2003.09.08 - 2003.09.14   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nokia posts higher volume handset sales.
Sony reveals online music service.
RIAA starts suing file-traders.
3Com cuts 1000 jobs.
Apple refreshes iMac line.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

NASA sets target for next shuttle mission.
A look at NASA's future Mars missions.
Asteroid scare returns.
The hunt for gravitational waves goes on.
Another use for carbon nanotubes found.
Hubble finds faintest Solar system objects.
Japanese firms developing electronic paper.
Hitachi claims HD density breakthrough.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD launches Opteron 146, 846.
nv38 to be called GeForce 5950 Ultra.
Mobo makers preparing Athlon 64 boards.
SiS licenses Pentium M bus tech.
IBM combines strained silicon and SOI.
Samsung delivers new RDRAM chips.
DDR2 gets JEDEC confirmation.

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

Valve prefers ATI for Half-Life 2.
"East" wants open source replacement for Win.
Speech recognition, the next generation.
Guns kill people - not games.