Joris Evers

Evers is a reporter for the IDG News Service.


Microsoft Unveils Win Mobile 5.0

Microsoft's Bill Gates introduced Windows Mobile 5.0 and confirmed plans to ship a new Office version next year at the company's annual Mobile and Embedded Systems Developer Conference in Las Vegas.

Brief: Oracle pays $8M to settle suit over training charges

Oracle has paid $8 million to settle charges that it fraudulently billed the federal government for training through its Oracle University training program.

Microsoft readies PC security, tools bundle

Microsoft Corp. is readying a new consumer security product that offers virus and spyware protection, a new firewall and several tune-up tools for Windows PCs, a move that pits the software giant squarely against traditional security...

Microsoft to slim down Windows XP for older PCs

Microsoft Corp. is readying a slimmed-down version of Windows XP for users who want to upgrade their Windows operating systems but not their PCs.The software, code-named Eiger, will be based on Windows XP Professional with Service...

Microsoft to slim down Windows XP for older PCs

Microsoft is readying a slimmed-down version of Windows XP for users who want to upgrade their operating systems, but not their PCs.

Microsoft readies PC security, tools bundle

Microsoft is working on a new security product, dubbed Windows OneCare, that offers consumers virus and spyware protection, a new firewall and several tuneup tools for Windows PCs.

New Microsoft Office release coming in 2006

Microsoft Corp. plans to release a new version of its Office productivity software next year, company Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said Tuesday.Although many insiders had speculated that a new version of Office...

Massachusetts continues crackdown on spammers

Working with evidence collected by Microsoft, the Massachusetts attorney general has filed suit against seven people and two companies over their alleged role in a spam ring that sent out hundreds of millions of unwanted e-mails.

New Microsoft Office release coming in 2006

Microsoft next year plans to release a new version of its Office suite, offering enhancements in areas such as workflow capabilities, rights management, advanced scheduling, document sharing and business intelligence.

Microsoft unwraps Windows Mobile 5.0

Microsoft Corp. as expected on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its operating system for mobile devices that it says offers increased reliability, improved hardware support and a host of new features to both entertain users and make...

Microsoft unwraps Windows Mobile 5.0

Microsoft today unveiled Windows Mobile 5.0, a new version of its operating system for mobile devices that it says is more reliable, offers improved hardware support and new productivity and entertainment features.

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