President Donald Trump is considering an executive order in the new year to declare a national emergency that would bar US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE, three sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to...
Popular Kenyan television stations Citizen TV and KTN cannot currently be accessed on pay-TV services StarTimes and GOtv, with GOtv saying this is because the channels’ carriage contracts have come to an end. Though StarTimes has yet to comment, GOtv said on its Facebook page it was renegotiating the contracts...
The United States Federal Trade Commission has approved Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia’s mobile business, with the deal now headed to Europe for approval. Earlier reports in September showed that Nokia’s announcement to sell its Devices & Services section to Microsoft for US$7.36 billion, with the Finnish firm described it as...
Samsung Electronics has invested over KSh85 million (US$980,000) to open its seventh outlet in Kenya at the Galleria shopping mall, as it moves to deepen its retail capacity in the country. The store joins six other brand shops located at Junction Mall, Westgate Mall, Thika Road Mall, Ridgeways Mall, Tom...
Today, Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of Office 2016. The apps are the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription service that helps people do their best work, together. The company also announced new and enhanced Office 365 services built for team productivity. “The way people work has changed...
Microsoft Windows sales spiked 23% in the company's fiscal third quarter. Even if you exclude sales deferrals carried over from earlier in the year, Windows sales were essentially flat -- that's pretty good in a PC market that is in rapid decline. Shares of Microsoft  rose 2% after hours. The company...
A union official today revealed that South Africa's MTN Group is planing to lay off around 850 managerial staff. This is as a result of slowing growth and tough competition in its home market. The operator which is Africa's largest telecommunications group has expanded rapidly in the last two decades across the...

colaboMost of us were raised to be competitive, beginning at a young age in school and sports, and then right onthrough to the business world.

However, at least in business we’re seeing a shift toward companies that play well with others. Both business owners and consumers are looking for better, more sustainable alternatives to “business as usual.”

DFCU bank has on Wednesday launched a revamped eBanking platform for its Omni-Channels called Quick Banking to enable its customers make their transactions faster, safer, and simpler banking. The Omni-Channel consists of three channels to say; the use of USSD codes for feature phones, use of a mobile application...
WorldRemit is the leading sender of remittances to Mobile Money, with connections to 32 services in 24 countries. WorldRemit began offering remittances to Kenya in March 2011 and since then, Kenyans living abroad have now sent one million money transfers with WorldRemit. With the WorldRemit app or website, the diaspora can send...