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m:lab By Jessica Colaco / February 8, 2012

30% Discount for iHub members for Mobile Web East Africa 2012

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Mobile Web East Africa 2012 is an action-packed, progressive and highly interactive conference that over the course of two days will facilitate the growth of the mobile ecosystem in the region.  It has a fantastic speaker faculty and is tackling one of the most important aspects of technological development: harnessing

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m:lab By John Kieti / February 5, 2012

infoDev launches micro-work challenge

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As February came and brought with it reality checks for many of us to settle firmly into the new year, infoDev and Nokia’s IdeasProject launched the m2Work online challenge. It is a challenge that might drastically change the state of affairs with respect to micro-work. The challenge is backed by

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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 John Kieti / January 19, 2012

Pivot East Competition Categories Explained

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Pivot East is this year’s edition of the region’s premier mobile apps / developer competition held successfully in 2011 under the name Pivot 25. It will culminate in a pitching conference on 5th and 6th June 2012. The competition has five categories, each with five finalists pitching to a rich

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / January 13, 2012

Mobile Technology in Tanzania

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The mobile market in Tanzania is growing in a steadfast manner and has managed to break the 50% penetration barrier as of mid June 2011. While the Tanzania Communication Regulation Authority (TCRA) are yet to release publicly statistics on the mobile sector beyond June 2011, it is estimated that over 22 million Tanzanians are connected via mobile.

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