The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today took over operation of an Internet Time Zone Database that is used by a number of major computer systems. ICANN agreed to manage the database [c]
A new mobile app, WhatsApp, which enables users to communicate much faster after download, is now available on Nokia’s Ovi Store. WhatsApp is a cross-platform messenger service that replaces SMS, enabling one to chat with [c]
Kenya has a “serious” hunger problem and is not on track to meet the UN’s Millennium Development Goal related to undernutrition, according to the 2011 Global Hunger Index on October 11. The report released [c]
Safaricom has announced plans to introduce a new billing system that will bring both Pre and PostPay services together and improve speed thereby leading to better client experience. The converged system has advanced features that [c]
Safaricom’s has announced that the BlackBerry data outage which affected millions of users across the world, icluding its own subscribers, has been resolved and services restored. Safaricom apologized to its BlackBerry users who were affected [c]
A few weeks after leaving mobile device manufacturer Nokia as its head of corporate communications for East and Southern Africa, Ms Dorothy Ooko has moved to search engine giant Google as its head of communications [c]
The Kenya ICT Board has released the names of 150 shortlisted candidates for the second round of Tandaa Digital Content Grant selected from 700 proposals submitted for consideration. Following their selection, the shortlisted candidates are [c]
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced that the world’s newest country, South Sudan, has joined the organisation, becoming its 193rd Member State, from October 3 2011. The country, which gained its independence on July 9, 2011 has [c]
The US has been revealed as Kenya’s best friend in cyberspace, according to a unique new league table released by Western Union, one of the world’s most globally connected brands. For the report, Western Union [c]
As Liberians go to the polls next week to elect a new President, the African Election Project (AEP) is providing leadership in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for media coverage of the [c]
LG Air conditioning Academy has ended a four-day training session for 16 Engineers from across Middle East and Africa to upgrade their skills and competence in the designs, testing and commissioning of air conditioning systems. [c]
“Steve was brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it”- Barrack Obama.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the Localisation Research Center (LRC), and the Center for the Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) are set to hold the third Action for Global Information Sharing (AGIS) conference [c]
“I told them to call so that you know I’ve a BlackBerry…” InfoCom permanent secretary Dr Bitange Ndemo after his phone rang in the middle of his speech.
“I was looking at the programme and I’m not there…,” Kenya’s InfoCom permanent secretary Dr Bitange Ndemo after being asked to make keynote speech in absence of Tourism minister Najib Balala.