Stories by Joris Evers

  • Intel drops consumer range

    Intel has confirmed the company will stop selling digital cameras, media players and Intel Play PC toys next year because sales didn't meet the company's expectations.

  • Kournikova virus maker found guilty

    The maker of the Anna Kournikova e-mail worm that spread in February was sentenced on Thursday to 150 hours of community service or, if he chooses not to do the community service, to 75 days in jail.

  • Compaq's Capellas sees bumpy ride ahead

    Growth in IT spending will not stabilise anytime soon and PC innovation is stagnating, said a somewhat gloomy-sounding Michael Capellas, Compaq Computer's chief executive officer (CEO), during a keynote at IDC's European IT Forum.

  • Lycos Europe cuts 300 jobs

    Lycos Europe NV will lay off 300 people, or 23 per cent of its workforce, as a result of the slump in the online advertising market, the company said Wednesday.

  • Maker of Kournikova virus stands trial

    Saying that people should be able to use computers and the Internet without interference, a Dutch public prosecutor on Thursday asked the court in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, to sentence the 20-year-old maker of the Anna Kournikova e-mail worm to 240 hours of civil service.

  • HP/COMPAQ: Channel hit by uncertainty

    The reorganisation associated with the takeover of Compaq by Hewlett-Packard (HP) will have a negative affect on some channel partners. Budgets will be cut and some partners may be ditched, analysts said.

  • Cryptographer claims break in Intel video encryption

    A Dutch cryptographer claims he has found a way to crack technology developed by Intel that protects digital video from pirates. However, he said he won't publish his findings because he is afraid he will be prosecuted or sued in the US under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).