Security technology company McAfee has agreed to acquire Trust Digital, which provides software that helps businesses secure and manage their mobile phones. It's a move that will help McAfee – best known for its anti-virus software – to move further into the mobile space.
Dave DeWalt, McAfee President and CEO, said "The acquisition of Trust Digital’s industry-leading enterprise mobility management solutions will extend the current McAfee security portfolio beyond the traditional endpoint, addressing the rapidly expanding mobile security market.
The latest version of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics sees Nokia and Sony Ericsson remaining in first and second place. The guide ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change. Nokia is commended for supporting a 30% cut in greenhouse gas emissions and for phasing out certain toxic chemicals in new models, while Sony Ericsson is noted as being the best performer on the toxic chemicals criteria of all the ranked brands.