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Google: 2FA blocks 100% of automated bot attacks

Google earlier this year had advised its users to add their phone numbers as secondary security to their accounts, but the company was yet to investigate the real effectiveness of 2FA in daily life. Two-factor authentication alias 2FA refers to an extra layer of security in addition to a password. 2FA is, however, most recommended […] The post Google: 2FA blocks 100% of automated bot attacks appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Kaspersky Lab is setting up a new office in Kigali

Kaspersky Lab is opening a new office in Kigali, Rwanda. The cybersecurity and antivirus provider has announced plans to set up the new office in what it says it to support the rapid expansion of its business in East Africa. The announcement was made during Eugene Kaspersky, the company’s CEO’s visit to Rwanda where he […] The post Kaspersky Lab is setting up a new office in Kigali appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei users are disposing off their devices at a high rate over uncertainty

While Google and Huawei are still working together to analyze the full situation at hand, Huawei users are disposing of their devices. From a report this morning, musicMagpie a British tech site which enables users to do smartphone trade-ins has reported that Huawei trade-ins have increased on the site. Yesterday only, there has been an […] The post Huawei users are disposing off their devices at a high rate over uncertainty appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei reportedly working on Aptoide, a Google Play Store replacement

The Huawei US trade blacklist has made headlines at the end of the past week and even now. Bearing to the fact that the Chinese company has been banned from doing any business with any American company, Huawei has been reportedly getting ready to handle the calamity at hand. Despite the Google temporary 90-day work […] The post Huawei reportedly working on Aptoide, a Google Play Store replacement appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Cisco’s NetAcad program commits to train 1M African students by 2025

Cisco has announced that it will train an additional one million students over the next five years in Africa through its Networking Academy Program (NetAcad). The company made the announcement during the Cisco Connect conference held in South Africa. Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. During the next […] The post Cisco’s NetAcad program commits to train 1M African students by 2025 appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Truecaller user data selling on the dark web for over KES 200,000

TrueCaller Indian user data has been seen selling on the dark web for over KES 200,000. The data, according to a report is that True Caller global users emails, phone numbers, and even names have been leaked and are currently being sold on the dark web. Though the data leak could affect any user from […] The post Truecaller user data selling on the dark web for over KES 200,000 appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Cortex Group launches VC fund for AI-Only focused startups in Africa

African Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software and Solutions company Cortex Logic has launched a new fund for AI-focused startups. Known as Cortex Ventures, the venture will serve as Africa’s one-stop-shop for AI-focused start-ups and scale-ups seeking early or growth stage funding – coupled with the unique opportunity to tap into the Cortex Group’s technical advisory, AI-application […] The post Cortex Group launches VC fund for AI-Only focused startups in Africa appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei launches Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 running Android 9.0 Pie

This week you can’t talk about Huawei without remembering the US ban that has escalated in the media in the past week. However, despite the hostility the company is facing from the US, Huawei subbrand Honor has just announced another device in the Honor flagships. Huawei Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 were launched yesterday […] The post Huawei launches Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 running Android 9.0 Pie appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy has opened a tech lab focused on wildlife protection

Technology is taking wildlife conservation to the next level. It is helping in saving some of the species on Earth from becoming endangered, or even extinct. From low-tech ideas, to altogether new technology used in place of older versions, there’s a wide variety of tech and gadgetry that is being used to preserve endangered species. […] The post Ol Pejeta Conservancy has opened a tech lab focused on wildlife protection appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Breaking access and awareness barriers in hypertension and diabetes care through mobile

Tiba Yako program was launched today in Kenya, which strives to break the access and awareness barrier between hypertension and diabetic patients’ through a mobile application. The program involves two partners Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company and PharmAccess an NGO with its principal focus on improving health care service quality in Africa. The program will […] The post Breaking access and awareness barriers in hypertension and diabetes care through mobile appeared first on TechTrendsKE.