Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

Facebook payment platform threat to M-Pesa, say experts

In Summary Analysts at the Standard Investment Bank say the probability of the service being rolled out globally increases competition to mobile payment services such as M-Pesa and limits future growth plans. Safaricom on Thursday however said it does not see any immediate threat in the Kenyan market. Research analysts at the Standard Investment Bank […]

WhatsApp Exponential growth with 700m users sending 30bn daily messages

Facebook-owned messaging app added 300m active users in 2014, as it prepares to introduce voice calls in 2015 Smartphone messaging app WhatsApp has reached a new milestone: 700 million monthly active users, who are sending 30 billion messages every day. Chief executive Jan Koum published the figures as a status update on Facebook, the company […]

Cloud Based PC Bridges the Gap Between Tablets And Desktop

CloudGate is an Android-based desktop replacement that aims to deliver the rich environment of Android, and ability to access any Windows applications you need, all at a fraction of the cost of a desktop computer. CloudGate, the new computer from Cloudware Technologies (a MICROmega company), combines the simplicity of the Android operating system with the […]

Online Safety: 12-15-year-olds send an average of 255 texts per week.

It’s difficult to be a parent in the digital age. Your kids probably know more about the Internet than you do (you can undo sent emails now?), and they’re using gadgets and apps you’ve never heard of (what’s a Whisper?). There’s simply no way to keep kids off the web, or to keep smartphones out […]