2004.01.26 - 2004.02.01   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Microsoft faces $3.22 billion (EU) fine?
Philips demoes bendable LCD screen.
Conference tackles rural broadband issues.
A biz model enabling "free" media downloads.
Nokia to introduce "Visual Radio".
AMD gains PC market share in EU.
IT giants criticised for working conditions.
IBM reshuffles parts of it's structure.
WTO to set Hynix DRAM import duties.
Amazon posts full year of profitability.

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

MyDoom becomes fastest spreading virus.
Hackers help make Windows more secure.
Gates discusses Longhorn.
Nokia promotes Series 60/90 development.
Bill Gates wants to kill spam within 2 years?
Sony pepares software update for PSX.
iSCSI specs reach revision 1.0.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel ready to admit it has X86-64 tech?
Prescott launch raises performance questions?
Intel pushes XScale CPU to 540MHz.
nv40 to ship in 2Q as "GeForce FX 6000"?
Intel's desktop CPU roadmap.
Intel's desktop mobo roadmp.
Intel's server CPU roadmap.
Is AMD preparing a CG version of Athlon64?
Intel refreshes Xeon line, delays dual core.
Samsung licenses PowerVR MBX 3D chip.
HP expected to announce Opteron servers.
Xbox2 CPU - a 65nm part?
Intel's Celeron shift to 90nm slips to 2Q.
nVidia presents new multi-screen solution.
ATI's 4Q market share beats nVidia.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Opportunity rolls down onto Martian surface.
Spirit rover soon "back in business"?
Important European ISS parts launched.
"Pentaquark" particle possibly confirmed.
Fujitsu claims fuel cell breakthrough.