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Facebook ordered to pay developer Ksh.514M over copycat feature

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A Milan-based appeals court on Tuesday ordered Facebook to pay 3.83 million euros ($4.70 million) in damages to an Italian software development company for copying an app, a court document seen by Reuters showed.

Business Competence filed a lawsuit in 2013, accusing Facebook’s ‘Nearby’ feature of having copied its Faround application, which helps users locate Facebook friends in the vicinity, the complaint alleged that the two applications were “extremely similar” in their functions and general set-up.

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Nairobi commuter buses now operating.

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Kenya Railways has officially introduced the commuter rail buses that will be operating in three routes in Nairobi. The commuter buses will be an alternative to matatu as a way of reducing both human and vehicle traffic congestion in the city. Those who will use the commuter buses will purchase their tickets while on board.

Routes scheduled for the Nairobi railway commuter buses will be Westlands,Upperhill and Yaya. Travellers are supposed to observe and maintain Covid-19 rules to avoid further spread of the virus. Each bus has its own scheduled time and fare price.

The commuter trains have been operating on Nairobi-Imara Daima-syokimau route, Nairobi-Embakasi route, Nairobi-kibera- Kikuyu route and Nairobi-Githurai-Mwiki-Kahawa-Ruiru route. Demand for the commuter Rail service has been on the low due to more matatus in the city and poor standards of the railway station.

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3 Kenyan Teams On The Way To Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals

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The three teams are Cafrilearn, Intellivolt, and Reweba. The winning group will be awarded the Imagine Cup and KES 8 million. Microsoft’s annual global student technology competition, imagine cup has revealed the entries selected to participate in the world semifinals round taking place on 24 and 25 March 2021.

The competition encourages students to build something that matters to them, make a difference in their communities and innovate for impact. The teams developed solutions to tackle health, lifestyle, and education issues.

2021’s competition also includes category prizes totaling USD 60,000, plus Microsoft learn challenge monthly giveaways.

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Meet Fidel a young youth who does good work in graphic designs.

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The founder and CEO of 4designs also the chief designer of Valhalla company . Good designs have a positive impact on your business. that is what Fidel insists on. Being a designer is not as hard as people think you only need to have passion and a huge desire for what you want in life.

Design is what Fidel does to earn a living according to his statement he said: “I choose to do design as my career because few people in East Africa do design. therefore making designs to be more wanted by the public”.

Fidel will be hosted at a drive concert party show on Saturday 27 march on Iko MTV you have to watch so as to know more about designs.

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