2003.12.29 - 2004.01.04   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Music biz under attack over copy protection.
Online fraud up in 2003.
Orange sells it's Swedish 3G license.
Vodafone starts 3G trials in Portugal.
Music sales up in 4Q 2003.
Millions of IT jobs going from West to India?

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

US firm releases MPEG4 recording software.
Microsoft's pricing policy to make or break?
Israeli government says "no" to M$ software.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Athlon 64 XP 3400 to be released very soon?
Chip biz growth predicted for 2004.
Rumors about re-engineered Prescott emerge.
64-bit era suits Sun & IBM?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

NASA's Mars rover "Spirit" lands successfully.
Stardust turns home after comet rendez vous.
ESA adjusts Mars Express orbit.
Beagle II lander still silent.
Gravity Probe B gets new launch date.
DARPA finalizes robot racing contestants.
Replacement for Silicon Dioxide found?