2004.10.04 - 2004.10.10   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Intel, Symbian & Nokia cooperate on 3G.
Apple "Photo iPod" rumours hit the web.
Sun & M$ vs IBM & RedHat Linux?
AMD sales good but profits low?
AT & T axe another 7000+ jobs.
Cray launches middle-class supercomputer.
ATI posts better than expected 4Q figures.
Oracle vs Peoplesoft - end in sight?
Sony & Co readying BlueRay camcorder?
LCD makers loosing money on sales?
Kodak gets $92M from Sun for Java patents.
Kodak cuts 900 jobs, blames digital cameras.
Toshiba claims lower LCD power consuption.
Sharp pushes LCD (HDTV) tech to 65".
Dell recalls 4.4M notebook power adapters.
Unisys kicks 1,400 workers.
Tapwave's Palm-based Zodiac out soon.

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

Valve releases Counter Strike: Source.
Virus writers look for cash.
Linux gamers get Doom 3.
Big security hole in older Word versions.
Nintendo reveals Gameboy DS launch titles.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI starts shipping AMD64 PCIE chip-set.
VIA announces x86-64 chip.
ATI's R480 to ship in December (this year)?
nVidia's PCIe 6800 finally hits retail?
nv41 chip coming soon from nVidia?
Dual core AMD64 chips to have SSE3 support.
AMD announces Athlon64 price-drops.
SiS redies PCIE chip-set for AMD platform.
Intel updates P4 revision.
ARM adds SIMD to its CPUs.
Transmeta's Efficeon TM8800 to support SSE3.
Turbo cache vs Hypermemory.
Sun announces UltraSPARC IV+.
ATI still aiming at 4Q with R480?
XGI plans to release PS3.0 PCIE card.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

SpaceShipOne wins the $10M Ansari X-Prize.
The dawn of the new era of space tourism?
The new space challange: leaving orbit.
University build Quantum computer memory.
Quark theory awarded the Nobel prize.
Single Electron Transistor breakthrough.
Even more evidence of past water on Mars.
Anti-matter weapons in development?
NASA approves WISE mission.
Russia to simulate a trip to Mars.
UK funding for new particle accelerators.