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africa

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Spotify to enter Africa with Vodacom pact?

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.

By June 2, 2014

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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

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.

By March 13, 2014

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Google's Project Link builds high-speed networks in Africa

The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.

By November 20, 2013

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Samsung's Android BBM app heads to Africa on Friday -- report

The application will be integrated into the Samsung Messaging Hub, following a partnership announced between the firms earlier this year.

By September 17, 2013

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BBM for Android hits Samsung Galaxy phones first, in Africa

BlackBerry Messenger for Android is coming to Samsung Galaxy phones first -- if you're in Africa.

By August 6, 2013

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Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

The Web giant is reportedly creating airborne wireless networks to bring Internet access to some of the world's hard-to-reach regions.

By May 27, 2013

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014

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Google taps 'white spaces' for broadband in South Africa

The Web giant hopes to prove that unused TV broadcast spectrum can be utilized without interfering with licensed spectrum.

By March 25, 2013

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Microsoft and Huawei debut Windows Phone for Africa

Looking to get an edge on one of the world's most rapidly growing markets, the software giant teams up with the Chinese phone maker to sell low-cost smartphones to African consumers.

By February 4, 2013

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014