Software giant Microsoft went to court in the United States and the United Kingdom on Tuesday, filing 15 lawsuits attacking the unsolicited e-mail known as spam.
"We recognize that spam is a global problem," Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith told Reuters. "We are ramping up our efforts to combat spam around the world."
Source: OS Opinion
Dear Dr. Bombay: Since I downloaded the latest version of Windows Media Player, instead of a new Internet Explorer window filling the screen, it opens as a smaller window. What do I have to change to get the page to once again automatically open maximized? -- Open Sesame
Source: ZDNet UK
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer talks about sharing source code, the threat from Linux and where Microsoft is going
In his latest thinking about where he wants his company to go, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has produced a document that is partly a sweeping business analysis and partly a call to arms.
Source: Internet Week
With its plan to acquire antivirus technology from Romania-based GeCAD Software, Microsoft is making a move that may have massive ramifications for the antivirus industry.
In announcing its acquisition plan Tuesday, Microsoft said it will develop new antivirus solutions, use GeCAD's technology to boost security of the Windows platform, and extend support for third-party antivirus products.
Microsoft is developing its own anti-virus software to combat the malicious programs plaguing users.
The move will court controversy as traditionally Microsoft has stayed out of the anti-virus market, preferring to concentrate on its flagship Windows operating system.
Now it has announced plans to acquire Romanian firm GeCAD Software, and develop an own-brand anti-virus product.