Google launches web security scanner

Google has launched an open source scanner that allows web app developers to probe nascent applications for security vulnerabilities.

Ambidextrous System-On-Chip spotted in the wild

NComputing has introduced a $20 "ambidextrous" System-On-Chip (SoC) that is expected to bring advanced virtualization capabilities to multiple mobile-based platforms.

North Korean Linux tips up

One would usually expect a news article beginning with the words “North Korea has reportedly developed its own…” to end with something of a nuclear bang, but while potentially explosive, this particular bit of news can only really harm Microsoft. 

Amazon signs Kindle patent deal with Microsoft

Amazon has agreed a cross-licensing deal with Microsoft over its Kindle e-reader and use of Linux-based servers.

2010 Mobile World Congress roundup

The 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona boasted numerous mobile wares, tons of tapas, a multitude of mobile operating systems and apps aplenty.

Meego, yougo, we all go

Intel is a chip company, but you wouldn't know it from this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.  

Google upgrades Chrome browser for Mac OS X

Google has finally released an updated beta version of its Chrome browser for OS X that offers support for over 2,000 extensions and bookmark sync capabilities.

Linux Godfather endorses Nexus One smartphone

Linux Godfather Linus Torvalds has offered a ringing endorsement of Google's Nexus One smartphone.