2005.11.14 - 2005.11.20   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
US wins battle for Internet control.
IBM clearly leads supercomputer list.
Nokia buys Intellisynck for $430M.
Google to offer online book rental?

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Sony unveils free Video over IP service.
Microsoft starts Office 12 beta test.
Gates talks "cluster OS".
Microsoft readies Outlook 12.
Quest for "unified" Linux on mobile phones?
Xbox360 needs HD to run old games.
Sony's "rootkit" contains "DVD Jon's" code.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
Intel releases two VT enabled Pentiums.
AMD to release FX60 in January '06?
CPU clockspeeds hit wall?
Official (albeit vague) AMD roadmap.
Stability issues plague 65nm "Presler"?
Intel prepares 65nm lineup for January launch.
Sun Opteron cluster to reach 100TFLOPS?
DRAM prices to stay low in 2006?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Japan's asteroid lander status unknown?
Successful lift-off for Arianne 5.
NASA cuts back on ISS science.
NASA encouraging private enterprise.
Many new "gravitational lenses" found.