- China monitors university entrance exams with drones
Chinese students sat the annual make-or-break university entrance exams on Monday with officials trying to curb increasingly sophisticated cheating methods.
9 Jun 15, 10:12am
- Apple set to turn up music dial
Apple is expected to unveil a ramped up music service to rival Spotify, Pandora and other established players in music streaming.
8 Jun 15, 8:30am
- Apple recalls Beats speakers due to fire risk
Apple on Wednesday announced it is recalling Beats Pill XL wireless speakers because of danger batteries might get so hot they ignite in flames.
4 Jun 15, 9:07am
- Hyundai Motor offers Google Android Auto system
Hyundai Motors has become the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model sold in the US market.
27 May 15, 7:54am
- Global smartphone growth cools on China sales: tracker
A slowdown in smartphone sales in China is cooling the global market for the devices.
27 May 15, 7:53am
- Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size
Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency.
27 May 15, 7:52am
- Americans tweet, text, surf ... while driving
Motorists admit to surfing the Web, posting tweets and even taking selfies while behind the wheel, a new survey shows.
21 May 15, 7:56am
- Twitter-Google deal puts tweets in search results
Google and Twitter announced a partnership Tuesday to display tweets in search results, renewing a tieup that ended in 2011.
20 May 15, 9:16am
- Nokia's MixRadio expands amid streaming battle
MixRadio, the streaming service originally launched by Nokia, on Tuesday expanded availability to major smartphone platforms.
20 May 15, 4:54am
- Filmmakers look to Twitter, Facebook for stars
Social media is playing an increasingly crucial role in casting actors.
19 May 15, 6:33am
- Barack Obama gets own account
The account had nearly 150,000 followers in the first half hour and a million followers shortly after.
18 May 15, 11:36pm
- 'Cicadas': US military's new swarm of mini-drones
US military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like a mobile phone with wings.
17 May 15, 6:26am
- Skype opens door to real-time translation feature
Skype on Tuesday cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time.
13 May 15, 11:01am
- Mischief makers prompt Google to halt public map edits
Google on Monday said it is sidelining its crowd-sourced map making tool to implement a way to prevent bogus edits, some of which have proven embarrassing.
12 May 15, 9:50am
- Smartphones among top gadgets for Americans: survey
Smartphones are now used in 72 percent of US homes and have become the third most owned electronics item for Americans.
12 May 15, 9:16am
- Safaricom launches TV service
Free-to-air boxes come with free internet for six months.
8 May 15, 9:46am
- Ephemeral emails: Start-up shows off self-destructing messages
Confidential CC, has created an application that lets people send self-destructing messages from whatever email accounts they fancy.
7 May 15, 9:13am
- Smartphone video of boxing clash lands blow to copyright
Dozens of smartphone users streamed the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather weekend fight.
6 May 15, 10:32am
- Husband of Facebook's Sandberg died on treadmill: official
David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, apparently died after falling on a treadmill and striking his head.
6 May 15, 8:34am
- Husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dies suddenly
David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly.
3 May 15, 4:39am
- ICT sector continues on upward trajectory to emerge second
ICT sector has defied the country’s overall slow growth, expanding 13.4 per cent with an output of Sh262.3 billion on the economy.
30 Apr 15, 8:30am
- Facebook collecting Nepal quake aid donations
Facebook was rolling out a donation button Monday for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, and offered to match up to Sh189 ($2 million).
28 Apr 15, 7:58am
- Online Webby awards honours Tinder, Vice
Online dating app Tinder was this year's "breakout" Internet service while bad-boy news website Vice Media got multiple honours in the "Webby" awards.
27 Apr 15, 12:59pm
- Russian hackers read Obama emails: report
Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system.
26 Apr 15, 12:17pm
- Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US
Sensors that guard DoD's unclassified networks detected Russian hackers accessing one of Pentagon's networks.
24 Apr 15, 12:02am
- Facebook shifts News Feed, gives priority to friends
Facebook said it was reconfiguring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information on "the friends you care about."
22 Apr 15, 7:34am
- Japan robot receptionist welcomes shoppers
She can smile, she can sing and this robot receptionist who started work in Tokyo on Monday never gets bored of welcoming customers to her upmarket shop.
21 Apr 15, 7:21am
- Google revolutionises search to help mobile users
The change will affect mobile Internet searches in all languages worldwide.
18 Apr 15, 3:03am
- Kenyan government and ICT community in ‘honeymoon’
Technology scene seems more oriented towards solving practical, real-world problems.
17 Apr 15, 9:13am
- Paid results: what Google really offers
EU takes issue with Google listing right below the paid ads Google Flight, its own air ticket price comparison search service, before any natural results of its search engine.
16 Apr 15, 4:56am
- Jawbone banks on smart fashion trend beyond watches
The pending arrival next week of Apple Watch, which unofficial estimates indicate has about a million pre-orders and could ignite the smart watch market.
16 Apr 15, 2:04am
- Kenyan innovators tapped for continental prize
Kenyans, Alex Mwaura Muriu and Kyai Mullei are among 10 finalists who have been shortlisted for prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa and stand to win a shared prize of Sh14 million ($150,000).
14 Apr 15, 7:45am
- New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
Periscope and rival app Meerkat, which can deliver live video through Twitter to anyone online can become an important tool for citizen journalism.
13 Apr 15, 4:56am
- Smartphones boost US teens' connections: survey
Even though 87 percent of teens have access to a computer, 91 percent went online daily using a mobile device at least occasionally.
9 Apr 15, 6:57am
- Samsung predicts record S6 sales will halt profit slide
Along with its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge, the S6 will hit stores at home and in some 20 countries on Friday.
9 Apr 15, 6:05am
- Twitter launches Meerkat-killer app Periscope
Twitter on Thursday launched its streaming video application Periscope, a move that could dampen enthusiasm for the rising online star Meerkat, which offers a similar service.
7 Apr 15, 12:57pm
- Indian police to use pepper-spraying drones on unruly protesters
Police in a northern Indian city said Tuesday they have a new weapon for controlling unruly protesters: pepper-spraying drones.
7 Apr 15, 10:43am
- Safaricom bundles: Validity vs volume trade off
Subscribers will get a smaller data allowance on a 90-day validity plans than they would under other tariff.
17 Mar 15, 10:15am
- Iran launches smartphone app for leader Khamenei speeches
Iran has launched a smartphone app for all the speeches made by its supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over the past quarter of a century.
16 Mar 15, 5:15am
- Live stream app Meerkat a Twitter sensation
In the rapid-fire Twitterverse, Meerkat has become a sudden hit with tens of thousands of users trying it.
15 Mar 15, 9:06am
- Outage hits Apple's iTunes, App Store
The tech giant's status page showed the App Store, iTunes, iBooks store and Mac App store went down from 0900 GMT.
12 Mar 15, 6:58am
- London's National Gallery bans selfie sticks
Museums around the world have banned selfie sticks, alarmed by the possible hazards to visitors and artworks.
12 Mar 15, 6:45am
- Hillary Clinton and her private emails
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's private email account is at the heart of a swirling US political controversy.
12 Mar 15, 6:20am
- Smart wearables all the rage at 2015 Mobile World Congress
The future of internet will be with us in 2020; 2015 will be the year of the wearable.
10 Mar 15, 12:14pm
- Apple's next big thing goes for wrists
Apple aims to have its smart watch on wrists in China, the US and beyond in April, and ignite its first new gadget category.
10 Mar 15, 2:25am
- Safaricom extends bundles validity after online outrage
Data customers will now have the three months' expiry period for the different data tariff plans.
9 Mar 15, 7:55am
- Kenya’s women close digital gap
A new report released this week ranks Kenya’s women among the most connected in the world.
9 Mar 15, 7:16am
- Cyber thugs taking data hostage
Marriage therapist Valerie Goss turned on her computer one day and found that all of her data was being held hostage.
26 Feb 15, 10:42am
- Google bans sexually explicit content from blogging platform
Google has given all the users on blogger one month to comply.
25 Feb 15, 4:31am
- James Oswago, Trevy Oyombra to be grilled by EACC over chicken scam
The two were scheduled to appear before EACC on Monday but that was pushed to Wednesday.
25 Feb 15, 2:57am