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Chad Finally Lifts Social Media Ban after More than a Year

Chad has finally lifted its ban on Social media usage after banning the practice over a year ago. The ban was implemented in March 2018 and has been in place for the past 16 months. The Chadian government cracked down on some social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp to curb the rising anti-government […] The post Chad Finally Lifts Social Media Ban after More than a Year appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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We Got it Wrong! Huawei’s HongMeng OS is Not Meant for Smartphones, the Company Prefers Android

Ever since the US blacklisted the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the company has had its plans known by the public that indeed they are working on an Android alternative. It was likely the most immediate action for Huawei to take. However, it also became clear that Huawei’s Android OS alternative –HongMeng –has been a side […] The post We Got it Wrong! Huawei’s HongMeng OS is Not Meant for Smartphones, the Company Prefers Android appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Facebook Fined $5 Billion over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has today imposed a roughly $5 Billion fine on Facebook over the company’s most significant data scandal that surfaced in 2018. It was discovered that Facebook had violated its terms for sharing private information of 87 million of its users to the British political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica. The […] The post Facebook Fined $5 Billion over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Google is Redesigning the News Tab on Desktop Searches

Google has issued a sneak peek on their upcoming update to the News Tab in desktop searches. In a tweet, Google stated the news tab redesign “makes publisher names more prominent and organises articles more clearly to help you find the news you need.” The redesigned news tab now shows fewer searches related to a […] The post Google is Redesigning the News Tab on Desktop Searches appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei’s First 5G Device Mate 20X 5G Officially Launched

Huawei has finally launched their first 5G powered phone, Huawei Mate 20X 5G. The 5G powered Mate 20X is identical to the regular Mate 20X (launched back in October 2018), externally. Huawei Mate 20X 5G sports a 7.2-inch display -much like a phablet, a triple camera on the back and a dew-drop notch that houses […] The post Huawei’s First 5G Device Mate 20X 5G Officially Launched appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei Set to Launch Android Q-based EMUI 10 on August 9th

Huawei is set to hold its annual developer conference on August 9th, 2019 which will be opened by the launch of their upcoming Android Skin EMUI 10. This year’s event is titled “Linking the future of the world – Huawei EMUI 10.0 released.” The developer conference will be held in Dongguan with its sole purpose […] The post Huawei Set to Launch Android Q-based EMUI 10 on August 9th appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Google Workers Listen to Your Google Assistant Recordings, It’s Allowed

Well, if you thought Google Assistant is your best friend and you can share anything with her, then you’re wrong. Google workers listen to your Google Assistant recordings! After leaked audio recordings were stumbled upon by a Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS, Google has come clear stating they do allow reviewers to listen to your recordings. […] The post Google Workers Listen to Your Google Assistant Recordings, It’s Allowed appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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IT Managers are overwhelmed with Cyberattacks and Struggling to Keep Up, Sophos Survey

Sophos today announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey polled 3,100 IT decision makers from mid-sized businesses […] The post IT Managers are overwhelmed with Cyberattacks and Struggling to Keep Up, Sophos Survey appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Twitter is down, that’s why your tweets are not loading

Been wondering why I am unable to send out #AFCON2019 tweets for the just ended Cote d’ivoire Vs Algeria match. Well, Twitter is down. Twitter users trying to log on to the social network this Thursday are being greeted with  “Something is technically wrong” message. Both the mobile and web-based version of Twitter are being […] The post Twitter is down, that’s why your tweets are not loading appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Xiaomi Set to Launch First Mi Home Store in Kenya on 14TH July

Xiaomi Kenya is launching its first Mi Home store in Sub-Saharan Africa soon. Mi Home Store launch invitations have already been sent, and it is now clear that the grand opening will be happening on the 14th of July at The Hub, Karen. Xiaomi has been one of the world’s fast-growing companies, and recently, the […] The post Xiaomi Set to Launch First Mi Home Store in Kenya on 14TH July appeared first on TechTrendsKE.