2005.02.28 - 2005.03.06   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Philips preps production of rollable displays.
Sony reintroduces 'Walkman' brand - (a phone).
Apple notes 300M downloaded songs.
Qwest/MCI merger could mean 15000 job cuts.
Music download price rise considered.
EC probes M$ compliance efforts.
Intel sets sight on storage market dominance.
UK gov considers PC tax instead of TV tax.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Cassini detects giant crater on Titan.
Planet-sized star discovered?
Smallest yet black hole detected.
SMART-1 mission extended by 1 year.
Progress 17 brings new supplies to ISS.
Star formation puzzles astronomers.
Leaking gravity theory 'replaces' dark energy?
Superconductors help quantum computing.
New atom based measurement good @ 40nm.
Scientists oppose US plasma weapon.
Scientists to create 'cloaking device'?
GlobalFlyer completes flight around the world.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
Dual-core Pentium to be called 'Pentium D'.
AMD promises dual-core chips will be 'fast'.
Intel to ship dual-core Xeons in a year.
Intel talks nanotech and future of CMOS.
Itanium sales miss the mark - a lot.
HP, Intel turn to Asia to 'save' Itanium?
Intel to add 64-bit extensions to Celeron.
Intel still has faith in Itanium.
Dual-core Pentium M to get SSE3 etc.
Intel's 65nm tech ahead of schedule?
ATI turns 20.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
64-bit WinXP to finally ship ('in a month').
OpenOffice 2.0 reaches beta stage.
New Bagle trojan delivered with spam tactics.