2004.11.01 - 2004.11.07   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Denmark, Sweden top world "tech-top-list".
Samsung phone market share up to 3:rd spot.
Nokia to offer 20 TV channels in phones by '06.
VoIP on the rise in Europe.
MPAA follows in RIAAs footsteps.
Oracles makes final bid for PeopleSoft.
nVidia posts best quarter in almost 2 years.
Microsofts opens more music stores in Europe.
China continues to close down cyber cafés.
Voodoo claims "worlds fastest gaming PC".

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

IE security flaws top web-threat list.
P2P company Grokster in talks with Sony?
Google patches up GMail security hole.
Old (silly) 3D patent case hits top dogs.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel releases Itanium2 with 9MB L3 cache.
ATI's AMD PCI-E chipset launch imminent.
ATI tapes out Radeon 5xx chip.
Sun bets on massive multithreadding.
Intel looses chipset market share.
ATI to offer MultiRendering next year?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

China plans 5-day (manned) space mission.
Astronomers unravel black hole radiation.
Evidence links supernovae to gammarays?
Astronomers warn about "stealth comets".
Beagle2 team hopes for another chance.
Scientists de-mystify magnetic stars.