2003.06.16 - 2003.06.22   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nokia brings smartphone to the masses?
Thorvalds leaves Transmeta to focus on Linux.
PeopleSoft hasn't given up on J.D.Edwards.
Oracle ups it's Peoplesoft bid.
Nintendo wins piracy case against LikSang.
Microsoft takes spammers to court.
FAST buys Alta Vista.
WiFi to loose out to Bluetooth?
HP preparing Athlon64 based PC?
Playstation Portable information.
Nimble reveals handheld PC/videophone.
Motorola appoints new SPS chief.
US Senator suggests bizzare antipiracy action.

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

Palm OS 6.0 to be launched in October?
Linux gaining support in Europe.
Italian authorities raid Software pirates.
A look at modern spyware, "eBlaster".
Hackers break GameCube protection?
New version of Sobig-D worm hits the web.
PDF security issue revealed.
Windows XP/ HT P4 combo, problem detected.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI Xbox2 deal confirmed?
Intel to launch 3.2GHz P4.
Madison (Itanium2) to ship at on June 30:th?
AMD releases new XP-M speed-steps.
Elpida prepares RAM boost for mobile devices.
VIA ships KT600 Athlon chip-set.
Hynix RAM gets 45% duty punishment by US.
Apple web-glitch reveals G5 specs?
IBM puts the new Power4+ in mainframes.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Tourist class Soyuz in the works.
Brittish Scientists develop real "wall-hack".
Micro-engines to replace batteries?
Oddyssey reveals Mars surface changes.
Most of dark matter is cold?
Scientists make Nano RAM progress.
Scientists spot "Doughnut" around Black hole.
NASA studies Tehther technology.
Scientists create quark-gluon plasma?
SOHO spacecraft in trouble.