2003.08.18 - 2003.08.24   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

RIAA pledges to leave casual P2P users alone.
RIAA & Co. appeal P2P court ruling.
Nintendo holds on to next console until '06?
HP's bad quarter spawns Dell pricecuts.
40% market share for Nokia next year?
IBM slashing jobs from Chip sector.
Venture Capitalists leave IT for healthcare?
Apple starts shipping G5 Power Macs.
Palm prepares for namechange.

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

Sobig worm follows up Blaster's Win assault.
Nokia to acquire SEGA's online gaming ops.
Dust settles after Blaster attack.
Win XP SP2 delayed(?) until 2004?
Linux used in new Motorola smartphone.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD releases new, faster Durons.
AMD to ship some Athlon 64s as Athlon XPs?
Chip biz recovery accelerating?
R360 reference board specs leak.
754-pin Athlon 64 ready to go?
Atlon 64 price leaks hit the web.
Sun's multicore Gemini chip ready in 2004?
VIA unveils new embedded x86 chip.
Intel to cut Pentium M prices on October 5:th.
SiS spin-off XGI drops Xabre brand?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Brazil suffer rocket explosion disaster.
Water on MArs, present but elusive.
Robots vs Humans in space exploration.
NASA lets the public take Mars photos.
Electronic nanotech keeps Moore's law alive?