2004.07.12 - 2004.07.18   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)

Sony to unveil PS3 early next year.
Nokia, Sony Ericsson post profits for 2Q.
Sony & Samsung open up LCD mega-fab.
Sony to expose PSP in detail in September.
IBM sees increased profits in 2Q.
Intel posts strong second quarter.
Sony delays PSX intro in US to 2005.
AMD posts (small) profit for 2Q.
Lucent signs $5bn deal with Verizon.
IBM boosts Unix server line with Power5.
Sony asks for BlueRay advice in Hollywood.
Sony to offer movies online?
Flat panel market could face collapse.
Gates sees no future in DVDs.
SonyEricsson adds keyboard to smartphone.

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

New "universal" DRM standard proposed.
WinXP SP2 slips til autumn?
New security holes in Internet Explorer.
Doom III finally "goes gold".
Mozilla gains some support.
Stealthy "Atak" worm hits the net.
64-bit Solaris lands on Opteron.
WorldCom sues Ebbers for $400 million.
nVidia targets "Media Center" PC market.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)

Intel grabs low-end GPU market with chip-set.
Latest AMD desktop roadmap.
AMD to sample dual-core chips in 1H2005?
DDR roadmap conforms to Intel's needs?
Apple suffering from poor CPU supplies?

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)

ESA' next step in asteroid tracking.
New model shows how giant planets form.
Cassini images Iapetus.
US Gov's lack of knowledge scares scientists.
Aging Mars rovers set to face Martian winter.
NASA's Lunar mission starting to shape up.
Biggest commercial telecom satellite launched.
Prince Charles issues nanotech warning.
Astronomers measure mass of single star.
NASA's X43-A aims at Mach 10.