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  • Microsoft enhances paternity leave to six-weeks

    November 2, 2017 11:03 AM 33

    NAIROBI, KENYA: Microsoft has announced a five-month paid maternity leave for female employees in its Kenya office, a new arrangement that almost doubles what many local companies offer. In most Kenyan companies, a female employee is entitled to three-month paid maternity leave while male employees do get two-week off to bond with newborn babies

  • Oppo R11s, R11s Plus with dual cameras spotted on TENAA ahead of Nov 2 launch

    October 31, 2017 6:49 AM 4

    Oppo is set to launch two new smartphones - Oppo R11s and R11s Plus - on November 2 in China. The company last week opened the registration for the Oppo R11s ahead of its first sale. Now, the phones have been spotted on TENAA ahead of its launch. The TENAA listing gives us a peek into what the company could offer with the R11s and R11s Plus. As per the listing

  • WhatsApp’s new feature is brilliant news for all drunk texters

    October 30, 2017 7:29 PM 15

    As explained in a recent update to the WhatsApp FAQ, first spotted by TheNextWeb, you are about to get a seven-minute window to correct those mistakes. Indeed, some of you might already have it, as it seems the update has been rolled out for some (but not all) users. You have the option of deleting messages for yourself, or for everyone in a chat. While

  • WhatsApp's New Delete Button Will Save You From Yourself When You Text An Ex

    October 30, 2017 3:32 PM 7

    Advances in technology have made it easier to communicate and more difficult to cease communication completely. Like, say, texting an ex, who is always just a few ill-advised finger-taps away. Popular messaging service WhatsApp can help spare you from a moment of weakness a mistakenly sent message. Its new delete feature allows users to retract messages

  • WhatsApp’s delete messages feature appears to be rolling out

    October 30, 2017 11:12 AM 10

    The much-requested delete messages feature appears to be close to launching on WhatsApp. The messaging platform has been testing the feature this year, and now it appears to be moving closer to a full release after support pages for the tool were spotted on the WhatsApp website. Reports of the feature being on the verge of a roll-out have been circulating

  • WhatsApp now lets you delete and revoke messages you sent by mistake

    October 30, 2017 11:12 AM 5

    WhatsApp is adding the ability to delete and revoke messages after you’ve sent them, following a test of the feature for most of 2017. You’ll be able to delete messages up to seven minutes after you sent them, and they’ll disappear from conversations or group chats. A new WhatsApp support article, spotted by The Next Web, reveals that both sender and receiver

  • The WhatsApp message can be deleted within seven minutes

    October 29, 2017 1:41 PM 2

    The long-awaited feature has finally arrived on the world's most popular messaging app. WhatsApp users will finally have the option to delete potentially embarrassing messages after they've sent them. The world's most popular messaging app has finally added the feature that users have been clamoring for - and it couldn't be simpler. The new option allows

  • Sheila Mwanyiga bows to pressure, enrolls at gym to shed weight

    October 18, 2017 3:06 PM 15

    Former NTV presenter Sheila Mwanyigha has decided to finally hit the gym to shed some pounds after months of fans complaining about her ballooning. After Nation FM gave her the boot (not really, the station closed down), Mwanyigha moved on to other things and is now chief editor of a popular online Magazine and by the look of things, money is rolling

  • OPPO A71 starts retailing in the open market in Kenya

    October 18, 2017 9:43 AM 15

    Mobile network operator Safaricom has been exclusively selling the device since its late September unveiling for Kshs 19,990. Going forward, the A71 will be available in other stores in addition to Safaricom’s shops. The OPPO A71 packs a 5.2-inch HD display, an octa-core Mediatek MT6750 processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a 13-megapixel main camera

  • Samsung Galaxy S8+, S8, S7, A5(2017) and A7 (2017) available after heavy discounts

    October 16, 2017 7:25 PM 2

    The South Korean giant, Samsung has recently announced a price cut in many of it’s latest flagship devices. Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy A5(2017), Galaxy A7(2017) are the devices which are now available in India at great discounts. Along with this, Samsung is also offering a new one-time screen replacement named as ‘Never Mind Offer’. But the offer