2005.01.24 - 2005.01.30   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Sony's PSP starting to outsell Nintendo DS?
Nintendo DS gets Euro launch date (March 11).
M$ surprises no one with record profits.
Nokia posts 4Q figures.
Sony sees falling profits.
Sony prepares PSP music download service.
Mobile phone shipments increasing.
Nintendo reports falling income.
Vodafone now claims 150M customers.
TI posts profit but sales slide.
Philips predicts TV migration to mobile phones.
iTunes reports 250M downloads.
Western Digital joins 1in HDD market.
Virtual keyboard finally goes into production.

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

64-bit Win XP to arrive on April 29:th?
EA Games posts lower profits.
Google to add video search.
Poland opposes EU software patent again.
Sun - top donor of Open Source code.
M$ might charge for anti-spyware tool.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

ATI to debut R520 in May?
Dual core "Smithfield" price-levels emerge.
Dual core Itanium to debut in 4Q/2005?
AMD roadmap reveals 2006 details.
Nokia first to use TI's single chip solution.
nVidia gaining market share again.
AMD to release new Semprons soon?
Sony licenses low power tech from Transmeta.
Freescale licenses PowerVR graphics tech.
"Office" grid computing alliance formed.
Intel's EMT64 model numbers revealed.
VIA's C/ to reach 2GHs by 4Q/05?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

Successful spacewalk for ISS crew.
Second rover celebrates one year on Mars.
Microgenerator powers electronic device.
US deploys robot "soldiers" in Iraq.