2005.01.10 - 2005.01.16   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Apple unveils "Mac mini" and iPod Shuffle.
Sonys's PSP gets UK launch date (03.18).
Euro telcos threatened by Skype VoIP?
Intel posts record revenue figures for 2004.
Nokia to cut back on R&D?
Children should not use mobile phones?
AMD plagued by "memory loss" in 4Q 2004.
Sun posts meager profit.
iPod success drives Apple's profit.
Oracle to cut 5,000 jobs?
Napster in trouble again?
Camera & Printer makers discuss standard.

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

Euro debate on software patents to start over?
Novell offers SuSE Linux 9.2 for free.
IBM frees 500 software patents to open source.
IE HTML Help security issue reported.
Oracle updates its mobile database.
Open source "google" prepares for legal battle?
Mobile virus concerns hit Symbian OS.
M$ releases first batch of '05 security updates.
Worm masquerades as Tetris game.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

AMD unveils "Turion" mobile 64-bit CPU.
Toshiba launches "Sonoma" ahead of Intel.
Cell chip details emerge.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Huygens probe successfully lands on Titan.
Huygens return images of Titan surface.
Deep Impact successfully launched by NASA.
Matter falling into a black hole observed.
Galactic center packed with black holes?
Possible direct observation of exoplanet.
Breakthrough in extragalactic observations?
Another important step in nano-construction.