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 Web giant hopes to prove that unused TV broadcast spectrum can be utilized without interfering with licensed spectrum.
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.
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.
The Web giant is reportedly creating airborne wireless networks to bring Internet access to some of the world's hard-to-reach regions.
Samsung turns a shipping container into a portable wired classroom to bridge the divide between rural and urban South African schools.
Some users in the EMEA region ran into issues with their BlackBerry service, but should now be back online, says RIM.
The Web giant is introducing a new service to millions of cell phone users in Africa, which lets people send and receive e-mails through SMS messages.