2003.07.07 - 2003.07.13   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

M$ faces another patent infringement case.
Worldcom, $750M settlement.
Epson criticised for Ink Cartridge policy.
Dell, Tulip settle patents dispute.
Microsoft's unique(?) cash flow problem.
Software pirate jailed for 15 months.
Samsung bans camera-phones for workers.
Yahoo! posts record quarter results.
RIAA faces antitrust scenario.
P2P users vs RIAA. Gloves are off.
Speculation about 2005 P3 release.

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

Spam solution found?
Apple starts transition to 64-bit OS.
Nintendo doesn't believe in online gaming, yet.
The usual IE security bugs reported.
Trojan hijacks computers.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Prescott to debut at 3.4GHz?
Intel releases new Xeons.
Athlon 64 launch date is September 22:nd?
IBM's G5 roadmap revealed?
New P4 chip-sets from Intel & VIA.
Chip sales to rise in 4Q?
Kingston offers 500MHz DDR to enthusiasts.
Athlon FX to replace Duron?
Transition to 90nm, problematic for most?
Rambus renames "Yellowstone" to XDR RAM.
Intel to add HT to mobile Pentium.
VIA ships mobile chip, "Antaur".

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Second Mars rover launched, at last.
Gravitational waves set pulsar speed limit?
Researchers create "Robocop" prototype. ;-)
SuperWIMPs explain Dark matter's secrets?
Robots to help astronauts on missions?
Oldest exoplanet yet, identified.