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iHub By Joseph / November 28, 2012

Movie Tech | The Stuff of Imagination or Perhaps Reality


By Joseph Mathai Movies, especially science fiction ones, have always been the stuff of imagination but are they really? Now granted we can’t travel at the speed of light yet to distant galaxies; or have flying cars, but it has always been fascinating to see how movies – both and

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / November 26, 2012

Intellectual Property In Technological Innovations : Perceptions From Tech Startups In Kenyan ICT Hubs


Authors Hilda Moraa, iHub Research ( Kelvin Murage, iHub Research ( Rhoda Omenya, iHub Research (   Abstract: ICT Hubs act as a meeting place for technology entrepreneurs where new ideas are discussed and inventions built. In such dynamic spaces, Intellectual Property (IP) could either protect young, nascent ideas or

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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / November 26, 2012

Applications for Green Memberships for 2013 Open Now!

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The iHub is proud to announce the reopening of applications for green membership. This will be our third cohort, and we’re excited to go into 2013 with a brand new community of techies. It’s been a very busy year for us at the iHub. This time last year we had

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iHub By Sam Wakoba / November 25, 2012

Gaming Scene in Africa | Maliyo Games Vs Ma3Racer


BY Sam Wakoba Move over Rovio’s Angry Birds and Bad Piggies. Gaming startups in Africa are changing the game scene on the continent, slowly replacing internationally popular games. Nigeria’s Maliyo Games is at the moment pushing for local content for the more than 160 million people online and the one billion mobile subscribers in Africa. According to

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m:lab By John Kieti / November 25, 2012

Pivot East 2012 Finalist Wins Kshs 1m in Safaricom Challenge


Elan Telemedia’s Tough Jungle was this week declared winner of the Safaricom Appstar Developer Competition in Kenya. The company founded by Gerald Kibugi wins Kshs 1,000,000. The company’s application goes ahead to compete at finals of the competition organized in partnership with the Vodafone Group. The finals of the competition

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