2004.05.24 - 2004.05.30   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Sony, Nintendo Euro launch coincides 1Q'05.
Nokia is shipping N-Gage QD.
Digital TV coming to mobile phones.
Voice over IP to rule future of Telecom?
US plans huge surveillance database.
Cisco unveils its fastest router to date.
Apple's iTunes ready for Eurolaunch?
Motorola brings its PTT tech to Wi-Fi.
Deutsche Telekom to buy US networks?
M$ looses Lindows appeal.
ICANN seeks doubled budget.
Sony to launch portable mp3, video player.
Hard Drive wars looming?

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

Win XP SP2 coming in July?
2/3 e-mails now spam?
Fake spam points to malicious webpage.
M$ UK site hacked again.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Sony samples Cell chip.
AMD's 939 Pin Athlon 64 launch imminent.
ATI about to launch two PCI-E cards.
Radeon X600, X300 details.
Intel to launch 64-bit Xeons in August?
Intel brings 1066MHz FSB to Xeon's.
Intel sets Grantsdale launch date.
nVidia samples PCI-E ready nv45.
AMD renames Geode chips.
AMD intros low-end Atlon 64 in "new markets".
Intel acquires Russian CPU designers Elbrus.
UMC claims volume production of 90nm chips.
UMC claims 30% speed boost with SOI tech.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Shape of the universe disputed, again.
Universe measured, 156bn ly wide.
Youngest extrasolar planet yet found?
Astronomers find "missing" black holes.
NASA plans mission to Galilian moons.
NASA to consider new kinds of shielding tech.
NASA considering sample return trip to Venus?
Final report on fate of Beagle 2.
"Ingredients for life" observed in space.