Africa

10.20.15
Google invests in Africa's largest wind power farm
10.20.15

Google invests in Africa's largest wind power farm

Google shows its commitment to clean energy by backing a giant wind farm project in Kenya.

By J. Fingas,   10.20.15
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09.28.15
Microsoft will deliver low-cost broadband to 500,000 rural Indian villages
09.28.15

Microsoft will deliver low-cost broadband to 500,000 rural Indian villages

Microsoft is not impressed by your paltry 400 train stations, Google.

By A. Tarantola,   09.28.15
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09.14.15
World's first all-electric propulsion satellite begins operations
09.14.15

World's first all-electric propulsion satellite begins operations

Boeing has announced that the first satellite using fully-electric propulsion has begun operating....

By A. Tarantola,   09.14.15
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08.18.15
Google brings Android One devices to Africa
08.18.15

Google brings Android One devices to Africa

Google's cheap Android program comes to six African countries including Kenya, Ivory Coast and Ghana.

By D. Cooper,   08.18.15
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05.09.15
Mozilla launches Firefox OS phones in Morocco and Senegal
05.09.15

Mozilla launches Firefox OS phones in Morocco and Senegal

Firefox OS might be in a distant fourth place (or further?) here domestically, but Mozilla sees pl...

By T. Seppala,   05.09.15
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04.16.15
Mobile wallets more popular in Sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else
04.16.15

Mobile wallets more popular in Sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else

In Sub-Saharan Africa, mobile wallets are a huge deal. While it's been that way for years, the Wor...

By M. Moon,   04.16.15
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03.06.15
The Big Picture: The Congo's solar-powered traffic robocops
03.06.15

The Big Picture: The Congo's solar-powered traffic robocops

While Detroit waits for its Robocop statue, the Democratic Republic of Congo's one-upped The Motor...

By T. Seppala,   03.06.15
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02.27.15
Omate's smartwatch is the first to be assembled in Africa
02.27.15

Omate's smartwatch is the first to be assembled in Africa

When Omate announced its $99 Racer last month, little did we know that this rugged, near-circular...

By R. Lai,   02.27.15
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01.30.15
Microsoft's white space internet aims to improve education in Ghana
01.30.15

Microsoft's white space internet aims to improve education in Ghana

Microsoft has long been championing TV white space internet for use in places conventional types o...

By M. Moon,   01.30.15
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