Fairphone

Fairphone takes $7.7M to push for change across the electronics value chain

European mobile device maker Fairphone, which designs modular smartphones with the aim of supporting repairability and encouraging sustainability, has taken in new investment of €6.5 million ($7.7M)

Fairphone ends support for first repairable-by-design smartphone

Fairphone, the European mobile phone maker and social enterprise that has made it its mission is to build and sell fairer smartphone hardware, has announced it is ending support for its first handset,

London’s social impact accelerator BGV plans seed fund

London-based 'social impact' accelerator, Bethnal Green Ventures, which backs pre-seed startups with ideas for using tech to tackle social and/or environmental problems, has taken £1.3 million in fun

Meet the tiny phone company that’s making modularity sustainable

With retro phone brands Nokia and Blackberry remerging at Mobile World Congress this year you'd be forgiven for thinking Mistress Fortune was up to her old wheel-spinning tricks again. And as old tech

Jolla Signs African OEM Mi-Fone To Sell Sailfish-Powered Handsets

Mobile OS maker Jolla, who with its Android alternative Sailfish has been trying to carve out a niche for a third platform in the smartphone space for the past five years, has announced it’s signed

Jolla Confirms The Sailfish Tablet Is Dead

Hardware is always hard. But if you're playing at the margins of a mobile ecosystem dominated by Android and iOS, well, it's best described as a bloodbath. To wit: Finland's Jolla, which makes its own