September 19, 2014

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How Chinese Orientals stifled dreams of a Kenyan -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Luhya elder attributes marital woes in the community to women eating gizzards -

Friday, September 19, 2014

54 percent of Kenyans oppose referendum, Uhuru rating up by 10 percent – Ipsos Synovate -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Woman robs Juja MP Francis Waititu Munyua in Kirinyaga hotel -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Kenyan gospel artist Kambua lands in the US for Kansas City Queens night -

Friday, September 19, 2014

UK man fights corrupt Kenyan system after being denied access to justice -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Developing: 8 killed including 6 children in murder-suicide mass shooting in Florida -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

UK envoy Christian Turner’s letter to Kenyan denied UK visa -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

[VIDEO] Boston Queens Night 2014 at the Radisson Hotel -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

[VIDEO] Experience why tourists love Kenya in 3 minutes -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Mobile industry champions paying with phones

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/FILE US credit card giants Visa and Mastercard have meanwhile chosen to invest in both methods of payment — NFC and its sophisticated telephones as well as mobile payments with basic telephones, which would be better adapted for developing countries.  BARCELONA, Sunday Paying with a mobile phone is gradually become a reality for consumers, with banks, telecommunications operators and Internet players all jumping in to offer payment options. But while one group is pushing for a system of payment through an electronic wallet hosted on the web, another is investing in an…

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Five arrested over US hacking conspiracy

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/FILE According to Fox News, a leader of Anonymous-affiliated hacking group Lulz Security has been secretly cooperating with the US authorities.  NEW YORK, Tuesday Five members of Anonymous and an offshoot hacking group have been charged in the United States with taking part in a computer hacking conspiracy, a US law enforcement official said. “They are part of Anonymous or members of associated groups,” the official said, adding that one of the five charged has pleaded guilty. According to Fox News, two men from Britain, two from Ireland and an American would…

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Apps for Africa Competition: Afrosilicon team named winner

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/FILE A T-Mobile G1 Google phone running Android. Afrisilicone team is the winner of the regional “Apps for Africa 2012” competition, sponsored by Ericsson in partnership with former joint venture Sony Ericsson (now Sony) and Google.  In Summary Sony Ericsson unveiled the regional competition in a move aimed at driving sales of its smartphones by customising the applications to meet African needs. The drive by mobile handsets manufactures to localise the applications stems from the growing usage of handsets in electronic commerce such as insurance and bills payments and the enthusiasm by…

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Apple unveils new iPad, TV box

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP Apple Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller talks about the screen resolution between the old iPad (L) and the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California.   SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday Apple unveiled a third-generation iPad on Wednesday enhanced with features aimed at keeping it on top of the booming tablet computer market. The new iPad boasts a more powerful processor, eye-grabbing resolution on par with that of an iPhone 4S, and the…

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Strong space weather storm hits Earth

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating This image obtained from NASA on March 7, 2012, shows one of the largest solar flares of this solar cycle on March 6, 2012 at 7PM ET. A pair of steamy explosions on the Sun’s surface in recent days is sparking the biggest radiation and geomagnetic storm the Earth has experienced in five years, space weather experts said March 7. The full brunt of the storm is expected to hit Earth early Thursday US time and last through Friday, potentially disrupting power grids, GPS systems, satellites, and forcing airplanes to change their…

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Facebook altering Botswana’s political landscape

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Users at a Gaborone cyber cafe: Botswana citizens are enjoying interacting with the leaders on popular social networking site Facebook. MTOKOZISI DUBE | AFRICA REVIEW  While most ordinary Batswana (Botswana citizens) are on Facebook to keep in touch and vent on everyday issues, the country’s leading politicians have taken to aggressively selling their policies and visions on the social networking site ahead of 2014 elections. Having exhausted every available method during past campaigns, politicians ranging from the country’s President and his ministers to opposition leaders now see the potential to reach out…

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Angry Birds catapult into space with NASA boost

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/FILE This March 18, 2011 file photo shows the popular video game “Angry Birds” on an iPod Touch in San Anselmo, California.   WASHINGTON, Thursday Rovio’s Angry Birds are taking their battle against the egg-stealing pigs into space and NASA is giving them a boost. The Finnish videogame company unveiled Angry Birds Space on Thursday, the latest installment of the massively popular videogame. The game, which will be available for download on March 22, was launched in collaboration with the US space agency and NASA posted a video online from a US…

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Kony video goes viral, sparks global furore

Kony video goes viral, sparks global furore

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Joseph Kony, as seen on a framegrab on Youtube video-sharing website  A US advocacy group’s video urging elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army has become an international sensation on YouTube, attracting more that 21 million views in just three days last week. The 30-minute film, entitled “Kony 2012,” has gained worldwide attention in part because of the criticisms that other organisations have aimed at Invisible Children, the group that made the movie. Invisible Children, which has thousands of supporters at US universities, derives its name from the young “night commuters” who each…

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Why you should consider owning the new iPad

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP Apple Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller talks about the screen resolution between the old iPad (L) and the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California.   Apple surprised just about everyone Wednesday by naming its latest iPad, the third model in its line of digital toys, not ‘IPad 3’ or ‘IPad HD’ as had been widely anticipated, but just ‘new IPad’. Simply, Apple dropped the numbering scheme for its third generation….

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Pinterest sparks online traffic

HomeTechnology Technology   Share Bookmark Print Email Rating Photo/COURTESY/http://pinterest.com/ A screenshot of the Pinterest website.   OAKLAND, Sunday Christine Martinez spent the past week frolicking on the Caribbean island of St. Barth after becoming a star by sharing her sense of style at Pinterest.com. Pinterest has become the Web’s hottest young website, particularly among women, by giving people virtual bulletin boards that they decorate with pictures showcasing interests in anything from food to sports, fashion or travel. “Gawd I love Pinterest,” fashion blogger Martinez said in a Twitter message fired off between flights on Friday as she made her way…

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