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Twitter introduced the idea of verifying celebrities and other popular personalities so as to upset those of us hell bent on impersonating them. That worked and for a long time having that blue tick next to someone’s Twitter handle not only meant that it’s really them in all their celebrity status glory but it also
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Samsung will be releasing its Q2 financials later this month. Before that happens, the company has released an earnings guidance report and if there’s anything we can gather from it then it is that Samsung’s mobile division won’t perform as expected in Q2 either. As much as the decline in profits in Q2 is expected
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We’ve entered the homestretch. We’re just over 20 days from the official release of the next version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, Windows 10. Windows 10 will be released to the eagerly waiting public on July 29th with Windows Insiders who have been helping Microsoft iron out bugs by reporting them during the preview period
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Android One has not been a resounding success. As far as things stand, it is not what Google envisioned. It has, in all modesty, flopped so far. That has been because of several reasons. Like making hardware without consulting local partners on the design and specifications. Hence the partners are more inclined to push their
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Most Android smartphone manufacturers have invested heavily over the years in teams of software engineers whose specialty is taking the Android code provided by Google and altering it extensively to match their needs. While that is not essentially a bad thing, it is the way in which they have been doing it that has irked
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After months of negotiations, European law makers have agreed to scrap off roaming charges across the continent. The changes expected to kick-in in June 2017 will at the same time usher in a new era of net neutrality. To allow the transition before eventually scrapping off the charges, the law makers agreed to place a
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Twitter apparently will launch a curated news service called Moments which was previously name ” Project Lightning”. From an interview conducted by the Telegraph, Periscope’s CEO Kavyon Beykpour revealed that this curated news service will be called Moments that will provide a “visual pulse of what is happening around the world”. In the future on
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Samsung will be releasing its Q2 financials later this month. Before that happens, the company has released an earnings guidance report and if there’s anything we can gather from it then it is that Samsung’s mobile division won’t perform as expected in Q2 either. As much as the decline in profits in Q2 is expected
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Kenya is currently the leading country in Africa in terms of adoption of IPV6 and migration from IPV4. On a global scale, Kenya ranks 47th  in IPv6 adoption, alongside Israel and HongKong. This was mentioned during the Africa Domain Name System Forum held at Sarova Panafric Hotel.  This is the 3rd forum of its kind
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Android One has not been a resounding success. As far as things stand, it is not what Google envisioned. It has, in all modesty, flopped so far. That has been because of several reasons. Like making hardware without consulting local partners on the design and specifications. Hence the partners are more inclined to push their
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Your wireless cooker gets an IP address to prevent it's hacking.
The Kenya government is keen on tackling the increasing cases of Cyber crime with the Communication Authority of Kenya creating new rules aimed at stemming out the information security threats. Among these measures include the setting up of a forensic laboratory in the next three months which, will monitor imminent threats, thwart possible attacks as
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Windows 10 Language support adds 14 local Kenyan dialects to make computing more personal.
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