2004.07.05 - 2004.07.11   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

TeliaSonera buys Orange's Danish telco biz.
Mobile phones outnumber people in Sweden.
Virgin mobile "floats".
Deutsche Telekom aims high with WiFi gig.
BMG slashes CD prices to keep format alive.
Microsoft settles with California.
Yahoo! profits don't impress analysts.
Microsoft looking to save $1bn.
E-voting problems arise in US?
Versatile portable video player hits retail.
Sony brings X-brite LCD monitors to desktop.

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

E-mail sender authentication specs ready?
Bagle virus distributed with source code.
Mozilla bug revealed, fix available.
Michael Moore OKs filesharing of his movies.
EFF seeks to overturn stupid patents.
Voice over IP (VoIP) hacked.
Spanish virus writer jailed.
ITU calls for cooperation to fight spam.
Cinea to provide pirate proof "Oscar" DVDs?
iPods: Latest security risk?
Chinese IPv9 hype rumors unfounded?
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel resumes shipments of Grantsdale chipset.
Intel plans P4 & Celeron price cuts in August.
Intel's desktop roadmap.
Intel's notebook roadmap.
Intel's server roadmap.
AMD to ship Socket A versions of Sempron?
More nForce 4 details emerge.
Intel to add NX security to P4s in 4Q.
nVidia to keep AGP high end cards til 1Q/'05?
ATI readies Athlon64 chipset.
Chip sales soared in May.
Intel's Celeron D line keeps growing.
Transition to Grantsdale spawns hybrid mobos.
China drops chip tax rebate, conforms to WTO.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Cassini reveals Titan landscape.
Cassini images Saturn's rings in UV.
"GPS" system for Mars considered.
Mapping the galaxy with Gaia (in 2010).
New space instrument to track environment.