2005.08.15 - 2005.08.21   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Microsoft reveals Xbox360 packages, pricing.
Gameboy Micro to ship in US on Sept. 19.
HP posts strong revenues.
M$ tells Xbox360 devs not to rely on HD.
RIAA thinks CD-R is bigger threat than P2P.
Sony signs more backers of BlueRay format.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
M$ to release Vista, Office 12 details.
Sony's PSP could run several OS's.
New worm battles other viruses for control.
Sun 'bets' on open source.
Adobe issues Adobe Reader security warning.
NTT preparing 3D Web browser.
Linus trademarks Linux?
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
ATI's R520 to (finally) launch early September?
Toshiba unveils customizable media processor.
AMD releases new mobile CPU models.
Intel to release dual core 90nm Xeons.
nVidia prepares 'C51' for both AMD & Intel.
AMD, IBM extend R&D partnership to 22nm.
VIA releases Pentium M chip-set.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
NASA to postpone next shuttle fligt to 2006?
New record set for longest stay in space.
Scientists invent urine powered battery.
Best view of Milky Way yet.