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How to secretly track my child’s location through their cell phone

How to secretly track my child’s location through their cell phone

Mobile, Technology
Children living in the modern world are exposed to many risks, thankfully, we have technologies that can be leveraged to ease the minds of parents. A cell phone can be a great tool to track the location of your child at all times and letting parents stand a better chance of protecting them from harm. Here are some of the features that the best spy apps apply to help parents track someone’s cell phone location without them knowing . Geo-tracking: With such a feature, you can get real time updates of your child’s whereabouts. This way, you will know if they take detours of places you haven’t authorized. Geo-fencing: This function lets you set a perimeter in a certain location; you will get alerts if your child leaves or enters that set boundary. Stealth camera: Sometimes all you nee
Safaricom launches innovation center to come up with new products

Safaricom launches innovation center to come up with new products

Mobile, Startups
Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile network operator, and provider of the nation’s mobile money service, M-Pesa, has launched a new innovation center in Nairobi. According to Chief Innovation officer, Kamal Bhattacharya, a priority of the centre, dubbed Safaricom Alpha, is to identify spending patterns on M-pesa and turn those insights into additional Safaricom products. “Safaricom’s unique in that we have telco services and a financial services platform that connect nearly every household in Kenya largely on the basis of trade,”said Bhattacharya. He added they would like to move beyond M-Pesa by leveraging its power as a social network to connect people to other product solutions. Photo Credits: Safaricom has 73 percent of the Kenya’s mobile subscribers. Its M-Pesa fintec
Facebook to start making money off WhatsApp by charging businesses

Facebook to start making money off WhatsApp by charging businesses

Mobile, social media, Technology
Facebook, the biggest social networking giant, has decided to finally make money from WhatsApp by charging businesses that want to conduct customer support in the app. The social media platform snatched up WhatsApp in 2014 for a whopping $22 billion, but the popular messaging service still isn't making Facebook much cash despite WhatsApp's 1 billion daily users. The app used to charge users a $1 per year subscription but dropped the fee in early 2016. WhatsApp co founder Jan Koum has long been a staunch opponent of traditional advertising and has promised that the app will never show ads. WhatsApp's program for businesses will charge large companies that want to be verified and have access to a suite of automated tools for helping and responding to customers, the Facebook-owned ap...
Technological Trends; why Africa has to move quickly

Technological Trends; why Africa has to move quickly

Internet, Mobile
The rapid growth of the African tech sector was mainly due to the expansion of mobile technology and driven entrepreneurs seeking to find answers to some of the main challenges facing the continent. In three key tech ecosystems of Kenya, Nigeria and, to a lesser extent, South Africa, innovation has been fuelled by necessity. GSMA's 2017 report into the mobile economy in Sub-Saharan Africa noted that the number of unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will grow to 535 million or 50% of the population in 2020 – making it the fastest growing region in the world (in terms of mobile subscriptions) over the five-year period. However, according to recent analysis by IDC, Africa's smartphone revolution is showing signs of a slowdown, with feature phones singled out as being lar
Tecno launches Spark Series smartphones in Nigeria

Tecno launches Spark Series smartphones in Nigeria

Mobile
Tecno Mobile, has unveiled its latest device, the Spark Series smartphones. Targeted at millennial youths and varsities students in Nigeria, who mostly have to live on a budget, the Techno Spark is a new line of photo-focused. Speaking at the launch of the smartphones in Lagos, the Deputy Marketing Manager, Tecno Nigeria, Attai Oguche, said: “We at Tecno are proud to say that this is another great camera device; the next generation android smartphones designed mainly for an impressive camera and style. Anyone who experienced the TecnoCamon CX, and who by now understand the amazing camera features Tecno devices flaunt will easily relate with what I am talking about.” According to him, the TecnoSpark stays true to the revolutionary pixel sensor and denoising camera technologies of la