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Google spammed by phrase “white people stole my car”

Have you seen this phrase “white people stole my car”? May be it started as a joke and many people picked up to the extent that the phrase has been…

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Build Your Investments Bit by Bit

A very close friend of mine always reminds me of how his first human resource manager contributed to the current financial mess he is in. Management analysts have rammed it…

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FreeCode Seminar – Pan Afric Hotel: Nairobi

The organisers of FreeCode, a cutting-edge Systems Support Provider for IT Security, Help/Support Desk and Publishing Solutions, Document Management Systems as well as Email and IP Telephony Systems invites you…

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Beware of Honeypots

By Idd Salim Shamelessly copy-pasted from Wikipedia, “a honeypot is a trap set to detect, deflect, or in some manner counteract attempts at unauthorized use of information systems. Generally it…

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Around 40 Per cent of Twitter Messages are pointless babble

A recent study by a? marketing firm Peer Analytics Group, found out that almost a half the tweets are pointless babble. Take a look at the following 1.Pointless babble tweets:…

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Number Portability, where is the excitement?

Mobile number portability means you can keep your existing mobile telephone number when you change your service provider. ?When you feel? that? one mobile phone service provider is not meeting…

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Safaricom buys WIMAX operator Packets Stream Data Networks

Safaricom? has bought WiMAX operator? Packet Stream? Data Networks ?subject to approval by CCK. This will definitely boost Safaricom ability to provide the last mile connectivity to majority of internet…

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Trapped in Debt, this is how to get out

Cash is famed to be the life blood of business, good living real wealth creation and dream actualization.It is the ultimate bait that employees in white collar jobs chase day…

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Top Ten Kenyan Social Media Kings

1. Chris Kirubi There is no other entrepreneur in Kenya who I know who understands the power of social media than DJ CK.? He has made Capital FM website http://www.capitalfm.co.ke…

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E-learning and the tale of diskettes

E-learning is a welcome gesture. It seems the government is finally thinking in the right direction. In the recent times computers have overtaken all other things used in work to…

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Mpesa Overload? Technically impossible unless….

By Mr. Anonymous This piece was written by someone who requested to remain anonymous Mpesa An average Mpesa transaction takes a maximum of 100 bytes. And that is a complex…

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Meet Safaricom True Broadband..that never was

When I saw full page advert posted on Daily Nation showing? Mr.Michael Joseph talking about the True Broadband, I got so excited . At long last I found the ISP…

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Nairobi Plane Crash and the worrying Air accident Statistics

An aircraft crashed at Nairobi’s Highrise estate near Wilson Airport shortly before 3pm Kenya Time on Saturday. According to Capital News there were four people on board who got? injured…

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Hackers and Kenyan banks..security threats

Guest Post By Idd Salim A hackers life is about to get veeeery veery interesting… Let me explain something Kenya is one country where the art of security through obscurity…

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Kenya being part of the internet super-highway, the sky is the limit

Much has been said about the connection of Africa to internet super highway and the excitement is everywhere. But how exactly will people take advantage of the broadband connection is…

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Don’t be Fooled, know the process of buying property

Many buyers of property, especially the ones living and working abroad have fallen prey to friends and relatives who have claimed to be good in buying and sale of land…

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Seacom is here but don’t be surprised if nothing changes

Many expect that today?s big launch of SEACOM would mark the beginning of the end of misery of many Kenyans. Kenyans expect faster internet, increase in bandwidth, end of slow…

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Why is .co.ke domain names so expensive?

Domain names are used in URL to identify particular Web Pages. Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top level domain it belongs to. Acquiring a domain is…

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Capital Markets Reforms

They always say smart investors buy low and sell high. If you take this as the unwritten law of stocks investment then ideally Kenyans should be flocking stocks market with…

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Street based Entrepreneurship and why hustling is not a sin

Hustling is a term used by many startup businessmen and women ( non employed people in most cases) referring on how they go on their daily life to look for…

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Standard Investment Bank Launches SMS stocks trading service

Standard Investment Bank launches Easy Hisa, an sms service which will allow the investors to trade from confort of their homes or travel. It will now be possible to buy…

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M-Pesa is down and when it is down we all suffer

Safaricom Mpesa network is down and it has been that way since yesterday. The most ironic thing is how technology get people hooked up in a short time. Technology empowers…

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Emerging from the Ashes

By Maina Gachanja Dry forests are prone to wildfires mostly in the drought season. Evergreen forests too face the risk of fire but in this case man made ones. Especially…

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The new image of kachwanya.com

Over the years i realized how important the image is in everything we do. So the last few days i have been looking at my blog critically and thought it…

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IS WolframAlpha A threat to Google?

The new buzz word in the search engine world is the WolframAlpha, and as many before it, it is threatening to pass a death sentence to the mighty Google. They…

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Safaricom ring back tune service and the non-existing www.skiza.com website

Call it the battle to control the data market taken too far or is it high octave note. According Nation online Safaricom started a ring back tune service which was…

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Fiber-optic cables in Kenya: what you need to know

We are excited about the completion of fiber optic project by the mid this year. And if i am not wrong we are almost there. Majority of people are expecting…

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Webby & People’s Voice Winners Announced

The time is now and the Webby Award winners have been announced. The following is a statement from the organizers of Webbby and People’ s voice a ward: “The wait…

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Internet Identity theft, what you should know

It happened to me before, where i woke up and log into my gmail account and found empty inbox, all the incoming mails gone, no sent emails not even draft…

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A Letter That Finance Minister will never read

Dear Sir In less than two months time you , Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta will stand before the parliament to read this year?s budget for the next financial year. This will…

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