Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

Apple has launched a lawsuit against NSO Group, the maker of the nation-state spyware Pegasus, seeking a permanent injunction to prevent the spyware maker from using any Apple product or service. In a statement, Apple said it’s seeking the injunction to “prevent further abuse and harm to its users.” Israel-based company NSO Group develops Pegasus, […]

Google sets up $50M fund to invest in African startups

Google plans to invest up to $50 million in African early and growth-stage startups, ramping up efforts to support more businesses on the continent. Google made known its plans today in a virtual event where CEO Sundar Pichai announced the tech giant’s intention to commit $1 billion over the next five years in tech-led initiatives […]

Fairphone adds a 5G smartphone, touting software support until at least 2025

Dutch social enterprise Fairphone has announced its first 5G smartphone, the Fairphone 4. The ‘greentech’ mobile maker differentiates from almost the entire smartphone industry through a promise of sustainability via repairable modularity. It combines this with a big push around socially responsibility and ethical electronics — touting fairly sourced materials and better conditions for workers […]