Google Project Loon with Telkom Kenya

No, it’s not the loonies, it’s balloons! In rural areas in Africa, internet service is still somewhat of a rarity, leaving many Africans disadvantaged. According to a 2019 report, only 28 percent of Africa’s 1.3 billion people have internet access. A new partnership between Google and Telkom Kenya is seeking to change that. Using a fleet…

Alexis Ohanian leaves VC firm Initialized.

In less than one month, Alexis Ohanian shook up Silicon Valley with two major announcements: His immediate departure from the executive board at Reddit and his exit from an incredibly successful venture capital investment firm. Ohanian is a celebrity not only within Silicon Valley but also beyond it because of his marriage to tennis superstar…