“To make the world more open and connected” has been the mission statement of Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg from day one, but how can the social network and other companies and organizations be “open and connected” with the nearly two-thirds of the world’s population that still doesn’t have access to the Internet? Global partnership Internet.org — formed by Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung — aims to answer that question.
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Here’s one way for Facebook to address its mobile issues: In what it coining a “juicy rumor,” The Next Web reports that the social network may be examining a smartphone browser software company as a possible acquisition.