2006.01.30 - 2006.02.05   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Sony set to counter M$'s Xbox Live service.
ICANN releases new "dotcom" deal.
Google misses analyst's target.
UK court orders ISP to hand over user data.
Bertelsmann's launches P2P "In2Movies".
Troubled SGI appoints new boss.
Dell denies exclusive deal with Intel.
Telegrams reach end of the line.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
German astronomers: "Xena" bigger than Pluto.
Water ice detected on Comet's surface.
Self-repairing satellites considered.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
ATI readies AIW version of Radeon X1900.
AMD preps Socket M for QuadCore Opterons.
nVIdia announces low end GeForce 7300 line.
nVidia preps 1GB Quadro based on G71 core.
Intel "cleans up" Itanium portfolio.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
IBM offers free version of its DB2 database.
M$ will not include AntiVirus SW in Vista.
Time Warner to make use of P2P tech.
Security vendors team up against spyware.
"Good worms" - a good idea?
WinAmp security glitch fixed. (5.12 --> 5.13)