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Brave launches privacy aware ads, will pay users in crypto to view ads

Javascript inventor Brendan Eich’s browser startup Brave announced today the launch of what the company calls the first advertising platform build on privacy. Starting today, users of Brave’s latest release of the desktop browser for macOS, Windows, and Linux can choose to view privacy-preserving Brave Ads by opting into Brave Rewards. These users will receive…

Liquid Telecom Kenya announces move into retail Fibre Market with Hai Waya brand: Firm to connect 500 homes in Mlolongo, 1000 in Runda to its FTTH network

At a press conference to outline its last mile strategy for the year 2016, local fibre operator  Liquid Telecom Kenya has announced that it is moving into the retail Fibre To The Home (FTTH) market in Kenya under its Hai ISP brand. Liquid Telecom Kenya says the service will formally launch in March 2016. In…

Airtel Kenya testing 3G

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Is Airtel Kenya finally testing it’s long heralded 3G network? Was at Kencom this afternoon when I noticed the 3G icon on my companion’s phone. Couldn’t believe my eyes. Had to check again to make sure that she, indeed was on her airtel line. My phone still indicated that I was on EDGE though. Might…

Make It Cheap

Here is an article I wrote some 18 months ago Ma.ke It Cheap: Imagine how different your Internet experience would be if we talked about sending mail to johnny 123.654.789 or were excited about having been 987.765.543’d. The domain name system, the Internet’s dynamic telephone directory that ,maps human friendly names like yahoo and Facebook…