Technical Headline News Archive: May 2005

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5-31-2005

Motorola Unveils Low-Voltage BPL Solution

Brain Wave Sensor System Taps Bluetooth for Mind Readers

Cellphone Users: Make 'em Simpler

RadioScape to Launch a Multistandard Radio

5G Wireless Begins Tests of Cellular Wi-Fi

WSTS Ups Chip Forecast for 2005 & 2006

Vendor Claims Wi-Fi Technology with 4 Kilometer Range

Euro Falls Further as Villepin Named PM

Blue LEDs Make Some Folks See Red

House Defense Bill Squeezes Foreign Contractors

Japan's Top Court Gives OK to Reopen Monju Fast Breeder Reactor

5-27-2005

Software Package 'Dramatically Reduces' 3G Phone Design Cycle

802.11n Supercharges Wi-Fi

Northrop Grumman Designs Supersonic UAVs for Air Force

Unifying Military Radios Becoming Costly, Lengthy Process

Adaptive Antenna Array Network Could Improve Access to NASA's EO Satellites

7-Up Offers Suborbital Space Trip

Make Your Own A-bomb off the Internet

Solid-State Lighting Sources Getting More Energy Efficient and Smart

U.S. House Passes $491B Defense Bill with Money For Iraq War

GSM Continues to Dominate in the Western Hemisphere Customer Base Doubles in One Year

5-26-2005

Sypris to Survey Gauss Meter Users at Sensors Expo

Nokia Unveils Handheld Internet Tablet

Uncle Sam's Shopping Spree

U.S. Charts Junkyard in the Heavens

Russia Has No Plans for Nuclear Weapons in Space (until they're able)

Full-Rate F/A-22 Production Will Bode Well for Electronic System Suppliers

U.S. Department of Defense Selects RFID Technology

E.U. Needs Strong Exchanges for Start-Ups

China-Japan Tensions Could Raise Risks for Tech Investors

Why Qualcomm Isn't the Next Kodak

IC Insights Raises Chip Forecast to Positive Ground

5-25-2005

Empire State Building-Length Antenna

Bell Labs Exec Sees Nanotech Enabling New Communications Era

Report See Positive Market for WiMAX in 2009

Study Warns of Ground-Based RF Threat to Satellites

Wireless USB Spec Opened up to Adopters

Microsoft, Google Vie to Offer Best Aerial Views of Earth

Labs Help Military Make Right Tech Choices

€50,000 for Good Satellite Navigation Ideas

Robotic Arm Holds Promise for Stroke Survivors

Voyager Spacecraft Enters Solar System's Final Frontier

Russia to Spend More on Its Space Program

5-24-2005

Legislation Would End U.S. Analog Broadcasts in 2008

RFMD Extends Traction in Cellular Handset Market with Optimized Bluetooth

Hackers Holding Computer Files 'Hostage'

Enrollment in North American CS Programs has Dropped 4 Years Straight - Fear of Outsourcing Cited

More Big Gains Seen for US Online Retail Sales

Tech Stocks Rebound, Regain Respect

Russia Fully Opposes Militarization of Space (until they are ready)

Lockheed Martin Picks Radar to Test JSF

U.S. Border Security at a Crossroads

New Chips Coming to Address Growing Wireless WiFi Markets

China Chip Demand to Grow 32% in 2005

5-23-2005

Residents Claim Neighbors Bombarding Them With Radiation

Electric Meters to get GPRS, Study Predicts

Three Chip Vendors Bet on Wi-Fi Boom

Samsung Forms Flash Memory Module to Mimic, Replace Disk Drives

Polysilicon Prices Jump Amid Severe Product Shortages

Single-Band Satellite Simulator Saves Money, Time

Dollar Hits Seven-Month High Point Against Euro on Political Concerns

Motorola's Commercial Broadband Over Powerline Solution Debuts at 'Telecom 2005'

House Committee Clears Defense Bill With Cost Controls

Can China build its own Silicon Valley?

Burt Rutan Finds NASA Of Today Dull

5-20-2005

Engineering Groups Call for Visa Reform

FCC to Require E911 for VoIP Service

SEMI's Book-to-Bill Crawls to 0.80 in April

WiMax Could Be "The New Radio"

Scientists Issue Warning on Space Weapons

China Says It Opposes Militarization of Outer Space (until they're ready)

China Military Spending 40-70% Higher than Officially Acknowledged: RAND

Hi-Tech Combat Intel System for Testing

University Of Manchester Develops Vision Chip For New Generation Of 'Human' Robots

U.S. e-Commerce Sales up 6.4% in first Quarter

5-19-2005

Canada Ready to Deploy First WiMAX-compliant System

Software Piracy Rate is Steady

Canadian Industry Pioneering Emerging Space Technologies

WFI Supplies Passive RFID Technology to DoD

Navicore (U.K.) Bringing Easy to Use, Full GPS Navigation to Mobile Phone Users

White House Says It Is Not Looking At Weaponizing Space

EMS Technologies Protects Air Force Satellites from Jamming

India Aims to Grab 10% of Global Satellite Launch Market

Broadcom Launches Legal Onslaught Against Qualcomm

Air Force Uses Microwave Beam to Detonate Roadside Bombs

Looking for Investors? Then What's Your Unfair Advantage?

Fujitsu Claims Interconnect Breakthrough with Carbon Nanotubes

Eagleware-Elanix Announces GENESYS 2005

Amplical Announces New Broadband High Accuracy Relay Attenuators

5-18-2005

NORAD Has New Warning Signal for Planes

Consumers Want Cell Phone TV, but Won't Pay

EE Times' Venture Capital Counter Stands at $784.6M

Hijacked Parts from Maxim Being Sold in Asia

Moderate Industry Upturn Predicted for Q3, Semico Says

Linux Robot Fliers Take to the Sky

Amber Alerts Officially Go Wireless

Skeptics Dubious Over Wireless Subscriber Numbers

U.S. Small Businesses to Spend $7.4B on Web Hosting in 2009

FCC to Rule on 911 Access for Web Phones

EADS Pulls Plug On New Bigger Version Of Ariane Rockets

5-17-2005

Study Examines Motives for Office Sabotage

Final Assembly of First F-35 Under Way at Lockheed Martin

Cell Phone Brain Risk Higher Outside City

Floating In Weightlessness -- on Earth (it's called falling)

Test Instrument Market on the Rise at Last

Agilent's Profits, Sales Fall Amid ATE Losses

Space Partners Plan Flights in 2007

Vishay's High Current Inductors Have DCR Down to 0.65 mOhm at 0.19 H

UWB Competitor Squeezes More Bits Through Limited Spectrum

Freescale to Demonstrate World's First Single-Package ZigBee(tm)-Compliant Solution

Andrew Expands Base Station Antenna Manufacturing and Design in China

5-16-2005

Tweak to Inductive Loading Shrinks Antenna

ST Announces Plan to Cut 3,000 Jobs Outside Asia by Mid-2006

Japan Falling in Global Chip Rankings

SMIC Seeks $600M loan in China After U.S. Rejection

Securing a Spot in Military/Aerospace

Telephone Pollsters Left out in Wireless World

Maxim Restructures into Two Business Groups

Nano World: Nanomagnet Future Bright

Integral Wins Deal To Protect US Military Satellites

Rumsfeld Reveals Huge Base-Closure Plan

Will EADS Thrive On The American Plan?

5-13-2005

Northrop Grumman Awarded $3.2B Contract to Continue Production Work on F/A-18 Super Hornet

DoD Wants Joint Radio Fix

Enter Whole New World with Your Phone

Buy a Ticket to Space Here (December 2006, no kidding)

Britain May Need Another Generation Of Nuclear Power Plants

FCC Wrist Slapped

Tech Firms may Owe Debt to 'Star Wars' Creator

Congress Seeks to Head off U.S.-China 'Standards Wars'

Large California Quake Possible Within 30 Years (this is news?)

Cell Phone Batteries: CPSC, CTIA Working Together to Keep Consumers Safe

5-12-2005

U.S. Expects 20,000 H-1B Visas to Go Quickly

Vendor Warns Of New Type Of 'WiPhishing' Attack

Satellite Communications, Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS), has Arrived

Silicon Solution Could Lead to a Truly Long-Life Battery

Bidders For EU's Galileo GPS Network Urged to Merge

India Man Sets Guinness Phone Texting Record

Chinese Students Running Industrial 'Spy Network' Across Europe

Russia Readies for Tech Expansion

Handheld Device Sales Dip for 5th Straight Quarter

Mother's Day Online Spending Hits $4.4 Billion in 2005

Chicago Bans Hand-Held Cell Phones for Drivers

Gates Sees Mobile Phones Overtaking iPods

5-11-2005

Pace of High-Tech Industry Job Losses Slowing in U.S. - AEA

Real Wages Fall at Fastest Rate in 14 Years

General Dynamics Wins $51M Modification to FCS Autonomous Navigation Capability Contract

I.D. Systems Is Awarded Patent for RFID-Based Rental Car Fleet Management System

Son of Space Shuttle

New Mathematical Model Better Describes Transistor Behavior

Integral Systems to Block Interference for Air Force Satellites

Defense Industry Goes Global

RFID Steps Closer to Protecting Borders

The Boom is Coming Back at Boeing

China Close Behind Korea, Taiwan, IC Design Survey Finds

5-10-2005

Europe's $86B Research Program to Create 925,000 Jobs!

Summit to Confront U.S. Science Decline

Military Testing Improved Body Armor

Report Sees Growth Prospects for Cellular Wi-Fi Phones

Motorola Unveils Nano Emissive Flat Screen Technology

Toyota Stalls Bluetooth Car Hack

NOAA Names Ball Aerospace for Satellite Sensor

ESA's Mars Probe's Radar System Hits Snag

New Material Structure Produces World's Fastest Transistor

Lockheed Martin Successful In Two Dual Mode Guided Bomb Tests

5-9-2005

Navy Cyber Cafes Help Keep Many in Touch

Critical Flaw Found in Firefox (Mozilla): Hackers Expanding Beyond IE?

Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful Joint Common Missile Warhead Tests

BlackBerry Subscribers Surge to Over Three Million

Homeland Security Technology Offers GPS Systems with Iraq Street Maps to U.S. Armed Forces

ATK and NASA Successfully Test First Solar Sail Propulsion System

LockMart Chosen as Weapon System Integrator for DARPA Laser Program

Nano World: Ten Overlooked Nano Firms

Electric Car Won't Start for Try at 300 mph - Huh?

Group Seeks Wireless Internet Coverage for Entire County

Motorola Unveils Carbon Nanotube Emissive Display for Flat-Panel TVs

5-6-2005

Indian Space Rocket Blasts Off With Two Satellites

Jobs Up, Real Wages Down

ITT Industries Introduces Mini RF - High Performance, Space-Saving RF Connector

Silicon Wafer Shipments Down in Q1

Space Watch: An Engineering Crisis Redux

Putting Bluetooth to the Test

DoD Orders Interoperable Radios from EFJohnson

Lockheed Martin Completes Major Risk-Reduction Test of SBIRS High Satellite

Microtech Announces Ultra High Power Flexible Waveguides

Wireless World: Bomb Detection Wirelessly

5-5-2005

Wireless E-Mail Applications Drive Worldwide PDA Shipments

Marconi Workers Await 'Strategic Options' Review

Qualcomm Says Chipsets Will Support Linux

Israeli Tech Companies Expected to Attract $1.5B in 2005

Lockheed Martin Picked for DARPA Laser Weapon System

Nanosolar Keeps Solar Interesting

IBM to Cut 10k+ Jobs - Concentrated in Europe

High Performance, Economical Substrates: Myth Or Reality?

Energy Weapon Stings Enemy

SpaceX Awarded $100M Contract from USAF for Falcon 1

5-4-2005

Ericsson to Cut Jobs, Close U.S. Office for CDMA Unit

Bluetooth, UWB to Play Together

Cisco Combines RFID Location Tools With Wi-Fi

Record VC Investment in April Fails to Offset Poor Q1

Whose Wi-Fi is it?

California Acts to Ban Online Hunting

Lawmaker Rips RFID Passport Plans

5-3-2005

Bluetooth Chip Provider CSR Affected by Fire

Boeing & Lockheed Martin Join Forces in Launch Venture

VC Finance Floods into the Mobile Games Industry

IEEE-USA Salary Service, Member Version, Now Available Online

Statue of Liberty Strengthens Security With Broadband Wireless Network

Micron-Sized Refrigeration Device has No Moving Parts

Radio Observatory Opens in Russia

European Semiconductor Sales Fell in March, Says SIA

AAS Says Space Science Cuts Threaten US Pre-eminence in Space

Indian Space Rocket Readies to Blast-Off with Two Satellites

5-2-2005

10-Year-Old Boy Burned After Cell Phone Explodes

Pressure Mounts for Reform of Patent System

Hackers aren't just picking on Microsoft

North Korea Conducts Missile Test - Target: Sea of Japan

Air Force Space Leaders Deliver Positive Report on U.S. Combat Capabilities

Astronomers Confirm first Image of Planet Outside Our Solar System

CDMA2000 Leads in Bringing Advanced Services to the Market

Hacking is Hot at Wi-Fi Spots

Warning: Lead May Be Hazardous to Your Bottom Line (Got RoHS?)

Nano Sees Black Ink, Revenue Growth

Global chip sales up 13% year-on-year in Q1 2005, says SIA