The market for programmers is growing faster in Africa than in any other continent. Open-source code is popular, because anyone can see and modify it for their own purposes.
She is an IT pioneer, entrepreneur, women's rights activist: In Berlin, Kenyan Juliana Rotich was honored by German Chancellor Angela Merkel with this year's German Africa Prize.
The US tech giant has reached a deal to buy the open source software company for $34 billion. The merger is said to be the biggest in the sector ever, and will consolidate IBM's position among leading cloud services.
Many people still think science and maths are subjects for men and boys. In Kenya that has certainly been the case, but now things are changing with a new initiative designed to encourage girls to take up science.
Google's popular operating system Android comes with a lot of problems. A possible successor named Fuchsia is already in the works, but Google is shrouding the project in secrecy.
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