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iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 27, 2012

ICT Hubs: Assessing the Impact of African ICT Hubs to the Entrepreneurs

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Over the past few months, iHub research has been developing a framework around their in-house ICT Hubs project to initiate a research series that will dis-aggregate the unique factors that make up ICT hubs/labs  model in Africa (Afrilabs). The series will also have a special focus on the role of

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 27, 2012

How to nurture entrepreneurs and stimulate innovation

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Open innovation is key to the success of iHub and can change the working culture of any community of innovators,……… iHub is a network and meeting place that enables Kenya’s innovators to bring their ideas to fruition. Through iHub, the technology community, industry, academia, investors and venture capitalists can meet,

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iHub By Jessica Colaco / January 25, 2012

Mobile Monday January: Dr. Zhen Liu

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Join us on Monday 30th January from 6 pm for the first Mobile Monday event this year. The session will be a presentation by Dr. Zhen Liu, Head of Nokia Research Centre Growth Economies Lab, which has research teams in Beijing, Shenzhen, Bangalore and Nairobi. Before joining Nokia, Zhen was with

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iHub By John Kieti / January 24, 2012

Samsung Apps – Diversifying Local App Distribution Options

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The surge in Samsung’s smart-phone marketshare in 2011 may have surprised many. Earlier in 2011, the device manufacturer also surprised many when it announced 100 million downloads from its applications store, only a couple of months after opening. As TechCrunch’s John Biggs explains, the surprises may not be reducing soon

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / January 24, 2012

Help! I’m a developer with no clue about design (e-book)

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6 and a 1⁄2 practical design tips for developers with no access to designers There is no doubt about the level of talent that exists here in terms of development of apps and sites. Locally developed apps are trying to be competitive not only in the Kenyan market but also elsewhere

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