Technical Headline News Archive - November 2005

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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Northrop Grumman Will Upgrade Joint STARS in $532M Contract

Judge Rejects BlackBerry Settlement Pact

Left-Handed Metamaterials: Cheaper Mobile Phones or GPS with Enhanced Performance

U.S. to Global-Warming Conference: Rejecting Kyoto Was Right Idea

New Orleans Launches Free Wireless System to Attract Residents

Microsoft Offering Previews of New Windows OS

Analysis: China's Ambitions for Space

US Air Force Unveils Hand-Held Laser Gun  (set on "stun")

Harris Awarded $4.8M Contract for Multiband Manpack and Handheld Radios

Putin Fires Head of Space Company After Launch Failures


Wireless Networking Investment Boom Underway

RFID Network Set to Launch in 2006

Nokia Aims for Wireless Sweet Spot

Researchers Develop Hybrid Silicon Laser

New Material Is Super Springy and Strong

DARPA Names BAE Systems to Build Integrated Battle Command Program

FCC Abandons E911 Deadline

ICANN Weighs Lifting Restriction on Single-Letter Domains ($,$$$,$$$)

Web Sites Offer Private Cell Phone Information

VoIP Growth Outpacing Traditional Voice

Drilling Tiny Holes a Major Engineering Advance

Yale Engineers Make Standardized Bulk Synthesis of Nanowires Possible

"War of the Worlds" on the Web - Man Arrested for Fake Report


Cyber Monday Marks Online Shopping Season

ITT to Supply Air Force with Air Surveillance Radar System

The Worst Products of 2005

Freescale Says Silicon Nanocrystal Could Replace Conventional Flash

Wafer Workers Agree to Pay Rate Cut to Keep Jobs

New Study Suggests Ways to Brighten Nanotube Light Sources

Japan Probe 'Almost Certainly' Collected First-Ever Asteroid Samples

Momentum Grows to Meld Tech Platforms

China Aims to Put Man on Moon in 15 Years

One in Six U.S. Web Users Sell Online

Power-of-Two: New Releases of Agilent Technologies ADS / Eagleware GENESYS Seminar


New Study Suggests Ways to Brighten Nanotube Light Sources

Teen in Crash May Have Been Text Messaging

GM Expects to Sell More Vehicles Abroad than in U.S.

130 Streetlight Poles in Baltimore Cut Down

Homeland Defense Market will Triple in Size by 2015

Bose Makes Car Jump over Obstacles


ARRL Partners with Salvation Army in Holiday Toy Drive

SIG Updates Bluetooth Cores Roadmap

IEEE-USA Applauds Rep. Pascrell for Introducing H-1B Reform Legislation

Successful Pilot Test of Integrating Mobile and IP Telephony in Denmark

Marconi Returns to Profit Ahead of Sell-Off

RIM's Shot

Inside a Quantum Dot: Tracking Electrons at Trillionths of a Second

Spaceship Award Winner to Design High-Thrust Rocket

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Techmas

JAXA Says Probe Touched Down on Asteroid


Toxic Flow Reaches Chinese City

Low Scores for Microsoft as Xbox Launch Hit by Shortages

Verizon Sues Alleged Cell Phone Spammer

Scientists Engineer Bacteria to Create Living Photographs

Probe Gets Set to Land on Asteroid Again

U.S. Navy Submarine Makes First Launch of Underwater Glider

On Engineering Employment


RFMD Expands POLARIS Shipments into Edge Handsets

Report Warns Congress of Eroding IT, Science Sectors

U.S. Electronics Production Strong Again in October

Russian Government to Award 3G License Through Tender

NRL Demonstrates Fuel Cell-Powered Unmanned Aerial System

Digital Satellite Radio Market Will Grow to 55M Units in 2010

'FBI-Paris Hilton' Worm Called the Year's Worst

TI to Sell Sensor, RFID Division

Gartner Raises Chip Market Forecasts

'Scientific American' Honors Google Founders


Growing Terrorist Bomb Threats Spur Robot Development

Little Fish, Big Growth

Brown Researchers Claim first Silicon Laser

Forecast Top 20 Chipmakers of 2005

Army Seeks Contractors for $5B Satellite Communications Deal

Google Unveils Tool to Map Shopping Trips

Microsoft to Open Standard Behind Office

Einstein Equation: 100 Years Old

Magnetic Fields Revealed In Technicolor

China's Improved Diplomacy on Show During Bush Visit

Popular Programs Suffer Wave of Internet Attacks

RFMW Announces YouForm™ High Quality Cables


Zensys’ Z-Wave Chip Named International CES Innovations 2006 Design & Engineering Award Honoree

Report: A Third of China Handset Makers Gone by 2006

Lockheed Martin Builds Missile Defense Radar for Marines

Balkan Refugee Wins Entrepreneur Award

Radiation Resistant Computers

Emirates Orders 42 Jetliners from Boeing fro $9.7B

Broadband Ready to Board More Corporate Jets (finally, connectivity on my private Gulfstream!)

Mirrors to Banish Austria Town's Winter Darkness

GM to Close Nine Plants, Lay Off 30,000


Croatia to Mark Tesla's 150th Birthday

Copper Ridges Nearly Double X-Ray Sensor Performance

The Allied Defense Group Acquires Global Microwave Systems

GPS Technology Raises Concern on the Job

Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful Sea-Based Missile Intercept

Survey: Employees Steal Office Supplies (now that's never happened before)

RFID Isolation Curtains for EPC

SIA Lowers IC Forecast for 2006, 2007

The Show Goes on for Stephen Hawking

NASA Collects Gravity Data to Test Einstein's Theory


Television Networks Worried BPL will Interfere with Local TV Reception

Russian Customs Says Mobile Handset Imports Soar YTD

WFI to Build Tuscon, Ariz. Mesh Network

Qualcomm Repeats China 3G Ownership Claim

Ofcom Starts Review of Spectrum Used by Analog TV

SIA Ready to March on Washington

Internet Access on Display at APEC Summit

Heavy-Lift Ariane Rocket Orbits 2 Satellites

What's in a Name? For Town of DISH, Free TV

Cheap Laptops Are Planned for Kids


Millimeter Wave Technology Announces RFID Isolation Curtains for EPC Microwave Absorber Material

U.S. to Keep Control of Internet Address System

U.S. Electronics Companies in Malaysia Register Q3 Growth

A Complex Christmas

Sales up, but Consumer Confidence Wanes, Says CEA

U.S., China Growing Closer

Lockheed Martin Wins $2.9B Order for F/A-22 Raptor

SIA Sees IC Industry up 8% in 2006

Chinese 'Lunar Real-Estate Firm' Sues to Lift Ban on Sales

Pentagon Teams with Italy to Develop Anti-Radiation Missile

Researcher Gives Computers A 'Human' Face (& body)

New Japan BMD Radar Tracks Russian Missile Test


Raytheon Wins $1.3 Billion Army Contract for Cruise Missile Defense

Researchers Create Faster, More Efficient Laser for Communications

New Technology Extends Satellite Control System Life by at Least 15 Years

Plastic Diode Could Lead to Flexible, Low Power Computer Circuits

Internet Use Spreading Throughout Iraq

European Early-Stage VC up in Q3

Eat Almonds, Exercise, Stay Smart (die anyway)

No Resolution on Internet Control Foreseen at Summit

Army Seeks Battery for Future Hybrid Vehicles

Sony U.S. Execs: Expect a Robust Christmas Season

Online Help-Wanted Ads Fell in October


Dispiriting Days for EEs

U.S. May Begin to Lag Behind in Patents

M/A-COM Awarded $4.75M Radio Communications Contract by U.S. Army

E-911 Rule May Rein in Some VoIP Links

World Wants More Say in Control of World Wide Web

IBM Machine Again Tops Supercomputer List

Lockheed Martin Starts High-Rate Production of F/A-22 Raptors

Math's Negative Image Adds up to National Problem

Andrew to Acquire Skyware Radio Systems


Austrians Ignoring Cellphone Car Ban Law

Dark Days for U.S. Newspapers - Internet Rules

The K7RA Solar Update

No Growth Spike Seen for Fab Tools

Optoelectronics Poised for Strong Growth

Sony Halts Shipping Music CDs with Anti-Piracy Scheme

EU Takes Swipe at U.S. Internet Oversight

Rocket Plane Aiming for a Record Flight

Researchers Find Gravitational Wakes in Saturn's Rings


Tracking Phones for Traffic Reports

NanoMEMS Research, LLC Awarded Phase I SBIR Grant by NSF Announces Completion of a Hardware Upgrade

Robbing Four Banks, on the Cellphone All the While

China's Latest Boom Industry: Spying on British Businesses

Survey: Number of Wireless-Only Users Increasing

Reductions in DOD Battle Management and IT Spending

Study Says Disconnect Plagues Workplace

Capacitor Failures Hit Dell Q3 Profits

Boeing 777-200LR Sets New World Record for Distance

Viruses Exploit Sony CD Copy-Protection

Thailand's Top Mobile Operator Reports Drop in Q3 Net Profits


Bush Taps Tate for FCC Post

Intel OKs Share Repurchases of up to $25 Billion

Mobile Phone Makers to Stay In-House, Says iSuppli

Cars Soon May 'Talk' to Roads, Each Other

Army Names M/A-COM for Land Mobile Radio

RoHS and WEEE: Determining the Risk

European Space Agency Frets Over Pure Tin (RoHS issue)

Lockheed Martin Makes Long-Range Radars for Pakistan

Einstein's Relativity Theory Proven with the 'Lead' of a Pencil

South Africa to Unveil Its Flagship "Eye of Africa into Space" Telescope


2006 Will Be a Critical Year for Broadband Wireless Technologies

Zensys and ControlThink Introduce New PC Software Development Kit

Z-Wave Alliance Provides Compliance Test Tool to Its Members

Tech Firms Warned on Human Rights

Holy Toledo! A Surprising Leader (#5) in Wireless Access

Gates Warns of 'Sea Change' in Memo

FSU Physicist Aims to Find out What 'Almost Nothing' Weighs

Samsung Aims to Invest $47B in R&D by 2010

Paper-Thin Battery Firm Raises a Further $30M

Japanese Giants Create 45nm Powerhouse

TSMC October Sales Hit Another High

Nanosys Raises $40M After Pulling IPO


Challenge to IEE (U.K. version of IEEE)/IIE Merger Moves Forward

Samsung Readies Long Lasting Fuel Cells

U.S. Space Program may be Falling Behind

AMD Surpasses Intel in U.S. PC Market

Cruise Ship Thwarts Pirates by Using Sonic Weapon

Women More Likely to Enjoy a Joke (If this is a joke, I don't find it very funny. Get it...? (me)...less likely to enjoy a joke...never mind)

Mathematicians Take a Swing at Baseball Award

FCC Clarifies VoIP Disconnection Deadline

Sweden Runs on Biofuels en Route to Cleaner Cars

Power Tools Becoming Test Bed for Portable Energy Innovation


RFID President Responds to 'Spychips' Book

Qualcomm Claims Nokia Infringes its GSM Patents

Harris Awarded $18M Contract by Boeing for Joint Direct Attack Munition Anti-Jam GPS Electronics

Yahoo to Buy Stakes in European, Korean Portals

Quantum Chaos

Vast Cyberlibrary Unveiled by Google

Scientists Show How Thinking Can Harm Brain Cells

Chinese Company Closed for Selling Land on the Moon


Teledyne Acquires Microwave Technical Solutions Assets from Avnet

Meaningful Entry-Level License Privileges are Top Priority, ARRL Says

Stealth U.S. Chipmakers Make $2.5B China Investment

Senate Approves 2009 for End of Analog TV

Carbon Nanotube Membranes Allow Super-Fast Fluid Flow

Telescope Puts South Africa on the Astro-Map

Big Troubles May Lurk in Super-Tiny Tech Nanotechnology Experts Say Legal, Ethical Issues Loom


Motorola Develops 'Polite' Phone to Help Reduce Incidents of Distracted Drivers

Scientists Debunk TV Band-Sharing Interference Allegations

HiEnergy Technologies Announces first Domestic Order of CarBomb Finder(tm)

Researchers Explore Nanotube Interconnects

DARPA Selects Ball Aerospace for Interstellar Navigation Program

Archaeologists Find Copernicus' Grave in Poland

DARPA Funds Solar Power for Battlefield

Hubble Snaps Picture During Prime Time for Mars Observations

MIT Maps Wireless Users Across Campus (Orwellian, no?)

Yahoo Redesigns its Online Mapping Service


Nokia Launches Mobile-TV Phone

U.S. Spending on Online Content Jumps

Electronic Shipments Decline in September

Lightning Research Sparks New Discovery

EE Times VCC Moves Above $1.8 Billion

Sanyo to Unveil Eco-Friendly NiMH Battery

Chips Tied to World Economy, Future Horizons Reports (well duh)

Raytheon Designs UAV Radar with DARPA Grant

Harris Supplies GPS Modules for Boeing Missiles

IBM Creates Chip that Slows Light


Nokia Achieves Cellular Calls Over Wi-Fi

WiMax to Grow, 3G to Dominate

Physicist Sees Terahertz Imaging as Ultimate Defense Against Terrorism

Worries Rise Over Telecom Mergers

$3.6B IT Research Program Approved in Europe

Online Versions of Windows, Office Unveiled

Measuring the Tiny Force that Limits How Far Machines Can Shrink

Mitsubishi Electric Receives Orders For Superbird 7 From SCC

Boeing, Engineering Union Begin Contract Talks (there are engineering unions?)


INTRACOM: Strategic Partnership Agreement with Axxcelera Broadband Wireless

Ford to Debut Pickup With Mobile Office

In-Flight Demonstration of Innovative Combined Antenna/Solar Array

Student Satellite (SSETI): Can You Hear Us?

Survey: Business Presentations are Boring

FCC OKs Multibillion-Dollar Telecom Mergers

Russia, China Propose Joint Mars, Moon Missions

Startup Claims Breakthrough in Fuel Cells

Pluto Found to Have Two More Moons