Technical Headline News Archive - April 2005

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Panel at BWW Finds Fault With FCC's 3.65 GHz Ruling

Microsoft Joins WiMedia Alliance

EE Times Updates List of 60 Emerging Startups

Verizon Hangs up on Phone Booth Hotspots

Multi-Radio Mesh Solution Suits Real-Time Apps

Cities Should Think Carefully Before Jumping on WiFi Bandwagon

In Love With Hybrids

Future Computer: Atoms Packed In An 'Egg Carton' Of Light?

Opportunity Stuck In Sand Dune on Mars

Space Support Vital To U.S. Success In Pacific


Do Bluetooth Devices Emit Harmful Radiation?

Invention can Hack Bluetooth

Industry Team Readies GaN RF Semiconductor Technology for New Defense Frontiers

It flies! But will it sell? Airbus A380 Makes Maiden Flight, but Commercial Doubts Remain

Bush Calls for More Nuclear Power in US - Yes!

NATO Signs eu20M Contract to Develop Ground Surveillance Program

Red Tape for SpaceShipTwo

3G Patents Could Strangle Device Innovation

United States Must Work To Maintain Lead In Space

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Boasts 4X Performance

Semiconductor Equipment Market to Rebound 2007 & 2008


Bangalore, Still the Outsourcing Capital of the World

NTT DoCoMo to Launch Wireless Phone Credit Card Service

Consumer Chip Market to Double by 2009

Increasing Military Needs for Portable Power

Wireless Valley Maps RF Management

Nano Investors Facing 'Implosion'

Personal Electronics Seen Driving ICs

WirelessUSB Opens Applications for Human Interface Devices

College & Government Physicists Collaborate to Create More Stable Gyroscope for Navy

The Buzz About Bend is Drawing a High-Tech Crowd


'Happy Slapping' 3G Cameraphone Craze

Specialist Gets Eight Months for Hacking

Scientists Debate Wait on The Next Einstein

Chip-Scale Refrigerators Cool Bulk Objects

NASA Awards $11 Million "Quantum Wire" Contract To Rice

Scientists Say It's time to Redefine The Kilogram

High-Tech Sector Remains Strong - New Jobs Up

A Vast Wireless Data Network Could be Coming

Cap Equipment Enjoys Mixed Q1

TSMC affirms $2.5 billion investment despite tough Q1

Telecommunications Equipment Industry Profile


Venture Funding Declines by 16%

OMA Reiterates Concerns in Wireless DRM Licensing War

WLAN Scheme Ducks Interference

The End of Analog TV

Motorola Reportedly Considering Stake in Siemens' Wireless Business

Dolby Labs Prevails in Patent Suit with Lucent

This is Not a Recording: VoIP is Here

Online Advertising is on Fire

Wi-Fi Should be Free

Intel Awards Moore's Law $10k Bounty

Superlens Offers Nanoscale Optical Imaging, High-Density Optoelectronics


Truck with $2 million of Maxim's chips hijacked in Asia

Taxes, Not Labor Costs, Drive IC Production Offshore, Says SIA

Chips, Systems and Certification Pave Path to Global WiMax

MOSFETs Improved 220% Over Silicon

RoHS Compliance and Industry Standardization

Junkyard Laptop May Harbor U.K. Defense Secrets

Sprint's Wi-Fi Footprint Grows

Documentation Spec Makes DOD Inroads

Nanomagnets Bend The Rules

Germany Approves Nine-Year Meads Design and Development Program

Inventor Creates Soundless Sound System


Nokia Sets Mobile Phone Sector Abuzz with First Quarter Rise

Propulsion Motors Demonstrated For LockMart's High Altitude Airship Program

Mobile Development Time: Microsoft Emerging as Most Predictable Platform

Stocks Rally on Earnings & Deals

Kazakhstan & Russia to Develop New Satellite Launching System

Making Sense of Life Without Wires

Nano Won't KO Silicon, Says Moore

Nanomagnets Bend the Rules

Early Home Environment & Television Watching Influence Bullying Behavior

IC Insights Raises '05 Cap Ex Forecast

Study Finds Nanotech Patent 'Gold Rush'


London's 'Hot Spot' Gets Free Wi-Fi Coverage

Ericsson Insists Staff Innocent in Tax Probe

Acacia Technologies Files Patent Suit Against Intel, TI

Workshop Tackles RFID Application Development

Ax Finally Falling at Raytheon - Jobs Moving to Mexico

March Semi Equipment Tool Orders Flat

WiMax Faces Uphill Battle for Dominance

Einstein The Man vs. Einstein The Icon

Homemade EVDO/WiFi Mobile Access Point

Wi-Fi Hotspots... Still Not That Hot

Discovery Launch Facing At Least One Week Delay To May 22


Japan Renews Iridium Global Phone Service

Princeton Starts Einstein Light Relay

Wireless World: Satellite Cell Phones

Driving & Dialing

Surveillance Cameras Survey All Parts of Daily Life

Nothing Will Be Left to Chance in Discovery's Launch

Startup Proposes Statistical Yield Modeling

Call for China to Develop Multiple Energy Sources

Chinese Boom City Descends into Anti-Japanese Fury

Chips, Systems and Certification Pave Path to Global WiMax


Ranks of Chinese Wireless Developers Growing

SEC Delays Stock-Option Accounting Rules

Philips' Q1 Sales Flat, Net Income Plummets

Wireless Goes Faster, Farther with WiMAX

Silicon Valley Startup Offers Wireless Alternative to Cable and DSL

Happy 40th Birthday, Moore's Law

U.S. Freezes Israel Out of Jet Fighter Development as Punishment For Military Ties With China

Cellular Obsession

Sound-Beam Inventor Wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Award

Toshiba Offers Revolutionary Flat 3-D Screens: Without The Goggles

LocaModa Turns Mobile Phones Into Remote Controls


Sony Ericsson Profit Tumbles on Falling Phone Prices

London Market Feels Impact of Wall Street's Fall - Blames Tech

Fill Up with No-Lead and Wi-Fi

Consolidation Coming in Wireless IC Companies

IBM May Restructure After Earnings Shortfall

Twenty Million U.S. Households to Use Satellite Radio by 2010

Intel Sees Mobile Broadband Starting in 2006


Faster Handoff Between Wi-Fi Networks Promises Near-Seamless 802.11 Roaming

P2P Fuels Global Bandwidth Binge

Engineers Study Whether 'Light On A Wire' Is Wave Of Future For Circuitry

China Soups Up Internet Censoring Filters

Prying Eyes are Everywhere

NASA To Revisit Decision To Abandon Hubble Telescope

China To Export First Chinese Satellite

Purdue Miniature Cooling Device Will Have Military, Computer Uses

Taiwan Seeks to Increase Penalties for Technology Transfer

Researchers Bend Plastic With Light


Uncle Sam's RFID Wants You

Haiti Rolling Out 3G Network

Report: Government Should Help U.S. Equipment Suppliers in China

Energy Tech Companies Attracting Venture Capital

A Good Year for 3G Handsets Forecast by Forward Concepts

Growing Entrepreneurs

Battlefield Communications

Scientists Unravel Midwest Tornado Formation

Google Launches New Cellphone Services

Laptop Design Can Be a Pain in the Posture


Ridge Says RFID Boosts Security

Spyware Threatens to Pierce Vatican Walls

US Delays Titan 4 Launch Over Canadian Oil Rig Concerns

Europe Urged to Push Broadband Over Power Lines

First Cell Phone a True 'Brick'

Minneapolis Looks To Go Wireless

Mexico's Emerging Silicon Valley

Agere Sells RF LDMOS Product Line to Ciclon

Booming Photovoltaic Market Expected to Aid Wafer Makers

Studies Differ Radically On Cell Phone TV

Huge Growth Seen for 3G Phone Shipments in '05


Engineering Education on the Rocks

Fire Fighters Call for Unbiased RF Exposure Studies

Chinese PM Proposes Indo-Chinese Technology Axis

IBM, Sanyo Team on Fuel Cells for Notebooks

Rise in 3G Deployments a Sign of 3G Acceptance

Watch for "Evil Twins" at WLAN Hotspots - Devious!

Russia To Pursue New Space Shuttle

China Plans To Build 40 New Nuclear Reactors In Next 15 Years - U.S. to Build 0

Razr, Design Push Remakes Motorola's Image


Philadelphia Still Working on City-Wide WLAN Access

Navigation Drives Growth for Telematics in the Premium Car Segment

NASA To Launch Shuttle Discovery Before July

Scientists Grow Thermoelectric Cobaltate Thin Films On Silicon

EDA Business Model Under Fire

Moto: 3G Pilots Likely in India by Year-End

Space Facility Transferred To Russia

Semico's Feldhan Sees Second-Half Rebound


WLAN Standards Battle: In Search Of The Real CAPWAP

Prices Are Falling ... And That's a Good Thing

EEs Take Optical Aim at Ultrawideband RF

Consumer Usability Seen as Key to VoIP's Success

The New Bluetooth: More on the Beam

Sony Suggests Beaming Visions into Brain (the bPod?)

New Technology For Navigating Without GPS

The Falcon And Spaceman Ready To Take Wing

Japan Unveils 20-Year Space Program Plan


Cadence's Bingham Calls on China to Respect Intellectual Property

Venture Capital Funding Down 40% Year-on-Year

Advanced Forecasting Says Threat of Semi Recession Receding

Wi-Fi Industry Leaders Expand Nation's first Coast-to-Coast Wireless Network for Emergency

SI International to Upgrade Global Positioning System

High-Tech Security Rolled Out for Papal Funeral

Understanding Turbulence in the Fast Lane - Mach 10 and Beyond

New Alloy Verified for Safer Disposal of Spent Nuclear Energy Fuel

Tomorrow's Broadband Speeds Could be up to 1,600% Faster

U.S. Moves to Create a Beachhead in Space


Google Feature Incorporates Satellite Maps

South Korea May Move Up Radar Satellite

Two New Formats Aim to Bury the DVD

High-Tech Passports Coming

Incubating European Industry

Uncle Sam's RFID Wants You

Finally, a decent tech IPO in Silicon Valley

U.S. Air Force, Sun team on Java

SIA's 'Actual' February Sales Show Slowing Growth

RFID Standard Gets Second Backer

Residential VoIP to Attract 27M Subscribers by 2009


Philips, Penn State Refine Surface Potential Transistor Model

SIA: February Global Semi Sales Up 16%

Cheating Via Cellphones Rampant in NYC Schools

Cities Eye Wireless Net

Seattle Bans Wi-Fi for Public Safety Reasons

Dot-Com Revival Underway

Automakers Rush To Develop Hydrogen Cars

Researchers Bridge Superconductivity Gap


Bush Cancels Space Shuttle Program

Electronics Shipments Dip in February

Researchers Develop Clear Picture Of 'Birth' Of Semiconductor Nanostructures

Missile Defense Program Beset By Rising Costs, Budget Shortfalls

Philips Intros RFID Chip for EPCglobal Standard

DOD Considering More Investments in Microwave Tube Technologies

Wipro Says Interest in Outsourcing is on the Rise

Robotics Review Results in Bad News for Hubble

Shortages & Replenishment Cycle Kicking in for ICs

IEEE Moves to Create EDA Council

China's Value-Added Tax on ICs Due to Expire