2003.03.31 - 2003.04.06   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Microsoft ready to attack Google?
RIAA attacks P2P again.
Dell promoting Linux clusters?
SARS affects tech biz.
Iraq war affects chip sales.
Sony's BlueRay device, debut imminent?
Satellite phone + soldier = bad idea?

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

M$ pleased with AMD's X86-64.
.NET server is out?
Privacy lost? Data-mining Web server logs?
Media players hit by security glitch.
Cut software piracy to boost economy? Right.
Change of tactics at Mozilla.org?
Danish bank blaes IBM's DB2 for crisis.
Red Hat "quantum leaps" to version 9.0.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD, Fujitsu merge flash biz.
Intel launches faster Celerons.
ATI readies midrange Radeon 9600.
Power5 working already, Power6 in dev.
AMD reveals "fully depleted SOI" tech.
GFX wars still very much alive.
SiS ready to sell GFX biz?
Sun prefer Opteron over Itanium?
Abit slips 400MHz FSB Athlon info.
ATI expands TSMC deal.
JEDEC team works on DDR2 enhancements.
SDRAM price up after Hynix tax deal.
IBM targets UMC & TSMC with price cuts.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Electrostatic rotation "discovered".
Link between GammaRayBurst & supernova?
ESA prepares Lunar mission.
Taking a close look at our stellar neighbors.
Hubble "sharp photos mystery".