2005.06.20 - 2005.06.26   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
IBM tops world super computer list.
Google prepare online payment service.
Online scams cause e-commerce slow-down?
ATI posts loss for 3Q.
HDDVD, BlueRay merger 'Not going to happen'.
IBM kicks 13k in US/EU - hires 14k in India.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
New computer language unveiled.
Linux kernel 2.6.12 released.
Samsung patents SMS recall tech.
Computer game Battlefield 2 hits retail.
StreamCast adds BitTorrent to Morpheus P2P.
Deepnet Explorer - a secure IE version?

Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
GeForce7800 GTX hits retail on launch day.
GeForce 7800GTX launch & specs.
Dual-core Athlons on sale in Japan.
AMD adds 2 chips to Turion line.
nVidia wants SLI to become 'standard'?
Samsung begins mass production of DDR3.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
MARSIS experiment finally 'good to go'.
Solar sail test-spacecraft launch fails.
Planet-making spotted around nearby star.
US Senate approves Bush's space plan.
Integrated circuit inventor dies at 81.