2006.09.18 - 2006.09.24   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every weekend.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
HD DVD player for Xbox360 arrives on Nov 17?
All PS3s to have HDMI (1.3) port.
SGI re-emerges from Chapter 11.
Apple & Google in "iTV" talks?
Warner Music strikes deal with YouTube.
Apple updates the iPod Nano.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Ansari, the first female space tourists.
Shuttle Atlantis returns home safely.
Supernova puzzles astronomers.
Cassini spots ethane clouds on Titan.
Cassini finds new Saturn ring.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
nVidia developing its own Physics chip?
65nm Athlons to arrive in December?
3GHz Athlons coming along with "4x4".
Intel preps "Quad Core" (2x2) Core 2 chips.
ATI/AMD show general purpose server GPUs.
Intel preps ("fake")QuadCore Xeons.
Seagate sets new record for hard drive density?
AMD opens up Socket specs for licensing.
IBM's Power 7 to use Opteron mobos?
TDK shows 32GB FlashMem drive.
Intel preps low voltage Core 2 Duo.
Intel to keep "Pentium" brand alive?
Prices cuts expected on Pentiums, Celerons.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Adobe updates Acrobat with new features.
Wikipedia re-started?
"Anonymizing" version of Firefox appears.