Autochek Extends African Market to Kenya

Autochek Extends African Market to Kenya

Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to facilitate auto finance across Africa, has officially widened its operations to Kenya as part of its pan-African expansion. Autochek has appointed Bilhah Muriithi as the Country Manager for the new branch. Having recently acquired automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Cheki Uganda from ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa […]

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 Apple unveils new its M1Pro and M1Max chips

Apple unveils new its M1Pro and M1Max chips

Apple has unveiled its M1Pro and M1Max chips used to power new MacBook Pro laptop computers. Apple says the M1 Max chip, with 57 billion transistors is the most powerful it has ever built. The new chips were announced almost a year after the firm revealed its first Mac computers powered by silicon of its […]

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 Fintech Company Brass raises $1.7mn to expand SME banking

Fintech Company Brass raises $1.7mn to expand SME banking

Nigerian fintech company, Brass which is delivering easy access to affordable premium banking services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), has secured $1.7mn in funding to address the heavily underserved banking needs of local entrepreneurs, traders and fast-growing businesses. The new funding will play a key role in accelerating Brass’ expansion into South Africa and […]

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 Google to integrate Ghana’s GPS into Google map system – Vice President Bawumia

Google to integrate Ghana’s GPS into Google map system – Vice President Bawumia

The government of Ghana has entered into an agreement with international technology firm, Google, to incorporate the country’s GPS address in its mapping system, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said. The agreement was reached after a technical evaluation by Google to certify Ghana’s addressing system. Disclosing this at the opening of the YouthConnekt […]

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 PayPal Exploring To Acquire Pinterest

PayPal Exploring To Acquire Pinterest

California based financial company Paypal is in talks to acquire photo-sharing social network Pinterest. Bloomberg reports that people familiar with the talks have discussed a potential price of around $70 a share. The private discussions led by Paypal could potentially value Pinterest at roughly $39 billion. This wouldn’t be a random purchase as Pinterest has […]

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 AppZone Launches ‘Zone’- a Peer-to-Peer Transaction Processing Platform

AppZone Launches ‘Zone’- a Peer-to-Peer Transaction Processing Platform

Appzone Group, a fintech software company has announced the launch of Zone, a blockchain platform for payment processing that facilitates local and Intra-African payments in fiat and digital currencies. Developed by Appzone Switch, a subsidiary of Appzone Group, Zone forms the foundation of Appzone’s plans to build out Africa’s first decentralised payment network, which will […]

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 Google unveils its Pixel 6 smartphone with AI photo features

Google unveils its Pixel 6 smartphone with AI photo features

Google has unveiled its latest smartphone, containing the tech giant’s first self-designed computer chip. The Pixel 6 contains Google’s “Tensor” processor, which it says enables new phone features powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. It is also the first phone in the series with a “Pro” model, designed to compete at the high end […]

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 Fintech Company Interswitch unveils whitepaper on blockchain technology

Fintech Company Interswitch unveils whitepaper on blockchain technology

Africa’s leading integrated digital payment and e-commerce company, Interswitch Group, has unveiled its whitepaper on blockchain technology titled: “Blockchain Technology: The Future of Africa’s Digital Economy” to help drive the growth of African businesses. The white paper document contains details on how businesses can leverage blockchain technology to transform their businesses and the prospects it […]

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