April 19, 2018

Tech News

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Airtel to Mpesa

Airtel Money to M-Pesa Transaction Fees

If you are an active user of any of the mobile money services in Kenya, you probably already know that you can now send and receive money across Safaricom and Airtel networks. For...

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M-pesa to paypal

You Can Now Transfer Money from PayPal to M-Pesa

If you have had money in your PayPal account, then you know that withdrawing it to your bank account or to M-Pesa was never an easy process. There have been third parties who...

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xiaomi redmi 5 plus

Xiaomi Expects to Ship 100 Million Smartphones This Year

Xiaomi is currently one of the top 5 smartphones in the world according to IDC. The Company shipped 90 million smartphones in 2017 and expects to ship 100 million units by...

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pangea

9 Kenyan Start-ups Shortlisted For Investment By Pangea

Pangea has shortlisted 11 start-ups who will be considered for funding of up to 50,000 USD per startup. The 11 start-ups companies are drawn from Kenya-9, Egypt -1 and...

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Equity bank

Equity Bank Revises Withdrawal Charges for Equity PayPal withdrawal service

Equity Bank has today announced a review of withdrawal charges on its Equity PayPal Withdrawal service. Effective March this year, the new tariffs will see users pay as low as 1%...

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Branch App

Branch Seeks Expansion to Other Emerging Markets After Announcing A $70 million Series B investment

Most of you reading this have probably heard about Branch, the mobile loan application. It makes it easier and convenient for individuals and small businesses to acquire loans...

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Autodesk foundation

Autodesk Foundation Announces Partnership with the Kenya Climate Innovation Center To Support Local Start-ups

Autodesk Foundation, which supports the people and organizations using design for positive social and environmental impact, has made a grant to the Kenya Climate Innovation Center...

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Wileyfox Swift

British Smartphone Brand, Wileyfox, Is Not Closing Shop, New Devices Coming Later This Year

Earlier this year, there were reports that Wileyfox, the British smartphone brand, was exiting the smartphone market. This was after the company entered administration and a...

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eset

ESET uncovers latest malicious activity in Asia from infamous hacking group, OceanLotus

Analysing the activities of hacking group OceanLotus, known for campaigns targeting eastern Asia, security researchers at ESET have followed one of the group’s latest campaign....

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visa

Visa Launches First Visa’s Everywhere Initiative in Sub Sahara Africa to Foster Regional Payments Innovation and Fintech Entrepreneurship

Today, Visa announced that its Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges oftomorrow and further enhance their...