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africa

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Apple, Samsung and Sony under fire over child miners in Africa

Amnesty International accuses major tech companies of failing to ensure that their batteries don't contain cobalt mined by underage workers.

By January 19, 2016

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Xiaomi makes its first moves to sell its phones in Africa

The world's fifth-largest smartphone maker will sell its Redmi 2 and Mi 4 in Africa through a distribution partner.

By November 2, 2015

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Facebook to beam free Internet to Africa

As part of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, the project would provide Internet access to certain areas of Africa that currently can't get online.

By October 5, 2015

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New human ancestor discovered in Africa: 'Tiny brain, curved fingers'

The only thing that may be harder than extracting ancient fossils of the latest piece of our evolutionary puzzle may be figuring out exactly how our new relatives fit into the human story.

By September 10, 2015

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Lightning time-lapse from space seethes with electricity

Feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up as you watch a dramatic video of lightning strikes seen from the International Space Station.

By February 9, 2016

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Orange Klif, Firefox OS's $40 phone for Africa (pictures)

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.

12 Images By March 1, 2015

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Firefox OS comes to Africa with Orange's $40 package deal

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.

By March 1, 2015

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Facebook's Free Basics cut off in India

The government has halted the program over concerns that Facebook violates Net neutrality by offering only certain Web content for free.

By February 8, 2016

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By 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity

The proliferation of mobile phones will continue as mobile data traffic jumps tenfold over the next four years, according to a study by Cisco.

By February 3, 2016

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Go behind the scenes of Potter prequel 'Fantastic Beasts'

Get a special look at the upcoming "Harry Potter" prequel in this new featurette starring director David Yates, Eddie Redmayne and the rest of the cast from the film.

By February 3, 2016