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Sms and USSD VS Native Applications

By Kelvin Mbugua Is going for sms based solutions opposed to using native apps offering half backed “convenient solutions” good for us? How sustainable is it? Should we continue with things the way they are or try our hand in disruptive innovation as the tech community in Kenya. We have had fun with sms and […]

Intel Shark Tank: Wednesday 11th December, 2013 | 6 – 8 pm | iHub

There are a lot of great app ideas in Nairobi that never get to be heard. Cool, potentially huge ideas that remain on smart developers’ computers or in beta because they’ve never gotten the relevant feedback to help those ideas to grow and scale. We’re here to help with that. Borrowing from the Shark Tank […]

Intel CodeFest: Calling Hardcore Devs! | December 3rd, 2013 | 9 am – 5 pm | iHub

We’re looking for Nairobi’s most promising developers to participate in the upcoming Intel Codefest.  If you have an android app on the Google Play store that has over 150 downloads, you’re the kind of developer we have in mind. Join us on Tuesday 3rd December for Codefest with Intel, in which you will learn how […]

ICT4Ag Hackathon National Winners Announced

The ICT for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) international conference and its parallel hackathon (dubbed “Agri-hack championship”) will take place from 4th – 8th November 2013 in Kigali Rwanda. The conference seeks to examine how ICTs are truly empowering producers and consumers along the entire value chain. Earlier this year, the Technical Center for Agricutural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) […]

Intel ‘She Will Connect’ & Akirachix Initiative

  Intel Kenya will celebrate the second International Day of the Girl on October 11 by launching a joint initiative targeting Kenyan girls with Akirachix.  As a direct result of findings in the groundbreaking “Women and the Web” report released in January, Intel announced She Will Connect, an initiative to reduce the gender and technology […]

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