Stories by Joris Evers

  • MS waves cutlass at buccaneers

    In an effort to cleanse the Web of pirated products, Microsoft announced recently that it has launched "a second global Internet sweep".

  • PC price war looms

    Mobile and desktop PC prices in the US will drop this year as direct PC vendors reduce profit margins and ignite an "intense battle for market share", according to market research firm Gartner.

  • Peer-to-peer has great potential for business

    Made famous by Napster, peer-to-peer (P2P) technology is just approaching the top of the hype-cycle. After passing through the inevitable subsequent phase of disillusionment, P2P has great potential in the business environment, according to analyst firm Gartner Group.

  • Chipmakers confirm sales slump

    The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) recently released figures once again confirming the recent slump in chip sales. Worldwide sales were down 5.7 per cent in January compared to December.

  • Chipmakers confirm sales slump

    The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) on Monday released figures once again confirming the recent slump in chip sales. Worldwide sales were down 5.7 per cent in January compared to December.

  • Intel buys Xircom

    In a move aimed at bolstering its mobile communications offerings, Intel on Monday announced the takeover of Xircom.