Lumia 540 Dual SIM Phone launched in Kenya…get one now!

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 In the photo below are Mariam Abdulahi, Microsoft Mobile GM with King’ori Gitahi Product Manager displaying the Lumia 540 launched yesterday at the iHub in Nairobi. Designed for young, ambitious people looking for their first serious Smartphone. Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 540 Dual SIMin Kenya for Kshs […]

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11 IoT Programming Languages Worth Knowing

Choosing which language to use for an Internet of Things project can be as big a decision as choosing a hardware platform. Here are 11 options to consider for your next coding project. Internet of Things (IoT) development projects are springing up at businesses all over the world. New hardware platforms make embedded systems in […]

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10 Raspberry Pi Projects For Learning IoT

The Raspberry Pi isn’t just a great platform for building Internet of Things project: It’s a super platform for learning about the IoT. Here are ten projects to help built IoT skills. The Internet of Things (IoT) is, arguably, the hottest topic in IT. Every organization wants to participate in the IoT, and many IT […]

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In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist

Contract work is becoming the new normal. Consider Uber: The ride-sharing startup has 160,000 contractors, but just 2,000 employees. That’s an astonishing ratio of 80 to 1. And when it comes to a focus on contract labor, Uber isn’t alone. Handy, Eaze and Luxe are just a few of the latest entrants into the “1099 Economy.” […]

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Alibaba to launch Netflix-like video streaming service in two months

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) will launch an online video streaming service in China in about two months, hoping to emulate the U.S.’s Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) and HBO, the firm’s head of digital entertainment said on Sunday. The service will be called ‘TBO’, or Tmall Box Office, with content bought from China and other countries, […]

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Uber petition site pulled after hacker redirected visitors to rival

A hacker has forced Uber to take its online petition site down after exploiting a vote-spamming flaw which he said was “super easy for the developer of the website to prevent”. The hacker, going by “Austin”, found the flaw on 12 June after searching Google for petition and contest sites with the intention of writing a […]

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Password management firm LastPass admits hack – but says password vault safe

Password management service LastPass has issued a security notice that its network has been breached – but claims no encrypted user vault data was taken, nor accounts accessed. However, the notice said LastPass account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts (see below) and authentication hashes were compromised. “We are confident that our encryption […]

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Meet June, A Smart Oven That Serves Up The Perfect Meals

Photo : June | YouTube. June Intelligent Oven has a camera and Wi-Fi connectivity so that users can see a live video of food being prepared. The smart oven will be released in Spring 2016. A team of developers have created the June Intelligent Oven, a computer-based appliance that thinks like a chef and prepares […]

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