2003.07.14 - 2003.07.20   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Microsoft doing well. :-)
Nokia's 2Q profits slide.
IBM posts healthy profit for 2Q.
Intel's earnings up for 2Q.
Motorola posts 2Q loss.
AMD narrows loss, but still in red.
Apple posts small profit for 2Q.
Xbox sales figures revealed.
New game console Phantom shown soon?
Fujitsu PDA gets 800x600 resolution.
Yahoo! buys Overture for $1.6bn.
Disposable DVDs. Good or bad idea?
Bartelsmann seeks dismissal of Napster suit.
Larry Ellison talks future strategy.
ISP's and Music labels must cooperate. (Duh!)
RIAA declares "Jihad" on music traders.
More crazy proposals from Howard Berman?

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

AOL kills off Netscape.
EU prepares to fight spam.
New serious Windows security hole patched.
Tulip & Ironstone re-animate the C64?
Corel fighting takeover bids.
German software pirate gets 3 years in jail.
US surveillance programs questioned.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

PS3 memory speculation hits the web.
SGI launches new workstations with ATI chips.
Prescott to require new motherboards?
Samsung producing 1Gb chips in volume.
AMD & Fujitsu unveil "Spansion".
ATI's Radeon 9600 hits retail.
nVidia's chipset plans for 2004.
Nikon promises better digital cameras.
ATI's R360 "tapes out".

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

SOHO craft back online after blackout.
NASA's shuttles to fly again within 9 months?
Hubble tracks down Dark matter.
ESA takes a deep look at the early universe.
NASA accelerates OSP schedule.
Keck interferometer probes early solar system.
Astronomers find "failed" galaxies.