Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg is thinking big about how to increase Internet access in the developing world. That’s an ambitious and laudable goal. Incidentally, it could also be very profitable for Zuckerberg’s company.
In the British Columbia town of Kamloops, arid as a desert with cool summer nights, Telus Corp. only has to turn on the air conditioning about 40 hours a year to keep its computer servers from overheating.
For Vodafone Group Plc , Bharti Airtel Ltd. and other phone companies with more than $90 billion invested in Africa, making money from each user in the world’s fastest-growing market is turning into the biggest challenge.
President Barack Obama met with a group of technology executives including Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook and Yahoo! Inc.’s Marissa Mayer as the administration is under pressure to curb broad government spying on communications.