App counters Christmas loneliness
Christmas can be a lonely time for older people, particularly the growing number living in rural areas. And being ‘connected’ means way more than just knowing what’s happening. Niall Hayes helped test the impact of a new app on social isolation in one rural area. (more…)
Fairphone takes €7m investment call
Ethical smartphone provider Fairphone has heralded a new chapter in its five-year story by confirming a new €7m funding round, following the appointment of a new chief exec to replace founder Bas van Abel. Can the new injection help the company go head to head with the mega smartphone providers?
Big tech must take ad duties seriously
Tech giants need to take more responsibility for the advertising that makes them billions – with business ethics the only way that makes sense moving forward, argues Sarah Glozer. (more…)