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Microsoft goes after SMEs in Kenya using pirated software

Technology firm Microsoft will sue local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and individuals who use pirated versions of its software products in Kenya. The firm said it would take to court SMEs and individuals currently using illegally versions of its Microsoft suite of office and other products. Microsoft Kenya country manager Kunle Awosika said the… Read More »

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IBM Launches Research Lab in Kenya

Yesterday, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) launched its first research laboratory in Africa. The laboratory situated at Catholic University just outside the country’s capital, is IBM’s twelfth research lab in the world and its first commercial lab and represents an investment of more than $10 million in the first two years, with the Kenyan Government… Read More »

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Safaricom to support Government’s laptop project after 45 percent rise in profit

Safaricom has announced it will give free Internet to schools in the government’s laptop project after posting a 45 percent rise in profit for the first half of 2013-14 to Sh11.3billion. The growth was driven by a 49 percent growth in Short Message Services (SMS) as well as mobile data that increased by 43 percent… Read More »

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Airtel Partners with Wikimedia Foundation to Bring Free Access to Wikipedia

In a first-of-its-kind pilot initiative in Africa, Airtel, and the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia are set to announced a provide Airtel’s customers access to the knowledge and information available on Wikipedia through their mobile phones via text messages (SMS and USSD) free of data charges. This partnership is part of the Wikimedia… Read More »

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Twitter blocks Desmond Tutu during spam cleanup

Just hours after Retired South African archbishop Desmond Tutu launched a Twitter account, he found it blocked for “aggressively following” other users. Earlier, Tutu, who officially retired from public life in 2010, had been widely welcomed to Twitter. His first tweet read: “In an ode to the words spoken by Mandela when he retired from… Read More »

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Startup interview with Mdundo COO Martin Nielsen

Tell us a bit about your startup? Mdundo is an African music distribution platform that helps artists distribute and monetize their music. Based in Nairobi, we started working with ten Kenyan artists to search for a business model that would fit this market, one of them (Frasha from P-Unit) being a co-founder of Mdundo. We… Read More »

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Apple’s IPad Is The New Face Of Technology

  Very seldom does a single product change the face of technology. The most notable device to rewrite the definition of technology was the personal computer. It increased productivity, fostered the birth of the Internet, which connected people worldwide, and ultimately became a part of nearly every household. With all of its monumental and iconic… Read More »

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