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The top trends in iOS app development for 2018 Jan 03, 2018 07:45:08 AM

2017 has already been a great year for iOS. Apple brought in two new iPhone devices – iPhone 8 (Plus) and iPhone X – in the market. Also, the company provided major updates on iOS 11. Apple has been quite active throughout the year. With new trends affecting the entire…

Safaricom’s ‘jitambulishe’ to recognize customers through their voices Jan 02, 2018 08:01:36 AM

Safaricom has rolled out jitambulishe a service that will now allow customers to use their voices for authentication before accessing assisted services such as resetting M-PESA PIN, and PUK requests, significantly cutting down the steps a customer goes through before they are assisted. The new voice biometrics system is also…

New system to help track sales performance for insurers in Kenya Jan 02, 2018 07:58:51 AM

The insurance fraternity will now have an easier time in improving sales funnel management, measuring turnaround time, capturing new sales performances at various levels, therefore, producing higher sales through the cross and upselling. Salesforce, a customer relationship management system recently rolled out by resolution insurance is set to improve the…

“Nobel Prize for students” foundation gives local university students chance in pitch sessions Jan 02, 2018 07:57:23 AM

If a $1Million (Ksh103 Million) cheque fell on your lap, what would you innovate to change the world? Well, a Bill-Clinton backed fund is challenging innovators from local universities on pitching sessions that have already begun. Under the theme “Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10…

Financial technology startups emerged as serious challengers to financial services in 2017 Jan 02, 2018 07:48:51 AM

All the attention in financial services this year has gone to the newest kids on the block: cryptocurrencies. With bitcoin now eclipsing $15,000 and Coinbase adding more than 300,000 users in one week alone, it’s easy to see why. While cryptocurrencies stole the spotlight, a clutch of companies were quietly…

Building AI systems that work is still hard Jan 02, 2018 07:37:46 AM

Even with the support of AI frameworks like TensorFlow or OpenAI, artificial intelligence still requires deep knowledge and understanding compared to a mainstream web developer. If you have built a working prototype, you are probably the smartest guy in the room. Congratulations, you are a member of a very exclusive…