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Technology Headline News Archive: October 2004

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10-29-2004
Boeing To Get $200M Contract To Upgrade B-52 Communications
Mobile Gaming to Reach US$1 Billion This Year
Voting Machines Remain Unsecured, Expert Warns
Lockheed Martin Tests Integrated Avionics for F-35
Defense Contractors See Profits Soar in Third Quarter
Navy Shipbuilding Contacts May Mean More Jobs in Texas
Cassini Peeks Below Cloud Shroud Around Titan
Russia To Launch New Telecommunications Satellite
West Virginia to Launch Public Computing Grid
San Francisco to Expand Wi-Fi Program
10-28-2004
New Web Domain Names Get Preliminary Nod
Mixing Biology And Electronics To Create Robotic Vision
Stargazers Enjoy Total Lunar Eclipse
Excerpts From The Greater-China Press: October 28
Silicon Optics Switches by Changing Refractive Index
Xpedion Upgrades RF Simulator
10-27-2004
Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight, 1 hr 22 min Duration
Germany Expected To Approve New MEADS Phase In December
Global Mobile Handset Market +25% In 3Q - Strategy Analytics
Is U.S. Wireless Industry Catching Up on 3G?
Navy and Coast Guard Will Share New EADS Radar
Titan's First Close-Up: Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back Pictures Of Saturn's Moon
Multi-rate Laser Pulses Could Boost Outdoor Optical Wireless Performance
U.S. Plans To Accelerate Deployment Of Aegis Warships For Missile Defense
Nokia wins 115-million-dollar network deal from Brazil's Oi Cellular
10-26-2004
All Eyes On Titan Today
'Nouse' Lets Users Control Computer with Face Movement
Bush, Kerry Have Similar Priorities on Military Spending
NASA Selects Northrop Grumman for First Prometheus Mission to Jupiter
Semi Equipment Market Dead Next Year
TSMC's Chang Sees Plummeting Utilization, '05 Capex Down
France's Mobile Rate Rose To 71% In 3Q
Wireless Service Subscribers In US Up 14.5% - CTIA
Missile Defense Officials Slated To Brief Rumsfeld
10-25-2004
WiMAX Vendor Shakeout in 2005, Report Predicts
Aftershocks From Japan Earthquake Keep Fabs Shut Down
Raytheon Delivers Deployment STANDARD Missile-3 Rounds to Missile Defense Agency
Has the Chip Industry Learned Anything?
XM Seen Unveiling Wearable Satellite Radio
Researchers Beaming About Slowing Down Light
Researchers To Help Design Navy's All-Electric Warship
U.S. Could Shoot Down Euro GPS Satellites If Used By China In Wartime
10-22-2004
More People Dumping Their Landlines
Physicists Succeed In Transferring Information Between Matter And Light
NEC Tops IBM with Speedier Supercomputer
Raytheon Awarded $79 Million Contract for Submarine Sonar
Lockheed Martin Wins $87 Million Job to Upgrade Jordan's F-16s
What's Next After the CPU?
More Nimble Robots Seen Reshaping Manufacturing, Health Care
Wi-Fi Alliance Targets Wi-Fi-cellular Convergence
10-21-2004
U.S. Spending on Wireless Service Overtakes Wireline
Gartner:Global Mobile Telecom Equip Market To Grow 9% In 04
NEC Launches World's Fastest Vector Supercomputer
TI Puts Digital TV on Cell Phones
Use of Civilian Contractors in War Zones is at Record Levels
Einstein's Warped View of Space Confirmed
50 Years of Transistor Radios
Cornell Physicists Finally Solve the Falling-Paper Problem
FCC Chairman to Seek Federal Oversight of VoIP
Robot Use to Surge Sevenfold by 2007
10-20-2004
Keychain Remote Control Turns Off Most TVs
Mobile Phones In India Overtaking Fixed-Line Phones
Freescale Lays Off 1,000 Despite Sales, Earnings Gains
Churches, Theaters, Others Use Blockers To Hush Cell Phones
Powell Calls for 'Revolution' in Telecom Regulation
September Electronics Factory Numbers a Mixed Bag
Europe Assesses its Place in Science Race
Da Vinci X Prize Project Faces Final Insurance Deadline
Higher Power Portable Requirements Drives Micro Fuel Cell Development
Built Via The Internet, Student Satellite Coming To Life At ESA-ESTEC
10-19-2004
U.S. Senator Calls For New Telecom Bill in 2005
Teams Selected To Research Critical Issues In Electric Propulsion
Decaying Antenna Farm Hints At Glorious Radioastronomy Past
China Joins Galileo Nav Satellite Project
World's Longest Electrically Conducting Nanotubes
Popeye Power May Energize Tomorrow's Electronics
Cellular Alternative to Cable, DSL Broadband
DOD Names Eight Contractors for Electronics Engineering Plan
Will Asia Dominate IT?
10-18-2004
Motorola MPx220 Make Debut - Windows Mobile(tm) Software
RF Micro Devices Delivers POLARIS TOTAL RADIO Xcvrs and PowerStar PAMs
Unmanned Chinese Return Capsule Crashes Lands Into House
New Propulsion Concept Could Make 90-Day Mars Round Trip Possible
I.T. Goes Under the Sea With New Oceanography Project
10 Innovations That May Change the Way We Live
Electronics Tops U.K. Patent List
Basic Costs in Fixed Voice Communication Lines to Drop 80% Due to Major New Developments
VoIP Shows Signs Of Going Mainstream
Congress Oks $32B Budget For DHS Before Adjourning For Elections
10-15-2004
FCC Adopts Rules for Broadband Over Power Lines
FCC Deregulates Telcos' Fiber Nets
India's Broadband Policy Frees More Spectrum
Trade Group Says Cellphone Cancer Claims Are Inconclusive
Intel Cancels 4 GHz Chip
Genesis Probe’s Failure Traced to Bad Switches
Purdue Professor Puts New Spin on Quantum Computer Technology
Does Caffeine Affect Our Health?
Super Slow Light May Help Speed Optical Communications
10-14-2004
Study Finds Cell Phones Could Cause Noncancerous Tumors
Mobile Carriers Seeking 4G Options
Inventory Woes Gone?
Partnership Aims to Simplify ZigBee Deployment
U.S. Considers Reopening Trade Talks With Taiwan
Industry Scrambles to Decipher Tax Bill
Europe Decides on Lead-Free Exemptions
Hitachi Unveils China Growth Strategy
Engineers Put Together the Next Mars Probe
Mach 10 Free Flight Of Hypersonic X-43A Slated For November
Jamming Incident Underscores Lessons About Space
Improved GPS Receiver Provides Increased Benefits To Warfighters
10-13-2004
PayPal Service Restored, Company Announces
FDA Approves RFID Chip Implants
7-Eleven Adopting Wireless Technology
Pakistan Test-Fires Nuclear Capable Missile
Space Elevator Effort Starting on Ground Floor
Northrop Grumman Delivers First Fused Multispectral Weapon Sight to U.S. Army
$422 Billion Defense Budget Approved by Congress
Microsoft Issues Flurry of Fixes on Busy Patch Day
VoIP Regulation Worries Resurface at Telecom '04
Lots of Lawsuits
10-12-2004
PayPal Suffers Intermittent Outages
Wi-Fi Alliance Warns Against Early 802.11n Claims
Printed Antenna Takes Laptop Ride
Intel Opens Indian Software College
IMEC Demos CMOS-Based UWB Pulser
Master Mapmakers Take a New Look at the World
In Millionths Of A Second, "Photocrystallography" Captures Big Changes In Transient Molecular Species
India, US Defense Honeymoon Continues
Wireless World: 'Fiction' Of Telecom Rules
VoIP 911 Calls Often Get Lower Priority
10-11-2004
Americans Win Gold at World Cyber Games
Congress Approves $420 billion For Defense
Radio Astronomers Remove The Blindfold
CIA-Funded Venture Firm Seeks High-Tech Aid for U.S. Spies
STMicro to Partner in Chinese Linux Computing Initiative
NEC Hits World's Top Output of 300mW with Blue-Violet Laser
Wafer Shipments to Grow 23% in 2004, Says SEMI
10-8-2004
Review: GPS in Cell Phones Performs Well
Former Silicon Valley CEO to Face Murder-for-Hire Charges
FCC Takes up Broadband Over Power Lines - Hams & RCers Not Happy
Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down After Lightning Strikes
IEEE Ratifies 802.11i
Iran To Launch First Homemade Satellite on Experimental ICBM Platform
Tiny Arm Shuttles Electrons In A New Transistor
Contractors Agree to Build Electric Propulsion Motors for U.S. Navy
Small Firms Vie for Slice Of Security Pie
10-7-2004
Court Ruling Could End Qualcomm-TI Battle
VoIP to Reach 12 Million U.S. Homes, Researcher Claims
Gartner: Cap Equipment Spending to Decline in '05, '06
Spaceports Compete in Race for Business
Get Ready, Here Comes Nanotechnology
Next Step To The Quantum Computer
France To Launch 50 Nanosatellites
10-6-2004
Air Force Looks at New Microwave Weapon
Waking Up During Surgery Far Too Common - Ouch
US Election Could Have Big Sway On Telecom Policy
SensorNet Boss Slams U.S. Approach to Sensor R&D
It's the End of the Scaling as We Know It
Passengers Queue For Out Of This World Flights
China Makes Strides In Space Technology
CA & MA States Rally to Back Biotech Research
L-Mart $135M Satellite Tipping Mishap Blamed on Human Error
10-5-2004
Nokia, Intel Join Forces to Develop Symbian OS Phones
Two Wind Power Projects Receive State Grants
Tightening Wireless LAN Security
General Dynamics Denies Radio is Burning British Soldiers
EADS Goes Full Throttle for U.S. Military Market
Jury Rules for Kodak over Sun in Java Patent Dispute, .NET Next
Taiwan Notebook Makers Have Their China Plants Running Overtime
Ceramic Cellphones
10-4-2004
SpaceShipOne Wins $10M Ansari X-Prize
DoCoMo Fuel Cell Targets Mobile Recharging of Phones
EDA Growth Turns Anemic in Second Quarter
Agilent Announces 13 GHz/40 Gsps
Microsoft to Offer New Windows Flavor for Retail Market
Postal Service Picks Lockheed Martin for $3 Billion Networking Contract
BlackBerry, Bluetooth Miss a Shot to Move Into More Hands
U.S. Missile Defense Nearly Ready
Sun, UT Austin Team Up on Supercomputer
Mechanical Memory Switch Outstrips Chip Technology
10-1-2004
Software-Defined Radio Advances on Several Fronts
Super SIM for China's CDMA Operator
TI, Memsic Cut Deal to Sell CMOS MEMS Sensors
'Actual' August Chip Sales Show Slowing Market Growth
Mount St. Helens Set to Erupt
Caffeine Withdrawal Recognized As A Disorder
SpaceShipOne To Make 2nd X Prize Flight Monday
U.S. Offers Low-Res $50 Bill Image Since "Counterfeit Deterrence System" Hardware/Software Prevents Copying
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
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