2003.09.22 - 2003.09.28   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

European Telecom situation improving.
EU rejects american software patent model.
KaZaA strikes back, sues RIAA.
RIAA set sights on iMesh P2P software.
Symantec wants to buy PowerQuest.
Intel most active IT investor.
Microsoft closes down chatrooms.
Crazy GTA lawsuit becomes class action?
eBay willingly discloses customer details?
Nokia unveils video phone.
Nintendo prepares WLAN add-on for GameBoy.
Segway recalls HTs due to battery issues.
Power shortage now hits Italy, who's next?

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

Win XP 64-bit edition "Beta" surfaces.
Lindows comes pre-installed on Seagate HDs.
Sun supports Athlon 64 with Java Desktop.
Half Life 2 officially delayed.
Norton product activation cracked.
Longhorn release date set to 2005.08.15?
Opera browser v7.2 released.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD releases the 64-bit Athlon 64 CPU.
Intel ships 3.2GHz mobile P4.
nVidia releases nForce 3 for Athlon 64.
Intel to "paper launch" Prescott on Dec 3rd?
AMD admits dual core Athlon64 plans.
Intel pushes Celeron to 2.7 GHz.
AMD chip sales plan.
Prescott to support AMD64 instructions?
Intel pays Micron to increase DDR2 production.
Intel to set up CPU design centre in Taiwan?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

First European Lunar probe launched.
Philips demonstrates video on electonic paper.
NASA conludes Orbital Space Plane study.
NEC creates carbon nanotube fab process.
Are Gamma Ray Burts a serious threat?
Hubble detects tiny new Uranus moons.
Another important step in nanotech.