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Technical Headline News Archive - April 2009

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If you came to RF Cafe looking for a certain news item you remember seeing or found on a search engine, there is a good chance it is no longer on the homepage. Headlines change daily (except Saturdays). Here are links to all the headline archives.

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Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments Down 15.8% in First Quarter
Demand Decreases for U.S. Work Visas (just walk across the U.S.-Mexico border - it's easier)
ISA Approves First Standard for Industrial Wireless Applications
IBM to Add up to 5,000 Jobs Worldwide
ZigBee Alliance Adds Global IT Standards to Its Growing Portfolio
Molex Buys Motorola's EMC Lab in Denmark
World's Fastest Camera Relies on An Entirely New Type of Imaging
Are Internet Users Ditching Print Altogether?
Qualcomm and ST-Ericsson Shine, Even As Wireless Chip Market Tanks
ST's Q1 Loss Widens; Wireless JV to Cut 1,200 Jobs
Anadigics' Revenue Falls by 1/3, Driven by WLAN and Cable Shortfall
Apple Snapping up Chip Designers
Pushing Plastic Solar Cells
CEA Will Set Specs for 3-D Glasses
Iron-Arsenic Superconductors in Class of Their Own
Harris to Deliver Tactical Radios to Polish Ministry of National Defense
Microsoft Chugs Toward Windows 7 Release
NASA: Quarantine Will Keep Astronauts from Catching Swine Flu
Firefox 3.5 Beta 4, Beta 5 Gets Under Way
Half a Glass of Wine a Day May Boost Life Expectancy by 5 Years (license to imbibe?)
Study of 'Persistent Currents' Finally Verifies Theory
UK VC Investment Falters
ARRL Foundation Announces 2009 Scholarship Recipients
Ex-EPA Official Calls for New Agency to Oversee Nanotech
ARPA-Energy Launches First Research Project
Carpet Cloaks Bring Invisibility to the Optical World
Pizza Tossing Art Unlocks Secrets of Tiny Motors
Research May Yield New Z Boson and Fifth Force of Nature
Microsoft in Cellphone Talks with Verizon
Nano-Mechanical Sensors 'Wired' by Photonics
Sun Micro Loss Deepens Prior to Acquisition
Panel Predicts DOD Contracting Workforce to Expand
USPTO Takes 1st in NAGC's Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Competition
European Economic Confidence Bounces Back
Office 2007 SP2 Released, Can Save ODF by Default
Clear Channel Cutting 590 Radio Jobs
Florida Teen Finds Rocks in Nintendo DS Box
Economy Shrinks at 6.1% Pace in 1Q
Top Lawmaker Wants Mileage-Based Tax on Vehicles
Brits Back Away from 'Big Brother' Data Storage Plan
Space Junk Forcing More Evasive Maneuvers
Qualcomm to Pay Broadcom $891M in Settlement  (chump change in Bailout terms)
Mobile Application Revenues to Reach $25B by 2014 As Apps Stores Hit Mass Market
Norwegian Air Shuttle to Provide High-Speed Broadband
Alcatel-Lucent Wins Chinese Contracts Worth $1.7B
Chips Supporting Bluetooth 3.0 Announced
Nokia Cuts 450 Jobs in Mobile Services Division
New 'Green' Power Cables on the Horizon
Small Satellites Grow in Popularity
Humans May Be Hardwired to Work 8 Hours/Day (well, except the Welfare class, who seem to have their wires crossed)
Cablevision Has Fastest Internet Speeds for Cable
WSJ Radio Network Thrives as Paper's Circulation Rises
Touch Screens with Pop-Up Buttons
Analog Devices, Infineon Link for Next-Gen Auto Airbags
IBM Boosts Quarterly Dividend 10%
People with Higher IQs Make Wiser Economic Choices
Electronics Cooling Depends on Innovative Approaches to Thermal Management
New Blow for Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Theory
Corot Space Telescope Finds New Planet with UK Technology
Nuclear Power Plant Construction Urged in U.S.
Fast Color-Changing Material May Lead to Improved Sunglasses
Scientists Make First Observation of Unique Rydberg Molecule
Pranksters Rig Time Magazine's "Most Influential" Poll
Swine Flu Fears May Hammer Travel Industry
G.E.'s Breakthrough Can Put 100 DVDs on a Disc
Renesas and NEC Electronics to Combine
Electronics Industry Urges U.S. Military to Buy Only American-Made PCBs.
Computer Program to Take On 'Jeopardy!'
Obama Pledges Big Boost in Scientific Research, 3% of GDP
EU Recommends Against Travel to U.S. & Mexico
The Spectrum and the Stimulus
'Instant-On' Computing by Putting the Squeeze on an Old Material
'Deep Packet Inspection' Could Become the Target of Legislation
Giant Electrical Tornadoes in Space Drive the Northern Lights
Verizon Communications Quarterly Profit Up 5.3%
New Wireless Sensor First for Instant Monitoring of Brain Oxygen
New Hubble Mission to Launch Around May 11
Qualcomm Slips into Second-Quarter Loss on Broadcom Settlement
Catching the Lightwave: Nano-Mechanical Sensors 'Wired' by Photonics
Japan's Sharp Reports $1.3B Annual Loss
A New E-Paper Competitor
Windows 7 to Include 'XP Mode' Virtualization
In a Dead Job Market, Unemployed Hit the Gym
Print Media Continues Steep Decline
U.S., China to Sign Billion$ in Busine$$ Deal$ Monday
Hackers: the China Syndrome (we'll overlook the hacking for a few $B in contracts)
GM to Pull the Plug on Pontiac
Discovery of An Unexpected Boost for Solar Water-Splitting Cells
Super-Rich Ravaged by Recession
Italy's Mafia Thrives in Global Financial Meltdown
Universities Irrelevant by 2020?
ROHS Changes Keep Design Engineers Vigilant
Bluetooth 3.0 Will Be 8x Faster
Eight States Consider Adopting New York's Problematic "Amazon Nexus" Law
Europe Tops Global Open Source Survey
Finland Awards Radio Spectrum for LTE Networks
Apple Lays off 1,600 'Geniuses'
Space Deterrence Concept Critical to U.S. Space Asset Security
Cell Phone Coverage on the World's Highest Peak, Mount Everest
WiMax Subbing for DSL in Vietnam
Freescale Abandons Sale of Cellular Handset Unit
Night Owls Have More Staying Power
Moody's Downgrades Nokia on Worries That Market Saturation May Have Set In
Reversals of Earth's Magnetic Field Explained by Small Core Fluctuations
Harris Wins $600M to Modernize U.S. Military SatCom Terminals
Microsoft Net Income Tumbles over 30%
Time For a New Theory of Gravitation? (well, the old one defies Unification, so I'd say so)
Boom Times Ahead for Mobile Web Access
Cars Gone Wireless
New 167-Processor Chip Is Super-Fast, Ultra Energy-Efficient
Spaceport America Education Launch Information
Intel Makes Its Top 10 Technology Predictions for Next Decade
China's Capacity Utilization Hit New Low in 09Q1
Chipset Enables WCDMA/UMTS Access Points and Gateways
Researchers Unzip Carbon Nanotubes to Make Ribbons of Graphene
Electricity Meters to Transmit Usage Data over T-Mobile Network (see latest Kirt's Cogitation)
China's Second Navigation Satellite Functioning Well in Planned Orbit
NIST Nudges Quantum Computers Toward Commercial Viability
New Research Promises Better Atomic Clocks
A Biological Basis for the 8-Hour Workday?
Students Find Jupiter-sized Oddball Planet
Flexible, Printable Supercapacitor Built
Nokia CEO: Too Early to Call Bottom of Phone Demand
Spansion Puts Wireless Business up for Sale
Faster Bluetooth Chips Coming Early Next Year
Drumbeat Gets Louder for White House Control of Cybersecurity
UK Privacy Watchdog Clears Google Street View
TriQuint Sees Demand Return as Handset Inventory Burns Off
NYPD: Hackers Try to Access Force's Computers 70,000 Times a Day
Apple Pulls Plug on 'Baby Shaker' iPhone Program
New Firefox 3.0.9 Patches Mucked-up Memory and Other Holes
Do Good Looks Get High School Students Good Grades? (finally... an excuse for my dismal HS performance!)
CBS: Obama Earth Day Flights Burned More than 9,000 Gallons of Fuel
New Features Found in Einstein's Brain
'Covered Campus' Looks to Be the First Logical Use of WiMAX
Record Attempt Reaps 217k Texts, $26k Phone Bill
AT&T First-Quarter Profit Down 9.7% - Landline Revenues Decline
Joint Strike Fighter Data Stolen in Pentagon Cyber Attack
Ferroelectric Gates Make Transistors Nonvolatile
Oxford Team Put Shrödinger's Cat to Work in Sensor Design
EU Parliament Votes to Approve Cuts on Roaming Charges
Counterfeit Parts and Trusted Sources at Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum
Budget Reveals £2.5B for High Tech Industries
Stephen Hawking on 'Road to Recovery'
Telecom Policy Makers Urged to Focus on Rural Connectivity
New Technique that Scrambles Light May Lead to Sharper Images
Bee.One Electric Car to be Tiny, Cheap, and Cute (and unpurchased)
Turkish Operator Deploys Wind-Powered Base Station
Need for Speed: Bluetooth 3.0 Is Official
New Military Command Planned to Improve U.S. Cybersecurity
Server Glitch Crashes T-Mobile Network
Sensational Images of Saturn Show the Ringed Planet in Incredible Detail (sensational is truly an understatement)
Google Debuts Even More Unbelievably Helpful Labs
UK Hikes Top Income Tax Rate to 50% (a mere pittance - U.S. senators threatened 100% tax on some executive bonuses)
Here Comes the Internet Sales Tax Grab
2010 to See 17% Jump in Semiconductor Industry Revenue
French Workers Lock Up More Bosses over Job Cuts
Fractal Antenna Demonstrate Working "See-Thru" Wideband Invisibility Cloak
Shortages of Ammo and Gun Accessories Cropping up Nationwide
World's Largest Model Rocket to Lift Off Saturday
China's Fab Utilization Sinks to 43%
RFID Sensor Detects Radiation Threats in Shipping Containers Using Modified Cell Phone Tech
Shrinking Size of Nanotechnology Circuitry with Novel Technology
EU States, Lawmakers on Internet Collision Course
Budget Must Not Undermine Us, Say Manufacturers
Mixed Feelings About Sun Setting in Silicon Valley
EarthLink Blocking ARRL E-Mail Forwarding Service Traffic
TI Takes Q1 Profit Hit, Slashes Inventory Levels
Oil Falls to Near $45 as Stock Markets Sink
Boeing to Develop Free Electron Laser for U.S. Navy
Safety Panel Endorses Ending Shuttle Ops
Starbucks Wi-Fi Déjà Vu, Now in British Isles
Broadcom Makes Unsolicited $764M Bid for Emulex
Spies Breach Pentagon Fighter-Jet Project
First Solar Secures Financing for 53 MW German Plant
80% of U.S. Jobs Lost by Men (how about some equality here!)
Stephen Hawking Hospitalized, Reported Very Ill
Washington to Get First Crack at Free Mobile TV
€14M Paid to NXP Bosses
Russia to 'Track' Its Nanotech, Aims for 3% of Market
Oracle to Buy Sun for $9.50 a Share ($7.4B US)
Record Result in Q4 for India - but Q1 09 Looks Set to Beat It
Bluetooth Replacing Movie Posters in Belgium
Obama Names Relative Unknown as U.S. CTO
Nano-Enabled Battery Maker A123 Gets $100M in Tax Credits (they certainly don't seem to be sharing the benefit with customers via lower prices)
Duke Physicists See the Cosmos in a Coffee Cup
European Incumbent Telecom Operators at Risk from Cable Broadband Upgrades
Nordic Semi to Make µBlue Bluetooth Low Energy Chips
Venus to Disappear During Meteor Shower
Swedish University Researches Mesh Wireless Networks
Kepler Telescope Beams Back Its First Images
Spectrum Front and Center for Wireless Industry
Measuring the Immeasurable: Bond Strength of Materials Linked to Heat Transfer
Green IT and Green Computing Slideshow
Navy Working on Missile-Killing Laser Weapons
New IPhone Ad Targets Small Business
How to Deflect Asteroids and Save Earth
TSMC Plans R&D Hiring
Agilent, Maury Microwave Support Nonlinear Component Measurement and Simulation
Revealed: Antarctic Ice Growing, Not Shrinking
Tracking Down the Effect of Nanoparticles
Sharp Decline in North America Equipment Bookings Abated
Sony Ericsson to Cut a Further 2,000 Jobs
Founders Fund Opens Nominations for $50,000 TechFellow Awards
Nokia Says Handset Market to Fall More
SEMI Book-to-Bill Trending Upwards Again
Tyco Electronics to Sell Wireless Unit to Harris
Time Warner Retreats from Plan to Test Capping Subscriber Bandwidth
A Step Closer to an Ultra Precise Atomic Clock
Hijacking Mobile-Phone Connections
Veterans a Focus of FBI Extremist Probe (thanks for your service - by the way you're a threat to the USA)
Internet Radio Popularity Continues to Rise
TSMC to Spend up to T$5.5B on New Equipment
TriQuint Retains GaAs Foundry Lead
Spam's Carbon Footprint: Could Power 2.4 Million Homes Per Year
Top 20 Handsets Represent 43% of Mobile Advertising Inventory
Newly Discovered Iron-Breathing Species in Cold Isolation for Millions of Years
New Asteroid-Deflecting Method Devised
Glasgow Shrinks Diamond Transistor to 50nm
Laughter Remains Good Medicine
DOD Websites Scheduled for Upgrade
Pirate Bay Verdict: Founders Sentenced to Jail, Fined
IEEE Recognizes HP 35 Calculator as a Milestone
Flying Laptop Kills Driver
Portable High-Power Microwave (HPM) Bomb to be Tested
Nokia 1st-Quarter Profit Plunges by 90%
Unzipping Graphene's Potential
Telecom Market Spotlight: Europe
NEC Electronics, Renesas Near Merger
Space-Based Solar Power Coming to California in 2016
X Marks the Spot: Ions Coldly Go Through NIST Trap Junction
Internet Providers Want to Meter Usage
UK Taxpayers Subsidize Electric Car Purchases with £5,000
Green Light from Silicon
China Shoots 2nd GPS Satellite into Orbit
Nanoribbons from Sliced Open Nanotubes
Pressure Group Calls for 5-Year Freeze in US Cellphone Taxes
Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program Between U.S. PTO & German PTO
IBM, Samsung, Others Team Up on Next-Gen Chips
Russians Say They'll Invest in Canadian Nanotech
Yahoo Partners w/Top Universities for Cloud Research
United Airlines to Charge Obese People Double
Rifleman Radio Offers Combat Lifeline
Recession or Not, Wireless Backhaul Expansion Continues Strongly
MEMS Maker Reports 2008 Revenue Growth
Intel: Worst Over for the Tech Sector?
Synthetic Diamond Firm Produces Material for Quantum Computing
Continuation of the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program Between the USPTO and IP Australia
Physicists See the Cosmos in a Coffee Cup
Digital Radio Growth is Music to Ears of IC Makers
Study Finds Large Cost Savings for Migrating Heavy Data Users to Femtocells
California Teen is 2009 Goldfarb Scholarship Recipient
EBay Confirms Skype Disposal - Via Stock Market Floatation
RFID Consortium Readies to Launch First Licenses
Antenna Maker Sees Stronger Mobile Sales
Yahoo Plans First Major Layoffs Under New CEO
Inlustra Starts GaN Production for LEDs
Office 2007 SP2 Arrives in 2 Weeks - Includes PDF Format
Office 2010: First Technical Previews Due in Q3
Laws of Physics Persist: In Crashes, Big Cars Win
Ten High-Tech Weapons to Repel Pirates (aka terrorists)
NYC Considering Blocking Chatty Cabbies' Phones
Warren Buffett Invests in Chinese Electric Car Company
Rebound Predicted for Semiconductor Market
Spectrum Auctions in Latin America Will Trigger Massive Broadband Subscription Growth
New 'Near-Field' Radiation Therapy Promises Relief for Overheating Laptops
U.S. Government Lifts Export Restrictions on Telecoms Equipment to Cuba
Obama to Let U.S. Telecoms Bid for Cuba Licenses
Harnessing Direct Solar Power for Propulsion
2008 Equipment Spending Down 31.7%
Nano Changes Rise to Macro Importance in a Key Electronics Material
Experiment Shows Molecules Can Walk, but Can They Dance?
EU Urges Tougher Internet Privacy Rules
Femtocells to Dominate Market for Indoor Cell Coverage
Muslim Group Issues Fatwa on Mobile Phone Etiquette
NASA Selects Material for Orion Spacecraft Heat Shield
Life Expectancy on the Rise -- Even for Quantum States
Research Team Reports Breakthrough in Optical Silicon Communication
CEA/Leti, IBM Collaborate on Nanoelectronics
Mars' Spirit Healthy but Computer Reboots Raise Concerns
Bilingual Babies Get an Early Edge
NY Adds Up to 33% to Cell Phone Bills
Scientists Demonstrate Laser with Controlled Polarization
Big Bro in a Pill - RFID Tells if You Are Taking Your Meds
Bluetooth Over Wi-Fi Launches on April 21
Net Radio Grows, but Terrestrial Radio Holds Steady
Google's Street View Vehicle Trounced by Law of Physics
Electronics: Keeping the Heat Down
Demand Surge Expected in Second Half, IC Insights Says
Europe Sets May 6 for Launch of Herschel, Planck Telescopes
Peering into Nanowires to Measure Dopant Properties
China Reveals New Super Rocket
New ARRL Advanced Emergency Communications Course in the Works
Next-Gen Atom Smashers: Smaller, Cheaper and Super Powerful
Coating Plane Wings in Feathers Could Reduce Drag
Palm Pre Smartphone, WebOS Looking Like iPhone Killers
Cell Phone Recycling: Delete, then Dispose
Harnessing Direct Solar Power for Propulsion
Volunteers Recover Lunar Orbiter 1 Photographs
Is eBay Selling Skype Back to Its Creators?
Bluetooth Hits Speed Bump
New York - The Tax Capital of the World (why does anybody still live there?)
New Technology to Secure Integrated Systems and Circuits
Conficker Worm Hits University of Utah Computers
Microhoo Rumours Back as 'Talks' Resume
New Method Could Lead to Narrower IC Patterns
Microsoft Set to Release Excel Patch
Father Takes Hammer to Cell Phone of Teen Who Ran Up $5k Cell Phone Bill
Counterfeit Components Find New Markets
Motorola Calls Former CFO "Treacherous Officer"
Sabotage Caused Phone, Internet Outage in Silicon Valley
Chicago Installs Solar Powered Charging Station for Electric Vehicles
Bluetooth SIG Set to Unveil Version 3.0 This Month
NYC Church Tweeting the Passion of Christ  - 140 Characters at a Time
Strong IC Rebound to Start in Second Half
Northrop Grumman Settles $325M False Claims Lawsuit Concerning Defective Satellite HBTs
2009 Iditarod Race Tracked Via Satellite-Based Transponders and Sensors
Army Orders More Portable Satellite Radios
Why Chrysler Chose A123 Batteries
Thousands in Line for New IP Address Anonymity Service
World's First Nanofluidic Device with Complex 3-D Surfaces
Sharp Forecasts Bigger Loss Amid Global Slowdown
High-Tech Weights for Space Workout (probably makes the ROM machine look inexpensive)
NASA: Clean-Air Regs, Not CO2, Are Melting the Ice Cap
Scientists Find the Edge of Space
MA Public Schools to Send Home BMI Reports for Students (I wonder if they will also disclose the BMI of school administrators?)
Faster, Better Patent Processing
3GPP Passes Femto Standard
U.S. Takes Step Toward Smart Grid Standards
FCC's McDowell: Careful That "National Broadband' Isn't Just for Cable"
Southampton University Gets £6M for Meta Materials
Northrop Grumman Settles $325m False Claims Lawsuit Concerning Defective Satellite HBTs
French Lawmakers Reject Internet Piracy Bill
Obama Administration Backs Spy Satellite Modernization
Intel, Qualcomm Led a Declining Semiconductor Market in 2008
Georgia Tech Researchers Create an RFID-Sensor Medical Patch
Nine in 10 Brits Do Not Care About "Green" Mobile Phones
Credit Crunch: Semiconductor Light Amid Economic Gloom
College Too Expensive? Try YouTube
Adult Brain Processes Fractions 'Effortlessly'
Entangled Light in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Market for Embedded Pico-Projector Modules to exceed $1B
A Hybrid Nano-Energy Harvester
UFO Hoax Draws Fines, Community Service
Quantum Computers Will Require Complex Software to Manage Errors
Microsoft Loses Patent Case, Ordered to Pay $388M
Apple Sued Over TouchScreen Patent Infringement
Just 53% U.S. Adults Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism (that is about the same % of people who pay $0.00 of income taxes - a coincidence?)
Electricity Grid in U.S. Penetrated by Spies
Defense Cuts Prompt Protests from Lawmakers Concerned About Job Losses
Air Force Lab to Study Electronic Warfare
FCC Gets Going on National Broadband Plan
Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Down in 2008 - Qualcomm Bucks the Trend
Samsung Stresses Need to Seed WiMax Market with Devices Early
Evolving Landscape of Mobile Broadband in Asia
Cellphone Features Outrun Battery Technology
Carbon Nanotubes Toughen a Common Plastic
New ARRL Advanced Emergency Communications Course in the Works
Pentagonal Ice Discovered: Could Be Used to Modify Weather
RFMD's Fab Utilization Rebounding as Orders Improve
New Obama DOJ Claims Sovereign Immunity in Wiretap Case
Cheap, Efficient White Light LEDs New Design
Engineers Supporting Local Community Activities
Better Way to Manufacture Fast Computer Chips Developed
Spybot Search & Destroy Competitors Trying to Force Its Removal
Former Microsoft Executive Charles Simonyi Returns to Earth
World's First Femtocell Standard Published by 3GPP
Gates Calls for Cuts to High-Tech Weapons Programs (no more F-22s, they must send the wrong message to the world)
Unemployment Among EEs Jumped in Q1
Wall Street Rocket Scientists Crash to Earth
Australia to Build $30B Broadband Network
Electrosmog on the Circuit Board
Spec-Compliant RF Remote Controls Emerge
Slot Radio: The Future of Digital Music?
Electronics Cooling Depends on Innovative Thermal Management
Recession to Cut Mobile Entertainment Growth by Nearly $13B over Next 5 Years
Engineers are Working on Ways to Disable Contraband Cellphones
New Way of Breaking Up Water Molecules Devised
Supercomputing Gets its Own Superhero
Unmanned Aircraft Get Smarter
Israel Successfully Tests Anti-Missile System
NOAA to Conduct Major Tornado Experiments in May
Segway, GM, Develop Not-Quite Electric Car
From Three to Four: A Quantum Leap in Few-body Physics
Tense Minutes as N. Korea Rocket Flew over Japan
What's 'Broadband'? Billions in Stimulus Funds Are at Stake
Electronics: Keeping the Heat Down
DNI, DOD Launch Secret Spy Satellite Program
Russia Will Unveil New Space Plans Today
Flexible, Transparent Super Capacitors Could Pave Way to E-Paper
Telenor Served with $1.7B Demand by Norwegian Bailiff
University of Oklahoma Unveils New Weather Radar
Apple Puts DRM on New iPod Shuffle Hardware - Headphones Are the Guardian
Wooden-Flooring Companies Embed RFID Tags Beneath Parquet (this is rather strange)
Physicists Show "Antigravity" Mystery Spots Are Optical Illusions
Unmanned Aircraft Get Smarter
February Chip Sales Down 30%, Gradual Recovery Expected - SIA
North Korea Failed to Put Satellite into Orbit (of course that was not the objective)
There is a Role for Challengers in the European Mobile Communications Market
The Future of Education is Wireless
Blackberry Success with Consumers Defies Recession
Wall Street Stocks Sink on Banks, Tech
Italy Muzzled Scientist Who Foresaw Quake
Can GM's Volt Save the Company?
Tech Weathering Employment Storm Better than Most Sectors
Computer Derives Natural Laws from Raw Data
Nanowires Reveal Their Dopant Properties
February Chip Sales Down 30%, Gradual Recovery Expected, SIA Says
Al Gore Challenges Wireless Industry to Think Beyond Profits (what a hypocrite this fool is!)
Living Alone? If So, You Are an Eco Criminal
Doing Math Made Easy with Chocolate - M&Ms Brain Food
'Tuned' Graphene Points to Faster Chips
RIM Posts Higher 20% 4Q Profit Increase
On New Cell Phones, QWERTY Eases out 1-2-3
Semiconductor Materials Post Record Revenues for 4th Straight Year
EU Invests £2M into PETEC Printable Electronics Centre
Tesla Rakes in Over $2.6M from Model S Reservations
Nanowires Reveal Their Dopant Properties
Computer Program Self-Discovers Laws of Physics
3-D Equals Two Generations of IC Scaling
Sweden: Internet Use Down Sharply after File-Sharing Law
A Catalyst for Cheaper Fuel Cells
Raytheon Wins USAF Laser-Guided Maverick Missile Contract
Microsoft Warns of Active Attacks on PowerPoint Flaw
Take Time to Donate Your Phone to Verizon Wireless' HopeLine Program Next Week
Optical Illusions: Variety Makes Us Perceive Smaller Quantities
New Commercial Airline Landing Method Reduces CO2
Self-Healing: Sunlight Helps Scratches on Cars, Electronics and Furniture Disappear
Honda's Thought-Controlled Robot
Jobless Rate Bolts to 8.5%, 663k Jobs Lost
Star Parties this Weekend During "100 Hours of Astronomy" Celebration
Internet Calling Companies Ask EU to Ensure Free Access
Verizon Chief Envisions Hyper-Connected Mobile World
Virus Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices (the Andromeda battery?)
How Bad Are Things in Silicon Valley? CEOs Differ
Verizon Wireless Downplays Linux Phones
NASA - Deep Solar Minimum (a global cooling precursor?)
ITT Corp Upbeat on Outlook for Defense Business
Nokia Dismisses WiMAX As a "Wireless Betamax"
The Debut of "Space As a Contested Environment"
Recession Drove 15% Drop in Compound Semiconductor Revenues in Q4/08
TynTec Working on Mobile Phone Based Airline Boarding Passes
The Cost of SMS Will Soon Go Higher, But By How Much?
Peering into Nanowires to Measure Dopant Properties
Navy Gets More Support for Surface Electronic Warfare
Implantable Telescope for the Eye
Keep on Spinning: A Persistent Spin State That Could Revolutionize Spintronics
World's Largest Laser Built in California
Cable Industry Still Looking for Right Wireless Strategy
Hidden Exoplanet Found in Hubble Archival Data
Super-Strong Glass
Chinese Banks Track Assets, Cash and VIP Customers
Internet Hoaxes Launched for April Fools' Gags
Web Use at Work Makes for Better Employees
FCC Delays SSB and AM Change
EDN Names Winners of 19th Annual Innovation Awards
Internet Ad Revenue at Record High in 2008, Passes Radio
Flexible, Transparent Supercapacitors - Bend and Twist Them Like a Poker Card
All Quiet on the Conficker Dront. Now What?
Cobham Divests M/A-COM Technology Solutions to GaAs Labs
Scientists Produce First Movie of Individual Carbon Atoms in Action
Handset Sales Decline of 8% in 2009 to Level Out in 2010
Sun to Lay Off Another 1,500 Employees
New Way to Produce Electronic Components Can Lead to Cheap and Flexible Electronics
Space Radar Plans Stay in Flux
Nuclear Fusion Becoming an Energy Buzzword
Ericsson Pushes HSPA to Offer 56Mbps Mobile Download Speeds
L-Mart Establishes New Space Vehicle Integration Laboratory
A Step Toward Superfast Carbon Memory
Few Disagreements on 4G Licensing, Says Qualcomm
Graphene Will Be Used in Next-Gen Computer Chips
EU Consumer Commissioner Calls for User Profile Security Standards
Obama Orders Chevrolet and Dodge Out of NASCAR - Car News





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