2003.02.17 - 2003.02.23   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

M$ vs the rest of the mobile phone industry.
Nokia's view on Symbian, Linux etc..
Intel's Barret talks about the IT biz upturn.
Overture buys AltaVista?
Samsung buys a seat in Symbian.
Lindows.com presents $799 laptop.
Almost instant messaging over GPRS?
GeForce FX pipeline misconception?
Wintel smartphone shows up.
Homeland Security vs traveler integrity.
New entry level server from IBM.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

More on Columbia investigation.
Bring on the robots! Hasta La vista, humans!
Supermassive black hole, almost certain.
Mars exploration plan blueprinted.
NASA outlines OSP requirements.
Mars gullies caused by melting snow?
Hubble photographs the coolest place.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD shows mobile Athlon 64.
Intel shows off Centrino.
Intel cuts CPU prices as 3.2GHz P4 arrives?
Intel'n near Desktop future.
Intel's plan to kill off the BIOS.
Move over AGP, here's PCI Express.
VIA's KT400A chipset out soon?
Intel on DDR, DDR2.
Camera-on-a-chip, presented by Micron.
HP shows new Itanium2 chip-sets.
Intel server roadmaps.
ATI's R350 to be named Radeon 9800 Pro?
IBM promises 4x faster servers with Power5.
Rambus introduces "Redwood" bus system.
3dLabs makes PCI Express announcement.

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

Hackers obtain info on 5M credit cards.
AOL analysing security breach.
Phoenix, a BIOS with Internet access?
OpenWave takes on S60, Symbian?