Chipmaker Qualcomm is looking to sell off MediaFLO, its mobile television platform.MediaFLO supports Qualcomm's FLO TV mobile television service, which is supported in the US by telcos such as AT&T and Verizon.
VeriSign SSL customers can now receive visual warnings about site safety from their search engine, and have their site crawled every 24 hours for exploits by VeriSign's internet drones.But the schemes are restricted to new and existing Verisign SSL customers - there is no free component.
Google may be ramping up spending on datacentres, though whether the money is going on new sites or upgrading existing ones is unknown.In Google's quarter two financial results (Q2 2010) the search titan disclosed that it had made $476m (£312m) in capital expenditures, the "majority of which was related to IT infrastructure investments, including datacentres, servers and networking equipment.
IBM has launched a dedicated cloud-services centre in Ehningen, Germany.The datacentre add-on, which will host a range of cloud-geared technology platforms, shares its town with IBM's largest European datacentre.
Google may be in the process of testing multiple account sign-ins within a sole browser, a screenshot has indicated.The screenshot surfaced on the unofficial and unendorsed Google Operating System blog on Wednesday.
Users can now view Mars in 3D, it has been announced.On Tuesday Microsoft said that the general public can now view 3D renderings of the surface of Mars via its WorldWide Telescope.
Spotify announced on Monday that its music streaming application has come to Linux.But, according to the blog post that announced the move, because Spotify "haven't found a reliable way to display ads," the Linux version is available only to Spotify Premium subscribers, who pay £9.