Uber Piloting ‘Hurry Hurry’ Service In Kenya

Uber is testing a service in Nairobi that was inspired by residents’ use of the platform for errands and aims to tap into a new segment of the city’s active ride-hailing market.. Amid the minibuses, safari 4x4s, taxis and Ubers on the roads of Kenya’s capital, tiny, boxy Suzuki Altos are popping up. They are ...
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How Robotic Weeders Will Ease Vegetable Farming

We are less than a month into 2018 and technology has already penetrated the farming sector in a much stronger way with robotic weeders known as Tertill. “The growing popularity of robotic weeders for specialty crops has grown partly out of necessity,” said Steven Fennimore, an extension specialist at the university of California. Due to ...
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Sendy Targets Expansion Across East Africa

Sendy has announced plans to expand into East Africa by the end of 2018. The on-demand logistics firm, backed by Safaricom, allows customers to order courier services over their mobile phones. The company offers customers a wide choice of types and sizes of vehicles, ranging from motorcycles to trucks. The app is currently operating in ...
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Coca Cola In Global Plan To Create A World Without Waste

The Coca-Cola Company announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030. This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with ...
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Technologies That Will Reshape Business In 2018

Dimension Data released a list of the company’s top IT predictions for 2018. Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018 according to the report. Dimension Data also pointed out that companies that have not started the ...
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Huawei’s Mate 10 Opens Door To AI Applications

Huawei announced the launch of the all-new Huawei Mate 10 series which, according to the company, will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and Porsche design Huawei Mate 10 are all aimed at making a breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence (AI) on devices by combining the ...
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Uber, Visa In Partnership To Boost eCommerce In Kenya

Uber and Visa announced a strategic agreement, that will see the latter work with its financial institution partners to set up their debit and credit portfolios for eCommerce. The promotion, to be piloted in Kenya, will enable faster adoption of digital payments in the region, new revenue streams for banks and merchants, and create the ...
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