2004.04.19 - 2004.04.25   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Technology market recovering?
M$ income hurt by settlement costs.
Sony Ericsson posts positive figures.
Sony Ericsson sales put pressure on Nokia.
Smartphone sales increase dramatically.
Motorola posts surprisingly large profit.
TelCos discuss phone standards.
Apple delays iTunes Euro launch?
eBay posts strong results.
EC slams Intel-only busniess.
New Internet 2 speed record announced.

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

Global raid against warez groups.
Can Java dominate consumer electronics?
Serious flaw in TCP/IP detected.
WMware adds 64-bit Opteron support.
One third of all e-mails now spam?
Intel & Co proposing universal 3D file format.
M$ to study human-computer interaction.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI's R420 release slips into May.
Intel to release 90nm Pentium M @ 2GHz.
AMD starts producing 90nm chips.
x50 (2.4GHz) Opterons to arrive in June?
nVidia intros Quadro FX 4000 workstation chip.
AMD to use "strained silicon" too?
Intel's "Grantsdale" graphics analyzed.
x86 CPU sales slower than expected.
HP releases quad-Opteron server.
AMD sets up chip R&D lab in India.
nVidia acquires network processor company.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Gravity Probe-B successfully launched.
Arecibo telescope gets an upgrade.
New crew arrives at ISS.
Fast laser becomes nano-tailoring machine.
Unmanned bombers in "successful" test. Skynet!