2005.12.05 - 2005.12.11   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Xbox 360 review.
.eu domains go live.
Adobe/Macromedia deal finally complete.
Creative unveils video iPod "killer".
X86 Macs to ship June 6th 2006?
M$ to create 3,000 more jobs in India.
Panasonic promos 50GB BlueRay production.
FireWire faces uncertain future?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Japanese asteroid mission questioned.
Second Mars rover completes full Martian year.
NASA studies future X-Prize competitions.
Virgin Galactic plans New Mexico space port.
Fujitsu creates carbon-nanotube heat-sink.
Intel shows 85nm "quantum well" transistor.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
ATI unveils X1600 mobile GPU.
nVidia's G71 specs revealed?
ATI prepares the R580.
Leaked Intel roadmaps.
Intel already naming 45nm chips.
Sun "open sources" Niagara chip design.
Hynix announces fastest GDDR4 to date.
October chip sales top $20bn.
VIA announces "low power" C7 chipset.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Sober worm "preparing" January 5th attack.
IBM adopts ODF standard.
Tetris hits 20.