2006.01.16 - 2006.01.22   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Nintendo's "Revolution" to ship 4th Quarter.
Digital music sales tripled in 2005.
Microsoft denies Xbox360 BlueRay rumors.
M$ reports 600,000 Xbox360's sold.
Intel prents rare "lower than expected" Q4.
Sony-Ericsson posts record quarter.
Apple posts record Q4.
AMD posts improved 4Q result.
Galileo test-satellite sending signals.
BenQ launches first BenQ-Siemens phone.
Napster denies various rumors.
Nokia readies Bluetooth 2.0 clamshell phone.
Konica-Minolta to quit photocamera biz?

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
EU software patent debate wont go away.
Win XP to get SP3 in 2007.
Benchmarking program 3dmark06 released.
20th anniversary of the first PC virus.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
nVidia ships its first 90nm GPU (7300).
ATI R580 (Radeon X19xx) details revealed.
Intel moves Celeron D to 65nm.
VIA ships 90nm C7 "Eden" CPU.
Speedier Centrion in the works.
AMD licenses "Z-RAM" for its CPU cache.
nVidia expands Intel chip-set range.
DDR2 prices set to rise?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
New Horizons probe on its way to Pluto.
Study shows cell phones don't cause cancer.
Stardust samples - "a success".
NASA overhauls CEV plans.
Space-time dent detected near black hole.