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Safaricom opens new retail shop in Busia

Safaricom has today opened a new retail shop in Busia. The new shop is an addition to the retail centers in the Greater Western region. The new Safaricom retail shop in Busia will cater for the high demand of Safaricom services in the region. According to Safaricom, it is expected to serve an estimated 400 […] The post Safaricom opens new retail shop in Busia appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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CAK’s John Omo elected new ATU Secretary General

Communications Authority of Kenya’s (CAK), Director of Legal Services Mr. John Omo has been elected the new Secretary General of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU). Mr. Omo was elected during the elections during the 5th Ordinary Session of the ATU Plenipotentiary conference held in Nairobi last week. Kenya had fronted Mr. Omo to be elected […] The post CAK’s John Omo elected new ATU Secretary General appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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DCI George Kinoti says efforts to fight SIM swap fraud on course

The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti has assured the public that the fight against Sim Swap fraud is on course. The DCI was speaking during a mobile money fraud risk engagement forum, an initiative by Safaricom in partnership with the banking industry. He called upon all Kenyans to avail information that would help identify […] The post DCI George Kinoti says efforts to fight SIM swap fraud on course appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Alpha 9 processor seeks to modernize LG’s OLED TVs

CES 2018 was big for LG Electronics. The company used the opportunity to unveil a new version of its TV-focused Alpha 9 processor and software as it seeks to modernize its big screen offering. In its 2018 TV lineup, which we have talked about in previous articles, LG brought its webOS-based TV software into the […] The post Alpha 9 processor seeks to modernize LG’s OLED TVs appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Galaxy Note 9 Pre-orders now open in Kenya

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now taking the Galaxy Note 9 Pre-orders in Kenya. The company says the first 500 customers who pre-order the device will receive it from August 24th. The customers making the Galaxy Note 9 pre-order will also get a welcome pack consisting of the new DeX HDMI cable – that enables […] The post Galaxy Note 9 Pre-orders now open in Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Nigerian fintech startup Mines, secures $13M funding

Mines, a Nigerian fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets secured $13M funding. The Series A round was led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth. The startup says it plans to use its investment for talent acquisition, continued growth in Africa, and expansion to South America and South-East Asia. Mines […] The post Nigerian fintech startup Mines, secures $13M funding appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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How YouTube is helping reclaim the lost art of apprenticeship

We live in a fast-paced century. Half the time at work is spent keeping up with and adapting to new technologies and the demands of an increasingly digital economy. A consequence of this hurriedness is that we have less time for reflection and growth of skills relevant to one’s job requirements. This sense of urgency […] The post How YouTube is helping reclaim the lost art of apprenticeship appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Infinix Note 5 Review: Best Infinix Device in The Note Series?

Infinix Note 5 Review: The Infinix Note 5 was launched in the country close to a month ago. The device has been rated the best Infinix phone compared to its predecessor the Note 4 which was launched last year. The Infinix Note 5 packs some amazing features like the Android One and Full HD+ infinity […] The post Infinix Note 5 Review: Best Infinix Device in The Note Series? appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector, creating a renewed urgency around tackling the threats posed to vessels and supply chains, as well as prompting an increasing interest in cyber insurance. At the same time, new regulations will exacerbate the fall-out from any future failure. More […] The post Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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SamSam: The new ransomware that has raised ransom demands of almost $6 million

Network and endpoint security leader Sophos has uncovered a new ransomware which it claims has raised vastly more ransom demands of almost of $6 million. Known as SamSam, Sophos says the ransomware is used in targeted attacks by a skilled team or individual, who breaks into a victim’s network, surveils it and then runs the […] The post SamSam: The new ransomware that has raised ransom demands of almost $6 million appeared first on TechTrendsKE.