2003.04.14 - 2003.04.20   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Xbox "modded" without mod-chip.
Namco wants to merge with SEGA.
2003, another bad year for chip biz?
Revised PS2 gets better DVD player.
Intel posts profit, but sales are flat.
Motorola chip biz loosing money again.
Sun posts tiny profit.
Apple joins the "flat-sales" gang.
AMD looses less.
ARM's sales and profits down for 1Q 2003.
42% of Americans don't use the Internet.

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

Microsoft to tackle patching procedure pains.
Rare(?) Office registration bug strikes users.
SEGA's old games, good as new on Palm?
M$: Pocket PC isn't Windown CE.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel releases 3 new mobile chips.
Intel launches 800MHz P4 & i875 chip-set.
800MHz FSB P4 suspended til further notice.
AMD, Intel cut CPU prices.
Intel prepares new (May 11:th) price cuts.
nVidia to strike back with nv40 this year?
SiS gets Intel 800MHz FSB license.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Distant supernovae may reveal early universe.
NASA decides on Mars rover landing sites.
First ever accurate SuperNova forecast.
NASA to resume shuttle flights this year?
Columbia board releases recommendations.