2006.02.20 - 2006.02.26   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
BlueRay could delay PS3?
Nintendo's "DS" gets "lite" facelift.
EU broadband usage increasing steadily.
Google won't give up user info to US gov.
US movie studios sue Samsung.
Commodore - the brand that wont die.
Sony preps HD camcorder.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
M$ "Vista" to ship in 8 variations?
Spammers "fly below the radar".
Google admits Desktop search security issue?
Security hole found in MacOS.
Cops shut down Razorback P2P server.
Opera browser arrives for Nintendo DS.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
nVidia to replace GF7800 line with 7900.
nVidia's GF 7900GTX to launch on March 9th?
New Intel "south bridge" ditches P-ATA, AC97.
Intel preps price cuts on mobile "Core Duo".
AMD/nVidia in possible Fab deal?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Quantum computer solves problem while "off".
2 more moons detected around Pluto.
Japan launches Astro-F satellite.
IBM scientists tout sub 30nm breakthrough.
Scientists produce Hydrogen with algae.
Possible Super Nova observed?
NASA to retire Atlantis in 2008.