2004.03.08 - 2004.03.14   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

New TopLevelDomain name for mobiles?
EU turns on the heat in battle vs M$.
Nintendo's next handheld specs leaked?
Euro Parliament approves Hollywood directives.
EU to fund Eastern Europe IT boom.
EC approves funding of 45nm EU tech dev.
Psion ready to sell its shares to Nokia.
M$ involvement risks to split up DVD Forum?
Kodak sues Sony over digital camera patents.
Virgin joins online music shop gang.
US Patent Office begins to think harder?
Hitachi launches 400GB HardDrive.
M-Systems launches 90GB Flash drive.
M$ vs Lindows legal case turns ridiculous.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Hubble photographs most distant galaxies yet.
NASA defends Hubble cancellation decision.
Mars rovers may last well over 200 days.
DARPA's robot race ends in failure.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI's R420 doesn't support PixelShader 3.0.
Intel to offer Prescott at lower frequencies?
Hynix pushes DDR SDRAM to 550MHz.
VIA shows its latest P4 chip-sets.
Intel prepares new Xeon chip-set.

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

M$ and Yahoo! vs Google?
Big US ISPs launch legal attack on spammers.
Sober-D virus pretends to be fix for MyDoom.
M$ delays next version of SQL server.
Linux kernel security issue detected.
Nintendo patents emulation of handhelds.
New M$ software security issues.