EMERGING TECH

tecno EMERGING TECH

TECNO – Innovating camera technologies for connecting communities across the globe

TECNO recently partnered with BBC StoryWorks to create a short film – The Future Lens: Looking Ahead With TECNO to explore how mobile camera lens provides inclusive mobile camera technologies…

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AFRICA

Digital Lessons Kenya Should Borrow from Estonia as President Kertsi Kaljulaid Tours the Country

Estonian President Kertsi Kaljulaid has said that Kenya has so much potential to leapfrog with the help of technology. The first-time female president who governs the world’s most advanced digital…

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LG InstaView Door-in-Door EMERGING TECH

LG InstaView Door-in-Door refrigerator has an automatic water treatment tech that uses UV Light

No more worry for Safe drinking water as LG’s newest InstaView Door-in-Door fridge disinfects the water dispenser with UV light  It’s exciting to imagine the kind of comfort and peace…

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AI for Leaders EMERGING TECH

Aiming to bridge skill gap on AI and ML, AICE will introduce an IA for leaders Roundtable

Artificial Intelligence Centre Of Excellence (AICE) will launch the first inaugural AI for Leaders Roundtable on the 28th of January 2021 to curb the AI and ML skills gap and…

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anti-solar panels EMERGING TECH

Anti-solar panels that will harvest heat energy at night

One of the most beloved sources of power is solar panels. Here in Kenya it has been pushed as the biggest technology that will take care of the last mile…

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Google Assistant EMERGING TECH

Google Assistant can now kick out customer care representatives, and Actors are not spared either

If you are working for Safaricom or any other company as a customer care representative then it is time you packed your things in readiness to quit. This is because…

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blockchain EMERGING TECH

ICIFA to hold a 3 days workshop on dealing with cryptocurrency and blockchain confusions

Among the many Kenyans who know close to nothing about cryptocurrencies and blockchain is President Uhuru Kenyatta. The President displayed his ignorance when at a forum in the United Kingdom…

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EMERGING TECH

Benefits of using electric linear motion systems and actuators

Actuators are mechanisms which control the environment they are present in, by a variety of control methods. These controls can be simple or complex, and can be either hardware or…

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EMERGING TECH

LG robots enhance consumer convenience

It is amazing to watch the rate of development within the robotics industry. Unfortunately, most of the discussion outside the tech cycles is about the fear of people losing their…

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BANKING

Ten Years Down The Line and 80% Of Kenyan GDP Pass Through M-PESA

The year 2017 will probably be more associated with the forth-coming general elections in Kenya and whatever will happen thereafter but this is also the year M-PESA turned ten.  M-pesa…

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EMERGING TECH

Multibillion Business and Job opportunities available in IoT, The Cloud, and Big Data

In this third part of this series we examine the multibillion business and job opportunities available in IoT, The Cloud, and Big Data. If this is the first article you…

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robotics/AI EMERGING TECH

How to make money (billions) in the robotics/AI industry

This is the second part of the five part series on the 5 tech sectors that can make you a billionaire right now to the next five decades. The first…

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EMERGING TECH

The 5 tech sectors that can make you a dollar billionaire right now

Since the dawn of information and communication technologies in the late 1970s, particularly powered by the wide spread adoption of Personal Computers, Internet penetration and the use of world wide…

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Ericsson EMERGING TECH

MWC 2017: Ericsson Pioneering 5G and BusinessTransformation

Ericsson opened Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 with three stand-out announcements featuring partners and major customers. These included: Network evolution towards 5G An innovative new business model between content owners…

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5G communications networks EMERGING TECH

IBM and Ericsson have announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks

IBM and Ericsson have announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks and support new mobile enterprise and user experiences enabled by very high data…

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EMERGING TECH

Artificial Intelligence beats the best in Poker

Artificial intelligence is at it again. In a poker tournament that ended on 30 January, Libratus-a poker playing bot- beat 4 of the best poker players in the world. The…

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foldable phone EMERGING TECH

Going by Microsoft’s recent patent filing, their next device is a foldable phone that turns into a tablet

For quite a while now, Microsoft has been hinting of a new Windows Phone device. Windows enthusiasts have even gone further and named the yet to be announced phone, the…

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CYBER SECURITY

Why Ethics is necessary for the Technology to Thrive

Yesterday I did an article talking about why coding should be a must for the young kids in Kenya. Then one of the tech guru’s in Kenya Mr. Tom Makau…

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EMERGING TECH

The first mission of Uber’s self driving trucks was to deliver about 50,000 cans of beer

Probably by now you should have heard of autonomous car projects by companies such as Google and Tesla. By autonomous I mean self-driving cars. Sometime last month we even wrote…

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5g modem EMERGING TECH

Snapdragon X50 – world’s first 5G modem from Qualcomm

At the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, the company announced it will be launching Snapdragon X50, the world’s first 5G modem. Chipmaker Qualcomm claims that the chip could support…

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AFRICA

TV White Spaces Brings New Cheaper Internet Acesss at 300 a Month

Remember TV White Spaces? The  Microsoft initiative to bring internet to the masses? Well, It’s on, ladies and gentlemen. Microsoft has been touting the beauty of this technology in ‘Empowering…

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EMERGING TECH

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon come together to create a historic collaboration on Artificial Intelligence

Five of the world’s largest technology companies have come together to create a historic collaboration. Facebook, Google, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon have formed a collaboration that will be referred to…

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EMERGING TECH

Nissan’s self driving chair is here to change your queuing experience

On Tuesday Nissan unveiled an autonomous chair system to ease the experience of queuing. The chair has been named after the company’s flagship autonomous driving technology proPILOT. The proPILOT chair…

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EMERGING TECH

The next battle in the taxi-hailing war is self-driving cars

Almost every other week a new startup crops up in Kenya, hoping to reap with Uber’s farming methods. The last one was a Rwandan effort in the Kenyan market and…

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EMERGING TECH

Samsung’s Patent Hints at a Windows Phone & Android Dual-Boot Device

See all those tablets that come out of China that come wielding both Windows and Android? 2-in-1 hybrids that come with Remix OS and Windows 10 among other variations. Well,…

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AFRICA

WhereIsMyTransport wants to transform public transport in Kenya

WhereIsMyTransport is a technology company that wants to transform the transport sector in Africa, both formal and informal. The South African company specifically wants to collate transit data for formal…

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playstation vr EMERGING TECH

An indepth look at the upcoming Sony’s PlayStation VR for PS4

Earlier on I informed you that Sony has got its own virtual-reality hardware for the PlayStation 4 in this blog post. The VR headset goes by the name PlayStation VR. The headset is…

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PlayStation VR EMERGING TECH

PlayStation VR headset, for PS4 consoles, is here to shift the focus from HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

This is the year Virtual Reality kits have gone mainstream. First we were introduced to the high end Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets. Sony has realised this is…

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AFRICA

Fone Taxi – Yes, Yet Another Taxi Hailing App

This is laughable now. Every other week, a new taxi hailing app emerges from the start-up undergrowth. Naturally, one had to claim this week. Enter Fone Taxi. Welcome to the…

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AFRICA

Little doesn’t want to go into a fight with Uber

Safaricom-endorsed Little does not want to brew up fights with what’s probably its fiercest competitor in town: Uber. In a recent interview with the Financial Times Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore…

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