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  • [Sale] Say Hi to the Pi
    The Raspberry Pi  has the ability to interact with the outside world, and has been  used in a wide array of digital maker projects, from music machines and parent detectors to weather stations and tweeting birdhouses with infra-red cameras. We wan…
    37 mins ago 20 Aug 14, 5:37am
  • ICT and Governance in East Africa : Preliminary Fieldwork Findings (Part 1) Kampala and Fort Portal (Uganda)
    The ICT and Governance in East Africa study explores the various ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards effective public service delivery, curbing corruption…
    56 mins ago 20 Aug 14, 5:18am
  • Umati’s Tech Evolution
    By Sidney Ochieng The Umati Project is iHub Research’s effort to monitor dangerous speech online. Currently in phase 2, we’ve expanded the scope of the project, from merely monitoring instances of dangerous speech online, to analyzing how online…
    19 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 11:18am
  • Entrepreneurship forum with Dr. Bitange Ndemo – 23rd August
    Guest Blog By: Joel Macharia The 4th Entrepreneurship Forum will be held this coming  Saturday, 23rd from 10am to 1pm at the iHub. The speaker will be Mr. Paul Muthaura, acting Chief Executive of the Capital Markets Authority, discussing real estat…
    3 days ago 17 Aug 14, 3:30pm
  • “Soft Skills?” More like Strong Skills
    Employers these days seem to value so called “soft skills” above all else. I’ve looked at a lot of CVs in the last few years, and it’s always a challenge to understand a job seeker’s soft skills based on a piece of paper. These are the ele…
    3 days ago 17 Aug 14, 2:22pm
  • Art meets Tech roundtable
    Art Meets Tech, a round-table discussion that explores how the visual arts and technology can work together for social commentary and tackling issues in our country. This will be an opportunity for techies (coders, designers, project managers, tech…
    3 days ago 17 Aug 14, 9:02am
  • Highlights from the Fireside with Eventbrite CTO Renaud Visage
    By Sidney Ochieng Recently for our Fireside chat we got to host Renaud Visage the co-founder and CTO of Eventbrite. Eventbrite is an online ticketing service that allows event organizers to plan, set up ticket sales and promote events (i.e. event ma…
    3 days ago 17 Aug 14, 8:41am
  • How to Use Mobile Phones to encourage information sharing within the agricultural value chains
    Smallholder farmers form majority of the farming capital in Africa, yet more often than not they are left out of the value chain’s growth. Mobile is a powerful tool in Africa. In fact, according to a report by GSMA, Mobile penetration across the r…
    3 days ago 17 Aug 14, 8:35am
  • ARE HACKATHONS NECESSARY?
    By Resla Wesonga The technology community in Kenya has been experiencing exponential growth in the past few years. Several factors can be attributed to this. Without a doubt, startup competitions and hackathons have played a pivotal role in the grow…
    5 days ago 15 Aug 14, 8:22am
  • Family vs Career – How you can succeed at both
    Guest Blog By: Helen Wallis Finding the perfect work/life balance may seem like an unattainable dream, but the truth is, almost everybody with a family feels a sense of guilt when they’re working. The key to success is actually realizing that you…
    5 days ago 15 Aug 14, 4:18am
  • The Evolution of Mobile Innovation (Infographic)
    Guest Blog By Ivan Serrano Once upon a time cell phones weighed 2.2 pounds. That was advanced back in the early 80’s, when a Macintosh was the size of a wall, and owning a cell phone was like owning a shiny new boat. The cell phone had one functio…
    6 days ago 14 Aug 14, 3:54am
  • [Apply] Opening of applications for Chevening Scholarships
    Guest post by Regina Przykuta We are glad to announce to you to the opening of applications for the 2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships Programme and inform you that we would welcome applications from within your institution who have the potential…
    8 days ago 12 Aug 14, 9:33am
  • [RECAP] Tech Meets Conservation 07
    On a fine day for conservation and tech in July, a small group of participants gathered at the iHub to listen to and engage a brilliant mind from Kenya’s conservation scene – Dickson Ole Kaelo, founding CEO of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Associ…
    8 days ago 12 Aug 14, 3:46am
  • Intel AppThwack Testing Day: Come test your apps! | August 26th, 2014 | 9:30 am – 5:00 pm | iHub
    On August 26th, Intel will be holding an AppThwack testing day at the iHub. Testing on Intel-based Android devices at AppThwack is open to all developers and is free of charge. Developers of the most improved app and developers with the most teste…
    9 days ago 11 Aug 14, 1:32am
  • Call for Applications: Mobile Impact Ventures Program
    The Mobile Impact Ventures Program (“MIVP”), Mlab East Africa’s accelerator program for impact ventures with innovative solutions in agriculture, health & water and education, is currently seeking applications for its second cohort. The progra…
    10 days ago 10 Aug 14, 5:31am
  • Lessons Learned: Lean Launch Pad experiences with Iain Verigin
    Join us Tuesday August 12th 2014 at 5:30PM at iHub for a guest presentation by Iain Verigin on the UBC Lean LaunchPad Accelerator Program. Iain will be discussing an overview of the program, best practices and lessons learned. This is a must fo…
    11 days ago 9 Aug 14, 7:07am
  • Fireside Chat: Renaud Visage (Eventbrite Founder)
      On Monday, 11th August 2014, from 5:00 pm the iHub is pleased to host Renaud Visage, (@renaudvisage) co founder and CTO of Eventbrite for a fireside chat hosted by Juliana Rotich, founder of Ushahidi and Trustee at the iHub. Renaud, who is res…
    11 days ago 9 Aug 14, 4:27am
  • [Attend] Uhasibu launches MiniERP
    Guest post by Michael Pedersen We cordially invite you to celebrate with us the release of our newest productMiniERP, a management package that helps business owners manage their businesses not just run their books. It is a cloud offering that also…
    12 days ago 8 Aug 14, 6:38am
  • 3 Social Lessons to learn from owning a kabambe
    Kabambe (n.) – a low-end mobile phone usually without a smartphone operating system i.e. Windows, Android or iOS. Common characteristics of such devices include a flashlight (built-in), non-colour display, hardy casing, small size and numerical ke…
    12 days ago 8 Aug 14, 5:59am
  • Tenets and Traps of Usability Training
    What are the 3 elements that make a product, service or experience successful? What are the basics of ensuring your software is easy to use?   We invite you to a public training given by Microsoft Design Research Lead, Robin Counts. Robin comes…
    13 days ago 7 Aug 14, 3:23pm
  • August Data Science Meet-up
    iHub Research would like to invite you to our monthly data science meet-up this Friday, 8th August 2014 at 5pm. This month we have an exciting group of speakers and their projects lined up for you including: Ishuah Kariuki from Spatial Collective o…
    14 days ago 6 Aug 14, 1:27am
  • Google #40 Forward iHub Forum: Women in Tech and Techpreneurship
    iHub is proud to be a part of the Google for Entrepreneurs #40Forward challenge. We’re one of forty starutp communities taking new approaches to increase the representation of women in our community by 25% in 2014. Data tells us that diverse teams…
    15 days ago 5 Aug 14, 10:26am
  • ICT and Governance in East Africa: Methodology
    By Varyanne Sika.   Our study on ICT and Governance in East Africa which is made possible by the generous support of SIDA and SPIDER, explores the ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between gov…
    15 days ago 5 Aug 14, 10:08am
  • Meet a Maker with Gearbox: CladLight
    Following our last post, Why the Maker Movement, we figured it’d be great to develop a blog media series that goes towards defining the ‘state of the union’ as it were. Our Meet the Maker Series will be periodic posts dedicated to promising, u…
    15 days ago 5 Aug 14, 7:38am
  • [Apply] Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 now open
    Guest post by IPA USD 150,000 in prizes for continent’s brightest innovators to accelerate Africa’s development With 2000 innovators from 48 countries entering in its first three years; IPA 2015 takes investment in unleashing and supporting sust…
    16 days ago 4 Aug 14, 8:46am

TechCrunch

  • Talking On Tablets On The Rise In Asia
     The phone-sized tablet — aka the phablet — was born in Asia, so it’s fitting that the region is now apparently driving a trend for talking on even larger slabs of glass and plastic. Analyst IDC says tablets with a screen of 7 inches or large…
    32 mins ago 20 Aug 14, 5:42am
  • Michael Halbherr Steps Down As CEO Of Here, Nokia’s Location And Mapping Division
     Yet more changes for Nokia, the Finnish wireless behemoth that was split apart earlier this year when Microsoft acquired its devices and services business for $7.2 billion. Michael Halbherr, an eight-year veteran of the company, is stepping down a…
    3 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 2:48am
  • Make Your Own Lonely Electric Zoo Of One Using Wavepot
     Knob-twiddlers take note: Wavepot is a cool new way to program some hot EDM beats in the privacy of your bedroom/techno cave. Designed to be a live, programmable digital audio workstation (at this point it’s more of a digital signal processor),…
    8 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:07pm
  • New At Y Combinator: Startups Solving Huge Problems!
     During today’s YC Demo Day, there was a notable block among the startups presenting that didn’t give off the vibe we’re used to seeing at this kind of event in Silicon Valley: companies that are addressing real issues with big, bold solution…
    8 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:00pm
  • In Memory Of Journalist James Wright Foley
     James Wright Foley, a 40-year-old freelance journalist, is dead, killed far from home and alone. It is a tragedy and a horror. None of us have ever had to be as brave as James Wright Foley in our efforts as journalists and none of us here can unde…
    9 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 9:02pm
  • Sam Altman On His Inaugural Batch Of Companies As Y Combinator’s New Head
     “A lot of people ask what’s different this time,” said Sam Altman, who took over Y Combinator from Paul Graham at the beginning of the year. “But the main thing I’m trying to do is keep things running the same way. YC is on this unbeliev…
    11 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 6:51pm
  • YC Demo Day Session 4: Product Hunt, Aptible, One Codex, Traction, Shout, And Others!
     Are you excited? This year’s Y Combinator Summer Demo Day is finally coming to an end, which brings us to the best part of the day — that is, the part that includes beer and networking. But before we go, here’s the last group of companies to…
    12 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 6:40pm
  • YC Demo Day Session 3: UPower, Edyn, Craft Coffee, Immunity Project, And More
     The crowd of founders, investors, and press has finished eating lunch here at Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 Demo Day (quinoa, salad, some kind of beef stew thing, soda, and beer, FYI) and we’re back in the saddle for the third of four sessions of…
    12 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:51pm
  • Liam Casey, AKA Mr. China, Will Join Us At Disrupt SF
     I am personally pleased to announce that Mr. China himself, Liam Casey, will appear on our TechCrunch Disrupt stage to talk about the rising tide for hardware startups. Casey has spent the last two decades in Shenzhen, China where he has become th…
    12 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:45pm
  • Apple’s Valuation Nears Record Highs
     Apple’s shares closed today at $100.53, a record high, provided that you adjust the company’s former heights for its recent split. The technology firm had a previous, adjusted closing high of $100.30. However, its record intraday high — agai…
    13 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:44pm
  • The Garmin Fenix 2 Brings The Running Watch Into A Dystopian Future
     You’re in a desert, walking along in the sand, when all of a sudden you look down and see a tortoise. It’s crawling toward you… how do you train yourself to outrun it? I like to think you’d probably want a $400 Fenix 2 from Garmin. I’ve…
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:32pm
  • YC Demo Day Session 2: Helion, BitAccess, uBiome, Fixed, And More
     Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 Demo Day is in full swing here at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The room is packed with investors and press, the coffee is flowing, people in startup t-shirts are pitching, and a team of us…
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:32pm
  • Former Obama Campaign Manager To Lead Uber’s Political Crusade
     After taking Obama to the White House in 2008, David Plouffe will lead Uber’s campaign to bring its driving services to new cities. Uber hired Obama’s former adviser and campaign manager to direct the company’s global policy and political ac…
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:23pm
  • YC-Backed Ravti Wants To Digitize The HVAC Industry
     Ravti co-founder Alex Rangel walked into TechCrunch with a stack of crumpled yellow slips in his hand. “This is what the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning industry still looks like,” he said, showing me a stack of papers with unintelli…
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:02pm
  • The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real
     The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly out of battery. And I had a revelation: I’d rather have a dead phone within reach than be even a few feet away from…
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:31pm
  • YC Demo Day Session 1: Gingko Bioworks, Bikanta, Checkr, WalkSource, ClearTax, And More!
     We’re at the the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., to see the startups in the Y Combinator Summer 2014 class pitch their wares to investors and the press. There will be four sessions in total today, and we’ll be writing up a po…
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:21pm
  • Philips Hue Lux Review: Smart Lighting For Less
     If you’ve been eyeing the Philips Hue connected lighting series with keen interest but are also unwilling to spend the big bucks the current series demands, now’s your chance to get on board: Philips has kicked off pre-orders for the Hue Lux l…
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:16pm
  • Steve Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft’s Board
     Steve Ballmer is out at Microsoft.In a public exchange of letters, the former Microsoft CEO announced that he is stepping down from the software company’s board, effective immediately. Current Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thanked Ballmer for his…
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:14pm
  • Fly Or Die: Sex Toys
    This episode of Fly or Die, focused on two different sex toys, may seem straightforward, but John and I actually learned a lot. We realized that not all sex toys are created equal, especially when you’re weighing sex toys for girls against those fo…
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:00pm
  • Y Combinator-Backed Traction Is A Marketplace Connecting Brands With Freelance Marketers
     A new startup called Traction says it’s giving brands an alternative to the traditional marketing model — instead of working with agencies, Traction has created a marketplace for finding the best marketing specialist for a given campaign.Trac…
    17 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 1:16pm

IT News Africa

  • Video Interview: Cobus Potgieter talks tech & YouTube
    IT News Africa caught up with South African YouTube sensation, Cobus Potgieter, to discuss tech in Africa. Potgieter also gave IT News Africa the run down on the equipment and tech that he uses as well as advice to Africans who want to break out onto…
    4 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 2:08am
  • MTN using street lamps as network towers in SA
    MTN has started deploying antennas on street light poles, and erecting purpose-built pole masts with zero visual impact around west and northern Johannesburg to improve network coverage and quality. The deployment of this technology follows a three y…
    5 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 1:32am
  • Huawei Uganda launches Mobile Broadband Demo truck show
    Huawei officially launched the Mobile Broadband demo truck show at Kampala Serena Hotel, in Uganda. The five day demo is set to showcase Huawei’s latest converged communications solutions and philosophies to enhance its brand industry leadership, w…
    20 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:44am
  • Shrinking the size of the business world in the Middle East & Africa
    For the thousands of international and domestic businesses operating in Middle East and Africa (MEA), the region has moved from an emerging market to that of a high-growth market. Certainly from a telecoms perspective and according to new research fr…
    20 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:29am
  • Vodacom unveils R1 Billion network upgrade for Gauteng
    Earlier this year, Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub announced plans for a 30% increase in investment in Vodacom’s network across South Africa. He stated that amongst other things, the money would go towards adding base stations, getting more data c…
    21 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 9:11am
  • SAP injects $500 Million investment into Africa
    SAP has revealed a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. With more than 1,300 customers across the continent, SAP is already enabling African businesses and governments of all sizes t…
    21 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 8:55am
  • Telkom set to enforce Fair Usage Policy in SA
    Telkom has revealed that its Internet Service Provider (ISP) will begin to enforce its Fair Usage Policy (FUP). According to Telkom, the reason behind the move is in the spirit of enhancing the Internet experience of all its users. The company has st…
    1 day ago 19 Aug 14, 3:04am
  • Frost & Sullivan to host interactive Think Tank session at GIL 2014
    It is no wonder that investors are looking to Africa as the ‘next big thing’. With several new innovations being launched on a daily basis, and businesses showing 82 percent revenue growth per annum, innovative companies are transforming the busi…
    2 days ago 18 Aug 14, 9:04am
  • BCX names Cisco as anchor partner for MWOT
    Business Connexion (BCX) has announced that Cisco is now an anchor partner for its Technology of the Future exhibition; MyWorld of Tomorrow Africa (MWOT). Hosted by BCX, MyWorld of Tomorrow will take place from 16 to 18 October  2014 at the Sandton…
    2 days ago 18 Aug 14, 7:48am
  • Nigeria: MoboFree user sale volume hits $526 million
    MoboFree.com has announced that the total volume of items currently for sale in its marketplace is worth USD 526 million and is expected to reach USD 1.5 billion by 2015. According to the online shopping portal, it has 3.3 million registered users, i…
    2 days ago 18 Aug 14, 6:01am
  • SES launching DTH broadcast services across West Africa
    SES has revealed that it will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project is aimed at the Lomé-based consortium of West African broadcasters, which is led by Africable a…
    2 days ago 18 Aug 14, 5:21am

lifehacker

  • The OS LinuX Desktop
    Reader Oliver wanted to make his Linux Mint desktop look as much like a Mac as possible so others would find it easy to use. Given some of our previous Linux featured desktops, we know it wasn't tough, but the end-result still looks great. Here's h…
    10 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 8:00pm
  • Relabel Your Negative Emotions to Better Handle Pressure
    When you're under a lot of pressure you're likely to feel a lot of things, and most of them are probably negative. Relabel those negative feelings to switch your mindset and feel more confident in taking your situation head on.Read more...
    11 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 7:00pm
  • Remove Dinnerware Scratches with Cream of Tartar
    As your plates and bowls get used over time, knives, forks, and spoons turn a bright sheen into a scratched up mess. Dive into your pantry to find some cream of tartar, and you can rub those ugly marks away.Read more...
    12 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 6:00pm
  • The Best Workarounds for Various Dietary Restrictions
    Dietary restrictions may mean that you can't eat whatever you want, but that doesn't mean there aren't ways around your restriction. These are the best alternatives for flours and baking grains, sweeteners, oils, thickening agents, and proteins.Rea…
    13 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:30pm
  • Deadspin 15 Years Later And We're Still Getting New, Sad Ryan Leaf Stories | Gizmodo Facebook's Rose
    Deadspin 15 Years Later And We're Still Getting New, Sad Ryan Leaf Stories | Gizmodo Facebook's Rose-Colored News Feed | Jalopnik I Got Paid $1,000 To Park My Ferrari On A Movie Set | Kotaku Sony Doesn't Understand Just Who The Heck Is Buying All…
    13 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:18pm
  • Email Etiquette for Entrepreneurs
    Running a startup is pretty much synonymous with "sending lots of emails," but you don't want to be spammy and annoying when you're emailing people for favors or introductions. Here are some of the best email practices for entrepreneurs.Read more.…
    13 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 5:00pm
  • The Science of Depression Explained in a Simple Video
    Depression is something that affects all of us at some point and understanding what's going on in the body is useful to explain depression as a whole. The folks at AsapSCIENCE break it down pretty simply. Read more...
    14 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 4:30pm
  • Five Best Electric Razors
    Last week we asked you which electric razors brought the closest shave and the best features. Now we've got our top five, and it's time to find a winner.Read more...
    14 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 4:00pm
  • Scribbleton Is a Personal Wiki for All Your Thoughts
    Windows/Mac/Linux: You have a billion options for different notes apps, but if you're looking for something that resembles Wikipedia more than a notepad, Scribbleton does the trick. Read more...
    14 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 4:00pm
  • Remotely Lock Your Mac with a Launch Center Pro Shortcut
    Putting your Mac to sleep from your phone is handy when you leave the room and forget to close things up. Blogger Rick Stawarz shows that it's easy to make this happen using the iPhone app, Launch Center Pro, then Dropbox and Hazel on your Mac. Re…
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:30pm
  • Save Corn Cobs to Roast Juicier Chicken
    You've just had some delicious corn on the cob, but wait! Before you toss those cobs in the trash, put them to use improving your roasted chicken.Read more...
    15 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 3:00pm
  • Switch Recommends a Coding Career for You and Matches You to Courses
    If you're interested in a career in programming, Switch is a handy site that will not only suggest a job to go into based on your interests, but also match you to boot camps and other schools for that profession.Read more...
    16 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 2:00pm
  • OneNote for Android Adds Handwriting Input, Tablet Support, and More
    Microsoft has updated its awesome note-taking tool , OneNote, with handwriting support and more formatting options on Android. There's also a new Android tablet app, and the Windows full-screen app adds printing and a few other features. Read more o…
    17 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 1:40pm
  • How Often Do You Look for a New Job?
    Most people don't head to the job boards until they're dissatisfied with their job or looking for better opportunities. For some people, that's every 2-4 years. How often do you look for a new job, though?Read more...
    17 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 1:30pm
  • The Daily Shower Review: My Method for Fixing My Repetitive Mistakes
    We all make mistakes. It's part of being human. Chances are, most of us have repeated a mistake many times. To fix these recurrences, I came up with a method that I like to call the Daily Shower Review.Read more...
    17 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 1:00pm
  • Bluetooth Headphones for Cheap, Save the Plasmas, SONOS PLAY:1 [Deals]
    If you're pining for a new set of headphones, these GOgroove Bluetooth on-ears have 14 hours of battery live, a folding design, and solid reviews. They have consistently sold for $80 all year, but a promo code today knocks them all the way down to…
    17 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 12:45pm
  • Mailbox Brings Its Email Client to the Mac, Invite-Only for Now
    Mailbox, the popular iOS and Android email app , has started sending out invitations for its public beta for the Mac app. You'll need a beta key to check it out, but you can request one from the Mailbox site. You can find more info on the Mailbox b…
    18 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 12:35pm
  • The Biggest Problem with the Windows Store: Scams Everywhere
    Windows 8's "Windows Store" is a great idea, but unfortunately, it's a disaster. It's full of scam apps, designed to trick you into buying an app you don't need.Read more...
    18 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 12:30pm
  • Clean and Sanitize Reusable Water Bottles with Denture Tablets
    Reusable water bottles are great, but even with the help of soapy water and a bottle brush, they can be difficult to clean. When you're finished with the brush, fill your reusable bottle with water and pop in a couple of denture cleaning tablets.…
    18 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 12:00pm
  • FrameBench Annotates Attachments Inside Gmail, No Downloading Required
    Chrome: It's not terribly difficult to download email attachments and add your notes to them if you need to, but wouldn't it be nice to review the attachment, add your feedback in-line, and send it back right inside of Gmail without even downloadin…
    19 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 11:30am
  • Five Work-From-Home Tips That Apply to Office Life
    Most people don't get to work from home. Those that do find it can be a double-edged sword. More freedom means more responsibility, after all. Even if you don't work from home, here are some lessons learned from the other side that everyone can app…
    19 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 11:00am
  • io9 50 Years Of U.S.
    io9 50 Years Of U.S. Political Polarization In One Gif | Jalopnik A Guided Tour Of The Electric Shelby That Took Pebble Beach By Storm | Jezebel Man Fakes Death in Worst Possible Way to Get Out Of Getting Married | Kotaku Arrested For Marijuana,…
    19 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:53am
  • Travel with a Card That Explains Your Dietary Restrictions
    Traveling when you have a restricted diet can be difficult, especially if you don't speak the local language. NerdWallet suggests carrying a card in your wallet that explains your food restriction in the language of the spots you'll be visiting.Re…
    20 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:30am
  • This Chart Shows the Cars Most Likely to Be Stolen in the US
    Cars get stolen. It's an unfortunate fact, and no one wants it to happen to them. Analytics firm Statista has put together a list of the most commonly stolen cars, as well as some tips on how to avoid car theft.Read more...
    20 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:30am
  • How Do You Stay Motivated With Your Financial Goals?
    Money issues can be tough to tackle. You feel like you have limited control over your finances, and that can be hugely discouraging. So we want to know—how do you stay motivated with your financial goals?Read more...
    20 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 10:00am

Daily Nation

IOL

  • Ballmer resigns from Microsoft board
    Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant.
    2 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 3:48am
  • Microsoft's Azure has 5-hour outage
    The cloud-computing service, which competes against rival businesses from Google, also experienced some outages in August.
    2 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 3:48am
  • MTN improves Jozi network coverage
    Cellular network provider deploys antennas on street lamps and pole masts to improve network coverage and quality.
    2 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 3:48am
  • Google considering accounts for kids
    Google has been working on a version of YouTube for youngsters and is considering other child-friendly accounts.
    2 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 3:48am
  • Anonymous hackers plead guilty
    The hackers each pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge of conspiring to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer.
    2 hours ago 20 Aug 14, 3:48am
  • Location tracking is here to stay
    Do you trust your loved ones to know where you are all the time, asks Lily Hay Newman.
    18 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 12:00pm
  • How Google IPO launched decade of big bets
    Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business.
    21 hours ago 19 Aug 14, 9:30am
  • Make Robin a Nintendo character - fans
    Robin Williams fans are asking Nintendo to name a character in the next instalment of Legend Of Zelda series after him.
    1 day ago 19 Aug 14, 4:09am
  • Is it real? Let Facebook tell you
    Facebook is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are true or satirical.
    1 day ago 19 Aug 14, 4:09am
  • Google buys travel guide app startup
    Google confirmed it has bought the startup behind a Jetpac mobile application that creates insightful travel guides.
    1 day ago 19 Aug 14, 4:08am

Gizmodo

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