SportPesa is LaLiga’s Official African Betting Partner

SportPesa is LaLiga’s Official African Betting Partner

Global gaming firm SportPesa has agreed a monumental partnership deal with LaLiga. The deal will span an initial three years, the agreement will aim to help LaLiga grow and engage with fans within Africa, a key strategic territory. SportPesa will in turn become LaLiga’s first ever Official African Betting Partner, continuing an ongoing trend of world-firsts for the gaming brand. The firm announced on its website Quick Read: SportPesa signs a 3 year Sponsorship deal…

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Russian hackers target French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron

Russian hackers target French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron

Reminiscent to the last years US elections where the Democratic National Committee, Tokyo-based cybersecurity firm Trend Micro reports of evidences of the same hacking attempts on the  French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign. Quick Read: Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam? Trend Micro says it has discovered four phony Web domain names that were very similar to the domain names of the Macron campaign — presumably to perpetrate phishing and…

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Outgoing Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to bag $186 Million Paycheck after Verizon acquisition

Outgoing Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to bag $186 Million Paycheck after Verizon acquisition

The Verizon Communications Inc, Yahoo acquisition deal is set to mature in June 2017. The deal will end Yahoo’s its 21-years an independent company, where Verizon expects to expand its digital advertising and media portfolios. Marissa Mayer, who joined Yahoo four years ago and promised to revitalize the company has struggled to turn around Yahoo’s fortunes. However after the sale, Mayer who owns about $186 million worth of stock, stock options and restricted stock units…

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Tech-savvy people more likely to fall prey to identity theft

Tech-savvy people more likely to fall prey to identity theft

Do you consider yourself tech-savvy?, do you feel confident you wouldn’t fall prey to hackers and identity theft?  Well think again, a CBT Nuggets study thinks otherwise. The study revealed that self-identified “tech-savvy” people are actually 18% more likely to fall prey to identity theft. Not only that, but it seems more highly educated people are just as likely as those without an advanced degree to be hacked, so formal education does little to impress…

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ESET & Strathmore University to set up cyber-security centre

ESET & Strathmore University to set up cyber-security centre

 Slovakian Cyber Security firm ESET East Africa and Strathmore University have announced partnership plans to jointly set up a research and cyber-security operations centre (SOC) in Kenya. Quick Read: Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam? According to Teddy Njoroge, Country Manager, ESET East Africa, ESET will explore joint opportunities with like-minded partners and contribute assets in developing innovative cyber-security solutions targeting both blue chip businesses and Small and Medium Enterprises over the next…

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Uber’s President Jeff Jones Resigns

Uber’s President Jeff Jones Resigns

In an escalating series of happenings that are set to dent the struggling Uber reputation further, the  Uber’s President Jeff Jones has stepped down adding to a growing list of key executives the ride-hailing company has lost in recent weeks. Quick Read: Lyft expands to 54 more US cities as Uber dents reputation Jeff was hired as president just six months ago and the chain of executive departures doesn’t help the organization as the ride-hailing…

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Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam?

Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam?

Email Scams happen every day but you least expect it on platforms like Google and this is why researchers are listing it among the sneakiest Google Gmail scam you are likely to fall for. Security Researchers at WordFence, identified the scam that tricks Google Gmail customers into divulging their login credentials and the it has been happening for the past few months and is reportedly hit other email provider services Quick Read: ZeroFox Study Exposes…

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Ringier Africa’s Cheki Kenya launches WhatsApp chat for real-time support

Ringier Africa’s Cheki Kenya launches WhatsApp chat for real-time support

Number one car selling website Cheki.co.ke has unveiled a WhatsApp broadcast in a move to cater for customer needs in real time and boosting customer satisfaction Extra Read: Uber Cab Disruption, How Local Taxi Industry Can Fight Relegation The website that belong to Ringier One Africa Media’s car Club will allow consumers to interact and interact on everything cars including, new car purchases, ownership, and maintenance. The WhatsApp chat line will broadcast alerts on new…

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Opera browser hits 100m users in Africa

Opera browser hits 100m users in Africa

Opera’s State of Mobile Web Report Africa 2016 highlights mobile Internet trends across the African continent. Opera reports that it has surpassed 100 million users in Africa. The numbers means an 86.41% market share in Kenya, 71.83% in Nigeria and 53.1% in South Africa. Extra Read: After a Decade, TEDGlobal 2017 Returns to Africa Some of the highlights include consumers’ browsing behaviour and app usage, broken down below: Kenyans, Seychellois, Ghanaians, and Mauritians ranked as…

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Nairobi: Huawei Hosts Safe City Summit in Africa

Nairobi: Huawei Hosts Safe City Summit in Africa

Huawei hosted its Safe City Africa Summit and Kenya Showcase 2016 in Nairobi, from October 14-15, 2016, attracting more than 200 global customers, partners, experts, and industry analysts in the public safety sector. Related: Kenya Ranked 46th in Huawei’s 2016 Global Connectivity Index The Summit themed “Leading New ICT, Making Cities Safer”, showcased Safe City best practices in cities like Nairobi and Mombasa, and gave delegates the latest insights on industry trends and opportunities in…

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