2003.10.13 - 2003.10.19   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Broadband revolution needs government boost?
Vodafone, DoCoMo hold back on 3G.
Nokia posts strong results.
IBM posts profit and growth for 3Q.
Intel posts increased profit for 3Q.
AMD sales up, losses down.
SonyEricson post profit - at last.
Motorola SPS looses less.
Dell backs away from PDA market assault.
Dell sets growth target high.
Very low sales of Nokia's N-Gage gamephone?

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

"Longhorn", a 2006 release?
Israel begins it's Microsoft boycott.
Sun pushes smoother Java to telcos.
M$ & Vodafone team up on mobile XML.
Windows 2003 Server 64-bit enters Beta.
Microsoft fixes several new security flaws.
Apple launches iTunes for Windows.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Transmeta unveils Efficeon details.
Intel updates Xeon.
VIA unveils world's smallest x86 CPU.
Intel's "Tejas" pushed into 2005?
AMD confirms development of dual-core CPUs.
Clearspeed chip to aid AMD/Intel clusters?
SiS ships new DualChannel P4 chip-set.
Intel joins 45nm research group.
Intel to "die-shrink" Celerons to 90nm.
nVidia launches chipset for Efficeon CPU.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

China puts a man into orbit.
ISS crew exchanged.
CONTOUR failure analysed.
Monkeys control robots with brain-signals.
Soccerball shaped Universe -idea disputed.
NASA's new radiation test facility.
New faster, more efficient diode designed.
New super-hard material produced.