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Technology Headline News Archive: December 2003

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 loner on the homepage. Headlines change daily (except Saturdays). Here are links to all the headline archives.

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12-31-2003
2003- A Year Of Spam, Spyware And Worms
Israel Stops Buying Microsoft Software
Are Happy Days Here Again For Tool Vendors?
Consumer Products Leading New Boom
The Year's Top 10 Tech Stories - According To e-Week
First Double Star Satellite Successfully Launched
A New Form Of Radio Marketing - Dashboard Billboards
12-30-2003
Computer Display Helps Pilots See Better
E-voting Firm Reports Computer Break-In: Electronic Hanging Chad Generators
Argonne Researchers Explore Confinement Of Light With Metal Nanoparticles
Groups Promote Recycling of Tech Devices
Energy-Harvesting Component Runs Wireless Nets - Forever
12-29-2003
More Tech Spending Expected In 2004
Team Tries To Parse Mars Lander's Silence
Signs of Recovery: Domain Names Once Again Fetch Top Dollar
Will Bluetooth Be Bumped?
Tough Year For Semiconductor Executives In 2003
Brisk Demand Shortens Japan's IC Production Holiday
50-Year-Old Magnetic Mystery Solved  12-26-2003
12-26-2003
Keeping Found Things Found: Web Tools Don't Always Mesh With How People Work
12-25-2003
Smaller, Lighter Power Adaptors Take The Weight Off Laptops
Mars Express In Orbit: Beagle 2 Silent On First Over-Flight
NASA Releases Dazzling Images From New Space Telescope
12-24-2003
Wind Energy Not Limited By Technical Barriers
AWR Sole EDA Vendor Selected for RF Portion of SoC Design
U.S. Companies Moving More Jobs Overseas
Joint Chinese-European Mission Ready For Launch
U.S. Women Outnumber Men In Higher Paying Managerial & Professional Jobs
12-23-2003
Greek EDA Startup Offers RF Design Tool
Attn: ProEngineer Users: Software Glitch Brings Y2K Déjà Vu
Low-Cost, Digital Displays Through Ink Jet Printing
FCC Seeks Comment On Smart Radios, Issues NPRM
Honda Finally Flies Its Experimental Business Jet
12-22-2003
Europe's Martian Orbiter and Lander Separate Successfully
Sony's Qrio Robot Hits the Ground Running
Wi-Fi Planet Expo Attracts Latest Hacking Tools
12-19-2003
USAF to Launch Upgraded Lockheed Martin GPS Satellite
U.S. Electronics Output Up
Nanoscale Devices Called Nearly Fit For Fabrication
China's Wi-Fi Security Stance Ruffling Feathers
12-18-2003
World's Biggest Virtual Supercomputer Given The Go-ahead
SpaceShipOne Rockets To Mach 1.2
Phone Crime Clampdown For The UK
Camera Phones A Threat To Industrial Secrets
3G Buildouts To Boost Wireless MANs, Report Says
12-17-2003
Hitachi Develops Compact Cartridges for Methanol Fuel Cells
Radio Forum Backs FCC Notice On Flexible Spectrum
12-16-2003
FRINGE Scientists Use Radar Vision To See The Earth Move
General Dynamics Land Systems Awarded A $2B Contract By Boeing
Motorola Seats Former Sun Prez As CEO
Base Station Startup Lands $8 Million In Funding
Diverging Paths Threaten To Split Bluetooth Audio Development
Marketers Of Radiation Protection Patches Settle FTC Charges
12-15-2003
Rocketry Advanced Quickly Propelled By War, Politics And Human Exploration
Bomb Blast At Mobile Phone Office
More Americans Planning To Drop Their Home Phone
Hiring Begins Again In Taiwan
National Air & Space Museum's New Udvar-Hazy Center Now Open To Public
RF Micro Devices Ships 350 Millionth Power Amplifier Module
12-12-2003
Anaren, Inc. Offers New Xinger-Brand'Femto' Balun
A Web Blog For The Mobile Masses
UWB Contenders Take Their Fight To The Market
Aegis BMD System Intercepts Target Missile Over Pacific
GigaLane Introduces New Low-Loss Cable Assemblies
2004 Will Be the U.S.'S Best Year Economically in Last 20 Years - Revised Forecast
12-11-2003
Record-Setting Prime Number Found - 6,320,430 Digits
'One Small Step' For Tropos As NASA Tests Wi-Fi For Interplanetary Exploration
Intel Merges Comms Groups, Smith To Retire
JP Morgan Raises Capital Spending Forecasts
Government Space Budgets To Continue Growth
Physicists Hold Light In Captivity
Rumsfeld Says More Work Needed On Cruise Missile Defense
12-10-2003
Japan Abandons Its First Martian Probe After Five Year Journey - Solar Flare The Culprit
Database Slip-Up Exposes Millions Of SSNs And More
Manufacturers' Production Move Out Of Europe Will Be Reversed Within The Next Two To Three Years
Megabits And Multimedia Specs Await New Bluetooth Road Map
View Word And Excel Documents On A Cell Phone
12-9-2003
Full Body Scan: Imaging Project Offers View Inside Earth
Congress OKs Anti-Spam Legislation
SmartAntenna Gives Vehicles Fast GPS Fix And Changeover
SunPower Installs 20% Efficient Solar Electric Power For NASA
Japan's 3G Service Exceeds 1 Million Subscribers
TI Plans To Offer Royalty-Free Ultra Wideband Licenses
12-8-2003
Military Applications Could Push Smallsats Over Launch-Cost Hurdle
Amperion Conducts High-Voltage Transmission Line Broadband Test
Corrupt Telecoms Minister Jailed
One Small Step For Telecom - Recession Over?
National Survey Reveals Continuing Decline In Science And Engineering Doctoral Degrees
12-5-2003
Intel To Take $600 Million Impairment Charge In Q4 Due To Wireless Group
Intellon Spins Sub-$10 HomePlug Silicon
Irish Polymer MEMS Start-Up Eyes Wireless, Photonics
Technology Leaders Showcase HF And High-Speed Design Methods
Cell-Phone Sales Booming
12-4-2003
University Of Michigan Researchers Reduce Interference From Microwave Ovens - Good News For WLAN And BT!
U.S. Proposes National Cyber Security Initiatives
Northrop Grumman Wins Billion Dollar Missile Defense Program
12-3-2003
Synthetic Jet And Droplet Atomization Technologies Help Electronic Devices Keep Cool
Lockheed Martin Achieves Record Fourth CMMI Level 5 Rating (Now If They'd Just Stop Tipping Over Satellites!)
Raytheon Team Wins MILSATCOM Network Contract
German $1.5 Billion Foundry Bites The Dust
Sun Microsystems To Open RFID Test Center In Scotland
Siemens Says Women Looking Forward To 3G
Si Valley Firms Ditch Desks to Cut Costs
12-2-2003
European Firms Want End To Ban On High-Tech Exports To China
China Developing New-Generation Communications Satellite
TI CEO Says New Functionality Driving Semiconductor Recovery
Startup Bolts Smart Antennas To Existing WiFi Chip Sets
Privacy Concerns Mount Over Retail Use Of RFID Technology
Nokia Wins Russian EDGE Contract
NY Gold Ends Atop $400-oz,First Time Since Feb '96
12-1-2003
December Global Summit Proposal To Put Internet Under U.N. Control (Maybe Libya can head this after their stint heading the U.N. Human Rights council?)
10 Airplanes That Changed the World
Market Focus: Middle East
IC Makers Gear Up For New Tire Pressure Monitor Rule - Big Government In Your Tires!
Car Crash Blamed On Cell Phone Usage
NASA's Mars Rover Strategy Will Be Coordinated in a Military-like Manner
Semiconductor Sales Rise Worldwide in Oct.
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