October 20, 2017

Tech News


Season 3 of ‘Mr Robot’ Will Be on Showmax This October

The third season of Mr. Robot premieres on Showmax first across Africa on Thursday, 12 October 2017, with fresh episodes launching weekly within 24 hours of their broadcast in the...


Direct Pay Online Group Becomes the First Payments Service Provider in Africa to Receive International Security Certification in 12 Countries

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) is the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in...

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Here is What’s Coming to ShowMax Kenya This Month (September)

It’s a new month and as usual, there are new shows coming to ShowMax Kenya. ShowMax is a video streaming service that launched in Kenya back in 2016 for those who may not be...


Little Incorporates Microsoft Cognitive API To Its App For Online Verification of Drivers

Cab hailing service Little has announced the launch of a driver online verification feature on its app, using face recognition technology provided by Microsoft Cognitive Face API....

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Retail At Ksh 100,000 in Kenya

Last week, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship device, the Galaxy Note 8. This is a very important device for the company given the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7 last year....


Google Music and YouTube Red to be Merged Into One Service

Google offers both YouTube Red and Google Music as streaming options to users in select markets. Those who sign up for YouTube Red normally get Google Play Music for free as part...


Huawei Claims That It Sold 73 Million Smartphones During the First Half of 2017

Late last week, Huawei published its results for the first half of 2017. The results revealed that the company shipped 73 million smartphones during this period (6 months). This...

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Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report Predicts New “Destruction of Service” Attacks, Scale and Impact of Threats Grows

The Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) uncovers the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of attacks, leading researchers to forecast potential...

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Netflix Is Reporting That It Currently Has 104 Million Subscribers

Netflix seems to be having a very good year as the video streaming site is reporting that its user base just crossed the 104 million mark. This is quite impressive and is up from...


Visa’s New Partnership With JamboPay Will Make It Possible For 3000 Merchants to Receive mVisa Payments

Visa has announced a strategic partnership with JamboPay that will enable more than 3,000JamboPay merchants to accept mVisa payments, further enhancing mobile commerce in Kenya....