2002.12.30 - 2003.01.05   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Goldman Sasch post pessimistic IT report.
IBM experiments with cubic server design?
Wintel alliance unhappy with Hollywood?
Sendo accuses M$ of "stealing" trade secrets.
Hynix keeps getting rescued.
IBM completes Hitachi HD takeover.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

China plans manned spaceflight this year.
Darkness in Milky Way's center.
Sony creates AI that composes music?
Age of the universe still being revised.
Nanaotech patents suggest tech revolution?
China building it's own AI robots?
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Limited batch of GeForce FX to arrive soon?
Bartons to appear in Feb/March?
Analog Devices ship virtual surround chip.
Hammer tested on over 50 OS's?
Samsung to invest in a new 12" DRAM fab.
Toshiba, Canon in joint SED-display venture.
Elitegroup releases new Xabre products.
HP hiding Alpha benchmarks to save Itanium?
Another iMac model reaches end of the line?
Toshiba investing big cash in FLASH mem.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)

M$ starts selling downloadable software.
The "Linux on Xbox" projects is extended.
New version of the Yaha worm spotted.
Virus expert(?) sees end of macroviruses?