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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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Apple to donate portion of holiday sales to AIDS fight

During the two-week campaign, proceeds from the sales of 25 apps with exclusive new content will be donated to fight the disease.

By November 23, 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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Ebola, hackers drive Dictionary.com word of the year: 'Exposure'

Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.

By November 19, 2014

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Hypnotic NASA video makes Earth's carbon dioxide gorgeous

A new video simulation from NASA is so beautiful to watch, it's easy to forget it's tracking one of the biggest disruptors of our climate.

By November 19, 2014

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How robots may be used to help fight Ebola

As the virus continues to ravage parts of Africa, scientists and engineers at US universities are brainstorming ways tech and robots ​can help in the crisis. And robotics researchers at UC Berkeley are part of the discussion, as CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By November 6, 2014

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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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With its first Lumia, Microsoft aims low

Gone is the Nokia label as the new Lumia 535 marks a modest step forward for Microsoft's mobile ambitions.

By November 10, 2014