2004.11.29 - 2004.12.05   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

PS3 - apparently a 2006 release?
IBM, Sony promise to reveal Cell tech 1Q/05.
Half million+ Nintendo DS's sold first week.
HD DVD gains support from major studios.
PSP to debut in EU on March 25:th, 2005.
Infinium Labs sued and accused of fraud.
Camera phones to get liquid lenses soon?
PSP shortage predicted ahead of launch.
Samsung takes second spot in mobile charts.
Microsoft opens research lab in India.
Sony adds proper mp3 support to HDD player.
Nokia targets mobile e-mail.
Philips outsources PCs to... Dell??

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

Nokia to add AntiVirus software to phones.
MSN updates Messenger, Hotmail.
Windows firewall turned off = Bad idea!
Average corporate PCs full of spyware?
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI launches Radeon X850.
Intel sneaks out Alviso (Pentium M) chipset.
nVidia cans current nv50 plans?
AMD incresaes x86-based server share in 3Q.
World chip sales to fall during 2005?
Pentium 4 6xx to include EMT64, 2MB cache.
nForce5 P4 chip-set details surface.
Transmeta licenses LongRun to Fujitsu.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Work begins on James Webb space telescope.
Robotc Lunar village idea gains support.
Hubble uncovers youngest galaxy to date?
ESA displays concept Robots.
VLT brings new info about young starsystems.
Self-repairing space probes proposed.
Researchers build Mars greenhouse simulator.
Ultrafast laser boosts atomic measurements.