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How Samsung plans to kill all Note 7 devices

When it was released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was the hottest Android phone the world had ever seen. Unfortunately though, the Galaxy Note 7 was literally the hottest Android phone the world had ever seen. A poor battery design caused dozens of phones to explode while being charged. In some cases the phones caught fire when unplugged and in use. …

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How to Hire the Right Private Investigator

Hiring a private investigator is the best solution in circumstances where you need to track down someone or you need to find out secret information about a person. Not all detectives will do their jobs efficiently so you must do your own research in order to find the right person. You must know that some investigators only specialize in a …

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Insurance industry records a 16% profit rise

The insurance industry in Kenya recorded a growth net profit by 16.8 per cent to Sh11.1 billion in the year ended December. This is according to statistics from the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA). The net earnings in the sector stood at Sh9.5 billion the previous year. The performance excludes results from operations outside Kenya and also leaves out reinsurers. Some …

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Safaricom introduces ‘flex’

Mobile service provider Safaricom has launched ‘FLEX’. An innovative product that gives customers freedom to choose how they allocate airtime for calls, SMS or data services, in line with customer feedback. Currently, Safaricom customers purchase bundles or airtime in fixed amounts, which are mostly pre-determined. Upon signing up for the new service, customers will be able to convert their regular …

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Google releases android 8 developer preview

It’s that time of year again for Google to get the ball rolling for the next generation of its Android operating system. Around this time last year, we were introduced to Android N (which would later be called Nougat). Yesterday, Google released the first developer preview of Android O. Although Google hasn’t officially confirmed it, the new version of android …

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Safaricom gives kshs 3.5 million sponsorship boost to Barclays Kenya Open

Safaricom has announced a Kshs.3.5 million sponsorship towards the 2017 Barclays Kenya Open, scheduled to take place at the Muthaiga Golf Club from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th March. As the Official Telecommunications Sponsor, Safaricom will provide a media center and wireless connectivity to the secretariat, clubhouse and the village for the duration of the tournament. The 49th edition of the tournament will …

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StarTimes rolls out digital TV sets

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has announced the roll out of StarTimes digital television sets into the Kenyan market. The new line of business will complement the pay television offering it has operated for the past five years. This will see the introduction of the StarTimes 24, 32 and 40-inch television sets that will be retailing at between Ksh 18,999 …

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Direct flights to US set to start this May

Kenya Airways has formally requested the US federal aviation department for a license to operate direct flights to the US. If given the Flights from Nairobi to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport will be launched in early May. To be awarded, Kenya Airways aircraft and its crew will be rated and reviewed before the license is issued. “Getting Category …

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