2003.08.25 - 2003.08.31   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Webcasters challenge RIAA with antitrust suit.
Nokia turns to "emerging" markets for growth.
Motorola sells it's Symbian stake to Nokia?
Online consumer confidence drops?
Modified PS2 coming to Europe (UK).
Wi-Fi support in cellphones soon?
SGI cutting 600 jobs.
Intel suggests Wi-Fi might be overhyped.
South Korea asks EU to remove Hynix tax.
Vietnam, not exactly a "Cyber nation".

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

Sun starting to promote X86 Solaris again.
Half-Life 2 to be bundled with ATI cards?
SGI makes Linux deal with SuSE.
FBI arrests Blaster worm suspect.
Windows AMD64 OS details leak.
Second Sobig-F attack stopped.
China forms anti-spam task force.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

nVidia to release nv38 chips next month?
Latest Intel desktop roadmap.
Intel's notebook roadmap.
Samsung starts producing GDDR2 memory.
Apple releases G5 SPEC benchmarks.
Intel investing $375M in Chinese fab.
TI leaks(?) details about Sun's UltraSparcIV.
Celeron prices after Intel's latest cuts.
AMD trims prices on low end Athlon XPs.
Philpis makes a WLAN push.
HP claims worlds fastest Linux cluster.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

NASA launches the SIRTF telescope.
Final verdict on the Columbia disaster.
Another step towards self-assembling robots.
New findings diminish Mars ocean hopes.
Hubble makes the most of Mars randez-vous.