2003.06.09 - 2003.06.15   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Broadband growth in EU, USA doubled in 2002.
EU to launch it's own Cyber Security Agency.
3G takes off in Japan?
Apple beginning it's transition to 64-bit?
Microsoft's own online music effort.
J.D. Edwards sues Oracle over takeover bid...
...and so does Peoplesoft.
Apple interested in buying Roxio?
Intel to offer "Early access" to it's tech.
Sun about to launch two new workstations.
US forbids it's citizens to gamble online.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Successful launch of the Mars rover "Spirit".
NASA to re initiate shuttle flight in December?
UK gov to study the effects of nanotechnology.
Scientist detecting new kind of matter?
NIF lab produces record braking LASER.
ISS gets new supplies from Russian shuttle.
Columbia theory checked again.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

M$ chooses ATI (not nVidia) for Xbox2??
25 years since Intel's first X86 chip launch.
Intel introduces faster mobile P4s.
IBM & Infineon talk MRAM.
nVidia prepares for PCI Express with nv40.
AMD & Intel talk about near future tech.
Micron samples GDDR3 SDRAM.
nVidia updates it's nForce2 chip-set.
nVidia almost done with K8 chip-sets?
ATI's R400 series ready for PCI Express?
Intel's motherboard roadmap.
AMD, Fujitsu gain Flash-mem market share.
Chip makers to spend more money in 2003.
SiS spins-off Xabre, buys Trident.
Toshiba shows high density Flash mem.

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

Sun optimizes JVM fo Intel XScale CPUs.
Sun preparing $500M Java brand campaign.
Microsoft acquires AntiVirus tech.
M$ Windows Server 2003, download leak?