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Moore's law

iHub By Joseph / December 7, 2012

Intel in Africa – A Heck of A Fight Part II

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(Read Part I) Intel’s Onslaught into Mobile Intel’s processors power 80% of all desktops worldwide. Yet, Intel which dominates the processors space, recognizes that mobile is the next direction. It has gradually been repositioning itself not to get left behind in this sector, especially in emerging markets where the growth

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Moore's law

iHub By Joseph / December 7, 2012

Intel in Africa – A Heck Of A Fight Part I

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  “The number of transistors incorporated in a chip will approximately double every 24 months” – Gordon Moore, Intel co-Founder. Gordon Moore’s famous 1965 observation has stood the test of an ever-changing technology industry to hold true, 47 years later. Year after year, Intel® microprocessors have gotten faster, more efficient,

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Sematime Goes Global

iHub By Sam Wakoba / December 6, 2012

Kenyan Startup Goes Global

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By Sam Wakoba Kenya’s Sematime is going global just months after launching its public beta version August 10. According to Boniface Githinji the CEO Tusquee Systems, the firm that developed the software, Sematime has already signed up over 1000 users and due to increasing requests from people across the globe,

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The game changing makerbot 3D printer
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iHub By Joseph / December 6, 2012

Imaginarium | Tapping into 3D Printing

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By Joseph Mathai 3D printing sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? Like saying a fine mess or agree to disagree. When most of us think of printing, it is in 2D on a surface like paper or a t shirt but 3D printing? What if I told you that you

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iHub By Editor / December 6, 2012

Kenyans To Get Virtual Identities

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By David Ngige Kenya will assign each person using the internet a virtual identity to curb the rising tide of cyber crime. Information PS Dr Bitange Ndemo said the ministry, through the Kenya ICT Board, would soon establish the public key infrastructure, which will allocate virtual identities to internet and

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