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Technical Headline News Archive - August 2008

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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8/31/2008
Researchers Develop New Technique for Fabricating Nanowire Circuits
Satellite Phones Make Cowboys Wildfire Sentinels
UK Economy Worst in 60 Years
Millions of Young Chinese Addicted to 'Unhealthy' Internet Games
8/29/2008
iBlunder: Steve Jobs Obituary Published by Bloomberg
EU Commission Releases Updated Standards List for R&TTE Directive
UMC Offices Raided by Taiwan Prosecutors
Pirelli Bringing 'Chipped' Tire to Market in 2010
Updated Standards List for "New" Low Voltage Directive Released (EU)
International Rectifier Rejects Vishay Takeover Bid
Slow Economy is Causing Flat or Lower Salary Expectations for Job Seekers
Making the Electric Grid Smart
EU Blocks U.S., Japan, Taiwan Bid for WTO Hi-Tech Imports Ruling
Nanotech Wins Funding to Push CMOS to Multi-Gigabit Rates
Top Selling Mobile Phones in August
[Electron] Spin is In
Small GPS Devices Help Prosecutors Win Convictions
Judge Rules Qualcomm Still Supporting Broadcom Tech
Oki to Spin out Telecommunications Business
Fusion Effort in Flux
Infineon Tops Power Semiconductor List
TV Remains Important Source of News; Web Use Grows
Strife in Russia and Pakistan Renew the Need for a Strong Military
Hitachi Faces Dallas Federal Lawsuit over HD Television Defects
Face of Defense: Guardsman Wraps up 4 Decades of Service
8/28/2008
Computer Virus Infects International Space Station Laptops
DOD Issues RFP for Active RFID
Revealed: The Internet's Biggest Security Hole
Is Sony Ericsson About to Break Up?
First Bluetooth-Enabled TVs Launched
Survey: U.S. Workers' Confidence in Job Market Sags
Mobile Phone Sales Rise 12% to 305M in Q2/2008
New LIDAR System Sees the Sky in 3D
China Mobile to Unleash 3G Next Year
Nokia Continues Open Channel Push in U.S.
UK's NPL to Create Encyclopedia for Space Nanomaterials
AT&T Plans to Invest More Than $15M This Year in the Maine Wireless Network
RFID Provides Utility Company with Real-Time Visibility
Corrupt File Brought Down FAA's Antiquated IT System
Tropical Storm Gustav Threatens U.S. Energy Infrastructure
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 Lets You Browse in Private
USPTO: Patents Duplicate Copy of Forms for Fee Processing No Longer Required
China Telecom Says Profit Slips 8%
Reborn Online Retail Fires Salvo in Shipping War
Auto Industry Redesigns Engines While Ethanol Debate Rages
New Air Force Weapon Makes Combat Debut in Iraq
Automakers Recruit Consumers to Test-Drive Hydrogen Car Prototypes
8/27/2008
Inventor Sues Google, Verizon, Others on Voicemail
Airport Troubles Yesterday? - Glitch at Georgia FAA Center Delays Flights Nationwide
Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Increased 12% in Q2 of 2008
Standards Issues Dominate Panel Discussion at EMC Symposium
U.S. Appetite for Mobile Web Surfing Expected to Surpass UK This Month
SEMICON Europa 2009 to be Held in Dresden
Femto Pioneer Snags Extra Funding
U.S. Wind Power Strangled by Antiquated Power Grid
Motorola Deploys Campus-Wide Wireless LAN for Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Microsoft Develops Key Wi-Fi Technology for Cars
MEMS Sensors Pass Actuators in the Marketplace
Gamma Ray Probe Gets New Name and Fame
Record Breaking Solar Plane Unwrapped
Oral Histories Debut on IEEE.tv
Wireless Data Roaming Wins Gold During Beijing Olympics
Breakthrough Nikon SLR Shoots Standard and HD Video
Mystery 'iPhone Girl' Generates Internet Intrigue
Do You Care About IE 8?
NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Climbing Out of Crater
New Evidence Debunks 'Stupid' Neanderthal Myth (I thought the Geico commercials took care of that)
Space Shuttle Atlantis to Move to Launch Pad Saturday
8/26/2008
Pet Dog Takes Top Prize in the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships
Spectrum Control Receives $2.8M Order for RCIED Jammer Upgrades
Judge Urges Ban on Importation of SiRF GPS Chips
RFID Implementation Experts and Visionaries to Speak at TechInsights' RFID World 2008 Event
Brazil: Tech Powerhouse, but Gap Remains
Broadcom Acquires AMD DTV Business for $192.8M
The ESD Association: Voluntary Standards in Action
Wireless Sensors Zero in on Crime
Chinese Ad Agency Serves Over 2.3B Mobile Adverts in H1 '08
Sony Claims Record-Power 7.2W 635nm Red Laser Array
IBM Makes First Steps Toward Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanophotonic Devices
Military Satellite Services Workshop to Be Held on September 22
Infineon NXP Merger Talk Starts Again
Strange Clouds at the Edge of Space
Greener Cars Set to Change IC Landscape
RFID Provides Utility Company with Real-Time Visibility
Wilmington Stations Quietly Conduct Soft DTV Test
Experts Predict Deaths Will Outnumber Births in Europe by 2015 (Scary story - just like in the U.S.)
Strife in Russia and Pakistan Renew the Need for a Strong Military
Melting Glaciers Likely Sculpted Mars Gullies (What? How did SUVs and humans get to Mars?)
Consumers Can Predict Inflation As Well As Professional Economists
8/25/2008
Surprising New Markets Drive Six-fold Increase in GPS Shipments
IBM Demonstrates Light-Emitting Nanotube
FCC Puts off Plan to Change Cell Roaming Rules
Intel and CSR Plan to Cut Power of Bluetooth
Broadcom to Acquire Digital TV Business from AMD
Fire Causes Heavy Damage in Battery Factory
Where Cell Phones Go to Die
Fast Quantum Computer Building Block Created
Medical EMC Standards: Towards the 4th Edition of IEC 60601-1-2
HD Radio Gets Automotive Push
Satellite's Data Collection Will Support Warfighter
Road Tolls Hacked
Claims of Cellphone Jamming During Tata Motors Factory Protests
Freescale Loses Second Senior Exec in Weeks
Radio Revenues Fall 6% in July
SEMI's Forum Considers Slow Growth, Memory Pains, Design Capability Decline
Electronic Binoculars from Northrop Grumman Team to Detect Threats Through Brain Activity
MARS to Assist with Republican, Democratic National Conventions
Recent Cyber Attacks Serve as Lesson, General Says
U.S.-Russia Chill Threatens NASA Space Program
'Edible Optics' Could Make Food Safer
8/24/2008
The [Intel] Atom Bomb
Wireless GPS and Satellite Weather for Electronic Flight Bags
OLED Has 8,000 Hour Lifetime (that's <1 yr full-time)
Light Touch: Controlling the Behavior of Quantum Dots
U.S. Behind Foreign Suppliers of Eco-Friendly Auto Electronics
8/22/2008
Can You See Me Now? - Sign Language on Mobile Phones Tested
MIT Team Makes Step Toward Human Cell-Sized Battery
U.S. News Media Group Announces America's Best Colleges: Harvard, Amherst, and Williams Top 2009 Lists
Russia to Pour $25B into Technology
ARRL Responds to Concerns Raised by California Repeater Owners Affected by PAVE PAWS
FCC Proposes to Ban Use of Wireless Microphones in 700 MHz Spectrum
Virus-Assembled Microbatteries
Large Hadron Collider Set to Unveil a New World of Particle Physics (if it doesn't create an Earth-swallowing black hole)
New Version of USPTO's Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) Released
Intel Looks at Shape-Shifting Materials Based on Tiny Robots
Forecast International Projects $50B ELV Market
Intel Demos Way to Wirelessly Charge Gadgets
Telecom Rollouts Raise Ire over Utility Boxes
Dusting for Copyright Clues with Digital Fingerprinting Tech
Kennedy Space Center Reopening Delayed
Graphene Could Make Nonvolatile Molecular Memory
Sony Unveils Wireless Multi-Room Audio System for iPod Players
NASA Destroys Rocket after Failed Launch
Swiss Secret Sauce to Power Green Helicopters
New 'Skypephone' – with HDSPA – on Way from 3
8/21/2008
Quantum Halfway House Between Magnet and Semiconductor Discovered
Innovation-Aid Software Gets Infusion of 1.3 Million IEEE Documents
White Spaces Debate Continues after Testing
Space Espionage: A High Priority
Intel Designing Wireless Wallet for e-Cash
The ESD Association: Voluntary Standards in Action
Microsoft Enlists Jerry Seinfeld in Ad War Against Apple
Compound Semiconductor Market to Grow at 17.3% to $33.7B by 2012
Supply Chain Sales Recovery Continues
"BlackBerry-Like" Services for the Soldier — Lt. Gen. Sorenson Says It's Possible
Dow Corning Introduces Thermal Interface Material
Invention Kits Let You Build (almost) Anything
Europe Flexes Mobile Muscles
Intel Seeks Unified Approach to 60 GHz Wireless
Sony Ericsson Launches Its First AWS Handset on T-Mobile USA
Wireless Merger Drives IC Consolidation
Army Cyber Ops Faces Forensic Backlog
Polymer Electric Storage, Flexible and Adaptable
Apple Blames Battery Maker for iPod Nano Fires
NASA Releases Orion Crash Photos
EU Quizzes Eutelsat on Failure to Transmit Private Chinese TV
8/20/2008
U.S., Japan, Taiwan Go to WTO to Challenge EU High-Tech Tariffs
Army Moves Ahead with Mobile Laser Cannon
Laser Gunship Fires; 'Deniable' Strikes Ahead?
Ready or Not, U.S. Schoolchildren Join the Copyright Debate
SRC Urges Lawmakers to Prioritize Government, Industry Collaboration to Boost American Competitiveness
Intel's Barrett Chides U.S. for R&D Shortfall
Key Advance Toward 'Micro-Spacecraft'
STMicroelectronics and Ericsson to Merge Mobile Chip, Applications Units
Successful Launch for Third Inmarsat-4 Satellite
Cadence Withdraws $1.6B Mentor Bid
NASA Engineers Complete Engine Test Series for Ares I Rocket
2010: Year of the Femto
New Speed Record for Magnetic Memories
Apple Releases Fix for IPhone 3G Connectivity Woes
First Solar to Expand Manufacturing and Development Facilities in Ohio
Ohio a Cornerstone of Space Exploration
Iran Tried But Failed to Launch Satellite
Union Pacific RR Builds on Military Heritage by Supporting Guard, Reserve Employees
American Launches In-Flight Internet on 3 Routes
Text Messaging Could Help Obama's Turnout (it's actually a brilliant plan, and since McCain admits to not using the Internet...)
Google Aims for Geothermal Energy Breakthrough
8/19/2008
Inventory Days Lean, Component Makers Well Positioned to Benefit
Japan to Start Overseas Cell Phone Technology Push
Piling on the Homework: Does It Work for Everyone?
U.S. Seeks WTO Panel in Hi-Tech Row with EU
Nokia Shows off Carbon Fibre Mobile Phone
US Missile Defense in Europe Becomes a Reality
Qualcomm Describes New Mobile Display Technology
DOD ups Research with Navy Supercomputer
Experts Urge Industry to Broaden Carbon Footprint Calculations
September U.S. Launch Likely for BlackBerry Bold
Cracks Appear on India's Road to 3G
Self-Assembling Polymer Arrays Improve Data Storage Potential
U.S. Consumers Buying Fewer Cell Phones
Iran Says Rocket Can Carry Low-Orbit Satellite
Google Pushes White Space, Says Free the AirWaves
Network Affiliate Groups Agree to Month-Long DTV 'Quiet Period'
China to Launch Venezuela's First Satellite
General Motors R&D Chief Larry Burns Sees 'Electric Drive' across Product Line
Overheated iPod Nano Caused Fires
Housing Price Crunch Hits the U.K.
Oil Prices Slide Close to $110/Barrel
8/18/2008
FCC's McDowell Seeks "Fairness Doctrine" for Web Content (careful what you ask for...)
ARRL Lab Manager to Serve as Technical Session Chair at IEEE EMC Conference
Congressman Supports Licensing White Space Devices
28TEL Challenges Skype with 'Mobility on VOIP'
Dropped Calls Plague iPhone 3G, and Not Just in U.S.
China's ZTE Aims to Be Top-5 Mobile Phone Manufacturer Within 3 Years
Japan Gets First Home-Grown Commercial Communications Satellite
Toward Plastic Spin Transistors: Ultrafast Computers and Electronics on the Horizon?
Pakistani Scientists Have a Way to Boost Download Speeds
Scientists Say We Can See Sound
Metals Self-Assemble into Nanostructures
ARRL Executive Committee Approves Nine Education & Technology Program Grants
Saturn's Geyser-Spewing Moon Enceladus Stumps Science
IR to Make no Immediate Response to Vishay's $1.6B Bid
Remains from 1948 Plane Crash Indentified
After Field Tests, Mixed Signals on White Space Broadband
New Speed Record for Magnetic Memories
Energy Storage for Hybrid Vehicles
Children of Deployed Parents Aim for Stars at Space Camp
Iran Sparks U.S. Concern with Satellite Rocket Launch
8/17/2008
Vishay Offers $1.6B for International Rectifier in Unsolicited Bid
New Theory for Latest High-Temperature Superconductors
The Gender Divide: Mobile Gets Girly
Military AI Could Rule the Internet
New Wireless Application: Spy Cam in Wal-Mart Set to Beam Credit Card Numbers to Thieves
Next-Gen Computer Antivirus System Developed
Not Green: NBC Beijing Olympic Set Air Conditioned -- Outdoors
8/15/2008
White Spaces: Ready for Development Permits or Off-Limits?
Apple the New King of Silicon Valley as Market Value Overtakes Google
Banking Group Considering Dumping BlackBerrys for iPhones
Infineon Chip Causing Problems on iPhone
Drawing Circuits with Nano Pens
Open-Source Software No Longer up for Grabs
VCs Hope to See Wi-Fi Everywhere
Massive Solar Project Garners Protests from Solar Energy Industry
Chemists Take Gold, Mass-Produce Beijing Olympic Logo
Rambus to Cut 21% of Headcount
TCS Wins U.S. Army Contract for up to $246M in Deployable Satellite Solutions
NREL Sets Solar Cell Efficiency Record of 40.8%
Pentagon Puts Hold on USAF Cyber Effort
Changes to Representation of Others Before the USPTO
Bluetooth Still Has Space for Growth
Sprint Nextel Reports Continued Progress on 2 GHz BAS Relocation Project
Solar Collector Could Change Asphalt Roads into Renewable Energy Source
Fliers Cheer Laptop Policy Change
Physicists Await Dark-Matter Confirmation
8/14/2008
Quantum Signals Move at 10,000 Times Speed of Light
NIST Releases Preview of Much-anticipated Online Mathematics Reference
Car Internet Debuts from Chrysler
Stanford, Korean Nanofab Center, Oregon-Based Semi Startup Claim 3D IC Breakthrough
MIT's Lincoln Lab Upgrades Sputnik-Era Antenna
IBM Builds Canadian Supercomputer
Stretchy, High-Quality Conductors
UK Consumers Using More Communication Services - But Paying Less
RFMD Expands 3G Front-End Leadership with Triple-Path Cellular Front-End
HP Labs Adopts 41 University Projects
Energy Storage for Hybrid Vehicles
MIPS Plans 15% Layoffs Amid $100M Write-Down
Mentor Adds Simulation to Electrical Design Software
Spaceship Could Fly Faster Than Light
Standards Still Emerging for Military Wireless Nets
'Laser-Crazers' Face Felony Charges for Pointing Lights into Aircraft
Steep Price Increase Expected for Tantalum
IBC2008 New Technology Campus Promises Peek at the Future of Television
Teen Tries GPS Defense to Fight Speeding Ticket
Nebraska Ham Couple Killed at Home
Probe of Military Voting Assistance Programs Sought
8/13/2008
Gartner 'Surprised' by Semiconductor Market's Robust 1st Half
Mobile Phone Recycling Secures $15 Million in Funding
Japan's Chip Industry Seeks Ties with Indian Designers
'Anti-Noise' Silences Wind Turbines
US Mobile Advertising Experiences 13% Quarterly Growth
Mining Company Gets Cash to Pull Lithium from Waste Water
Electron Trapping within Reconnection
Police Turn to Secret Weapon: GPS Device
Solar Power Boosts Applied But Casts Industry Shadow
High-Tech Heart of New Radio Telescope Passes First Test
New Air Force Leaders Pledge to 'Reinvigorate' Acquisition Service
FCC Commissioner: Return of Fairness Doctrine Could Control Web Content (careful what you wish for)
First All-Nanowire Sensor
CEA's Wilson: Radio Committed Suicide
Sematech EUV Resist at 22 nm Half-Pitch
NASA Pushes Back First Launch of Space Shuttle Replacement
Prosecutors: Cyber Law Applies to Suicide Case
Cassini Begins Transmitting Data from Enceladus Flyby
Ericsson Expands Síminn's WCDMA Network into 900 MHz Band
Spaceship Could Fly Faster Than Light
Are We Science-Savvy Enough to Make Informed Decisions?
8/12/2008
China to Overtake U.S. Next Year as Largest Manufacturer
Slowdown Seen for Electronics, Semis
Actual Data Shows Global Chip Market Grew 12.2% in June
ITC Upholds Broadcom Patent Infringement Claim Against SiRF
FCC to Raise Vanity Call Sign Fees
Buckyball Gel Enables Stretchable Conductors
New Metamaterials Bend Light Backwards
Nearly Half of U.S. Motorists Use Mobile Phones While Driving
DataPath MobiLink(TM) Enables High-Bandwidth Communications On-the-Move for Military Vehicles
Lego, NI Team up on Robotic Toy
Students Build and Launch a Sensor into Space
NASA: Shuttle Successor to Fly No Earlier Than 2014
Beijing Olympics: Faking Scandal Over Girl Who 'Sang' in Opening Ceremony
250 Attend Annual Independent Inventors Conference
Going Deep: Ocean to Power Grid, Recharge Fuel Cells
Nitronex Awarded Phase II STTR Grant to Enhance GaN-on-Si HEMTs
Speed, Flexibility Key for RF PXI Instruments
Scientists Make World's Smallest Balloon, for Microscopic Birthday Parties
Dollar Hits 6-Month High Against Euro
Bringing Invisibility Cloaks Closer
8/11/2008
Motorola Clings Onto Top Spot in US Handset Market
Germany Town Requires Solar Panels on Homes
DISA Issues Call for Spectrum White Papers
3G Basestation Slowdown Hits RF Power IC Market
A Plastic That Chills
USAF Space Command Announces Commercial Space Launch Proposal
Honeywell Layoffs Latest in String of Manufacturing Cuts
Qiao Xing Mobile Sells 100,000 Gold Plated Mobile Phones
UBS: iDEN Sale on the Table
ARRL's "Big Project" Makes a Big Impact on Youth
Science Close to Unveiling Invisible Man
World's Biggest Solar Farm Planned in India
LiMo Mobile Linux Takes on Google and Nokia
Skipping Atomic-Scale Stones to Study Some Chemistry Basics
Beijing Olympic 2008 Opening Ceremony Giant Firework Footprints 'Faked'
Western U.S. to Have Best Glimpse of Perseid Meteor Shower
Students Barred from Showing Subway Hack
Boeing Awarded Contract for GPS Enhancement Demonstration
Researchers Work to Convert Car Exhaust into Energy
8/10/2008
Turning Those Old Electronic Circuit Boards into New Park Benches
U.S. Swimmers Trim Times at Beijing Olympics Using 'Top Secret' Technology
With Batteries Charged, Spirit is Ready For More Science
Boeing Awarded E-6B Upgrade Contract
Compressor-Free Refrigerator May Loom in the Future
8/8/2008
Student Caught Hacking Webcams While Fixing Laptops to Spy on Women
Cheaper LEDs Possible by Growing Gallium Nitride on Silicon
ARRL Internet Services Experienced Network Problems
Northrop Grumman to Assist Navy Electronic Aircraft Program
Large Area Transistors Get Helping Hand from Quantum Effects
IBM Ends 20% Premium Pay
Semiconductor Materials Sales Outstrip IC Sales
FCC Announces Sites for White Spaces Field Testing
Big Day Set for Big Bang Machine (Large Hadron Collider)
Infineon, STATS ChipPAC, STMicroelectronics to Develop Wafer-Level-Packaging Standard
India Allots 3G, WiMax Spectrum
Apple, RIM and Palm Sued Over GSM Patents
UWB-Based 1394-Over-Coax to Provide Home Network Backbone
Broadband Low-Noise Amplifier Provides Mobile-TV Reception from VHF to L Band
EC Plan to Use Radio Links for Car Safety
Internet Security Hole Revealed
Anadigics Slashes Q3 Revenue Guidance from $75-81M to $62-65M
Poland Can Accommodate More Tech Companies, Says IBM
Even the Taxis at the Olympics Will Be Bugged (just one of the beauties of Communism - no court orders needed)
Card-Playing Bots Could Doom Online Poker
Solar System is Pretty Special, According to New Computer Simulation
8/7/2008
Is the ARRL.org Website Being Hijacked? (it gives a page with a message about redirection)
Internet Flaw a Boon to Hackers
Ultra-Wideband Over Coax Standard Adopted
Beyond 3G – Ultra-fast Mobile Radio Networks of the Future
'Superatoms' Open Window to Nanoparticle Chemistry
Jupiter and Saturn Full of Liquid Metal Helium
Wireless Power Meters Help Olympic Athletes
Operators Need to Look at the Bigger Picture for NFC
Fuel Cell Advance Could Lower Cost, Boost Efficiency
SpaceX Blames Rocket Failure on Bad Timing (Mr. Scott's ashes lost)
Deutsche Telekom 2Q Profit Down 35%
DNS Flaw Underscores Danger of Taking Web Security for Granted
Shape Matters for Nanoparticles
Eye Spy: U.S. Scientists Develop Eye-Shaped Camera
AT&T Extends Deadline for College Mobile Applications Developer Contest
The Alternative-Energy Bubble - Will It Burst?
China's Space Ambitions
Sprint WiMAX, CDMA Spend Falls
'Dead' Man Awakens Before Autopsy, Shocks Doctors by Asking for Glass of Water
8/6/2008
Queen's Brian May Publishes Astrophysics Ph.D. Thesis (see earlier Smorgasbord)
Electronics Recruitment Defies Market Gloom
EU Reserves Frequencies for Car-to-X Communications
Gaping Internet Security Hole Discovered
Breakthrough in Quantum Mechanics: Superconducting Electronic Circuit Pumps Microwave Photons
Semiconductor Sales Surge in First Half of Year
Sanyo Eyes 10% Share of Solar Market
Compressing Light
TSA to Allow Laptops to Stay in Approved Bags
Cheaper 'Supermagnets' Could Drive Future Hybrid Cars
Molecular Switching Moves Closer to Reality
A First in Integrated Nanowire Sensor Circuitry
SI GaAs Epi Market to Grow 7% in 2008 Then 10% in 2009
Boeing Awarded Contract for GPS Enhancement Demonstration
Garmin and Harley-Davidson Team Up to Offer Road Tech Zumo
Russian Gang Hijacking PCs in Vast Scheme
WiMAX Based Sensors Monitoring Volcanos
Panel Recommends Changes to Military Retirement
Sony Invests $369M to Expand Lithium-Ion Battery Production
Surrey Satellite Technology U.S. Opens for Business
DOJ, Secret Service Move Against International Hacker, ID Theft Ring
8/5/2008
Researchers to Herd Headset-Wearing Cows from Afar
Driving 80 mph While Texting, in the Wrong Lane...
Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales on Pace to Grow 11% in 2008
Conference to Connect Inventors with Contract Manufacturers Aimed at Re-Inventing 'Made in USA'
New Applications Drive Printed Electronics Market
RADAR 97: Nearly All College-Educated 18-49s Listen to Radio
Senate Approves Cyber-Crime Bill
Handset Makers Jump Onboard Mobile Linux
Raytheon Technique for Growing Semiconductor Compounds on Silicon to Provide Affordable ICs to DOD
House Legislation Could Overhaul FCC
Military Use of Robots Increases
National Instruments Introduces 10 Wi-Fi and Ethernet Data Acquisition Devices
World's Highest-Resolution Holograms Debut
USPTO Unveils New Educational Museum Exhibit
Fuel Cell Breakthrough Promises Cheaper Eco-Friendly Cars
Mobile Social Networking Global Revenues over $3B by 2013
225,000,000 Households Worldwide to Receive HD Programming by 2013
Buoyant H1 Growth for Semiconductor Industry
Nano Sculptures in Gold
The Wave: Banned in China?
8/4/2008
Printed Electronics Materials to Surpass $11B by 2015
Worldwide Chip Sales Up 5.4% in First Half of 2008
A Cool Fuel Cell
Automotive Semi Content to Grow Constantly, Semicast Says
Potential of Graphene Films as Next-generation Transistors Demonstrated
India Unveils 3G, WiMax Plans
Raytheon Technique for Growing Semiconductor Compounds on Silicon to Provide Affordable ICs to DOD
Test Socket Industry Faces Issues Scaling Below 0.4 mm Pitch
Qualcomm Executive to Lead Motorola's Mobile-Devices Unit
Project to Rebuild Internet Gets $12M, Bandwidth
Torch is Passed to MEMS
China to Release 700 Hours of Chang'e-1 Moon Data
FCC Rules Comcast Violated Federal Policy in Blocking Internet Traffic
Sony Ericsson Unveils James Bond's Latest Phone
NASA's Phoenix Spacecraft Confirms Martian Water
Filtronic Sells Defence Electronics Business to Teledyne
Boeing Team to Design New Spacecraft Power Generation System
Functional Nanoribbons Carved Using Super-Heated, Nano-Sized Particles of Iron
Researchers Knock Cost from SmCo for Rare Earth Magnets
China Becomes a Physics Powerhouse
In Maine, a $600 Laptop for Every Middle-Schooler on the Taxpayer's Dime (admits no evidence in improved student performance - not mentioned until the middle of the story)
Beijing Games Hit by Internet Ticket Scam
8/3/2008
Atmel May Cut 210 Jobs in France
China's Consumption of Domestically Designed Chips to Increase More than 60% by 2012
Brightest, Sharpest, Fastest X-ray Holograms Yet
Nokia Goes for the Kill, Lowers Prices
8/1/2008
DOD Launches Scientific Search Site
Arkansas Man Dies Tampering with Electric Meter After Service Shut Off
Chips Hold Key to Embedding 4G Technology
AmpTech Opens for GaAs, InP Foundry Services
GaAs Microelectronics Market to Slow to 9% in 2008
AXT Still Grows Despite Dip in 6" GaAs Shipments
Top Frequency Coordinator Suggests White Space Device Tests at Political Conventions
U.S. Agents Can Seize Laptops
NASA Nanosatellites Catch Ride on Rocket
World's Top Foundries to Feel Pinch of Economic Uncertainty in 08Q3
RFIC Market Distortion Danger Say Analyst
Cheap Way to 'Split Water' Could Lead to Abundant Clean Fuel
Online Business Booming for Catalog Distributors
Solar-Power Breakthrough Yields 24/7 System
WiMAX for Spotting Tomorrow's Forest Fires
NASA Extends 'Successful' Phoenix Lander Mission
Magnetic Measurement Tools Attract Attention
Eclipse Delights Millions in Siberia, China (of course, with all the industrial smog they are used to the sun disappearing during the day)
Growth Slows Down, Consolidation Continues in Contract Manufacturing
Freedom of Speech Advocates Torch China, IOC Over Web Censorship
Phonon Floodgate in Monolayer Carbon: Unexpected Gap-Like Feature Found
Emirates Superjumbo Takes to the Skies with Showers and Luxury Suites (think they're worried about carbon footprints?)
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