2005.01.17 - 2005.01.23   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

EA leak suggests Xbox Next will ship in 2005?
Major re-organization in Intel.
Europe sees rapid uptake of broadband.
Siemens handset division struggling.
E-commerce in China expected to grow rapidly.
More IT research investments needed in EU?
IBM posts a record $3bn profit for 4Q.
Record quarter for Motorola.
Verizon and Yahoo! in broadband deal.
Samsung gets ready for next generation LCDs.

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

Longhorn to come in many versions?
Sony adds Office apps to PSP in s/w update.
Security updates for Linux released.
"Wvil twin" hotspots, a new threat to WiFi.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

New stepping of Athlon64 with SSE3 out soon?
AMD prepares Geode, low-power x86 platform.
Intel to debut 64-bit P4 in time for WinXp64?
2.1GHz Pentium M hits the shelves.
AMD's rodmap reveals new socket?
ATI launches Mobility Radeon x700.
ATI preparing Radeon R481 for AGP.
Intel to debut "Vanderpool" tech early.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Powerful solar storm "reching" Earth.
Latest (Huygens) Titan data revealed.
Airbus reveals the A380 "Super Jumbo Jet".
Massive objects cast doubt on planet theory.
Black holes can help create new stars.
Gravitational lensing reveals dark matter.
New method reveals interstellar space.
Magnetic fields shape planetary nebulae?
Spitzer detects "stellar incubators".
US Gov cuts Hubble service mission funding.
Matter seen moving at 99.9% of light-speed.
Transparent electronics emerge.
New image sensor mimics real eyesight?