Technology Headline News Archive: March 2004

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3-31-2004

Boeing Snags $189M Pentagon Space-Based Surveillance System Contract

Is DR DOS On Its Death Bed (for the nostalgic)

Sun Desktop Shines On Wal-Mart With Discount Boxes

Siemens SX1 AGPS Thief Caught Red-Handed at CeBIT (dumb criminal story)

China, U.S. Discuss IC Value Added Tax - No Level Playing Field for the U.S.

ITU Set To Hold Telecom World 2006 In Hong Kong

NASA's X-43A Demonstrator Reaches Mach 7 In Successful Flight

3-30-2004

Carnegie Mellon University Creates Novel Carbon Nanoparticles With Vast Potential For Electronics

Bush Calls For Universal Broadband By 2007

Google Takes Searching Personally

Study: Outsourcing Tech Jobs Helps Economy - Huh?

US Stocks: Prices Surge; HP, GE, Citigroup Lift Dow

Production Slipup costs Micron 10,000 8-Inch Wafers

3-29-2004

Economists See 'Booming Economy'

The SpaceX Falcon Will Challenge Orbital Sciences and Boeing

Army Plans Expanded Weapons Tests On UAVs

Boeing Hopes To Produce, Operate 7E7 Aircraft With China

Camera Phone Sales Skyrocketed In 2003

Hubble's Successor - UK Takes A Leading Role

NASA's X-43A Proves Hypersonic Scramjet Flight

3-26-2004

IDF Unveils New Miniature Surveillance Planes

Full Screen Browser for Cellphones

Overall U.S. Economy Grows

China Imposes Double Standard

NASA's X-43A Hypersonic Aircraft Ready For Flight

3-25-2004

Operators To Off-Shore 275,000 Positions By 2008

Rohde & Schwarz Takes Over Product Sales In US From Tek

Canesta Sees Endless Apps for Electronic Perception Technology

Inventive Prototypes Stretch Mobile Phones' Bounds

Employee Bugs Boss' PC, Claims He's A Whistleblower

Good Vibrations For Lab-On-A-Chip

Another Twist In The Field Of Superconductivity

3-24-2004

Digital Transmitter Provides Modulation For Multimode Phones

Too Much Sleep Can Lead To Restless Nights - I'd Like This Problem!

New Balloon Height Record Set At 42,000 Feet

EU Hits Microsoft With Record Fine

AT&T Wireless On Track For 3G Launch

DOD Clears F/A-22 To Start Key Testing Phase After Delay

3-24-2004

Digital Transmitter Provides Modulation For Multimode Phones

Too Much Sleep Can Lead To Restless Nights - I'd Like This Problem!

New Balloon Height Record Set At 42,000 Feet

EU Hits Microsoft With Record Fine

AT&T Wireless On Track For 3G Launch

DOD Clears F/A-22 To Start Key Testing Phase After Delay

3-23-2004

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Get $1.1B Contract For NLOS-LS

Mobiles Taking Over Landlines - Report

Wichita SPEEA Workers Reject Boeing Offer

Siemens Says It Has No Plans To Move 10,000 Jobs To Low-Wage Countries

Cell Phone Industry Embraces Content

Scientists Create Fifth Form Of Carbon: Magnetic Carbon 'Nanofoam'

'Fab Five' Make Rare Appearance In Night Sky

Ad-Hoc Wireless Networking Technology For Battlefield Environments

3-22-2004

Future Wireless Phones

Senate To Resume DoD Budget Review, House Members Resist Cuts

Europe Ready to Supply Tankers to U.S. if Pentagon Reopens Bidding

EDA Market Shows New Strength

Move Over 3G, Here Comes WiMAX

Air Force Launches GPS Satellite

NASA Looks To Department Of Energy For Nuclear Space Tech

3-19-2004

Electricity Controls Nanocrystal Shape

A Skycam for a Laptop-Toting Infantry

Ring Tones Jump From PCs to CDs

Semiconductor Orders Stay High

New Bagle Worm Variant Can Run Without Launching Attachment

3-18-2004

Northrop Grumman Bids For UK Watchkeeper Battlefield Program

China Semiconductor Equipment Market Worth US$1.16 Billion in 2003

Anxiety at NASA after Russian space chief replaced

Tech spending picks up as gadgets get real

Windmill Makers Vestas and NEG Micon will cut up to 500 jobs

International Rectifier Plans Analog IC Expansion

3-17-2004

Cloud over Network Analyzer Wireless Markets

Marines Expect To Field Dragon Eye UAVs In Iraq

Bombardier To Cut 6,600 Jobs

SMIC May Face Staff Exodus After Listing On NASDAQ/SEHK

Siemens Foresees Growing Handset Market

U.S. Space Race Pioneer Dies

NC State Scientists Develop Breakthrough Internet Protocol

3-16-2004

Most Distant Object In Solar System Discovered

Local Officials Nearly Fall For H2O Hoax - No Surprise

GE's US$900M Investment In Antiterrorism

Factory High-Tech Output Gains

Australian Defence Force Restructuring

Location Service For Rural America

3-15-2004

Silicon Wave Announces SiW1722 Bluetooth Solution

Geyser Affront By Cell Phone Tower

Branding Is Key to Wi-Fi Chipset Battle

Tracks Lead To American Military-Industrial Interests

Chine Si Foundry SMIC Goes Public, Raises $1.8B

Rough Ride For Robots, $1 Million Race Ends Without Winners

Light Wave Measurements Make Circuits Better

3-12-2004

Airborne Laser's Overruns Could Reach $2 Billion

Competition Created Jobs In The Telecoms Industry

Home Security Robot Controlled By Mobile Phone

Wi-Fi's More About Marketing, Than Technology

More Defense Against Asteroids Urged

Search Upstarts Storm Google's Gates

New Radar System May Help Airplanes Avoid In-flight Icing

3-11-2004

Major Online Services File Suit Over Spam Claims

Microsoft, Nokia Establishing Mobile Web Domain Registry

UWB Start-Up Demos End-to-End System

Russian Plane Maker Embraces Capitalism

World's first Mobile Broadcasting Satellite Launch Delayed

Over Half a Billion Phones Sold Last Year

IEEE Group Formed to Define Wi-Fi Metrics

3-10-2004

Hubble Captures Deepest Look Into Universe

STMicro Leads Polymer Electronics Project

Double-Digit PC Growth Through 2005, IDC Says

Foundry sales in 2004 running 50% ahead of 2003

EADS Lifted by Airbus Profits

JASSM Receives USAF Approval To Begin Full-Rate Production

3-9-2004

RF Micro Devices Announces 3 x 3 mm CDMA PA

Worm disguises Self as Microsoft Patch

Three Chip Giants Form European Technology Project

Defence Eyes Electronic Sea Charts

Brits Ignoring Cell Phone Ban Law

Radio Waves Offers Antenna Pattern Tool

Unfunded Priorities Show Need To Maintain Defense Spending

3-8-2004

Restructuring, Better Market Seen Boosting EADS SPACE

Add Fake Background Sound To Calls

Patent Central to Microsoft Case Invalidated

World's First DC-3.5 GHz RF DAC by CurrentRF

SEMI, U.S. At Odds Over Tool Export Controls for China

Semi Sales Flatten

Pentagon Plans Major Weapons Trade-Offs

3-5-2004

USAF Ramps Up Pursuit Of New Long-Range Bomber

China Opens Bids on 3.5 GHz Spectrum Licenses

WAP Surges Ahead

Nokia Adverts Withdrawn - Censorship in the UK (how "American")

Two Favorite Defense-Aerospace Sector Stocks

Berlin Trial Site For Mobile TV Reception

House Bill Sets Rules For Space Tourism

Study Gives Lowdown On High-temperature Superconductivity

Swiss Cell Phone Chips Help Track Global Terror Web

3-4-2004

Businesses Concerned Camera Phones Compromise Security

Boeing Wins Right to Treat Foreign Workers Differently

Sonar Advance Could Improve Underwater Detection

AMP Closes Book on British Venture With 4.2 Billion US Dollar 2003 Loss

CIA Acts as Venture Capitalist to Get Early Look at Innovations

Amateur Asteroid Chasers Could Get Paid

Fuel Cell Reaches Milestone

3-3-2004

SCO Sues AutoZone (the car parts store) Over Linux Use

December Better Than Reported

Nobody Understands Spectrum, Intel Says

January Chip Sales Down 3.0%, Says SIA

R&D Funding Battles Begin In Washington D.C.

Satellite Damage May Cost Lockheed Millions (see RF Cafe CoolPic archive)

DOD Needs To Control Proliferation Of Dual-Use Components, GAO Says

3-2-2004

Finger Stimulation Via Wireless Phones - This Is No Joke

FCC's Spectrum Goals Detailed at BWW'04

Thousands Of GKN Jobs On The Line

Virus Outbreak: More E-Mail Worms Are Set Loose

'Engineer of the Year' Award Goes to Lift Fan Inventor

New Galaxy Shatters Distance Record

The Fastest Stopwatch In The World

3-1-2004

Australian Defense Force signs contract with Boeing

Raytheon Contracts For PASSUR Services To Develop Patriot Missile

China's Wireless Encryption Plans Under Fire

January Semi Sales Up 27% Year-Over-Year, SIA Says

Engineering Industry Sees Business Booming

Spam Tide May Be Turning

Cassini Probe Snaps Close-Up Of Saturn