Technical Headline News Archive - June 2007

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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New Invisible Nano-Fibers Conduct Electricity, Repel Dirt

Rewriting the Broadcast Regulation Rules

New Cost-Efficient Method For Creating Portable Hydrogen Fuel Cells


Security Alert: Gartner Cautions Business to Be Wary of iPhone

Apple's iPhone Hit Stores Today, Lines Grow

RIM: iPhone Has Helped Business

Nokia Faces Lawsuit over Spelling Errors on Handsets

802.11n Gear to Get Seal of Approval

Vibrations Good for Harvesting Electricity

U.S., Britain Sign Long-Delayed Military Trade Pact

Micron Posts $225M Loss

Cornell, NAIC Search for Funding to Keep Arecibo Radar Alive

World Millionaires' Club Numbers 9.5 Million (...and I'm not in the club)

NASA Mars Rover Ready for Descent into Crater

Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer (um, duh)

UAS Achieves Record Flight Time Using Fuel Cell Battery Hybrid System


Doctors Plan to Store Medical Info Under Your Skin via RFID

TI Goes from ZigBee to Nokia's Wibree

Five Chipmakers Control 32% of Manufacturing

China Mobile Becomes Hong Kong's Most Valuable Company

Internet Services Throttle User Bandwidth

Leaning Tower of Pisa is Saved from Collapse

Cell Phones to Double as Electronic Wallets?

Vietnam Bolsters Efforts to Attract Technology Investments

Mathematicians Discover a Simple Way to Formulate Complex Scientific Results

Browne Keeps Top U.K. Defense Job

U.S. Wind Power is Rising, but Will it Fly?

National Radio Observatory Teams with NASA Gamma-Ray Satellite

Southern Company, Georgia Tech Study Offshore Wind Power Potential (not in Martha's Vineyard's back yard, though)


20-to-1 Chance That Someone Will Be Crushed in the iPhone Rush

‘Entitlement Spending’ a Threat to U.S. Military Strength

Freescale's Mayer: Growth is in Green, Baby Boomers, Connectivity

Global Mobile Phone Use to Pass Record 3 Billion

RFMD Advances in Ranking of Global Wireless Semiconductor Vendors

T-Mobile USA Launches Home Wi-Fi Calling Service

Astronaut Suni Williams, KD5PLB, Back on Terra Firma

Cell-Transistor Interface Clears Biolectronics Hurdl

U.S. Internet Speeds Vary from State to State

Electron Beam 'Carves' the World's Smallest Devices

WirelessHD Readies 60-GHz Spec

London Defense Show Set for September 2007

Student Programmers Aim for $25K Microsoft Prize


Telecom Issues Going Nowhere in Washington

First there Was the Web...Now There Is the Grid

Billions of RFID Sensors to be Fielded by 2015

SuiPo Posters Call Your Cellphone

Conference to Examine Role Technology Can Play in Managing Health Care Costs

LEDs Enter Home Lighting Market

University Researchers Tout "Desktop Supercomputer" Chip

Nanotech Safety Discussed in Washington

Engineers Prove That Boxer, 'Hitman' Hatton, Packs a Mighty Punch

Bringing Mobile Cellular Phones to the Skyways

Australian Prisoners Chipped as Part of a New RFID Trial

Some Waiting for iPhone Improvements Before Buying

Apple Mac Sales Grow Faster than Windows PCs


RIM Denies Governments Spying on BlackBerry Users

GSM Association Calls for More 3G in the GSM Spectrum Bands

Big Wi-Fi Aggregator Will Offer Monthly Flat-Rate Service...

CFLs 'Can Trigger Epilepsy'

Updated: TI Faces Toxics Lawsuit

Scientists Synthesize Nanorods, Nanowires

Wi-Fi Gets Onboard Asia's Trains

Nearly 30 Million Americans to Have Music Phones by End of Year

Phase Matrix to Develop RF/Microwave Down Converter Modules

How Dads Influence Their Daughters' Interest in Math

SiRF Buys Centrality Communications

Possible 'Mile-Wide UFO' Spotted by British Airline Pilot

Google Looks to U.S. to Curb Censorship

Mitsubishi and Areva to Bid for U.S. Nuclear Power Plant


Hacker Taps Cell Phone to Stalk Family


Lutronic Launches NONATEC™ 13,56 MHz Glass RFID Tag

New Analog Circuits Could Impact Consumer Electronics

Coffee Drinking Protects Against an Eyelid Spasm (yet another reprieve)

Spaceport Closer to Breaking Ground

Mobile Devices Ripe Targets for Spies


Indexes Gain on Rally in Semiconductors

FCC Commissioner Takes Brave Stand for Open Access

U.S., Britain Draft Defense Trade Treaty

ITC Denies Qualcomm Request to Stay Order

ESA Seeks Volunteers for Virtual Mars Mission

Hacker Penetrates Pentagon E-Mail System

Asia to Beat Europe in Mobile TV

Latest Solar Cells Look Like Regular Roof Shingles

From Banks to Crime, Mobile Revolution Hits Africa

Nokia & Motorola Lead $100B Camera Phone Market

U.S. Marine Details Technology Needs

AMA Might Label Internet as an Addiction

U.S. General Laments Google Earth Capability


Harris Wins Potential $2.7B Contract for JTRS-Approved Falcon III Tactical Radios - thatsalottamoola

Web Spending Seen Rising by Double Digits Through 2011

BC Partners Wins Control of Satellite Group Intelsat

Hoarding of Old Mobile Phones Slows EU Recycle Drive

Verizon to Allow Customers to Send Money Via Cell Phone

High-Performance Room-Temperature Nanolaser Uses Honeycomb-Like Photonic Crystal

3G Home Femtocells to Deliver Better Value for Mobile Data Users

Microsoft Search Compromise Could Hinder Innovation

Another Step Toward a Liquid Telescope on the Moon

Group: China Passes U.S. as World's Top Emitter of CO2

Online Criminals to Focus Attacks on Digital Homes

A Superconducting Turbojet

Moon Walker Buzz Aldrin: Mars Mission is 'One-Way Trip'

Herman Munster's Identity Stolen Online


The 2006 Electronic Business 300: Top Companies Ranked by Electronics Revenue

France Bans BlackBerry Use by officials - Fears U.S. Espionage

Mixed Outlook for U.S. Tech Firms in Malaysia

WiMAX Forum Opens U.S. Testing Lab

China Developing Home Communications Gateway Based on SDR

Aerospace Leaders Agree on Need for Export Reform

North American Chip Equipment Orders Rise in May

Industry Capital Spending to Inch Up 1% in 2007

Astronaut Suni Williams Sets Female Endurance Record

Nanotube Adhesive Sticks Better than a Gecko's Foot

British Censor Bans 1st Video Game in 10 Years

Wireless Power a Reality

Google Awards $1M Grant to Develop Electric Cars

Gateway Recalls Faulty Battery Packs


Europeans Willing to Pay a Premium for "Green-Electronics"

Vietnamese Police Arrest 5 More Underwater-Cable Thieves

Russia Lays Plans for 300-mm Wafer Fab

'Plug-and-Fight' Missile Defense Advances

Space Station Computers Back in Service

Group Wants Companies to Stop Issuing Quarterly Earnings Guidance

Another Sony Battery Catches Fire

Inappropriate Hiding Place for Cellphone Puts Prisoner in Hospital - Ew!

MPack Trojan Attack Claims 10,000 Web Sites


U.S. Tightens Controls on Military-Use Items to China

$30B to be Invested in the U.S. Homeland Security Market

Bluetooth Bandits Home in on Car Owners' Sat Nav Units

Patent Claims Imperil Statistical Standards Push

FCC Petitioned to Allow 1st Responders' Use of Cellphone Jamming Equipment to Thwart IEDs

Billion-Dollar Upgrade will Replace Aging Navy Satellite Gear

OFCOM Proposals Could Allow U.K. Broadband to Offer WiMax

Vectron Voltage-Controlled SAW Oscillator Cracks the GHz Barrier

ARRL Headquarters Experiencing Computer Outage

Success at Woomera with Scramjet Reaching Mach 10

Two Qubits in Action, New Step Towards the Quantum Computer

Digital Billboards, Signs of the Times

Funding the All-Electric Aircraft


Senate Bill Calls on FCC to Investigate BPL Interference Potential

Space Station Computers Back Online, Shuttle Thermal Blanket Repairs Completed


Cisco Offers $10,000 Prizes for 'Connected Life' Essays

Amateur Radio Marks Historic Voyage

Google Lobbies to Open New Wi-Fi Spectrum

London's Wireless Use Skyrockets

North Korea Executes People Caught with Mobile Phones

TCS Wins $1.1M Contract to Provide Satellite Communications to U.S. Army

Russians Blame U.S. Solar Panels for Computer Failure

Text Messengers to Fight Crime in Boston

Weird Physics Theory: Unparticle Stuff

The Space Junk Threat Complexity - Part 2

Electronics Makers Find Consumers Attracted by Rugged Looks

Broadcom to Pay $146M for Global Locate

Nano, MEMS are Advancing Energy Harvesting Technology

Top 5 Games to Play on an Airplane


Former Fed Official: 1 of 4 U.S. Jobs Headed Overseas

EU Seeks Comment on Loosening Copyright Rules

Scientists Seek to Turn Cars Into a Mobile Communications Network

Text in Time Saves Nimble-Fingered Teen

SIA Cuts Chip Forecast for 2007

USPTO and CoC Educate Businesses on Threats of Counterfeiting, Piracy, Importance of IP Protection

China Aims to Top U.S. in Cyberspace

New Kodak Camera Sensor Could Eliminate Flash

Future Light Bulbs May Be Made of Tinfoil

China Overtaking U.S. for Fast Internet Access as Africa Gets Left Behind

Major Computer Problem Looms Over Space Station (Ctrl+Alt+Del)

Europe Unveils Space Plane for Tourist Market

Going to Bed Late May Affect the Health, Academic Performance of College Students


Men Chat on Mobiles More Than Women

ARRL, DoD, FCC Try to Come to Terms with Pave Paws Radar

Nokia's Wibree Merges with and Becomes Bluetooth

Scientists Create Electron Surf Machine

Vendors, Carriers Rally Around Qualcomm, Against ITC

New Solar Panels for Space Station Installed

Ultrawideband Players Get Wired for Home Nets

To Fix the Shuttle: Bring the Sewing Kit

The Growing Problem of Space Junk

Experts Warn U.S. Hurricane Satellite Near Failure, Replacement Delayed Until 2016

The 342 MPH Environmentally Friendly Supercar

Newly Caught Whale Carries by 100-Year-Old Lance


Nokia's Low-Power Link to be New Bluetooth Standard

The #%$& FCC's Obscenity-Laden War on Obscenity

Wi-Fi Memory Cards Coming to Cameras

Broadcom to Buy GPS Technology Provider for $146M

Akeena Completes $2.2M Largest Military Solar Power Installation

Scientists Move Closer to Wireless Power

Wafer-Scale Lenses Shrink Phone Cameras

Cree XLamp LEDs Used in Beta LED’s Lighting Fixtures

Rocket Pioneer Dies in California

Why You May Not Want an iPhone

New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance

Japanese Scientists Build Robot Child


Ericsson Signs $1B GSM Deal with China

Nokia Slams Qualcomm with Countersuit (corporate ping-pong)

ITT to Support U.S. Navy Research in High-Power Microwaves

EU Agrees Galileo Needs Public Bailout

Silicon Nanowires Upgrade Data-Storage Technology

Azerbaijani Radar a Looming Presence for Nervous Inhabitants

AT&T, Verizon Oppose Google's Airwaves Plan

Tech Appeal Lures Private Equity to Ponder Big Deals

Star Trek Fans Beam into Canadian Wild West

Friday Computer Failure Triggers Worst Flight Delays of the Year

China's e-Waste Capital Chokes on Old Computers

Introducing the Zero Carbon House - and its Free from Stamp Duty

Probing Question: Are There Upper and Lower Limits to Temperature?


Light Bulb Powered Wirelessly From 7 Feet Away (downside - monster coils, hair stands on end)

ITC Imposes Partial Import Ban on Qualcomm Chips

Qualcomm to Seek Bush Veto of ITC Ruling over Broadcom Patent (now that would be influence!)

Vietnamese Fishermen 'Salvage' Internet Lines

Senate Stalls on H-1B Visa Reform Bill

ITT to Support U.S. Navy Research in High-Power Microwaves

Israeli Communications Ministry to Intensify Fight Against Pirate Radio

Cable Tries to Shed Bad-Service Reputation

Britain Launches Nuclear Sub that Can Hear a Ship from Across the Atlantic

RFMD Ships RF382X GaN PowerIC Broadband PA to Military Supplier

International Space Station to Light up the Night Sky

EU Ministers Forced to Plug Galileo Funding Gap

Thin Displays Could Make Digital Paper a Reality

Third Pair of Massive Solar Arrays to Be Launched to Space Station


China to Enforce Universal Cell Phone Charger (this actually makes sense from a waste standpoint)

Bunched Nanotubes Show Promise for Conducting Electricity

DHS Wants Cell Phones to Detect Chemical, Radioactive Material

Google Calls for Raising H-1B Visa Cap (the Rio Grande plan has worked well for those tired of waiting for visas)

EU Adopts Cell Phone Roaming Caps

IBM to Build New NASA Supercomputer

Man Drowns in Sewer Trying to Recover Dropped Mobile Phone (we have a 2007 Darwin Award candidate here)

BluGlass Produces First Blue Light Emission from GaN on 6” Glass Wafer

Energy-Harvesting Modules for Bluetooth Wireless-Sensor Networks

A New Understanding of Crystal Structure of Actinide Metals

Mars Probe Finds Deep Hole on Red Planet

If It's Not Tennis Elbow, It May Be "Wii-itis"

Robot Bear Will Carry Soldiers to Safety


Low-End Phones No Pot of Gold, Says Analyst

Europe Plans to Ban Regular Old-Fashioned Light Bulbs

Engineers, Management Must Break the Work-Harder Cycle Says Panel

eBay Opens Radio Ad Brokerage Service

Demand for Wireless Chip Sets White Hot

Toshiba Launches X-Band GaN HEMT for Radar and Medical Applications

Tech Seeing Red Over Green-Card Pitch

Direct Interconnections Between Nanowires and Human Cells

SEC Says IBM Misled Investors on Expenses

Making Water from Thin Air

Tests of ‘Big Bang’ Project Put Off to 2008


Cellular Handset and Chip Markets 2007

USPTO Celebrates a Decade of Telework

Jolt for Volt: GM Awards Contracts to Speed Plug-in Car

Cadence Stock Soars on Buyout Reports

NASA's Messenger Probe to Fly By Venus Today

DRS Technologies Demonstrates Satellite Communications-on-the-Move Capability

Science Fiction Writers Advise Homeland Security

A Mighty Wind: U.S. Gaining in Wind Power Capacity

Preparing for the iPhone Onslaught

Atlantis Astronauts Ready After Long Wait

Chocolate Constituent Bests Fluoride


FCC Begins Rule Making for the License-Free 60 GHz Band

Flextronics to Buy Solectron for $3.6B

Telefonica HQ Using Solar Panels for Power

SIA: Worldwide Chip Sales Hit $19.9B in April

India Uses "Mooing" Ringtones to Catch Leopards

FCC Issues Waiver for Higher Power Model of UWB Precision Tracking System

Apple Says iPhone to Go on Sale June 29

U.K. Ministry of Defence Selects Raytheon's MicroLight Radio for U.K. Army's FIST Program

New Era for Space Exploration as 14 Space Agencies Take Historic Step

Designers Provide 'Wish List' for EDA Houses

Scientists Convert Heat into Electricity

China Bars Any New Internet Cafes

'Quantum Keys' Sent 200 Kilometers: New Long-Distance Record

The Mysterious Radio Waves of Titan


Huge Wind Machine to Simulate Category III Hurricanes

Physicists Devise Viable Design for Spin-Based Electronics

Change Urged in Wireless Auction


Egg Drop Experiment Gone Awry at Washington School

China to Enforce Universal Cell Phone Charger

BOC Edwards Independent Again after Nearly 40 Years

Michigan Man Busted for Using Coffee Shop's Wi-Fi Network

3G Radio Interface Expanded with OFDMA Technology

Superconductor Discovery Solves 20-Year-Old Mystery

Mall Wants Tech Skills, Honesty in New Hires

Wales Beats Japan, Germany, U.S. in Hotspots per Capita

1/5 of Vacationers Take Laptops Along

Mobile WiMAX Will Grab a Significant Market Share in 2012

NASA Gives a 'Go' to June 8 Shuttle Launch

ISS Spacewalkers Install Debris Panels

Dell to Cut 10% of Workforce

Longstanding Astronomical Puzzle Solved