2004.06.21 - 2004.06.27   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

European "GPS" finally "approved" by US.
Leaked Xbox 2 specs "not hoax"?
Xbox 2 backwards compatibility questioned?
US Senate wants to ban P2P technology?
Voice over IP confuses "average Joe".
IBM leads the super-computer biz.
Cisco and Nortel in merger talk rumors.
PalmOne posts 4Q profit.
ATI posts record 4Q revenue.
Spanish police arrests "dialer" scammers.
Sony adds micro HDD to USB Flashdrive line.
21 years of DNS.
Computer pioneer Bob Bemer dies at 84.
Details about next-gen Palm PDA hit the web.

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

M$ increases Hotmail inbox size to 250MB.
Doom III finally gets release date?
Dial real phone-numbers with SkypeOut (VoIP).
Beastie Boys CD installs secret software.
Triggerhappy M$ quick to kill hotmail accounts.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel launches 90nm Celerons.
Intel recalls i915, i925 chip-sets.
Fujitsu launches 90nm SPARC64.
AMD discloses (minor?) bugs in Opteron.
Numerous bugs in Intel's "Prescott" P4s?
Intel expands Pentium M line.
AMD assembles "low power Athlon" team.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

SpaceShipOne reaches space, makes history.
Cassini ready for Saturn orbit insertion.
Mars rovers continue to discover new things.
Saturn's moon "Phoebe" analysed.