2003.05.26 - 2003.06.01   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Sony shows Playstation2 SetTop Box.
Vodafone now loosing less.
Real Networks to compete with Apple's iTune.
Ebay sued for $35 million over patent.
Company claims cheap car radar solution.
DVD TV recorders hitting mainstream?
No one is buyng Table PC's?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

ESA's Mars Express launch.
Realtime measurement of electrons achieved.
NASA's Mars rovers to launch June 8th?
Rosetta spacecraft gets new target.
New 3-D map of local space presented.
7 new planet-forming disks discovered.
EU agrees on Galileo (GPS replacement).
ESA plans to examine Near Earth Objects.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Sony to spend billions on it's own chip R&D.
New Itanium (Madison) to launch on June 30th.
AMD cuts Athlon prices.
Intel cuts Celeron prices.
Intel takes Pentium M to 1,7GHz.
Intel updates Xeon line.
Opteron mainboard shortage hurts launch?
ATI signs mobo deals with "big players".

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

Caldera to sue Thorvalds over Unix patents?
Microsoft cuts Office prices.
M$ pays AOL to kill off Netscape?
Adobe ships Acrobat 6.0.
3DO's final Trip?