Ken on 20th Nov

A parliamentary committee yesterday recommended the rejection of the appointment of John Mututho as chairman of The National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA).The decision came after the committee examined a report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission. The former Naivasha MP has pending criminal and civil suits....

Ken on 07th Nov

Believe it or not, but pop star Justin Bieber is financially backing an unheard of social app called “Shots of Me,” which is expected to launch later this week and will target the singer’s teenage fan base. Shots of Me, developed by San Francisco startup RockLive, has secured $1.1 million in seed money, with Bieber leading the way....

Ken on 22nd Oct

Nakuru based chief, Francis Kariuki, is currently in New York courtesy of Samsung.The tech savvy chief, known for his peculiar tweeting habits using the handle @Chiefkariuki, will give a presentation during a Samsung Galaxy event.Just this month, the chief received a brand new Galaxy Mega from Samsung Kenya. The tweeting administrator @Chiefkariuki...

Ken on 22nd Oct

The operator of the popular file-sharing service isoHunt, which the courts have declared a massive copyright scofflaw, is shutting down to settle a long-running lawsuit from the Motion Picture Association of America, according to court records lodged today. Gary Fung, the site’s Canadian operator, also agreed to pay $110 million in damages as part...

Ken on 16th Oct

Are you a Facebook user who wants privacy? Well, too bad, you can’t have it anymore. The site’s chief-executive-billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, however, can now have all the privacy he wants, since he just purchased four houses adjacent to his home in Palo Alto, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Zuck dropped more than $30 million in total for...

Ken on 10th Oct

George Njoroge, the Managing Director of East Africa Data Handlers, is offering a cash reward of Sh 500,000 to anyone with information leading to the arrest of a notorious laptop thief. This is according to Robert Alai’s Techmtaa.com.The unidentified man has been caught twice on CCTV cameras stealing laptops and other valuables from two separate...

Ken on 10th Oct

Remember that leaked image of a curved display smartphone from Samsung? You should, considering it popped up under our noses just a few hours ago. Well, in case you don’t, Samsung wants to remind you. The Korean firm has just sent out a press release announcing the Galaxy Round, “the world’s first curved display smartphone.” With the curved...

Ken on 09th Oct

At around 11 PM on Tuesday night, many Safaricom subscribers experienced difficulties making phone calls. This went on till around 11:40 when service was restored for some users.Trying to make a call on a Safaricom line was met with a message that your line is not registered. This message was not selective, as even registered users reported experiencing...

Ken on 09th Oct

Photo::Afromusing.com For about one hour on Tuesday night, Safaricom subscribers were unable to make phone calls or send text messages.Attempting to make a call was met with a message that your line is not registered, and that you should visit your nearest Safaricom shop.This affected even the registered subscribers.The move was seen by many...

Ken on 04th Oct

Abuja — Plans have reached very advanced stage to launch two new Made-in-Nigeria mobile phone brands into the nation’s booming telephony market later this year, the Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association, PAPDAN has disclosed. President of PAPDAN, Mr Godfrey Iyke Nwosu, who disclosed the plan, said that the Made in Nigeria phone brands...