Google Deal Puts Africa on Cusp of First Smartphone Plant
A visitor passes a sculpture of a ‘G’ inside the Google Inc. headquarters. (Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg).

Google Deal Puts Africa on Cusp of First Smartphone Plant

(Bloomberg) -- A Johannesburg startup is set to become the first company ever to manufacture smartphones in Africa, taking advantage of low costs and growing local demand to build handsets, tablets...
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