2003.11.03 - 2003.11.09   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Mobile gaming market growing rapidly.
Apple not making any money on online music.
Cisco posts healthy sales and income figures.
Massachusetts continues to fight Micro$oft.
Novell acquires SuSE in $210M deal.
Gamecube sales still high after price drop.
Nintendo resumes Gamecube production.
Court approves Worldcom reconstruction plan.
Playstation Portable concept pics shown.
Dual layer (8.5GB) DVDs on sale next year.
Handset top 5 list, Nokia still dominating.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Voyager 1 reaches the edge of solar system.
Intel claims improved transistor design.
Illinois Uni claims transistor speed record.
Speed of black hole spin determined.
Recent solar flare breaks record.
New dwarf galaxy discovered just 42k ly away.
ESA cancels planet-finding mission.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

M$ chooses IBM as Xbox2 CPU partner.
Intel ships P4EE @ $925.
SiS gets Xbox2 I/O chipset contract.
Intel releases 2.8GHz Celeron.
AMD to launch a FX-53 Athlon FX before '04?
Opteron 250 to ship in volume early '04?
AMD updates CPU roadmap.
AMD ready to sample 90nm Opterons.
AMD K9 scheduled for early 2006.
Worldwide chip sales rising.
IBM/Sony's "Cell". A revived Transputer idea?
G5 cluster reaches 10 TFLOPS.
ATI to produce Digital TV chips for Samsung.
Elpida samples 2GB DDR2 modules.
IBM combines Opterons and Xeons in cluster.
IBM outsources PPC production to Samsung.

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

Red Hat goes enterprise, drops consumer line.
M$ spawns old-fashioned bounty hunting.
WinXP SP2 to introduce HW security feature.
AMD responds to 64-bit Windows delays.
M$ releases Office 2003 bug-fix.