2006.07.31 - 2006.08.06   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every weekend.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
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Philips sells Semiconductor unit for 6.4bn.
Leak of final Wii specs confirms "old tech"?
US to ban chat sites in schools and libraries.
SanDisk to buy M-Systems for $1.6bn?
Samsung releases "super-3G" phone in EU.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
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Russia plans Mars mission simulation.
SETI accused of withholding alien signals.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
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nVidia unveils Quadro Plex GPU "workstation".
AMD based Dell laptops comin in 4Q?
ATI to add "universal video decoder" to GPUs.
AMDs X86 server market share passes 25%.
Info on nVidia's next integrated chipset.
IBM to take Power6 to 4+ GHz?

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
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M$ to offer confusing upgrade path to Vista?
nVidia releases driver for Quad SLI.