Seven Steps to Good Digital Parenting

Seven Steps to Good Digital Parenting Parenting today’s tech savvy kids can seem overwhelming. But you can do it! Take these seven simple, though still challenging steps, to becoming a good digital parent.     Source: https://www.fosi.org  

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Practical Tips to Make Your Connected Home More Secure

On October 28th, the largest-ever denial of a service attack was carried out against a critical part of our Internet – a major DNS service that acts as an address book to map friendly website names to IP addresses. The attack essentially wiped out most of the East Coast’s internet connection, including major sites like […]

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Japanese Pharmaceutical Rohto Mentholatum Group Launches in Kenya

Japanese Ambassador to Kenya H.E Toshitsugu Uesawa (second right), JICA Chief Representative to Kenya Ms. Keiko Sano (Right), Harleys Kenya Limited Managing Director Rupen Haria (left) and Rohto Mentholatum(K) Ltd Managing Director, Ms. Fumiko Akojima (second left) during the launch in Nairobi  yesterday Highlights Rohto Mentholatum Group has launched operations in Kenya. The company is […]

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Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions for 2017………and Beyond!

Gartner predicts $2.5M per minute in IoT spending and 1M new IoT devices sold every hour by 2021. By 2022, a blockchain-based business will be worth $10B. By 2020, new businesses and business models will emerge based on smart contracts and blockchain efficiencies. Globally the number of people shopping online is steadily increasing from more […]

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FERO brand of phones launched in Kenya

Midcom Group, a diversified conglomerate headquartered in the UAE, has launched in Kenya a new range of mobile phones designed in the UAE specifically for Africa and Middle East markets. FERO, the new mobile brand offers 16 models, from entry-level feature phones through to sophisticated premium smartphones targeting the top end of the market. Affordable […]

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Visa rolls out mVisa in Kenya to disrupt Mobile Payments

In an effort to facilitate wireless payments in Kenya, Visa, Inc. V, a leader in global payments, has introduced the mobile-phone application called mVisa. This app has been introduced to enable Kenyans to make wireless payments through their hand held. To date, the lion’s share of wireless payments are made by Kenya’s largest telecommunication company […]

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Six IoT Innovations making cities Intelligent

(Image: chombosan/iStockphoto) From sensors that measure water leaks to smart parking meters and self-driving buses, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are a major contributor to the rise of smart cities. Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world. Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city officials to […]

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The 2016 DEMO Africa LIONS

The 5th edition of DEMO Africa concluded last Friday with the crowning of 5 startup companies that will benefit from the DEMO Africa LIONS programme. The 2-day event took place at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg. It lived to its billing – More than 600 delegates attended the now defacto launch pad for African technology […]

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