Investors brace for the newest e-commerce niche: business-to-government online transactions.
Telefonica shows prototype phone using B2G, Mozilla's browser-based OS. It can't match today's higher-end smartphones, but it'll be good enough to sell by year's end, allies say.
A powerful Latin American mobile operator will carry Mozilla's browser-based B2G OS, a challenger to iOS and Android, into Latin America. Deutsche Telekom is showing interest, too.
Expect partners for Mozilla's Boot to Gecko, a mobile OS for Web apps, to emerge at Mobile World Congress. B2G has big challenges, but there are no easy ways into the mobile market.
Mozilla, the open-source group of digital wizards behind Firefox, is planning to build a mobile operating system based on Android. It's called Boot to Gecko, or B2G for short.