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iHub UXlab By Abigael Wangui / October 18, 2012

What is the iHub User Experience Lab and why does it matter to you?

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Kenya is an innovation hub – a common assertion on many forums. Products such as M-Pesa and Ushahidi have firmly put the country on the global tech map. But we need to start developing products that truly meet the needs of the population, and that are truly scalable, if we

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iHub Consulting By Mercy Deche / October 18, 2012

The Web 100 (Do You Really Need A Website?)

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By Stig Njiru “Where is my website?” or “There’s something wrong with the API so we can’t do what your asking.” or “Its just creating a few web pages then uploading, shouldn’t take you more than a day.” or “..ahh there’s no way I’m doing it for that price”…these are

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iHub By Editor / October 18, 2012

Bitange Ndemo: Protecting Local Innovation

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As the Kenyan ICT industry grows, protection of intellectual property (IP) is becoming increasingly important. Protection of IP rights for computer software can be challenging, particularly in the area of patents. (Read More) . Below is Dr. Bitange Ndemo’s, PS for Ministry of Information,  talk on protecting local innovation. He was

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Uncategorized By Rachel Gichinga / October 16, 2012

Focus on Smart Cities as AITEC Africa celebrates 25 years | October 24-25 2012 | Oshwal Centre, Nairobi

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The AITEC conference will focus on technologies that make cities more efficient- and which integrate multiple technologies to ensure faster processes in functions such as government services, transport, and energy use, among others. “ It is relatively new to East Africa, but the adoption of smart city solutions is fast

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iHub By Editor / October 16, 2012

Africa on Crowdfunding

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Startups in a quest for crowd funding. By Sam Charoz The Internet has been a resourceful outlet for innovators to network, display and share their talent and ingenuity. In the last five years, Africa has witnessed a surge of unique apps that have demanded international acclaim. Some like Kenya’s M-pesa,

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