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Samsung unveils new 4G enabled Galaxy Tab

Samsung Electronics East Africa has today announced the Galaxy Tab A 7”, which joins the family of A series tablets launched mid last year that includes the Galaxy Tab A 8” and 9.7”. The 4G enabled tablet targets consumers who are  looking for their first compact and affordable device for work and play. Samsung Electronics East […]
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Vodacom Tanzania adopts IoT, cloud computing

Vodacom Tanzania has  invested in Internet of Things (IoT) service in a bid to keep up with the pace of global technological innovations , alias Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solution and Cloud Computing services. With Cloud Computing, companies can buy data storage and computing power in real time as per their needs through the Internet, hence reducing capital […]
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Nigeria’s guardian newspaper diversifies to online TV

The Guardian Nigeria, a renowned newspaper house in Nigeria, has just announced the launch of its online TV platform, Guardian TV. Guardian TV will be available on virtually any device that has an internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and Smart TVs as it will provide exclusive video interviews, as well as up-to-the-minute videos from across the […]
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Viber announces an update on its App

Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps has announced strengthened security in Viber’s voice/video call, message, video and photo, in both group messages and one-to-one communication, a complete end-to-end encryption across all devices including Android and iPhone, iPad, Android tablets, PC’s and Mac desktops. This feature will be available over the coming weeks to […]
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Samsung KNOX receives most ratings

A recently released Gartner, Inc. report has awarded Samsung Electronics’ KNOX 2.6, a built-in defense grade security feature, the most “Strong” ratings of any mobile security platform for its Corporate Managed Security. The report, ‘Mobile Device Security: A Comparison of Platforms’, compared the core OS security features built into twelve mobile device platforms as well […]
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Google to equip 1m youth with digital skills

Google has pledged to train one million young Africans in digital skills in the next coming year as part of its contribution to growing Africa’s digital economy. The Giant search engine company will support its partner Livity Africa to run two free training programs: Digify Bytes to offer digital skills to young people looking to develop a digital career; […]
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Oracle gears up for Cloud Day showcase

Oracle is set to host an Oracle Cloud Day event  to showcase the firm’s fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. Set to be held on April 14, 2016, the Oracle Cloud Day will be implemented by connecting more than 30 countries from the East to the West of Africa, live across 4 […]
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Samsung launches electronic skills training in Kenya

Samsung has decided to launch an Electronics Engineering Academy in Kenya to equip young people with latest global technological skills and bridge the gap that is occasioned by lack of resources. This is in response to the increase in millions of handsets in the market shipping in, attributed to an increase in internet and mobile connectivity […]
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Uber launches in two new African cities

Uber Mobile taxi company is spreading across the continent with its latest launch in two new locations in Abuja, Nigeria, and Mombasa, Kenya. The on-demand transportation seeks expansion in Africa amid opposition from traditional taxis, with the recent uber attacks reported in Kenya Capital, Nairobi. Mombasa and Abuja joins the growing list of smart African cities to […]
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Mobisol Solar to light Kenyan homes

Mobisol Group has announced plans to provide solar power to low-income households in Kenya. The Germany based firm has operations in Tanzania and Rwanda is set to offer solar solutions to work on a rent-to-own model allowing low income households to make flexible daily payments. The renewable energy is hoped targets to save up to […]
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