The streaming-music service may move into Africa with a deal offering free data, according to a report, after already pervading Europe and launching in the Americas.
Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.
The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.
The crowdsourced e-commerce site lands $38 million to expand its line of art-inspired printed products to textiles and open storefronts for its artists.
The application will be integrated into the Samsung Messaging Hub, following a partnership announced between the firms earlier this year.
BlackBerry Messenger for Android is coming to Samsung Galaxy phones first -- if you're in Africa.
The phones will go to healthcare workers and other people sent by the United Nations to combat the deadly disease in West Africa.
Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.
The company says that the phones, worth about $1 million, will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.