2005.05.23 - 2005.05.29   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
TV on 3G phones - too soon?
No chance of a unified HD DVD format?
Vodafone posts strong results.
Telenor buys Bredbandsbolaget.
Job cuts spawn strike action at IBM.
Humans to try his luck vs Chess Computer.
Palm became PalmOne, now Palm again?
Good and bad news hit Cray.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Further Longhorn cutdowns in progress?
Future of Skype (VoIP) outlined.
New virus holds PC files hostage.
Time running out for Microsoft's EC case?
Microsoft ready to embrace Java?
FBI updates IT system (again).
Linux developers to lose 'BitKeeper'.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
AMD's formal dual-core CPUs launch is here.
Intel officially launches dual core Pentium D's.
VIA's C7 CPU to go into volume production.
nVidia brings SLI to notebooks.
Apple/Intel rumours make a comeback.
Sony/IBM to open up Cell architecture.
No more Netburst Pentiums for Mobiles?
AEGIA Physics chip demoed.
AMD posts virtualization specs.
IBM shows Cell-based server.
IBM to have 45nm process ready by mid 2007?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Shuttle to fly in July, NASA.
New flat and thin camera lens invented.
Scientists grow brain cells on nanotubes.
Update on Mars rovers' status.
Voyager 1 passes termination shock?
Best Galileo idea can win you 50,000.