- 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.
29 days ago 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.
31 days ago 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.
31 days ago 25 Feb 15, 2:57am
- Parenting tech keeps tabs on children
American parents are fast realising that it is not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids.
43 days ago 12 Feb 15, 8:13am
- Generation Z: Born in the digital age
Numbering around two billion, these youngsters, born after 1995 and unaware of a world without Internet, live a life that seems a million miles removed from the hopes, dreams and morals of previous generations.
44 days ago 11 Feb 15, 10:00am
- Global IT firms offer 100 internships to Kenyans
Global and Kenyan IT firms have pledged to offer hundreds of internship slots annually aimed at providing on-the-job training for fresh graduates.
44 days ago 11 Feb 15, 5:26am
- Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn
Apple is far ahead in market value from the number two company, oil giant Exxon Mobil.
45 days ago 10 Feb 15, 10:37pm
- Microsoft to offer ICT training to government officials
Microsoft and an American-based university have partnered to offer training programs to senior officials in government.
50 days ago 5 Feb 15, 8:23am
- Bill Gates: Mobile money innovation to 'trickle up' to developed countries
Billionaire predicts services such as M-Pesa will eventually be adopted by wealthy nations.
50 days ago 5 Feb 15, 7:17am
- Amazon to offer business email, taking on Microsoft
US online giant Amazon announced plans to offer a cloud-based email and calendar service to directly compete with Microsoft Outlook and others.
58 days ago 29 Jan 15, 4:34am
- Kenya IT firms to benefit from Sh100m fund
The funds will benefit 33 SMEs and will support training and advisory services on export marketing.
58 days ago 29 Jan 15, 4:05am
- Apple profit hits new high on rocketing iPhone sales
Apple's quarterly profit soared to a record Sh1.6 trillion ($18 billion) on the back of unprecedented iPhone sales, the tech giant said Tuesday.
58 days ago 28 Jan 15, 7:20am
- Tradition meets Twitter as Saudis pledge to new king
Decades ago, Saudis trekked across their desert kingdom to pledge allegiance to their new kings at their palaces. Now they are just using Twitter.
59 days ago 28 Jan 15, 4:53am
- China's online population nears 650 million: govt
The number of Internet users in China has risen to nearly 650 million, authorities said over the weekend, as the world's largest online population continues to rise.
61 days ago 26 Jan 15, 3:10am
- Microsoft HoloLens goggles captivate with holograms
Microsoft's HoloLens goggles have hit a sweet spot between Google Glass and virtual reality headgear, immersing users in a mesmerizing world of augmented reality holograms.
62 days ago 25 Jan 15, 4:22am
- Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos
Facebook is putting warning labels on graphic videos that members upload and share with friends, the leading social network said Tuesday.
71 days ago 15 Jan 15, 10:46am
- Facebook testing workplace version of social network
Facebook said Wednesday it is testing a version of its leading social network tailored for getting jobs done in workplaces instead of tuning into the lives of friends.
71 days ago 15 Jan 15, 7:56am
- Sporty tech gadgets put data in users' hands
Olympic cycling medalist Dotsie Bausch is hooked on data, and she wants everyone to know it.
78 days ago 8 Jan 15, 7:56am
- Google domain grows as Android takes root in TVs
Google-backed Android software that leads the smartphone market is spreading to a new generation of smart televisions.
79 days ago 7 Jan 15, 6:16am
- Electronics show a window into the 'Internet of Me'
New technology is getting more personal. So personal, it is moving to connect and analyse our movements, our health, our brains and our everyday devices.
82 days ago 5 Jan 15, 4:17am
- Global tech spending sputters amid economic woes
The outlook for global technology spending is uncertain after nearly flat growth in the past year, with turbulent economic conditions making a forecast difficult, an industry gathering was told Sunday.
82 days ago 5 Jan 15, 4:12am
- Sony's PlayStation back online after Christmas hack
Sony's PlayStation reported that its network was back online and claimed that it had been attacked, three days after it and Microsoft's Xbox went down in an outage.
89 days ago 28 Dec 14, 6:03am
- Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers
Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony on Wednesday, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.
92 days ago 25 Dec 14, 10:47am
- Jubilee government rates its digital performance
Government websites are poor constructed and “comparable to the cover page of ‘Hello Children’.
94 days ago 24 Dec 14, 3:15am
- Sauti Sol's 'Nishike' tops list of most watched music videos in Kenya
Sauti Sol's "Sura Yako" also third on the list.
9 Dec 14, 9:58am
- North Korea denies carrying out hack attack on Sony Pictures
The attack made unreleased Sony films available on illegal file-sharing websites.
7 Dec 14, 2:53am
- App to hook up farmers with buyers
The International Fertiliser Development Corporation has launched a software to help connect farmers with agriculture enterprises.
4 Dec 14, 5:58pm
- Online TV and video calls a reality as Safaricom launches 4G network
Safaricom customers will soon be able to watch TV online, make video calls and download content more easily, after the company Thursday launched its 4G network.
4 Dec 14, 5:58pm
- Equity bank in online bid to support youth
Equity Bank Kenya has launched an online campaign to provide support to young entrepreneurs.
3 Dec 14, 7:33am
- BlackBerry gets OK to buy encryptors of Merkel's mobile
Germany said Friday it had approved Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's purchase of data encryption firm Secusmart, whose customers include Chancellor Angela Merkel.
29 Nov 14, 1:18pm
- European lawmakers send tough message to Google
The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google on Thursday.
27 Nov 14, 5:46pm
- Microsoft says it pays Chinese taxes after cryptic media report
Software giant Microsoft said Wednesday that it pays Chinese taxes "consistent" with a China-US bilateral agreement.
27 Nov 14, 4:46pm
- Gamers order food by yelling at consoles
Gamers can now order Domino's pizza by simply yelling "feed" me at their Xbox One consoles after the introduction of a new online app.
25 Nov 14, 7:56am
- Five-year-old 'genius' passes Microsoft exam
A five-year-old has been hailed a "genius" after passing a Microsoft exam to become a computer specialist with time to spare.
25 Nov 14, 6:46am
- Youth create real estate location website
How about using your phone to browse properties located hundreds of kilometres away instead of going to search physically?
20 Nov 14, 9:25am
- Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search
Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.
20 Nov 14, 5:34am
- New York's Times Square lit up by huge digital billboard
New York's Times Square was illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size as the monitor, nearly as big as a football field was switched on.
19 Nov 14, 8:35am
- Facebook launches tech news page
Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.
19 Nov 14, 5:27am
- Facebook addresses privacy fears while ramping ad targeting
Facebook on Thursday made it easier for people to understand and control how their information is used at the leading social network while expanding its quest to better target ads.
13 Nov 14, 8:22am
- Elon Musk confirms Internet satellite plan
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk confirmed that he is working on a web of small, low-cost satellites that could provide wireless Internet around the world.
12 Nov 14, 9:08am
- Samsung, Strathmore partner to develop Kenyan apps
Samsung Electronics is partnering with Strathmore’s @iLab Africa to create locally relevant mobile applications that will drive sales of its smartphones and tablets.
12 Nov 14, 4:44am
- Hackers could trick way into Apple gadgets: researcher
Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned Monday that hackers could trick owners of Apple gadgets into installing applications that steal information.
11 Nov 14, 5:18am
- Amazon debuts Siri-style virtual assistant in speaker
Internet retail titan Amazon on Thursday introduced a home virtual assistant always at the ready to answer questions, fetch news, play music or help with to-do lists.
7 Nov 14, 7:36am
- With big investments, tech giants battle to stay ahead
America's technology giants are drawing on their huge cash stockpiles to make big bets on investments and acquisitions that could prove to be visionary.
7 Nov 14, 7:21am
- New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers
WireLurker malware is capable of stealing a variety of information from iPhones it infects.
6 Nov 14, 10:22pm
- Kakuma to pilot information project on health
A pilot project titled m-Health, that seeks to change the way information on health is delivered in refugee camps has been be launched in Kakuma.
5 Nov 14, 1:55pm
- Emojis tackle racial diversity
Those odd characters on your emails and text messages are about to see more diversity — sending a message that humanity comes in many colours.
5 Nov 14, 4:10am
- LG, Google strike patent-sharing deal
LG Electronics said Wednesday it had signed a long-term cross-licence deal with Google as the South Korean firm tries to expand its smartphone business.
5 Nov 14, 2:43am
- Google Glass may obstruct peripheral vision: study
People wearing Google Glass may experience significant blind spots on their right side, which could interfere with tasks such as driving, crossing the street and playing sports, US researchers said Tuesday.
5 Nov 14, 2:43am
- Apple sold by Jobs from parents' garage up for auction
An early Apple device sold by Steve Jobs from his parents' garage goes under the hammer in New York next month valued at Sh36m
4 Nov 14, 8:23am