Space Shuttle Columbia. 1981-2003 + Crew R.I.P.

2003.01.27 - 2003.02.02   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Updated GBA to launch on Feb 14:th.
Broadband, a matter of politics?
AOL Time Warner posts record loss.
Rambus in questionable court victory.
ARM expects flat revenue.
Apple ships new Power (Tower) Macs.
$329 Lindows Media Computer launched.

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

M$ "Longhorn" delayed til late 2004.
NT4 Server get extended life.
M$ changes "Passport" to meet EU demands.
M$ upgrades firewall.
M$ dumps "Palladium" name.
M$ Office 11 reaches Beta 2 phase.
Opera v7.0 ships.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Barton's to show up real soon. Prices listed.
GeForce FX reviews all over the web.
Athlon 64 delayed til Sept. Opterons on target.
Intel pushes Xeon to 3GHz.
AMD's Hypertransport goes optical.
Intel chips to reach 10GHz by 2005?
Intel's latest (unclear) Mobile plans.
VIA intros cheap dual CPU platform?
Intel's most recent Desktop roadmap.
Samsung shows off SRAM breakthrough.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Shuttle Columbia destroyed during re-entry.
Brain's memory slightly demystified.
Spintronics "proof of concept" achieved.
Overclock your biorhythm. :-)