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Technology Headline News Archive: August 2004

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8-31-2004
Philips Gets Jump On New Promising Wireless Technology: Near-Field Communications
Hackers Hijack Federal Computers
Guinness World Records Certifies NASA's Aircraft Speed Record
'Electronic Crystal' In High-temperature Superconductor
Intel Keeps Up With Moore's Law - 35 nm
Spring Back, Fall Forward
Chip-Scale Atomic Clock is Targeted at Mobiles
Cellular Base Station Market to Flatten Out Until 2008
Air Force's GPS III On Track For System Requirements Review
8-30-2004
Canada Cancels Its Spectrum Cap
RFMD Announces New SiW4000 Bluetooth SoC w/EDR
Tests Reveal E-Passport Security Flaw
EE Times Survey: Bush Favored Over Kerry in November Vote
NIST Unveils Chip-Scale Atomic Clock
U.S. Opposes Japan Spectrum Tax
Next Version of Windows Set For 2006
Anti-Ballistic Missile Test Fails
Lack Of Funds Blocking Brazil's Space Program
Internet Turns 35 Years Old
8-27-2004
NORTHCOM 'Very Interested' In Russian Airliner Investigation
Siemens Phone Bug Could Damage Hearing
Intel Debuts Dual-Band Wi-Fi Chip Set
Freescale (Motorola) Reportedly to Increase Taiwan Outsourcing
Microsoft to Gut Longhorn to Make 2006 Delivery Date
NRO Picks Harris Corp. for $1 Billion Communications Contract
NASA Says it Has Fixed Shuttle Foam Problem
Silicon Carbide Chips Could Take the Heat
Vast New Energy Source Almost Here - Could Replace All Existing Forms
3 UPS Delivery Trucks Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells
8-26-2004
Microsoft Expands Release of Windows XP Security Update
Scientists Report First Observation Of An 'Atomic Air Force'
Scientists Building a Better Computer Chip
China's Consumer Electronic Industry to Hit $94 Billion
Smartphones to Experience Breakout Period in 12 to 18 Months
China Readies its First 3G Chip
FCC Extends Comment Period on TV Spectrum
National Security Space Programs Seen Making Progress In Tackling Woes
8-25-2004
Russian Computer Expert Predicts August 26 Internet Terrorist Attack
RFMD Ranked #1 Supplier of Wireless Handset PAs
Motorola Inks Deal With DoCoMo for 3G Phones
Powell Says Telecom Regulation Needs Change for VOIP
Outsourcing Engineering is "As Natural as the Laws of Physics"
In Chips, Two Cores Are Better Than One
Backyard Telescope Helps Find New Planet
Vibrations In Crystal Lattice Play Big Role In High Temperature Superconductors
Satellite Phones On The Rise
8-24-2004
Market, Legislative Forces Driving Lead-Free Conversion
Intel Seen Readying New Wi-Fi Chips
Fujitsu Micro Readying Single-Chip WiMAX Parts
Cellphones for Children
Feature Creep Domed Mars Beagle 2 Mission
Growth Potential in European Military Airborne Radar Markets
Moog Announces $50 Million Contract From Airbus Military
When VOIP Projects Slip
Wafer Area Shipments Rise, SEMI Reports
Role Reversal: Analyst Sees Outsiders Dominating Indian IT Market
8-23-2004
Nanoscale Parts Get Binding Aid
Microsoft Devising Tech Support Program To Battle Linux
Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $14.7 Million Radar Contract
New Fat-Busting Microwave Oven Unveiled
China, Korea Emerging as Mobile Phone Powerhouses
8-20-2004
The Impact of Driver Cell Phone Use on Accidents
Eagleware Joins EDA Consortium
NASA Mission Returns With Piece of the Sun
Big Brother Goes Corporate
Nanotech Researchers Secure More Funding
FCC Puts Hold on Wholesale Phone Rates
SEMI Bullish On July Numbers
8-19-2004
Controversy Flares Over RFID Patent Fees
Seiko Epson Develops Tiny Flying Robot
Nanostructures Built to Order
Cyber Aero Successfully Flight Tests 8 Lb. Cyber Scout
Broadband Passes Dial-Up In U.S.
Nanosys Wins $14 Million DARPA Contract To Develop Flexible Solar Cells
802.11n: The Next WLAN Frontier
Spare Parts Delivered To DoD With 'Unique IDs'
Bush, Kerry Trade Barbs On Missile Defense
Aerospace Employment Takes Off After 14-Year Decline
8-18-2004
B-2 Stealth, Radar Upgrades Near Key Milestones
China Set to Open Electronics R&D Network
National Semi Chief Reportedly Received $5 Million Bonus
Raytheon Wins $223 Million Contract for Three FCS Sensors
Cell Phone gaming Gathers Momentum
Microsoft Delays Windows XP Pro SP2 Update
Google Lowers its IPO Price Range
Alternative Fuels Deserve Top Priority in U.S.
NASA, FAA Simulate Air Traffic
8-17-2004
Hiring Falls As Technology Lets More Entrepreneurs Go Solo
U.S. Firms: Doing Business in China Tough, but Critical
Radio Tuning Knobs Could Dial Better Web Searches
Two New Saturnian Moons
Softness in Semis Does Not Signal End of Boom
Boeing X-45A Aircraft Fly Together for First Time
Pentagon Balks at Intelligence Reform
DARPA Selects Contractors for Solar Power Project
Atmel, Figure 8 Collaborate on ZigBee Designs
CDMA2000 Passes the 100 Million Mark
8-16-2004
Group Unveils Proposal For 802.11n Standard
IPO flops For China's CSMC
Communications Sector Shows Life Again
ITT Industries Acquires Kodak's Remote Sensing Systems
Raytheon's 'Turned A Corner' - Interesting Illustration
Google $3.3 Billion IPO Auction Opens Despite Playboy Interview
Nanotech Funding Sees Big Increase
India To Launch Recoverable Spacecraft In 2005
8-13-2004
DHS Spending On Telecommunications To Grow 50% By Fiscal '09
Motorola Hit With Tax Claim
Conexant to Cut 300 More Employees
Agilent Sees Growth Slowing After Strong Quarter
Chip Makers Pitch 540 MBPS Broadband Wireless LAN Proposal
UQM Supplies Propulsion for Hybrid Electric Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle
Raytheon Wins $36M Contract for Thermal Weapon Sights
Perseid Meteor Shows Spectacular
Elkies Wins Ford Math Award Re Euler's Formulas
8-12-2004
GSM spending declines as 3G heats up
Absorptive Wallpaper Deters WLAN Intruders
Microsoft to ship cut-rate Windows XP to Asia
Copper Market to Grow 63% in 2004
Hooked On The Web
Nanotech and Wall Street
China Calls For Cooperation With US, Japan In Space Programs
AOL to Sell Cheap PCs to Minorities and Seniors
8-11-2004
ZigBee Market To Explode In 2006
Perseids To Storm August 11?
Ultra Wideband Wireless Peripherals by Year's End?
Search And Rescue Group Uses Sandia Synthetic Aperture Radar
Boeing-Army Deal Gets $6.4B Boost
Can You Spell Standard in Chinese?
NOAA, Partners Hail Major Space Communications Breakthrough
TV Tuner-Equipped PCs Account for 86% of Desktop PC Sales in Japan
8-10-2004
Intelligent Glass That Blocks Heat Not Light
NASA Gets A New Linux-Based Supercomputer
Unprecedented Electronic Net Over Athens Games
Lehman Downgrades Semi Industry
FCC Certifies Second UWB Transmitter
Spice Algorithm Analyzes High-Gain Feedback
Wireless Poised to Transform the Way We Communicate
DHS: Interoperable Communications Program Will Outfit 10 Cities
8-9-2004
New Economy, Old Technology
U.S., Canada Agree To Use NORAD Data For Missile Defense
Vodafone signs deal with Al Jazeera (aka Terrorist News Network)
TSMC's sales for year-to-date up 36.1% over 2003
Next Dev Wave: Software Factories
UMC July Sales Skyrocket 60%
Engine Flaw Dooms X-Prize Space-Race Rocket
Researcher Takes Snapshots Of Molecule Movements In Billionth Of A Second
Canadian Private Space Race Contender Names Launch Date
8-6-2004
Understand China Or Lose Edge, Analyst Warns
Study Finds China Directing Standards
Chip Companies Bank On Mobile & Automotive
Canadian Group Races Toward Space X-Prize
White Paper: China's Space Activities
Broadband Growth Up 250% Through Advertising
8-5-2004
Mobile Device Market Shows Tremendous Growth
FCC Approves Taps on Broadband and VoIP (Big Brother)
Russia Target for VoIP Market
Foundry Sales to Grow 33% in 2004
Atomic Changes Ahead (Si Meets Nano)
FCC Moves to Ban Spam on Cell Phones
Russia Restricts TV Beer Advertisements
Tech Researchers Get $5M To Smooth Out Kinks In EM Propulsion
Teal Group Predicts UAV Market Will Double By 2014
8-4-2004
Web Addiction Gets Conscripts Out of Army
Jumbo Sized SIM Cards
Wireless Transceiver-On-Chip Now Possible
Lockheed Wins New Spy Plane Contract worth up to $7 Billion
'Actual' Global Chip Sales Hit $20.7 Billion in June
Foundries Turn in a Great 2003
Hewlett-Packard Gives Open Source a Boost
Energy Northwest Mulls Nuclear Power Plant Restart
China Develops Its first Lunar Exploration Craft
8-3-2004
Patent Royalties: Nickels, Dimes, Billions
Asymmetric Feature Shows Puzzling Face For Superconductivity
Recycling Cell Phones for a Great Cause
Smart Antennas Will Pay Off
Wind Power Advocates Criticize State's Stance
Wave and Tidal Power to Get an Extra £50m
Cow Manure = Energy!
Study Says Enterprise WLAN Equipment Sales Will Soar
Analysts Warn Over Chip Inventory
8-2-2004
RF Micro Devices Ships Industry-Record One Billion Power Amplifiers
Japan's Wafer Production at Record Levels
EDA Services, IP Sales Boom
Camera Phone Sales Drive Handset Shipments
Microsoft Reinvents Desktop Graphics in Windows Longhorn
Europe Indulges in Industry 'Acquisition Binge'
Home LANs over Power Lines - Take Two
Broadband Over Powerline - Call to Arms
 
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