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Technology Headline News Archive: May 2004

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5-28-2004
New Center To Research Methods To Create Hydrogen Economy
Matchmaking Site Takes Out 'Love' Patent (now I've heard everything)
Staff Anger At Bookham GaAs Line Closure
SAWs Shrink to New Standard Sizes
Fabless Companies Up 37%
Skyworks Starts Licensing SMV Vocoder
Navy Floats High-Tech Arsenal
NORAD Marks Shift To New Aircraft Tracking System
5-27-2004
Russian Navy May Sink By 2008
Private Satellite Plan Wins Public Support
Cyber Investigators Getting Trained To Catch Internet Crooks
Want Wi-Fi With That Order?
Pb-Free Confusion Must Be Cleared Up, Says U.K.
Nanomagnets Tapped To Generate Microwave Fields
May 2004: US Broadband Penetration Jumps to 47.9%
GSM The Most Popular In America
5-26-2004
Doctor's Neckties: A Reservoir For Bacteria?
Army Reboots GIs' Tired Fatigues
DHS Awards $10M Wireless Geospatial Contract to Northrop Grumman
Low-Power-Radio Transceiver Takes More Onboard
Cadence To Open R&D Center In Moscow
Electronic Paper Supplier To Work With Philips' Venture
Fears Over BAE Moving Abroad
5-25-2004
DOD Awards $1.4B Next Generation Aircraft Carrier Contract
Investors Seek Nanotech Payday
Chip Makers Mull Cell Phones with Hard Drives
New Study Super-Sizes the Universe
Integrated Magnetics Shrinks DC-to-DC Converter
Eurofighter too Dangerous for Solo Flight: British Report
Wrong SMS Leads to Suicide
5-24-2004
Tightly Focused Laser Light Generates Nonlinear Effects And Rainbow Of Color
House Approves $422B DOD Funding Bill
Bluetooth's Future Remains Unclear
No New IC Startups Seen on the Horizon
Adidas Puts Best Foot Forward With 'Smart Shoe'
Now, Two-Thirds of All E-Mail is Spam
Beagle 2 Mars Lander Doomed From The Start
5-21-2004
Might Russia Join ESA?
Geophysicist Discovers Why Earth 'Wobbles'
Team Seeks To Expand Robot Planes' Reach To Civil Airspace
Qualcomm Pushes Technology Limits With New Wireless Offerings
SEMI's Book-To-Bill Ratio Climbs To 1.14 In April
BAE Gets $17M USAF Contract to Convert F-4Es Into Drones
Wireless To Play A 'Major Role' In US Broadband Growth
5-20-2004
Cellular Infrastructure Market Fell 12% in 2003
China Promoting Its Own Interoperability Spec
Electronics M&A Activity Slows Down After Binge
Orbital Flight Tests Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target Missile
Is Torvalds Really the Father of Linux?
Futurist Explains New World for Pentagon
5-19-2004
Kibuv Worm, Bobax Trojan Try Many Methods
IBM CEO Says Tech Spending Improving
EU Scraps Plan For Single European Patent System
Big Business Blasts Tech Industry On security
Equipment Makers On Track To Double '03 Revs
5-18-2004
China To Launch Permanent Manned Space Station Within 15 Years
Hypersonics Research Speeds Up
Language Of Science Lags Behind Nanotech
Take the PC Knowledge Test
Siemens To Pour Cash Into China
SIA Again Urges China To Drop Value-Added Chip Tax
Agilent Orders, Revs Highest in Three Years
Defense Restructuring AT&L, Undersecretary Wynne Says
5-17-2004
Student Claims Cellphone Ignites Gas Pump
US Broadband Hits 26 Million
Fuel Cells To Start Powering PDAs, Laptops In 2005
Breakfast in the Valley: The Truth About Standards
Telecom Firms Pile On Extra Fees Under Official-Sounding Names
SI International Awarded DoD Next-Generation Internet Contract
5-14-2004
Man Hurls Phones, Causes $2K Store Damage
Missile Defense Agency Eyes Using Russian Radars, Targets
Cellphone Tower In Mental Health Protest - Weird
Cheaper Broadband Access On The Way In U.K.
FCC To Free TV Spectrum For Wireless Services
Airbus Opens Massive Facility For Giant Airliner
Analog Devices Doubles Net Income
Spaceship One Soars Beyond 200,000 Feet In Altitude
Dublin Grad Student Easily Deciphers Censored 9/11 Memo
5-13-2004
SpaceShipOne Makes Flight To 200k Feet - X-Prize Within Reach
802.11b Wireless Flaw Identified
Disaster Flick Exaggerates Speed Of Ice Age
Ultra small Radio: UF Team Demonstrates On-Chip Antenna
Raytheon Receives $63.7M For USAF and USN Towed Decoys
Ultra Wideband (UWB) Camps Divided
Taiwan Foundries Face Intel Pricing Competition & Capacity Jam
Northrop In 2-for-1 Stock Split
Magellan Says Defence, Business Aircraft Markets Stronger
5-12-2004
U.S. To Build World's Fastest Computer: 50x10^12 Calcs/Sec
ZigBee Announces 27 Companies Join Alliance
Tension Builds In The Supply Chain As Chip Industry Heats Up
Globalization Makes Design Wins Increasingly Difficult to Track
Microsoft Warns Of "Important" New Windows Flaw
New Mexico Chosen For Future Rocket Fest
5-11-2004
Rare Birds Thwart Antenna Installation - Wackos:1, Public:0
Home Networking With ZigBee
Welch: GE Ex-CEO Blasts Outsourcing Opponents (That Boy Is Looking Old!)
Fair Wind For WiFi And WiMAX
Harris Corp To Build Intra-Flight Data Link Components For F-35 JSF
Lawmakers Hope To Boost Laws Involving Cell-Phone Camera Abuse
Shuttle Or Not, Hubble Will Be Saved
Microsoft Kills Wi-Fi Product Line
5-10-2004
Atmel Rolls Zigbee Chip Set, Eyes Further Wireless Forays
Senate Panel Votes To Authorize $422.2 Billion For Defense
Fined In Australia For Cycling While Chatting
Laser Weapon Passes Biggest Test - Photo
NTT DoCoMo Sharply Lower After Warning Price War To Hurt Profits
Wi-Fi Phones May Help Cut Calling Costs
Defense Contracts Booming
5-7-2004
NASA Genesis Spacecraft On Final Lap Toward Home: Mid-Air Re-Entry Catch By Helicopters Planned - COOL
Sandia Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Brings Goal Of High Temp Fuel Cell Closer
Apple's Big Security Hole
Europe Testing Space Shuttle Prototype
Lockheed Martin and General Atomics Demonstrate Maritime UAV Surveillance System
1Q Notebook Shipments up 44% on Year in China; Global Vendors Capture Over 50%
BMW Explores In-Car WLAN
HASC Panel Votes To Boost Military's Unfunded Requirements
Israeli-U.S. Laser Downs Long-Range Missile in Test
5-6-2004
Fox News Broadband Traffic Triples
HASC Subcommittee Authorizes Additional $890M For Defense
Cellphones Still High On Complaints List
China's Military Industry Enterprises Come Out Of Mountains To World Market
Mobile Phone Market Grows 29%, IDC Says
Lockheed Martin Wins $5B Program For Joint Common Missile
U.S. Losing Ground To Foreign Scientists
Man Or Machine? Beyond The Moon To Mars
5-5-2004
Got An Invention? Watch Out: You, Too, Can Be Scammed.
Next Windows Release Will Ship In Two Versions--But Likely Not Before 2006.
FCC Forms Wireless Task Force
Boeing Flies High After Large Order For Its New 7E7
Lockheed Martin Wins Big NASA "Plain Old IT" Contract
Boeing Acquires UAV Developer Frontier Systems Inc.
BAE Faces Bribery Inquisition
5-4-2004
Rural Broadband To Be Made Easier
UK Tech Firms Urged To Focus On Electromagnetics
Northrop Profit Up On Defense Spending
3G Will Take Off In W. Europe - Eventually
'Sasser' Computer Worm Still Spreading
City-Sized Asteroid To Pass Earth This Fall
5-3-2004
The Spark Of A Multimillion-Dollar Idea - Patent Process
FCC Hosts Wireless Broadband Forum
Zigbee Efforts Alter Philips Semi Plans
U.S.-China Deal Tweaks Export Controls
March Semi Sales Up 32.3%, SIA Reports
Northrop Grumman Wins $888 Million Contract For Advanced Airborne Radar
Raytheon Awarded $233M For Evolved SEASPARROW Missile Production
Australia to Buy $1B Worth Of U.S.-Made Unmanned Spy Planes
Quantum Computers Are A Quantum Leap Closer
 
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