2004.02.09 - 2004.02.15   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nokia buys Psion's Symbian stake.
Mobile DRM alliance formed by Nokia & Co.
Good news for online music resellers.
Sun ready to launch Opteron servers.
Nintendo intends to match rivals with GC2.
Vodafone interested in AT&T Wireless.
Dell posts healthy profit.
nVidia posts its financial figures.
Peoplesoft rejects Oracle's last offer.
Sony releases low-end PDAs.

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

Older Windows source code leaks out.
New security patches for M$ Windows.
New worms follow MyDoom-A.
"Other" bowsers alive and kicking?
Disney adopts Microsoft's DRM tech.
PalmSource looks beyond the Handhelds.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

IBM about to launch 90nm PPC970FX CPU.
Opteron to get DDR2 support later this year.
VIA updates low-power "Eden" CPU.
Sony claims it will reach 45nm by 2005.
Intel about to update the Prescott core.
More nv40 details, speculation.
nv45 to support PCI Express.
Hypertransport 2.0 announced.
HP releases the PA-RISC 8800 CPU.
Sun replaces UltraSPARC VI with the "Rock".
Intel sued over (obscure) patent infringement.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Spirit rover does some serious driving.
Euro-agencies to examine Beagle II failure.
Opportunity rock study delivers clues.
Mars spheres confuse scientists.
Interplanetary Internet trials.