Technology Headline News Archive - January 2005

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The Russians Are Coming - Technospies

Mars Recon Orbiter to Launch in August

Hungary's 04 Mobile Phone Penetration Rate 86.4%

Phone Sales Jumped in 2004

Phased-Array Antennas get MEMS Relays

Will Anyone Miss FCC's Powell?

New Satellite Companies Formed in European Joint Venture

December's Chip Sales Fell, Expect Same in Q1, Says SIA

RFID Chips In Car Keys And Gas Pump Pay Tags Carry Security Risks

It’s Harder to Wake a Sleeping Teenager than a Sleeping Adult

Public Wi-Fi Awaits its 'Q'


US Navy Release first Photos of Damaged USS San Francisco Submarine

China Says it Had 334.82M Mobile-Phone Users by End of 2004

Cray (they're still around?) to Deliver Supercomputer to US Army Corps of Engineers

Let the Semi Inventory Correction Begin

Flight of the Fly Caught in X-Ray Image

Unexplained Spot Found on ISS (ETs Marked It?)

Tax Concerns Stunt Wind Energy Growth

Military Sales Lift Lockheed Martin Profit To $372M

The Big Lie: Tsunami and Global Warming

Cell Phone Shipments Rise 24 Percent


Embattled Execs Shown the Door

'Huge Amount Of Pain' Seen For Defense As Cuts Loom

Congress Puts Spyware on Hit List

First European Long-Term Space Station Mission This Year

DARPA Picks BAE to Build Radio-Seeking Mortars

Microsoft to Make Windows Anti-Piracy Program Mandatory

Robotic Helicopters Take Flight at UC-Berkeley

TSMC to Raise Capex for 2005 by up to 12%

Analyst Predicts Wi-Fi Will Cut Operator Profits


Radar Golf Claims Breakthrough With RFID Golf Balls

Putting Missile Countermeasures on Airliners Too Costly for Now

Report Says WiMAX Needs VoIP

Cadence Eases Wireless Design With RF IC Flow

American Border Patrol Beefs up Technology

Agilent Forms China Holding Company

ISSI to Reduce 30% of U.S. Workforce

Air Force Picks Raytheon Radar for Unmanned Combat Plane

Canada Steps in to Defend BlackBerry

Space Race 2: Seats Open For Soyuz Flights (take extra food & batteries, though)


US Aborts Plans To Repair Hobbled Hubble: Reports

Coolant Leak Shuts Down The Fermi II Power Plant

Georgia Tech Microgenerator Can Power Electronics

Harris to build Spaceborne Antenna For MUOS Network

IEEE Takes Middle Road On Copyright Infringement

Roaring Laptop Sales Boost PC market

Opportunity Marks One Year On Mars

EDS, Lockheed Martin To Share $800 Million HUD Contract

Analyst Drops 2005 Chip Market Growth Forecast To 2%

Matsushita Electric To Cut More Than 1,000 Jobs


EADS Targets Changes Over Next Four Years

Video Trumps Voice in Cell Phone of the Future

Raytheon Beating Global Hawk Sensor Cost Goals

Thousands Leave Computers, Cell Phones in Cabs

IBM, Airespace Join Mobile VoIP Group

Single-Chip Cell Phone Promise Fulfilled, Claims TI

Harris Corp. Builds Iraqi Television and Radio Networks

Intelligence in Men & Women is a Gray and White Matter

Army Readies Robot Soldier for Iraq

Chipcon Buys Figure8, Forging One-Stop Shop For ZigBee

Global Warming Blamed for Extinction of Dinosaurs (SUVs not responsible)

Duet Chinese To Orbit Earth This Autumn


Michael Powell Steps Down As FCC Chairman Today

Migration to 802.11i Will Be a Bumpy Ride

HSARPA Turning To Industry For Ideas To Detect Bombs In Vehicles, Packages

WiMAX Timeline Delayed by Six Months

Agilent to Acquire Korean Power Amplifier Maker

Semi Suppliers Still Reeling From Inventory, Restructuring Issues

Rare Spate of Solar Storms Bombards Spacecraft

'Evil Twin' Haunts Wi-Fi Users

Ground-Breaking Research Into Effect Of Millimetric Waveband (MMW) Frequencies On Human Skin

Solving the Enigma of Kryptos


LG Denies Talks With Siemens on Handset Unit Purchase

IDirect And Loral Skynet Demonstrate Remote Broadband Wireless Connectivity

Tech Stocks Drop, Pressured by Ebay & Qualcomm

A Century Later, Einstein's Theories Inspire Advances

Russia And Europe Sign Space Agreement

Russia Led In 2004 Space Launches

Titan Is Europe's Latest Space Triumph

Wi-Fi surpasses Ethernet in home networking: Survey

Merrimac Builds Satellite Parts for Air Force GPS Network

Antenna Firm Secures $12 Million to Support Product Development


Motorola Sees Record Q4

Mobile Phone Market Seen to Reach 2 Billion Users in '05

U.S. Air Force Excited About Near-Space Prospects

China to Allow More Cellphone Vendors Into Local Market

V-22 Program Grappling With New Glitch As Key Review Nears

Federal Court Rules for Qualcomm, Against Maxim

A380 Superjumbo Means Big Lift For Aerospace Firms

Solar Storm Could Spark Fireworks in The Sky

Space Race 2: Bezos And Life Beyond Amazon


Cell-Phone Shushing Gets Creative

Web Sites Let Drivers Flag Road Ragers

Race for Next Space Prize Ignites

Commentary: China's 2first Century Management

Tiny Robots Made of Cells and Microchips

Air Force Orders Improved Data Security for Satellites

Counterfeit Parts Still Flood the Supply Chain

Vladimir Putin Calls for Tech Economic Zones

Orthogon Raises Bar in Broadband Wireless

3G Demand Boosts Sony Ericsson

DOD Seen As Close To Deciding Missile Defense Cuts


Qualcomm Bolsters Tgn Sync Group's 802.11n Proposal

Electronics Production Rises Again

Motorola, Oakley to Collaborate on Wearable Bluetooth Devices

Analyst Fined for Spreading False Rumor About RF Micro Devices

Intellectual Quandary

Raytheon Delivers New Radar to Boeing Ahead of Schedule

Amazon Founder Unveils Space Center Plans

Advance In Transparent Electronics Could Spawn New Industry

Diamond Dust May Make Televisions Thin

Scientists Ecstatic At Result Of Titan Probe


Other X-Prize Teams Pressing On Toward Flight

Pentagon Cuts Could Mean Job Losses at Fort Worth, TX, Lockheed Martin Plant

Internet2 Consortium Sets New Internet Speed Record

Korea, Taiwan Vendors Threaten Japan's Hold on Consumer Semis

Space Watch: The Outlook For 2005

USAF Communications Expert to Speak at Military Technologies Conference

Planes Will Soon Fly Stacked More Closely

Space Probe Makes Final Descent Towards Saturn Moon

Opportunity Spots Curious Object on Flat Mars Plain


RF Vendor Changes Name, Upgrades ESL Tool

Hacker Breaks Into T-Mobile Network

Canadian Researcher Invents New Solar Cell

Most Travelers Want to Keep In-Flight Cell Phone Ban

U.S. Commerce Secretary Mixes Sweet and Sour Remarks in China

Deep Impact Lifts Off On Mission To Crash Into Comet

Infineon Issues Earnings Warning

U.S. Missile Test Failure Caused By 'Minor' Glitch

Nanotech Sector Needs Sturdy Business Models

Apple's Profits More Than Quadruple

U.S. Submarine Ran Into Apparently Uncharted Undersea Mountain


MIMO Set to Soar in 05

RFID Tag Market to Reach Almost $3 Billion in 2009

Motorola President, COO Zafirovski to Resign

IBM Top Patent Earner Again In 2004

Raytheon Wins $93.9 Million Navy Radar Contract

Group targets Apple over recycling (iPod=iWaste?)

NanoMarkets Releases New Nanoelectronics Market Reports

Japan To Consider Joint Study On Airborne Anti-Missile Laser System

FCC Says 35 Bidders Qualify for Wireless Auction

Iceland's Hydrogen Buses Zip to Oil-Free Economy


U.S. Lost 1.5 Mln Jobs to China in 1989-2003

Analysis: Fabless to Benefit as Foundries Face Tough Q1

College Grads Moving Back Home

Equipment Industry Celebrates 52% Growth

Deep Impact Comet Probe To Launch Jan 12

U.S. Patent Leader IBM to Give Away 500 Patents

The Scanner You Can Take Anywhere

Scientists Spot Biggest Known Stars

MIMOing Your Way to Faster Wi-Fi


Half A Billion Dollar GSM Upgrade for Trinidad

Companies Extend Lineup to Include WiMAX Support

Korean Exports Expected to Slow in 2005

Carriers Should Rethink Strategies When Launching PTT Outside the U.S. Market

Freescale Demos UWB Cell Phone

WiFi Drives 5-fold Sales Increase at SiGe Semiconductor

‘White Noise’ Focuses Attention On Spooky Sounds

New UWB Technology Demonstrates HDTV Transmission Through A Wall

U.S. Government Readies WLAN Guidelines

Chip-Scale Magnetic Sensor Draws On Mini Clock Design


Harris provides encryption for Raytheon's IFF System

U.S. Official: Hike in H-1B Visas to Indian Workers Likely

Bush Plans to Boost Commercial Human Space Flight

U.S. Schools Behind in Use of Technology

Comet Machholz Visits The Pleiades This Friday Night

What Was Big As a Jeep, Became Smaller Than a Penny

Deploy First, Says FCC's Powell, Ask Questions Later

Elements In Place For Shuttle Return To Flight

Elegant Shape Of Eiffel Tower Solved Mathematically By U. of CO Professor


Harris PTP Radio Approved for Use in China

Mobile Internet Access to get Another Player: Satellite

Vendors Split Over Powerline Technology

Canadian Firm Nets $154M From U.S. for Hubble Repair Deal

Ultrawideband Shows its Potential at CES

Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Demand To Reach 4.5 Million Units in 2013

National Semi Cuts 550 as it Restructures Manufacturing

Companies Team to Enable Push-Button Security in WiFi Nets

Manufacturer Says Recreational Lasers Pose no Danger to Airplanes

Massive Supercomputer Resources Drive Advances In Combustion & Astrophysics Research

L-3 Communications Acquires Tactical UAV Maker

Nanotubes Form Along Atomic Steps


Microwave Weaponry Means 150 Jobs in ABQ

Tech Gives It Up for Asia

Telecom Firms to Develop New Mobile Standard

Las Vegas Airport Offering Free Wi-Fi Internet

Laser Wielder Faces Big Penalties

Motorola Plans Bluetooth Interactive Outerwear

The State Of Weapons Proliferation In 2004

We're All Ears: SETI Listening For ET

Broadcasters Announce Military Channels for Cable TV

Lockheed On The Lookout For Budget Cuts

CEA Expects 2005 Sales to Hit $125.7 Billion


SAIC To Develop High Power Microwave for Air Force

Casio Wrist Watches New Terrorist Weapons

Students Break Electric Vehicle Land-Speed Record

F-35 Trumps F/A-22 In Latest Defense Department Budget Battle

Rover Hits One-Year Mark On Mars

Boom Seen for Cellular Modems Through 2009

'Super 3G' Technology Proposed For Next-Gen Cellphones

Analysis: Scientists And Engineers At War

In-Stat Forecasts 6% Semiconductor Slump In 2005

2005 International Consumer Electronics Show

Analysis: US-Russia Teamwork Unraveling


Tsunami Warning Failed to Get Through-Thai Expert

SIA: Semi Sales Top $19B for November

Terrorism Fight Prods NSA to Look Beyond Its Fortress

Motorola Completes Field Tests of 4.9 GHz Radio

Scaled Composites' GlobalFlyer Readied for Record Flight

Taiwan Police Seize 60,000 Suspect AMD CPUs