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Technology Headline News Archive: September 2004

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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9-30-2004
Saudi Arabia Bans Cell Phone Cameras
Chip Set Pushes Powerline Networking Rates to 85 Mbits/s
Space Pilot Stops Hearts With Dramatic Flight, Returns Triumphant
No-Bid Defense Contracts Found To Be Common
Table Top Particle Accelerators One Step Closer
IBM Claims Supercomputer Speed Mark
SIA: August Chip Sales Up 34.2%
Motion Detector 1,000 Times More Sensitive than Any Known
Space Tourism Could Produce $1B A Year, Futron Says
Kids Visit Margaritaville at Lunch
9-29-2004
SpaceShipOne Reaches Space Again!!!
first Official Flight for the X-Prize
63 Year-Old Mike Melville - Quite A Pilot!
The Entire Flight Was Broadcast Live Over the Internet
Live Video Feed From the Spacecraft
Startup Demos Narrowband, UWB Transmissions on Same Chip
UWB Will be a Hit, Says Researcher
ETSI Exec Warns Against Leaving Telecom Standards to Technologists
Agere Axes 500 Positions
Hackers Target Microsoft's JPEG Flaw
MEADS International Awarded $3 Billion System Development Contract
9-28-2004
Woman Arrested for Talking Too Loudly On Cell Phone
Northrop Grumman Demonstrates EHF Payload Uplink Phased Array Antenna Technology
Industry Group Seeks to Link DoD Networks
Anti-Spam Effort Killed Amid Patent Row
Spy Imagery Agency Watching Inside U.S.
New Technology Could Yield Terabyte Optical Disks
SpaceshipOne Attempt at X-Prize Set for Wednesday, 9/29/2004
Economic Data Mostly Positive, Telecom Gains
Cal Micro Combats Cell Phone EMI With CMOS Process Tweak
More Suppliers Using Lean Manufacturing To Cut Costs, Boost Business
9-27-2004
Monster Asteroid Flyby Excites Doomsters, Skygazers
Govt Eyes New Frequency Band for Cellphone Service-Kyodo
FCC Lets Startup Deploy 4.9 GHz Mobile Mesh Nets
Multispectral Receives $24.5 Million Navy UWB Contract
Mixed-Signal IC Ready for Cordless Pens
Lockheed Martin to Build Navy's $2 Billion Satellite Communications System
Canadian X-Prize Space Launch Put on Hold
Google Conforms to Chinese Censorship
A Laptop That Runs Off of Spinach?
Rover Missions Renewed As Mars Emerges From Behind Sun
British Tycoon Branson Unveils Plan For Commercial Space Flights
9-23-2004
Shoppers Going First to Bricks, Then to Clicks
Canada's Biggest Calculator
Infineon Opens Billion Dollar China Backend Memory Plant
Mexico Churches Wage War on Cell Phones
Internet Task Force Shuts Down Anti-Spam Working Group
RF Player Unveils ZigBee Platform
Will Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Leave a Hole in Your Budget?
Research Firm Cuts Semiconductor Forecasts -- Again
Nokia Launches New Phone And Remote Camera Device
Ericsson Sees China Mobile Users Growing 60 Million Annually
9-22-2004
MN State Trooper Writes 205 MPH Ticket
AT&T Forms VoIP Interop Program
FCC Lets Startup Deploy 4.9 GHz Mobile Mesh Nets
Northrop Grumman Begins Testing Advanced EHF Nulling Antenna
Excerpts From the Greater China Press: September 22
Cirronet Spins ZigBee-Ready Devices
U.S. Can Eliminate Oil Use In A Few Decades
Tax Break Planned for Products Including Chinese ICs
Tech Competitive U.K. Needs Flexible Hours
London Defense Show Set For September, 2005
Teachers Working on New Math Course
9-21-2004
Report: GSM Data Transmission Technology Easily Enhanced
US Broadcasters Object to Planned Digital TV Bill
Microwave Beam Weapon Reportedly to be Deployed in Iraq
Privacy Experts Shun Auto Black Boxes
Nanotechnology May Give Plastic Solar Cells A Boost
Researchers Say Microscope Can See Atoms
Northrop Grumman Wins $232 Million for Air Force E-10A
Big News in Small Batteries from Maxell
IBM, Boeing Ally on Government Info Net
Security Still a Worry as WLANs Expand
9-20-2004
New Concepts Have Emerged for USAF Unmanned Hunter-Killer Aircraft
Ericsson CEO: Global Handsets Sales In 2004 Likely 600 M
China Made Net Direct Investment of US$2.85B Abroad in 2003
Space Station Goes to Plan B For Oxygen
Chipcon Launches Complete ZigBee Development Platform
Newfound Comet Set for Winter Show
America Must Reach For Space Dominance: Teets
World's Most Powerful Ground-based Telescope To Be Unveiled
9-17-2004
Bayesian Spam Filters Use Math That Works Like Magic
Third Interceptor Missile Placed In Silo In Alaska
FAA Says Fixes Will Prevent Repeat Of Radio System Failure
A Nose-Steered Web Surfing System?
Lockheed Martin Enters North American Military Truck Market
Microsoft Plays Up Search in Research Reorg
Intel Outside, Too
Excerpts From the Greater China Press: September 17
Bundling Wi-Fi With Cellular Services Will win Customers
9-16-2004
Carbon Nanotube Oscillator So Small It Might Weigh A Single Atom
FCC Chief Pushes TV Via High-Speed Internet Lines
China's Space Program Seeks Approval for New-Generation Rocket
Bush, Kerry Polled on Science Views
Targeting Those Not Born Yet for Phone Sales
The Wireless Workplace Goes Cellular
Broadband Penetration Rate, Growth Still Breaking Records
Bullish Analyst Cuts 2004 Chip Market Forecast by 7%
Wi-Fi May Be Portable, But Wires are Reliable
UWB Stretches Further
9-15-2004
U.S. Auto Industry on a Fast Boat to China
Expand Programming Skills or Lose Your Job, Consultant Warns
Consolidation Fears Overblown, Chip Execs Say
MIT Prof Predicts Half-trillion RFID Tags by 2010
No Recession in 2005, Gartner Masterminds Panel Says
Microsoft Issues New JPEG Security Patch
X-37 Space Plane Becomes Classified Project
INTERVIEW: IBM Eyes Half of China's Computer Market
9-14-2004
SpaceshipOne X-Prize Attempt In 2 Weeks
On Fed Payroll, Hackers Seek to Save America
Forbes: The Next Cell Phone Gold Rush
Alternative Stock Option Plan Reportedly in the Works
Estimated 40% of IC Makers Will Disappear, Says Gartner
USAF to Buy 'Hundreds' of STOVL JSFs, Gen. Jumper Says
Discovery Could Lead To New Strategies For Operating Fuel Cells
9-13-2004
FCC Adds Spectrum for 3G Services
GaAs Growth Continues to Rely on Wireless Markets
First DVB-H Trial Balloon Flies in U.S.
Quantum Chip Circuitry Demonstrated
Europe Gains in Chip Design
Semico Downturn Forecast for 2005
Navy Asks Raytheon to Develop Satellite Communication Architecture
Scientists Salvage Some Genesis Data
Businesses Cast Wi-Fi Lures to Hook Customers
Indian Software Boom on Track, Industry Head Says
9-10-2004
NASA Budget Cuts Would Severely Hinder Exploration, O'Keefe Says
Cell Phone Vendors to Work on Mobile TV
Northrop Grumman Will Modernize B-2 Bomber's Radar
Genesis Team Begins Inventory Of Science Canister
In Britain, Somebody's Watching You
Intel Outlines Vision of Future Internet
9-9-2004
Nokia Raises Outlook on Better Phone Sales
Genesis Capsule Carrying Solar Dust Crashes
Boeing Announces Major Commercial Satellite Contract
Glass Semiconductor Softens With Low-Power Laser, Then Re-Hardens
Microsoft Targets Local Radio With New Service
Smelly Robot Eats Flies to Generate its Own Power
TSMC August Sales Continue to Hit Record Highs
Capacity Utilization Peaked in Q2, Says Researcher
NEC's first year in America
9-8-2004
Hurricane Damage At KSC Threatens Shuttle Schedule
Nokia 9500 Communicator To Include Blackberry 1Q 05
Study Cites Threats to Handset Vendors
Apple Patches 15 Mac OS X Flaws (what, Macs aren't perfect?)
Lockheed Martin Wins Navy Bid for MH-60R Helicopter
United Defense Picks Curtiss-Wright to Upgrade Bradley Fighting Vehicle
You Want Fries With That, We Predict
Muppets Win Popularity Contest for Screen Scientists
Hectic Hurricane Season Hints at Things to Come
NASA A 'Go' For Midair Capture Of Samples From The Sun
9-7-2004
Samsung to Launch Phone with Mini Hard Drive
Engineer Aron Ralston: One Hand Gone, But Not His Spirit
IT Labor Boomerangs Back Home
Outsourcing Hits a Fault Line in Tech
Intel Targets 2005 for WiMax Roll Out
Asia Growth May Soften Impact of Semi Downturn
9-6-2004
Module Makers Take Sides in Bitter UWB Battle
Mobile Phone Market May Be Overheating
Nanodots to Launch Memories w/10T Bits/in2
Figure 8 Wireless Selected to Demonstrate ZigBee Wireless Device Networking Solution
Suppliers, Competitors Balk at Wal-Mart's RFID Lead
Best Buy Taking Baby Steps to Full RFID
RFID's Vertical Buildup Reflects Industry Challenges
Vulnerability Of U.S. Power Grid Identified
Big Brother in the back seat?
Space Elevator Competition Starts
Missile Defense To Tie US To Iraq, Afghanistan, Caspian
9-2-2004
Australia Awards EADS $1 Billion Helicopter Contract
Global Chip Sales Growth Moderates in July
Inventory Issues Show in Rising July Chip Sales, Says SIA
Samsung Signs up for Near Field Comms Devices
Space Elevator Contest Proposed - Elevator:2010
UWB Chip Start up TZero Nets $15.5 Million
Roaming Between CDMA and GSM Networks
China's Secret Cape Canaveral A Sprawling City Of 15,000, "Warmly Love the Motherland, and Contribute Without Thought of Personal Gain."
9-1-2004
Raytheon Gets Navy Radar Detector Award Worth up to $210M
Chinese Handset Exports Double
Motorola Takes Top Spot in China Handset Market in 1H
LSI Logic Chairman Says Chip Industry In 'Wait-and-See' Mode
Near Field Communication Inches Closer
Laser Mouse Has no Squeaking Parts
Light Oscillations Become Visible
Space Race II Looking For a Hole-in-One on October 2
Computers: Scientific friend or foe?
 
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