2005.08.29 - 2005.09.04   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
HD DVD launch slips into 2006?
Nokia embraces TV for mobile phones.
PS3 supports mouse and keyboard.
ATI expecting 'tough times' ahead.
EU stays restrictive about software patents.
Powerline broadband usage increasing?
Philips demonstrates rollable display.
Hitachi first out with 500GB HardDrive.
Infinium Labs finally readying it's Phantom?
16x DVD-RAM coming soon?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
3rd space tourist getting ready for launch.
Saturn moon Enceladus puzzles astronomers.
Scientists create hardest material yet.
Pluto probe getting ready for January launch?
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
'Artificial Intelligence' chip announced.
Infineon delivers security chip for Xbox 360?
ATI preparing Socket M2 chip-sets?
VIA ships new P4 chip-set (P4M800 Pro).
PCI Express 2.0 in the works?
IBM, Sony release Cell technical specs.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
'DVD Jon' hacks MediaPlayer file crypto.
IBM counters Microsoft's Linux cost claims.
Xbox360 games outgrow DVD format?
Skype available on mobile phones.
Oracle promises bundle for mobile operators.
M$ buys VoIP firm.
August 'virus charts'.
M$ starts talking about DirectX 10.