Month: May 2014

Dogecoin: Much hacked, very cause to worry

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[caption id="attachment_826" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of Flickr user pinguino[/caption] DogeVault, an online wallet service for the popular cryptocurrency Dogecoin confirmed yesterday that it  has been hacked, with millions of Dogecoin likely missing from users’ wallets. The statement on the free cryptocurrency wallet service’s website reads in part: On the 11th of May, the Doge Vault…

Mpesa servers finally moving to Kenya

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A local newspaper, Business Daily, reported on it’s website today that Safaricom have contracted Chinese telecommunication company  Huawei in a bid to migrate their Mpesa datacentres from Germany to Nairobi. The Mpesa datacentre has been domiciled in the European country since the service’s inception. Hosting the datacentre locally is expected to eliminate service outages due…

This Just In: KopoKopo Experiencing Delays updating M-PESA Transactions Online

I just received this email from KopoKopo about 20 minutes ago. This explains any delays KopoKopo customers maybe experiencing currently:Dear Customer,The M-PESA web interface is currently experiencing delays in updating transactions, which is leading to delays in updating your Kopo Kopo online dashboard.The issue is being addressed by the M-PESA technical team and we shall…