Mozilla's major new ally will sell its Klif phone and six months' network service in 13 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Orange likes Firefox OS's inexpensive hardware requirements and expects to sell millions.
French carrier Orange will include six months of voice, text and data service with the budget phone. Here's a look at the MediaTek-powered 3.5-inch model from Mobile World Congress.
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.
The Lite version of the Facebook app is designed for people with budget Android phones stuck on slower 2G networks found in developing markets.
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 world's largest social network says it sees promising results from its Creative Accelerator program to attract ad dollars in emerging markets.
The world's largest social network creates an app for lower-performance phones and people without access to speedy cellular signals.
Technically Incorrect: Which tech leader would you like to see as president? Respondents to a survey vote for President Musk.
The resilience of physical video game sales highlights one of the industry's rarer roadblocks to an all-digital future.
Apple is now within striking distance of Samsung, which saw its smartphone sales fall by more than 4 million units year over year, says research firm Gartner.