March 26, 2017

Tech News


Microsoft partners with GrowthAfrica to launch the #Insiders4Good East Africa Fellowship

Today, Microsoft and GrowthAfrica announced their partnership to launch the #Insiders4Good East Africa Fellowship, which seeks to support emerging entrepreneurs as they turn their...


Only 5.1 Million Xperia Smartphones Were Shipped During the Last Quarter of 2016

The Sony Xperia brand has not done so well the last couple of years and we rarely see these devices out in the world. Sony is not where it was in terms of market share as the...


NexTech Africa 2017: Microsoft Demonstrates Its Commitment To African Innovation

With the theme, Building for Africa, NexTech Africa is demonstrating in action Microsoft’s commitment to support and empower innately African creativity and innovation. The...

airtel kenya

Airtel: We Have No Plans of Exiting the African Market

Airtel is one of the biggest telecommunication companies in the world but the company has not had a smooth ride in Africa, especially in Kenya. The company has been struggling to...

office 365

New Microsoft Office 365 Subscriptions Drop by 62%

Microsoft seems to be having a hard time attracting new users to its Office 365 platform if the latest report by IT World is to be believed. The report reveals that new...

Hugo barra joins facebook

Hugo Barra to be the new head of Oculus VR at Facebook

Less than a week after leaving Xiaomi, Hugo Barra is heading to Facebook to be the new head of Oculus VR. At Xiaomi, he was the Global VP since 2013 but he unexpectedly announced...

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Microsoft and Ecobank Agree to Drive Digital Transformation in Africa

Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of pan-African banking...

Oppo R9 and R9 Plus

Oppo Claims It Has Sold 20 Million Units Under its R9 Series

Oppo is one of the fastest rising smartphone manufacturers out of China. The company has just announced that it has sold over 20 million units under its R9 series. The series was...

Hugo Barra

Hugo Barra Is Leaving Xiaomi in February

If you have been a fan of Xiaomi, then you know that Hugo Barra has been its Global Vice President for close to four years. He previously worked at Google and this is one of the...

showmax kenya

ShowMax Announces a peering / hosting agreement with SEACOM for East Africa

ShowMax has partnered with SEACOM, a major pan-African data service provider and the first company to launch broadband submarine cables along Africa’s eastern and southern...

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