ended December. This is according to statistics from the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA). The net earnings in the sector stood at Sh9.5 billion the previous year. The performance excludes results from operations outside Kenya […]

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Safaricom introduces ‘flex’ http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/23/safaricom-introduces-flex/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:56 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74742 Mobile service provider Safaricom has launched ‘FLEX’. An innovative product that gives customers freedom to choose how they allocate airtime for calls, SMS or data services, in line with customer feedback. Currently, Safaricom customers purchase bundles or airtime in fixed amounts, which are mostly pre-determined.   Upon signing up for the new service, customers will […]

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Google releases android 8 developer preview http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/22/google-releases-android-8-developer-preview/ Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:46:44 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74738   It’s that time of year again for Google to get the ball rolling for the next generation of its Android operating system. Around this time last year, we were introduced to Android N (which would later be called Nougat). Yesterday, Google released the first developer preview of Android O. Although Google hasn’t officially confirmed […]

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Safaricom gives kshs 3.5 million sponsorship boost to Barclays Kenya Open http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/21/safaricom-gives-kshs-3-5-million-sponsorship-boost-barclays-kenya-open/ Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:39:03 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74733 Safaricom has announced a Kshs.3.5 million sponsorship towards the 2017 Barclays Kenya Open, scheduled to take place at the Muthaiga Golf Club from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th March. As the Official Telecommunications Sponsor, Safaricom will provide a media center and wireless connectivity to the secretariat, clubhouse and the village for the duration of the tournament. The […]

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StarTimes rolls out digital TV sets http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/20/startimes-rolls-digital-tv-sets/ Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:40:13 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74728   Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has announced the roll out of StarTimes digital television sets into the Kenyan market. The new line of business will complement the pay television offering it has operated for the past five years. This will see the introduction of the StarTimes 24, 32 and 40-inch television sets that will […]

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Direct flights to US set to start this May http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/20/direct-flights-us-set-start-may/ Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:39:57 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74722 Kenya Airways has formally requested the US federal aviation department for a license to operate direct flights to the US. If given the Flights from Nairobi to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport will be launched in early May.   To be awarded, Kenya Airways aircraft and its crew will be rated and reviewed before […]

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Here is why CBA Loop is more than a simple Mobile Banking App http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/17/cba-loop-simple-mobile-banking-app/ Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:03:12 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74715 March 13th 2017, that’s when CBA announced her Mobile Banking App – the CBA Loop – which is an App that is meant to “eliminate the need for visiting a physical branch for any of the core banking services”. And it offers more than any other traditional banking App out in the market today. As […]

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Telkom Kenya to roll out free Wi-Fi in all 290 constituencies http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/16/telkom-kenya-to-roll-out-free-wi-fi-in-all-290-constituencies/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:12:02 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74699 Telkom Kenya Limited has announced a free Wi-Fi roll out in all 290 constituencies across the country. The Ministry of ICT in partnership with the National Constituency Development Fund (NCDF) will see Telkom Kenya install 1,160 Constituency Incubation Hubs which translates to 4 hubs per constituency. The government funded Constituency Incubation Hubs will be equipped […]

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Uber increases fares in Nairobi and Mombasa after pressure http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/16/uber-increases-fares-pressure/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:29:47 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74698 Uber has caved in to pressure from drivers and MPs to  increased its fares. According to the drivers this will benefit thousands of independent contractors and provide a more level the playing field for other players in the taxi industry. It will now cost Sh42 per kilometer in Nairobi, up from Sh35. The minimum fare […]

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Google plans to train another 1 million students in Africa. http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/15/google-plans-train-another-1-million-students-africa/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:25:11 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74695 Alphabet is committing to training another 1 million students under its Digital Skills for Africa program in the next 12 months, the Google parent company has said. The commitment follows the company’s 1 million mark milestone reached in the same program and follows the opening of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator for African startups earlier this month. […]

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Zuku Fiber unveils up to 250 Mbps Internet Speeds to its home internet users http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/14/zuku-fiber-unveils-up-to-250-mbps-internet-speeds-to-its-home-internet-users/ Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:27 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74689 Zuku Fiber, a member of the Wananchi Group has unveiled the fastest internet speed in Kenya with speeds of up to 250 Mbps. The company’s Triple Play services offer Home Internet, Television and Telephony services in Nairobi, Mombasa and surrounding towns. “The introduction of the 250 Mbps package offering the fastest internet speed in Kenya […]

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Google takes Uber to court http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/03/13/google-takes-uber-court/ Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:29:28 +0000 http://www.kachwanya.com/?p=74686 Google has asked a judge to block Uber’s work on self-driving vehicles. This has escalated a high-profile intellectual property dispute between the two technology companies and added to the growing list of Uber’s troubles. Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car company, filed an injunction on Friday requesting that a judge prevents Uber from using technology that Waymo […]

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