2006.03.20 - 2006.03.26   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
M$ to enter handheld gaming market?
Gloomy predictions for Xbox360?
Nintendo "Revolution" name to be changed?
Dell buys gaming computer maker Alienware.
Dell set to expand Indian support staff.
Suns "Grid computing" service is go.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Windows Vista slips to 2007.
Rumors paint a gloomy Vista picture.
M$ Office follows Vista slip.
3 signs Messenger and Hotmail deal with M$.
New Linux kernel released.
M$ plays hardball with phishers.
Google Finance enters Beta stage.
Firefox 2.0 Alpha turns up.
AGEIA physics SDK available for Cell.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
Intel's latest Desktop roadmap.
Intel's latest Desktop roadmap.
Intel's latest Server roadmap.
nVidia demoes physics (Havoc) on it GPUs.
AMD tackles DDRII latency problem.
GeForce 7600GS details emerge.
nVidia buys Hybrid Graphics.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
IBM makes chip on carbon nanotube molecule.
Astronomers offer explanation for quasars.
OSU scientists create transparent chip.
Mars Rec. Orbiter beams back first images.
Mars rover Spirit must drive to "survive".
A proposal for broadband on Mars.
Australians prepare another ScramJet test.