2006.07.10 - 2006.07.16   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every weekend.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
PS3 to play (almost) all PS1 and PS2 games?
EC considers rasing daily fine for M$.
US applies selective ban to online gambling.
Panasonic's to ship 103" TV by year's end?
Euro-debut for BlueRay postponed to 2007?
Music biz wants ISPs to ban filesharers.
SonyEricsson's profits double in 2Q.
Lucent to axe 9000 jobs.
M$ gets ready to promote HD DVD.
Sony trials movies on MemoryStick for PSP.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Firefox 2 beta available for download.
Symbian updates mobile OS to v9.3.
Gates on Vista deadline - "When it's done"?
Galileo ("GPS") codes cracked.
Latest M$ Win patch has 5 critical updates.
Havoc releases GPU physics API.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
Intel's next gen architecture ready to roll.
AMD readies big price cuts to face Conroe.
AMD roadmap updated.
Cell yealds at 10-20%?
AMD gears towards 65W power envelope?
AMD now getting chips from Chartered Semi.
AMD's K8L core still on schedule for 1Q 2007?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Shuttle Discovery returns safely to Earth.
Bigelow orbital module launched into orbit.
Fundamental laws of physics questioned.
Astronauts prepare ISS for furter construction.
Organic storage makes 50TB discs possible?