2003.09.15 - 2003.09.21   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

ICANN to rule the Net til 2006.
Net censorship reaches all time high?
eBay expands in Europe.
Sun to cut 1,000 jobs.
Major HDD makers sued for false advertizing.
O2 ready to engage Nokia's game-phone.
Time Warner officially kills off AOL name.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)

Steve Ballmer talks PC security issues.
Software patents bad for European small biz?
Ford moves to Linux.
M$ rolls out Small Business Server 2003.
New Multiplatform C++ Builder from Borland.
New PGP release makes secure e-mail easier.
EA to boost Sony's PS2 online service.
Sun bets on Linux desktop.
New security flaws in Windows software.
Mobile Linux software suit refreshed.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel launches tweaked Xeon MP for desktop.
Intel announces "Bulverde". (NextGen Xscale.)
Sun about to release Opteron based server?
AMD to offer low-power Opterons next year.
XGI launches 2 new DX9 GFX cards.
S3 makes readies DeltaChrome GFX chip.
Intel announces next generation Centrino(2).
VIA's latest chipset roadmap.
Intel commits to multicore chip development.
nVidia confirms Efficeon chipset.
Does Prescott have 64-bit extensions hidden?
Intel accepts 100W power usage in desktops.
AMD claims transistor speed breakthrough.
Intel thinks 64-bit is unnecessary for now.
Intel pulls an old PR trick on Atlon64.
Intel announces "Vanderpool" (virtual MP).

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

End of the line for Galileo probe.
Supernovae provides Dark Matter clues.
New twist on Big Bang theory presented.
Astronomers discover forming Galaxies.
China to cooperate with EU on Galileo GPS?