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04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Apple Inc. (AAPL) changed its policy to let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money like bitcoin to appear on iPhones and iPads. While Apple didn’t mention bitcoin specifically, its developer terms now allow for certain “approved virtual currencies,” without saying what those were. Apps that use the digital money must comply with state and federal laws wherever they’re designed to work, the terms say. The change...

04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Facebook Inc. (FB) is buying Pryte, a provider of technology that lets smartphone users download applications using temporary mobile data allowances. The service from the Helsinki-based company is aimed at people in developing markets with higher mobile Internet costs. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has been working on ways to collaborate with telecommunication companies to increase Web access — and therefore Facebook — around the world....

04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Astute Kenyan:good head Originally posted on Astute Kenyan: Nobody chooses where to be born, it is just beyond our mortal powers. One however can choose the nationality he/she wishes to belong to after birth, but even this is not for everyone’s choosing. Most people especially in the developing world, where one is born that becomes his/her living and burial ground. If you are a citizen by birth of a given county, it is the worldwide expectation that you are entitled to a First-class Citizen ...

04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

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04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Snapchat Inc. Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel apologized for e-mails he sent during his fraternity days that celebrated getting drunk and convincing sorority women to perform sexual acts. The profanity-laced e-mails were published yesterday by Gawker Media LLC’s Valleywag blog and mostly related to Spiegel organizing Stanford University fraternity parties for Kappa Sigma in 2009 and 2010. In one missive, Spiegel recounts being so drunk he peed on a woman in bed with him. “I’m obviously...

04 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Appearing on the David Letterman television show,American late-night talk show on CBS, the first iteration of the CBS Late Show. some time back, billionaire property investor Donald Trump was asked: “What would you do if you lost everything and had to start over from scratch?” Donald replied, “I would find a good network marketing company and get to work.” The audience laughed, shouted and booed him. Donald Trump then said: “That is why I am sitting up here and you are all sitting out there.”...

03 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Only one woman in the list #1. Bill Gates  $81.5 Billion Overview -Co-founder and technology adviser of Microsoft, the world’s biggest software maker. – 4% stake of the Redmond, Washington-based company represents about a fifth of his total wealth. -The rest of his fortune lies in Cascade Investment, an entity that has stakes in more than three dozen companies. -He’s donated $28 billion to his foundation. Intelligence : -Counts Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman as a hero. -Paid the...

03 June 2014 » Astute Kenyan

“The richest people in the world look for and build networks, everyone else looks for work.”Robert Kiyosaki The words of the title of this article were said by Ms. Sheila Sudhakaran, Assistant Secretary-General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry yesterday at the Zimbabwe- India Business Summit at the Crown Plaza hotel in Harare. Although she was referring to the importance of co-operation between the two countries for business development, it is likewise true to...

29 April 2014 » Astute Kenyan

Nobody chooses where to be born, it is just beyond our mortal powers. One however can choose the nationality he/she wishes to belong to after birth, but even this is not for everyone’s choosing. Most people especially in the developing world, where one is born that becomes his/her living and burial ground. If you are a citizen by birth of a given county, it is the worldwide expectation that you are entitled to a First-class Citizen treatment. However this was not the case during the colonial...

29 April 2014 » Astute Kenyan

On February 7th 2014 , the students of Mount Kenya University exercised their constitutional right of voting. The election was meant to choose candidates to represent fellow student in the Student Council, MKUSA. The candidates battle to clinch a position as a Minister of: Health and Accommodation, Social Welfare, External Affairs, Academic Affairs, Secretary General or the Vice President and the Presidency. For the sake of gender balance , the vice presidency is contended by ladies only. The...

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