Tech Week In Review
2000.12.11 - 2000.12.17
A summary of the past weeks technology news. Updated every sunday.
Swedish telecom company Telia may miss out on 3G license.
Nobel prize winner comments on the bottlenecks of todays computing.
Good(?) old(!) light-bulbs to be replaced by white LEDs?
Quantum computer design in the works (soon?)...
No week without a Rambus lawsuit. Rambus now targets nVidia...
Pentagon inspired by Starship Troopers?
Is Microsofts monopoly end in sight?
(CPUs, CHIP-SETs, MEMORY)
nVidia buys 3DFX!
Intel produces worlds smallest transistor.
IBM present new process allowing up to 10GHz parts...
SIS introduces DDR chipsets for AMD & Intel.
Intel prices cuts..
Following Intel's price cuts, AMD announces new prices.
VIA first company in the world to deliver 0.13 micron tech CPU:s, thanx to TSMC.
New VIA chip-set for mobile Athlons, Durons...
Intel engineer reveals how the P4 was initially supposed to be.
IBM ships z900 mainframes.
Intel to cut prices again on Jan 28:th.
>100 GHz chips possible using superconductivity.
Microsoft to include "peer to peer" technology in Windows.
Some Linux versions not compatible with Pentium 4.
Steve Gibson (of Gibson Research) proves most firewalls have security holes..
Browser cache possible privacy leak.
Misc Science Roundup
Data sent from the Galileo spacecraft suggests there could be water on Jupiter's moon "Ganymedes".