2003.08.04 - 2003.08.10   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nintendo to announce new product in spring.
Nintendo suspends GameCube production.
IRS wants $600M tax-money from Intel.
nVidia's sales & income up for 2Q.
Nintendo posts 1Q profit, lower GC sales.
Cisco posts higher profit for latest quarter.
AMD to present Athlon 64 logo on Aug 12:th.
AMD buys Geode platform from National Semi.

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

Google introduces News Alert service.
M$ introduces LiveWeb to US Xbox Live! users.
US Navy to run Linux on Apple servers!?
Another Trojan exposes Windows users.
P2P users ignore RIAA threats.
SuSE & IBM bring secure Linux to FBI.
Companies line up to buy 3DO remnants.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD introduces Opteron 246.
IBM's Power 5+ plans revealed.
AMD prepares several Athlon 64 models?
Intel's Yamhill still in development?
nVidia acquires PDA GFX chip maker.
CPU sales rising in 2Q.
Prescott has power consumption issues?
No sub-2GHz Athlon 64s to be released?
Intel's "Dothan" delayed til 2004?
IBM & Infineon sign 65nm tech deal.
Intel makes another attempt at powersaving.
M$ replaces Xbox's "TV out" chip.
ATI introduces AIW verson of Radeon 9600.
nVidia expects to increase yealds this month.
" Smart glue" can replace lead in chips.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Dark energy possibly confirmed.
Auto-assembling nanotech. T-1000 anyone?
NASA selects first Mars scout mission.
NASA plans for 2011 launch of JIMO.
Civillians to try Solar Sail spacecraft.
The universe is getting darker.