2006.07.17 - 2006.07.23   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every weekend.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
PS3 hardware finally being manufactured?
M$ posts $2.8bn profit, but stock price falls.
Intel posts its worst quarter in 2 years.
Nokia posts strong 2Q profit.
Motorola posts record quarter profits.
AMD posts somewhat weak quarter results.
Sony unveils 46" 1080p (true HD) LCD TV.
Fujitsu Siemens shows smallest GPS nav yet.
Nordic filesharers fight back.
Fake clicks worry online advertizers?
Sony preps standalone DVD burner.
Samsung preps gaming, TV phone.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Virgin Galactic to fly passangers in 2008?
Private space module now in orbit and "alive".
NASA to launch new solar observatory.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
AMD, ATI rumor affects stock.
Intel to push out quad core before years end?
AMD intros heavy price-cuts to face Conroe.
Intel to launch "budget versions" of Conroe.
HP shows smallest Wireless chip yet.
Intel's next-gen Centrino to get 3G?
Intel extends old-gen Xeon line with "Tulsa".
New low voltage Celeron Ms in September?
Rumor puts nVidia GFX chips into iPods.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Trojans posing as Google Toolbar.
Apple to reveal movie downloads (DRM).
Symantec casts doubts on Vista security.
PowerPoint security flaw exploited.