If you are already using Google Baraza, Kwetha.co.ke - the username with the highest reputation - will sound familiar. Kwetha is a question and answer platform, developed by a team of young innovative Kenyans, the same group that have now launched a search engine that 'promises to revolutionise the shopping experience for both shoppers and vendors in Kenya'.
Internet giant Google is making some changes to its core product, search, in an attempt to make searches faster and more relevant.
Google is bringing its Siri-like voice search feature to the iPad and iPhone. The company expects to roll out an update to its free Google Search app later this week with the new feature, which uses speech-recognition technology to understand spoken, natural language search requests. Though it has not yet been approved, Google said it is working with Apple to get the app out.
As part of Google’s announcement to acquire Snapseed’s creator Nik software, Vic Gundotra, the Senior Vice President of Engineering for Google, just announced a new milestone for Google+: 400 million registered users and 100 million monthly active users. He of course revealed the new statistic on Google+:
We’ve been hands-on with Sony’s latest addition to the Walkman family at the London launch and, while it’ll have to go some way to beat the all-conquering iPod Touch and iPhone duopoly, we’ve come away impressed.
Sony is emphasising the sheer quality afforded by the new Walkman and, on first impressions, it’s hard to disagree: the unit itself, while small and light, felt more than solid enough to cope with pockets and backpacks, and the four sides of the X-series are covered in a stylish mottled pattern that lends the Walkman a bit of personality aside from the familiar logos plastered all over it.