We give you the latest news and analysis on networking, A.I, security and technology from Startups and Business trends in Kenya Africa.
January 16, 2019

The Next Phase of Smartphone Innovation

By Hark-sang Kim In light of modest global sales recently, some observers say that smartphone innovation has hit a bottleneck, as new devices bear more iterative […]
November 22, 2018
John Kamara, Director of Global Gaming Africa

John Kamara to Champion Technological Arts in Africa

Earlier this month, in an official statement from the University, they have officially commissioned John Kamara, Chevalier of the 'Ordre des Arts et Technologies', to champion technological arts in Africa on behalf of the University
November 21, 2018
BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa

BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa

Clear Blue adds to partnerships with leading innovative companies and investors as its solutions are commercially deployed in 34 countries in global markets estimated at $38 billion USD by 2023
November 21, 2018
Kenya Telco's sign new charter to Keep Children Safe Online

Kenya Telco’s sign new charter to Keep Children Safe Online

Kenya’s Mobile Industry Collaborating with Government to Keep Children Safe Online
November 19, 2018
Cellulant, has built Africa’s first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger. As part of the roll-out programme, Kenyan brandHuddah Cosmetics, has been selected as the first social commerce merchant on Mula to launch the platform; leveraging on Facebook to provide a unique product discoveryshopping experience for their customers.

Cellulant, Facebook partner to launch Augmented Reality

Kenya’s  Huddah Cosmetics has been selected by  Pan-African Payments company, Cellulant to launch the first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences on Facebook Messenger.
November 6, 2018
GE new technology for medics

New GE medical imaging technologies targets radiology professionals

Educational sessions exposed practitioners to latest techniques and technologies on medical imaging; More than 100 radiologists and radiographers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania attended the sessions on “Interventional Radiology”; Leading institutions have recognized the value of intra-operative imaging to help clinicians confidently and more completely resect tumours that previously seemed inoperable.
October 29, 2018
connected summit 2018

Connected summit comes to a close

The three-day annual conference, convened by the Ministry of ICT and hosted by the ICT Authority, was held at Bomas of Kenya from 22nd-24th October 2018. During the opening ceremony, ICT Cabinet Secretary, Hon Joe Mucheru launched the WhiteBox, an initiative that provides a platform through which entrepreneurs can present their ideas and receive government support on incubation and other aspects.
October 24, 2018
Mastercard CEO and Uganda

Mastercard CEO, Uganda PM discuss technology in driving growth

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, visited Uganda this week where he met with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda. During their meeting, Mr. Banga reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing […]
October 24, 2018
Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

This week Uber announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and delivery-partners using the app across Europe, Middle East and Africa
October 5, 2018
AI JOB RECRUITMENT

Bots disrupting job placement market

Shortlist is taking on the job search market segment with a new twist as they seek to change the way business interacts with talent.
September 17, 2018
africacom

AfricaCom Awards 2018: celebrating success and innovation

In line with all the new focus areas for AfricaCom 2018 — artificial intelligence (AI) and enterprise digital transformation among them — the organisers have created some exciting new categories to celebrate the best and brightest innovators across tech and telecoms in Africa.
September 12, 2018
hackers smartwatch

Hackers can steal your ATM pin from your smart devices

The risk lies in the motion sensors used by these wearable devices. The sensors also collect information about your hand movements among other data, making it possible for "attackers to reproduce the trajectories" of your hand and "recover secret key entries."