2003.01.06 - 2003.01.12   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Playstation 3 architecture revealed.
Nintendo updates the GameBoy Advance.
SonyEricsson P800 out (in limited supply)?
Motorola sees profit, at last..
Apple launches new PowerBooks (TM).
AT&T cuts 3500 jobs.
Norwegian DVD hacker free to go.
Sony has faith in TV as a broadband platform.
Cray announces next supercomputer.
SGI building Itanium supercluster?
Intel announces Centrino. (Pressrelease)

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Most distant exoplanet yet, discovered.
Ring of stars discovered around Milky Way.
Chandra captures Milky way black hole.
Time running out for ESA comet mission?
Measuring the speed of gravity.
Computer simulated fate of the universe.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD and IBM team up on chip-making.
GeForce FX January launch date confirmed.
Early Opterons to appear in February?
S3 (VIA) readies new DX9 graphics chip.
Adaptor brings Hyperthreading to the masses.
SIS introduces new AMD chip-set.
VIA updates Intel chip-set roadmap.
Toshiba eager to use 90nm process.

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

RIAA.org website hacked again.
M$ renames .NET server.
M$ readies software for CDMA.
Apple launches new Web browser.
"Celebrity virus" hits Windows.
HPC SPEC benchmark revised.