2006.03.13 - 2006.03.19   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
Sony reveals the remaining PS3 details.
Sony to offer old game downloads on PS3?
Vodafone sells its Japanese biz.
"Fixed line" telecom biz declining fast in EU.
Amazon to offer movie downloads?
Dell buys high-end PC maker Alianware.
French "file sharing" tax proposition fails.
Cray re-thinks product line.
Hacker claims Xbox360 is "hackable".

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
M$ to spend $500M on Vista marketing.
M$ issues Office patch.
RedHat's new Linux supports up to 64 CPUs.
Google gives up some data to DoJ.
Google's "Base" shaping up.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
AMD shows interest in Clearspeed processor.
Details emerge on Sun's "Rock" processor.
Socket AM2 might support DDR3.
XGI exists consumer graphics market.
Tyan shows off 4-socket / 8-core board.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Astronomers "catch" newborn universe.
Shuttle Discovery now delayed til July?
Stardust data surprises scientists.
Arianne 5 puts two satellites into orbit.
Helix shaped nebula found in Milky Way.
US army starts using killer-robots.