2004.09.20 - 2004.09.26   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Nintendo to launch Gameboy DS in November.
Another survey claims mobile phones are safe.
Adobe posts better than expected results.
Nokia abandons ring-tones market.
EFF asks US court to dismiss "vague" patents.
Hynix faces accounting fraud fines.
IT Security firms TruSecure & Betrusted merge.
Mobile phones on planes allowed from 2006?
New JVC cam blurs line between movie/still.

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

M$ issues new patch for WinXp SP2.
Google creating it's own web-browser?
M$ extends its attack on spammers.
Nokia to introduce content filtering.
M$ adjusts volume licensing rules.
P-Cube hunts down "Zombie-PCs".
"Sasser-kid" offered security job.
M$ shows Office source code to governments.
Adobe starts Acrobat 7.0 beta test.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

HP dumps the Itanium chip from server line-up.
VIA announces PCI-E chip-set for Athlon 64.
Intel's latest desktop roadmap.
AMD releases 90nm mobile Athlon 64 3000+.
AMD & IBM extend chip co-op deal to 2008.
Samsung shows off its latest memory tech.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

New methane discovery on Mars.
Mars rover mission extended 6 more months.
NASA puts $400M into nuclear space probe.
Hubble reveals early universe - again.
ISS still troubled by failing oxygen generator.
New, powerful telescope awaits unveiling.
Astronomers get a glimpse of a neutron star.
ESA studies water in Zero-G (space).
Scientists detect colliding galactic clusters.
SpaceDev announces piloted "spaceship".