2006.06.05 - 2006.06.11   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every weekend.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
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Rumors about PS3 hardware trouble.
Pirate Bay resurrected.
M$ vs U not over yet.
Seagate launches hybrid drives for notebooks.
2,5" HDD reaches 200GB capacity.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
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Microsoft releases public Vista beta.
Google shows off online spreadsheet (beta).
PGP launches network storage encryption.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
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nVidia officially launches GF 7950GX2.
AMD launches Turion X2 (mobile) core.
AMD to sell Transmeta's Efficeon CPU.
nVidia takes on Mobile Windows 3D market.
Intel launches the P965 chipset, dumps IDE.
nVidia rolls out nForce for Core Duo 2.
ATI claims performace lead in GPU physics.
Samsung UMPC goes AMD.
Kingston pushed DDR2 beyond 1GHz.
Intel to cut CPU prices on Kuly 23:rd.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
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Astronomers to agree on a planet definition?
Scientists develop "super-battery".
Fourth space tourist announced.