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Twitter acquires newsletter startup Revue

AfricaPress-Kenya: Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had acquired email newsletter startup, Revue, as the microblogging platform seeks to attract users who want to...

Need a lift? SpaceX launches record spacecraft in cosmic rideshare program

AfricaPress-Kenya: A veteran rocket from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company launched 143 spacecraft into space on Sunday, a new record for the...

Collapse of Loon project dims promise of cheaper Internet

AfricaPress-Kenya: The news that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is winding down its subsidiary Loon has dealt a blow to efforts to provide affordable Internet...

YouTube bans Trump for another week over inauguration violence concerns

AfricaPress-Kenya: YouTube said on Tuesday it was extending a one-week ban on outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump uploading videos or live-streaming to his channel...

Move from WhatsApp to Signal and Telegram grows

AfricaPress-Kenya: When news broke that WhatsApp, a free messaging application, would require users to share their data with Facebook, privacy concerns emerged. The Facebook-owned app...

No Whatsapp account will be suspended on February 8, says Facebook

AfricaPress-Kenya: Social networking giant Facebook has extended the deadline for users accepting the new terms and conditions on WhatsApp amid growing backlash from users...

Volkswagen recalls 56,000 Golf models for software update

AfricaPress-Kenya: Volkswagen will recall 56,000 of its bestselling Golf models to fix software problems that affect the infotainment system and reversing camera, the German...
Whatsapp Users Risk Losing Access in New Policy

Whatsapp Users Risk Losing Access in New Policy

Africa-Press - Kenya. Whatsapp users risk losing access to their accounts in new privacy rules introduced by the parent company, Facebook. A pop-up notification...
CNN Story on Foreigner 'Discovering' Whales in Kenya Causes Uproar

CNN Story on Foreigner ‘Discovering’ Whales in Kenya Causes Uproar

Africa-Press - Kenya. On Tuesday, January 5, American news network CNN published an article on the growing marine tourism industry in Kenya focussing on...
Kenya's First Woman to Own & Drive a Car

Kenya’s First Woman to Own & Drive a Car

Africa-Press - Kenya. The general adage since the years of yore holds that women must always fight twice as hard as men to make...