2004.08.30 - 2004.09.05   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Apple launches new iMac G5.
Internet "celebrates" 35:th birthday.
Nokia steadies mobile phone market share.
Nokia's N-Gage console reaches 1M mark.
Intel lowers 3Q estimates.
Microsoft offers cheap(?) music downloads.
Samsung adds NFC to mobile phone line.
Archos handheld "console" shipping.

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

WinXP SP2 has 10% "glitch-factor"?
Blue-Ray group picks Microsoft's VC-9 codec.
Trojan downloader worm Bagle-AQ hit the net.
Old PCs "mined" for information.
Spammers adapt to e-mail authentication.
M$ releases beta of Media Player 10.
MessageLabs on anti-spam offensive.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI readies Radeon X700.
AMD shows dual-core 90nm Opterons.
New P4 to feature 2MB (on-die) L2 cache?
Intel adds L2 cache to mobile Celerons.
Intel to fix Prescott leakage @ 65nm.
Intel produces 65nm "test-chips".

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Two Neptune-mass exoplanets found.
Genessis spacecraft ready for re-entry.
Astronomers start mapping known universe.
Particle physicists test virtual super-computer.
SETI researchers "deny" alien signal claims.
Super-solid state of matter discovered?