2006.01.23 - 2006.01.29   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Nintendo's revolution to cost under $300?
245M mobiles sold in the last quarter of 2005.
Nokia posts 1bn profit for last quarter.
3G gaining ground in Europe.
M$ posts another record quarter.
Google offers censored search engine in China.
Nokia, Intel team up on mobile TV.
Sun posts loss.
M$ planning to build iPod rival?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Microlensing used in discovery of exoplanet.
USAF plans to test "Hypersonic" vehicle.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
ATI launches the (R580) Radeon X1900XTX.
AMD cuts CPU prices across the range.
AMD continues to gain market share.
Intel announces working 45nm chips.
Cray to ship Opteron powered XT3 to UK.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
M$ to open up some of its source code to EC.
Disney buys maker of Renderman, Pixar.
iMesh P2P offers legal music downloads.
Most users unaware of Google's tracking.
Adobe adds 3D to its reader.
Skype, a DOS attack tool?