2004.09.06 - 2004.09.12   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nokia adjusts sales forecast, earnings up.
Microsoft worries about sluggish PC sales.
Ericsson drops Bluetooth?
Altnet (Kazaa partner) sues RIAA.
Samsung shows mobile phone with HardDrive.
Quality concerns hinder Motorola's TV venture.
Apple gets 3:rd party suppliers for iPod.
Oracle wins antitrust suit in US.
EC funds €uro Grid-computing projects.
Another crazy patents given to M$.
Nokia slims down the Communicator.
Veterans discuss future of Internet.

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

Skype launches P2P software for Pocket PC.
McAfee AV kills wrong application.
"Sasser-kid" charged with computer sabotage.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD starts shipping 90nm Athlon 64s.
Transmeta starts shipping 90nm Efficeon.
Intel reveals dual-core Pentium M.
ATI launches X800XT AIW.
Intel delays next Itanium slightly.
Intel starts talking about Blackford chip-set.
PCI-E for AMD64 "here by years end".
AMD, Infineon team up on nanotech research.
AMD outselling Intel at desktop CPUs?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Possible first photo of an extrasolar planet.
Genesis sample return capsule crashes.
Gravity Probe B ready for science mission.
Cassini probe discovers new ring, objects.
Scientists create bug-eating robot.
ISS plagued by failing Oxygen generator.