2004.03.22 - 2004.03.28   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Microsoft hit by expected EC fine.
Microsoft responds to EC ruling.
Sun welcomes EC's M$ ruling.
US law proposals criminalize P2P?
Sony & Ericsson to stop Nokia's Symbian bid?
N-Gage2 fixes all N-Gage shortcomings?
Apple's format a candidate for DVD Audio?
3G faces indifferent Europeans?
Kodak claims 3D screen revolution.
RIAA continues to sue students.
Microunity sues Intel over Hyperthreading.
Nine new top level domains proposed.
"Longhorn fears" behind failed EC-M$ talks.
Sony readies next-gen BlueRay DVD-RW.
Sony launches electronic book.
Asus ready to launch WiFi HardDrive.
Lindows plans assault on Windows trademark?
China goes after cybercafés again.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Mars rover discovers ancient salty sea?
Dark Matter could be "pouring" through Earth.
NASA successfully test ScramJet plane.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD's Socket 939 to debut on May 25:th.
Intel confirms model numbers for its CPU's.
Intel prepares "Marathon" mobile GFX chip.
Intel still holds 80% of world CPU sales.
Begun the phone (GFX) wars have.
Hynix & STM plan joint venture in China.
Intel delays 64-bit activation in Prescott.
Opteron price cuts fuel 90nm speculation.

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

M$ launches XNA development platform.
M$ to rival Google with built-in searchengine?
ATI prepares Counter Strike 2 deal.
Software biz moves from "buy" to "subscribe"?
Piscel claims full-sized browser on mobiles.
Opera browser to include speech recognition.
HP turns to Novell for desktop Linux help.
Novell makes big Linux adoption move.
Norton Software security issues.
AOL fights spam by blocking sites.
Windows XP SP2 beta feedback.