2003.02.24 - 2003.03.02   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Combined effort for mobile payment.
M$ & EA interested in buying SEGA?
HP posts profit.
What privacy? EU gives US full flight-info.
Nintendo's future analysed.
PayPal confuses / $ exchange rate.
Sony to start selling PS2's in China?
Sony creates hi-res LCD projector.

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

Windows Update = spyware?
"Swarm Radio", a new P2P approach?
Xbox Linux team makes bizarre request.
IBM supercomputers host Sony MMOGs?
Lovegate.C "mass-mailing" virus hits the net.
SW tool hides messages in executables.
SMS security non existent?
Trusted Computing Platform, here soon?
IP Phone protocol riddled with flaws?
Beijing signs Linux deal with IBM.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Barton to get 400MHz FSB in May?
IBM's Power 5. Multichip & multithreadding!
Intel cuts CPU prices across the range.
DDR memory prices continue to drop.
Sun goes multicore?
Intel targets Clawhammer with Prescott.
Linus Thorvalds not impressed with Itanium.
More "PCI Express" details.
SiS Xabre II, DX9 GFX chip details surface.
SiS presents new chip-set roadmap.
Sun to use Athlon XP-M chips in servers?
nVidia dual Athlon chip-set rumour.
More ATI R350 card names.
Only 3,500 Itanium servers sold last year.
Technical analysis of latest GFX chips.
Opterons ready to face IBM, Dell competition.
AMD's latest official roadmap.
Intel CPU's get new sockets.
nv31, nv34 benchmarks "leak" out.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

NASA releases recovered Columbia tape.
NASA debated shuttle dangers in advance.
Pluto mission gets approval.
Pioneer 10 finally reaches end of life?
Time and quantum mechanics.
Dealing with extra dimensions.
The perfect automotive engine constructed?
Quantum entanglement of 3 electrons.