2004.05.31 - 2004.06.06   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

EU agrees to hand over flight data to US.
NEC targets Chinese 3G market.
Intel forecasts high 2Q revenues.
Sony gives up PDA market in US, EU.
Tele 2 rolls out 3G in Sweden.
Seagate to cut 3,000 jobs.
SUN to return to the Workstation market.
Sony & McDonalds sign music download deal.
Another self destructing DVD appears.
Portable video players to flood market?
North Korea bans mobile phones.
Transition to BTX form factor not smooth.
Second(?) programmable computer rebuilt.

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

Accenture wins $10bn Homeland Security deal.
Filesharing comes to handheld devices.
Wi-Fi security concerns pointed-out.
nVidia offers "livingroom PC" software.
China to censor Online games.
Anti-virus makers warn of Plexus-A worm.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD officially launches Socket 939.
Transmeta shows 1.6GHz 90nm Efficeon chip.
Intel "Nocona" details emerge.
Intel ships 90nm mobile Prescott.
Intel updates P4 core.
3G to give semicon market needed boost?
Sun and Fujitsu form SPARC alliance.
ATI launches PCI-E bridgiing tech, "Axiom".
Intel cuts Xeon prices.
nVidia updates nForce chipset for Socket 939.
Tyan makes supercomputer building easy?
ATI launches it's first PCI-E GFX card.
Intel's LGA 775 socket "too fragile"?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Robotic HST reapair mission one step closer.
Spitzer's new infrared look at galaxies.
Rare Venus transit closely monitored.
ESA mission to study Earth's magnetic field.
Revolutionary antenna tech developed in US.