Vote for @akirachix in the Microsoft Upgrade your world Competition

AkiraChix is participating in the Microsoft Upgrade your world Competition. https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/windows/upgradeyourworld/ Ten organisations in each country will receive cash investments (US$50,000) and technology Please support them by tagging @akirachix and the hashtags ‪#‎UpgradeYourWorldKE‬ and ‪#‎Vote‬ on your social media streams. #UpgradeYourWorld: Cast your vote for a local nonprofit in your country. Is there a local […]

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Galaxy S6 Edge+ now in Kenya, with exceptional video capabilities

Simon Kariithi (left), Samsung Business Leader IT and Mobile Division together with Robert Ngeru, Samsung East Africa Vice President and COO go through some features of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Samsung launched the Galaxy S6 edge+ in the Kenyan market, with a focus on its camera’s video taking capabilities. As social networking […]

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Airtel demands a share of Safaricom Internet frequency

Posted  Wednesday, September 2  2015 at  20:33 Airtel Kenya has demanded a share of the 4G broadband spectrum allocated to Safaricom by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), arguing that it is unfair for the regulator to allow the dominant telecommunications operator to launch the high-speed Internet service ahead of its competitors. The CA, in a […]

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Safaricom allocated license for 800mhz – The CA clarifies

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 8:25 PM kictanet-request@lists.kictanet.or.ke Hello Listers, Greetings. CA notes the issues raised by members on the list on the above subject.  Allow us to  clarify the matter. Yes it is true that Safaricom has been granted a license for Frequency in the 800MHz band. The award was tied to the […]

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Proposed Laws To Protect Country Critical Infrastructure Are Unveiled

Members of the public can access the draft document on http://www.icta.go.ke/downloads/critical-bill.pdf and send their contributions to critical@ict.go.ke Tuesday, 1st September, 2015,  The Legislation is contained in the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill to be presented to parliament aimed at deterring the destruction, damages or vandalism of key infrastructures Download the Critical Infrastructure Bill  Download the Critical […]

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Intel Overhauls Chips in Bid to Revive PC Sales

As the world turns to mobile, PC sales have been especially bad this year. Intel is betting that its new Skylake chips, which are faster and require less power, will be powerful enough to revive flagging PC numbers. Gizmodo has a comprehensive breakdown of the details that matter to consumers, and Benedict Evans explains why […]

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Google Starts Deprecating Web Hosting Support In Google Drive

One of the lesser-known features of Google Drive has always been its ability to host basic web sites for free. If you only found out about this from the preceding sentence, you now have one year to enjoy this tool. Google today announced that it will deprecate the web hosting service starting today and will […]

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Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Format

Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix today announced that they have formed a new open source alliance — the Alliance for Open Media — with the goal of developing the next generation of royalty-free video formats, codecs and other related technologies. It’s not often we see these rival companies come together to build a […]

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Social Entrepreneurship is cool! I like this piece by JC Lewis

“Praise, critique and advice are the daily dialogue of the workplace. Compliments are cool because they make you feel good. Criticism makes you good enough to deserve the compliments. Advice makes you wise enough to keep both in perspective. Whether your social venture is spiraling downwards or hockey sticking upwards (pursuant to your business plan’s […]

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The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)

Hi Folks! Are you a creative thinker ready to take on some of Kenya’s most interesting challenges in healthcare? The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) is hosting the first Health Hackathon of its kind in Kenya on September 18th to 20th in Nairobi. Teams will be working across three main tracks: 1) Managing non-communicable diseases 2) Improving quality […]

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