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 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 Web giant is reportedly creating airborne wireless networks to bring Internet access to some of the world's hard-to-reach regions.
The new old-school Nokia 130 comes in single or dual-SIM versions and goes on sale in China, India and Africa.
A survey that targeted more than 1,300 smartphone users in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico found people craving devices with 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens.
Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.
The company says smartphones accounted for over half of its total mobile device shipments in the first half of the year.