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iHub By Leo Mutuku / December 2, 2011

LINKAGE OF INDUSTRY WITH ACADEMIA-LIWA 2011

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Last week, November 24-2th, The Linkage of Industry with Academia conference was held at the Laico Regency Hotel here in Nairobi. The event themed “ICT Capacity Development to realize knowledge based economy.” was attended by various notable stakeholders from the Private Sector, Government and Academia. Linkage of Industry, Academia and

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 1, 2011

Google+ API Hackathon

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Calling all Kenyan coders! After the really fun Google+ hackathon we did in Johannesburg, we’re bringing the action here to Nairobi on Saturday, December 10. If you’re interested in the Google+ API, you’re going to want to be here for this! We’ll be covering the +1 button, Google+ hangout applications,

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / December 1, 2011

3 startups from the mLab make CIO top 100

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Kenya Education Network (KENET) are this years winners of the prestigious CIO 100 Annual Awards. KENET offers Internet connectivity to educational institution in addition to linking them with a research network. The CIO East Africa CIO 100 annual awards recognize institutions that deploy ICT in an innovative manner while bringing out business

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 1, 2011

Insights from Safaricom “trash”

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By Guest blogger, Elvis Bando A few weeks ago, @chrisorwa, showed me some datasets that he had been working on. I got an adrenaline kick by just looking at the data. Mostly because it was challenging, then again, the prospects of cracking the data was even more motivating. In a

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 29, 2011

Ushahidi/iHub Research Seminar Brief

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(Re-posting from the Ushahidi Blog) Ushahidi and iHub researchers met a few weeks ago to present our current research projects and to invite the global research community to suggest ways of working together in the future. The iHub event was attended by about twenty in-person researchers, user experience experts, designers

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