2005.08.22 - 2005.08.28   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Sony BMG embraces P2P.
Nokia takes 3G handset lead.
Warner to start download-only music label.
Toshiba to go ahead with HD DVD launch.
US throws another $150M at TeraGrid.
Intel shows location detection with WiFi.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Google adds IM to it's services.
Sun pushes for open source DRM alternative.
Worm steals online game passwords.
Intel has another go at 'Universal 3D' format.
PSP gets new browser, wireless access.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
AMD launches 2.8GHz (single core) Opterons.
Intel pushes XScale to 1.25GHz.
Intel's next-gen CPU overview.
AMD releases more 25W Turions.
HP considers dumping Intel's Itanium?
ATI to release Crossfire on September 15:th?
2.4 GHz dual core Opterons coming soon?
Speculations about future multicore CPUs.
Intel reveals future of virtualization.
Intel to bring VT to P4s this year.
Intel patches EMT64 to full AMD64 specs.
Another GFX wannabe enters the stage?
Intel aims high with next-gen low power chip.
Intel, Panasonic work on 12h laptop battery.
SATA specs 'upped' to v2.5.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Black hole eruptions surprise scientists.
Japan to test supersonic airliner design.
DARPA readies airborne laser weapon.