2003.04.07 - 2003.04.13   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nokia Networks cuts 1800 jobs.
Apple interested in Universal Music Group.
M$ cuts European Xbox prices.
Xbox mod chip retailer goes to jail.
No change in European IT sales til 2004?
ADSL could reach 50Mbit/s.
Ericsson, HP make outsourcing deal.
"What is broadband"-debate still on.
In five years WinCE to outsell PC's?
Intel & VIA make up, drop charges.
Apple updates iPod.
nVidia & Electronic Arts sign deal.
Philips reworks the DVD RW reference design.
Philips & LG to spend more billions on LCD.

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

M$ licenses WinCE source code.
Security flaw in Microsoft's (JAVA) VM.
Microsoft confirms support for AMD's X86-64.
Windows Media Player lands on Linux?
Open Source dev. language from Symbian?
Maya 5 gets nVidia Quadro FX support.
Adobe's Acroobat gets XML facelift.
Minor security flaw found in SETI@home sw.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD launches Opteron early?
nVidia ready to show nv35 at E3?
800MHz FSB P4's appear in Japan.
TI puts PowerVR into PDA's.
VIA KT600-based mobos arrive.
ATI adds the 9800 to its AIW line-up.
nVidia updates the nForce 2 chipset.
VIA releases KM400 Athlon chipset.
Athlon 64 benchmarked again.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission is on.
Final Columbia report out by June.
"Hypernova" detected.
Jupiter moon-tally gets yet another boost.
NASA re-examines quantum entanglement.
New wave telescope starts hunt for gravity.
Rare nuclear fusion detected by Indiana Uni.
Protons not always spherical?
"Show me the Dark Matter".
Demystifying Dark Energy.
Researchers test-drive FAST protocol.
Successful Arianne 5 launch.
Scientist take Asteroid threat to NASA.