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Technical Headline News Archive - September 2008

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9/30/2008
IC Insights Cautious, but Still Sees 2008 Growth
Tech Stocks Fall Hard as U.S. House Rejects Bailout Bill
Grid of 100,000 Computers Heralds New Internet Dawn
IC Insights Sees Cautious Growth for 2008
Consumer Electronics Makers Face Tough Holidays
Sprint Blankets Baltimore with New WiMax Net
Astronaut vs. Earthlings Chess Game Begins
Half of U.S. Mobile Phone Users Turn to Their Devices for Entertainment
Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record at 40.8%
Auto Engineers Take a Close Look at Wood Composites
Most Radio Stocks Follow the Markets Down
Canadian and American Hams Provide "Textbook Example" of Amateur Radio's EmComm Role
Base Station Component Market - Flat Through 2013
RF Components to See Few Benefits from Basestation Growth
No One Immune to Global Financial Crisis: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
Nissan Uses Bumblebee Power in New Car Technology
Official Says Free Trade Will Help U.S. Manufacturing
High-Efficiency Generators for Hybrid Vehicles
Europe Space Chiefs Elated after Freighter Completes Mission
Amenities Give Soldiers Home Away from Home in Iraq
Mars Lander Sees Falling Snow
9/29/2008
UCLA Mathematicians Discover 13-Million-Digit Prime Number
Mobile Phones to Track Carbon Footprint
China Astronauts Return as Heroes after Historic Spacewalk
Non-Handset Mobile Devices to Account for $90B in Operator Revenues by 2013
Software-Defined Radio Enhancing Mil & Commercial Appls Worldwide
Federal Trade Commission Holds RFID Workshop
Britain to Make Foreigners Carry RFID ID Cards
Intel, Chartered Slam Semi IP Industry
Robotic Helicopters Learn Tricks by Analyzing Demos
Motorola Reported to Be Working on a "Google Phone"
Europe All Set for Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-1
New Chip Promises 4 HD Streams over Wi-Fi
Conservatives Back Skills Scholarships for Electronics Apprentices
World's First Hypersonic Hydrocarbon-Fueled Scramjet Closer to First Flight
Bandwidth.com Recognized by Triangle Business Journal as One of the Best Places to Work
Low-Cost Rocket Finally Gets to Orbit
Circuit City Quarterly Loss Deepens, Outlook Darkens
Aspiring Chef Dies After Eating Red-Hot Chili Sauce as a Dare (this year's Darwin Award contestant?)
Cadbury: Melamine Found in Chinese-Made Chocolates
New Graphene-Based Material Clarifies Graphite Oxide Chemistry
U.S. Operates Anti-Missile Radar in Israel
9/28/2008
Keithley Cuts 5% of Workforce
China Astronauts Return from Historic Spacewalk Mission
EU's B&B and Fortis Both in Crisis
China Buddies up to EU as Promise of Low-Cost Labor Begins to Fade
Mobile Phone Subscriptions to Reach 4 Billlion by End of 2008
China Fakes Reports from Space
9/26/2008
Scientists Warn U.S. Congress of Cancer Risk for Cell Phone Use
Silicon Germanium (SiGe): Fast, Quiet, and Powerful
Engineer Named MacArthur Fellow for Work on Wireless Power and Self-focusing Lasers
FCC Proposes Easing Wireless Spectrum Bids
Japan Chip Testing House GTI Files for Bankruptcy
Swedish Government to Soften Eavesdropping Law
Rocket Man Completes First Jetpack Flight Across English Channel
Nokia to Launch First TouchScreen Phone in October
Study Ranks U.S. #1 for Security Attacks
OEwaves to Develop Wideband Electro-Optic Modulator for EMP-Resistant RF Receivers
Europe is Key, Says Future Electronics President Robert Miller
College Teams Use AT&T Wireless to Connect with Mobile Fans
History Channel Reveals: Tesla Totally Awesome!
Mexico's Senate Approves Bill for Mobile Phone Database
New Nanoscale Process Will Help Computers Run Faster and More Efficiently
Herley's Micro Systems Awarded $8.2M Contract by U. S. Navy
Schwarzenegger Signs Bill Banning Texting by Motorists
Google 'Instant Bid' Wireless Patent Could Threaten Cellular, Wi-Fi Providers
Green Idealists Fail to Make the Grade
How the FAA is Bringing Its Air Traffic Systems into the 21st Century (hope for better success than in the 20th century)
9/25/2008
Google: White Space Tests Were 'Rigged'
Court Says Search of Text Messages Violates 4th Amendment
Study: Work E-Mail Use Creeps into Off Hours
While Wall Street Burns, Candidates' Views on Tech Issues Simmer
JTRS Approved Radios Coming to Marines
Worldwide Mobile Cellular Subscribers to Reach 4B Mark Late 2008
ARRL to Participate in the Combined Federal Campaign
SIA Urges House Action on R&D Tax Credit Extension
American Workers Tethered (with mixed feelings) to Work Via Tech
Coffee, Tea or Laptop Privacy Screen?
Chinese Say They're Building 'Impossible' Space Drive
Europe-Wide Wireless Broadband on the Way
GPhone Set for Europe Early November
Motorola Announces Proof of Concept Trial for X24-WiMAX M2M Wireless Module
China Launches Mission for First Spacewalk
Android on WiMax in 2009?
Space Exploration Key to Mankind's Survival: NASA Chief
New European Record Efficiency for Solar Cells Achieved: 39.7%
Solar Wind Weakest Since Beginning of Space Age (cold Earth on the way?)
IEEE Experiments with Public Access to Its Literature
Google Pledges $10 Million to Fund Good Ideas
Europe All Set for Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-1
9/24/2008
Nearly 900,000 American Jobs come from Tech Exports
In Radiation 'Ventriloquism,' Electromagnetic Waves Travel Backwards
U.S. Senate OKs Extending Energy Tax Credits
The Mobile Phone That Unlocks and Starts Motor Cars
LHC Will Not Be Swallowing Earth Until Next Year
Liquid Lens is Adaptive
Renesas to Sell German Fab to MBO Start-Up
Broadband Fiber Subscribers up to 3.76M in U.S.
FCC's Martin Hopeful on White Spaces Use
Freescale Looking for Mobile Chip Partner
Satellite Phone Carrier Iridium Goes in $591M Deal
Military Voters Can Cast Ballots Online
Wind Energy's Manufacturing Crunch
Alcatel Executive Jailed for 30 Months for Bribery
U.S. High Tech Exports Sank 3% in 2007
Einstein's Telescope Going on Display in Israel
Smoothest Surface Ever Created: May Lead to World's First Atomic Microscope
Study Spotlights Anti-satellite and Space Debris Threats
Demos to Show How Technology Can Improve Operations for Law Enforcement and First Responders
DOD Kicks off Competition to Uncover the Most Promising Wearable Power Technologies
Wall Street's Mess: Tech Bubble 2.0?
Chrysler Unveils Electric Lineup for 2010
9/23/2008
Mobile Phone Use 'Raises Children's Risk of Brain Cancer Fivefold'
Male Infertility Linked to Cell Phones
Third Annual ARRL On-Line Auction Set for October
Marines in Iraq Issued Laser Weapons
Intel Chairman Slams U.S. Government on R&D Strategy
Researchers Build Exciton-Based Devices
Business Use of Wi-Fi Hotspots Increases by 46%
GPS Receivers Can Be 'Spoofed,' Say Researchers
DOD Kicks off Competition Today for Most Promising Wearable Power Technologies
Motorola Introduces First WiMAX USB Adaptor for Laptops
New Bluetooth System Orients Blind and Sighted Pedestrians
Microsoft to Issue Debt, Buy Back $40B in Stock
World's Thinnest MEMS Oscillator Debuts
Nanopencil Can Provide Terabit Data Storage Density
Oil Price Jumps $25 in a Day
European Commission Proposes New Cuts on Roaming SMS and Data Costs
Scientists Develop Plastic-Producing Bacteria
Equipment Vendors Weathering the Economic Storm
NASA Taps IBM iDataPlex for New Supercomputer
Mobile Operators Revenues Undented by Credit Crunch
Air Force to Get New Satellite Tracking Station
9/22/2008
NEC Receives World's First IMS-Based Femtocell System Order
Impact of the financial Crisis: a Dramatic Slowdown in Tech Spending?
Verizon Wireless Offers Service Plans Without Contracts
The Birds and the Bees: The Future of Air Force Robo-Tech
Wind Energy's Manufacturing Crunch
Oil Company Tracks Half a Million Gas Cylinders Using RFID
Standards List For the EU's Energy Consumption Directive Published
A Broadband Single-Photon Source
Is China Growing Weary of the Chip Business?
Companies Joining to Push Music on Memory Cards
Senators Express Concerns About PPM Rollout
MEMS Microphone Targets Consumer Mobile Applications
The Campaign for Berkeley Engineering
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
Super-Resolution Vision System Super Sniper Scope
Largest Solar Powered Campus Deployment in U.S.
'Big Bang Machine' Damage Forces 2-Month Halt
James Webb Telescope Components Pass Tests
S. Africa Faces 'Winter Wonderland', Coldest September in Recorded History
9/21/2008
At Long Last, Plastic Electronics Goes Commercial
Judging Bell Labs
Smart Desks Make Sci-fi A Reality in the Classroom
The Future of Broadband
9/19/2008
Satellites to Limit Driving Speed on UK Roads
Upcoming 802.11v Wireless Standard 'Greens Up' WLAN
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards Winners
Error Message! How Mobile Phones Distort Measurements
Kawasaki Reveals Fastest Bullet Train in Japan
Nokia "Free" Music Phone Sales to Start Oct 17
IEEE Ballots Due by October 1, 2008
Qualcomm to Assist in Developing Mobile Phones for the Blind
Google, GE to Groom Grid for Electric Cars
Tesla to Open Electric Car Plant in San Jose
Physicists Hope to Tie Light Beams in Knots
China Unicom Starts 3G Trial
Inventor Recognized for LCD Advances
Bad Batteries Threaten Shuttle Launch Date
'Buckyballs' Have High Potential to Accumulate in Living Tissue
NASA Uses Commercial Microgravity Flight Services for First Time (aka the Vomit Comet)
London Records Biggest Surge in History
Russian Stocks Suspended Amid Surge
Google's U.S. Search Share Hits 63%
Darkness Threatens Japanese Space Lab Science
8/18/2008
Texting While Driving 'More Dangerous than Drugs or Alcohol'
Man Killed While Trying to Steal Copper Cable Carrying 11,000 V
Lattice Cuts 14% of Workforce
Hurricane Ike Causes Biggest Internet Outage Since 2003 (it hit RF Cafe for most of Monday)
Patent Startup Gains High Profile Backing
Microsoft Dumps Jerry Seinfeld from New Ad Campaign
LHC Hit by Electrical Problems
Rogue Code on Mobile Devices Ought to Keep You Up at Night
High Definition Video over a Cellular Network
Engineers Discover Nanoparticles Can Break on Through
General Dynamics Completes On-Orbit Checkout of NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope
Venezuela, Cuba May Join Russian Military's navigation System
New York's Solar Push May Get [Big]Blue
u-blox - World's Smallest Complete GPS Receivers
Raytheon Awarded $10M to Develop New Missile Defense Interceptor
GAO Report Torches U.S. for Dumping Electronic Waste in Foreign Countries
Siberia Gets its First 3G Services
Is GM's Volt Ready to Roll?
Parks Associates White Paper Warns against Rush to Establish European Mobile TV Standard
Why SSDs Won't Knock out Disk Drives Anytime Soon
Nokia-Funded Packaging Technology from Imbera Attracts Investment
'Negativity' Threatens the Radio Business
9/17/2008
Wall Street Turmoil Ripples Through Tech and Data Vendors
Locking Microchips to Prevent Piracy
'Cognitive Radios' to Improve Wireless Devices
Russia & Central Asia Q2 08 - 3G Connections Top Half a Million
IBM Pushes on with Revolutionary Solid State Drive Technology
Using GPS and Wireless to Manage Field Service Workers
Breakthrough in Use of Graphene for Ultracapacitors
Time is Running out on Solar Tax Credit Bill
'Rochester Cube' 3-D Computer Processor Points Way to More Powerful Chip Designs
Presidential Election Cycle to Yield Unprecedented Level of Political Email Spam
U.S. Regulators Not Ready for TV Switch
First Google-Powered Phone to Be Unveiled Sept 23
How an Eggbeater Could Power the Future
Telus Starts Shutting Down Canadian Analogue Network
Study Finds That 35% of BlackBerry and PDA Users Would Choose Their Device over Their Spouse
Walgreens Opens RFID-Enabled Distribution Center
Home Repair Scam Appears to Target Military Families
Russian Markets Halt Trading after 17% Drop
GM Rolls out Volt, Continues Work on Battery
General Motors Looks for a Jolt from Electric Volt
U.S. Stocks Down Steeply on AIG-induced Anxiety
9/16/2008
Tech Companies brace for Impact of Financial Meltdown
The Day After...or Day 2?
Over 31,500 Mobiles Lost in New York Taxis Over Just Six Months
McCain, Obama Weigh in on Science Issues
Nanoflowers Improve Ultracapacitors
Silver Tsunami Set to Hit U.S. Aerospace and Defense Workforce
Future Nanoelectronics May Face Obstacles
LeCroy Scopes Debut for Mid-Range
The Winds of Cyber War
ZigBee Goes Green with Support for Smart Energy
RFID Tickets Sped Visitors Through Belgium's F1 Grand Prix
Taliban Using Skype to Make Secure Phone Calls
Nvidia Founder Pledges $30M to Stanford Engineering Center
New Wafer Slicing Method Cuts Waste in Making Ge-Based Solar Cells
Opportunity Bids Farewell to Victoria
Americans Value TV Picture Quality Above All Else
HP to Cut 24,600 Jobs as Part of EDS Integration
Dell Sees Further Signs of Weak Tech Spending
Google Search Finds Seafaring Solution
CSR Launches World's First ROM-Based Bluetooth with Stereo DSP
Radio Stocks Tumble with Markets Monday
Perseids Meteor Shower Creates September Surprise
9/15/2008
New World Record for Wireless Optical Transmission
Hackers Break into 'Big Bang Machine' Computer Network
KEMET Announces the Sale of Its Wet Tantalum Assets
Texas Hams Braced for Ike
Program Turns to Online Masses to Improve Patents
Georgia Tech Tests Unmanned Systems
Superconductivity Can Induce Magnetism
Hurricane Ike Disrupts Traffic in Space
First 3-D processor Runs at 1.4 GHz on New Architecture
Putin Orders Additional $2.6B on Glonass Development
New York Taxis Using Sprint CDMA Network for Credit Card Transactions
Stretchy, High-Quality Conductors
Nanoscale Silver: No Silver Lining?
Experiment Boosts Hopes for Space Solar Power
Ofcom: Decision to Make the Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Aircraft) (Exemption) Regulations 2008
Elastic Clock Startup Links up with Newcastle University
Next-Gen Satellite-Based Air Navigation System to Save on Fuel Costs
Home-Brewed Biodiesel Goes Prime-Time
Automated Bus Uses Magnets to Steer Through City Streets
Eating Veggies Shrinks the Brain (whew! - dodged that bullet!)
Jobless Set to Top 2M as U.K. Economy Heads for Meltdown
Are PDA's Replacing Pillow Talk?
9/14/2008
TI's Kilby Labs to Focus on Chip Advances That 'Make a Difference'
Alitalia 'Can Guarantee No Flights after Sunday'
40% of Teenagers Don't Want a Landline
Ebay May Cut 1,500 Jobs
Is It Possible to Teach Experience? European Researchers Say Yes
VA Court Strikes Down Anti-Spam Law
9/12/2008
NXP Semiconductors to Cut 4,500 Staff
Wider Loss Forecast, Debt Issues Hit SiriusXM Stock
IEEE Calls on Young Engineers to Make Real Change
In-Flight Wi-Fi Takes Off
U.S. Wireless Data Revenues Reached $14.8B in the First Half of 2008
Using 'Slow Light' to Modulate Single Photon Wavepackets
Reverse Engineering for Everyone at IMTS
College Classes Notch up Tech Use
AT&T Plans to Invest Nearly $50M in the MA Wireless Network This Year
Japan's High-Tech Giants Nibble at Edges of Change
Radio Listenership Remains Strong, Internet Radio Gains Popularity (I listen almost exclusively via the Internet)
Thousands Stranded Due to Chunnel Fire
Optimal Conditions Set for Chinese Spacewalk
NASA Moon Rocket Passes Early Design Test in U.S.
Vodafone Spain and Qualcomm Use 3G to Improve Communications for the Elderly
CSR Aims to Improve on Accuracy of Assisted-GPS
Teenagers are Shaping and Reshaping Their Wireless World
European Economic Round Up -- Euro Zone Employment Growth Slows
Pilot Lands in Antarctica Using Night-Vision Goggles
New ATC System Model Will Track Variables Without Human Input
Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Ensures a Nation Will Not Forget
Procurement Woes Continue for Air Refueling Tanker Contract
Physicists Estimate How Fast Usain Bolt Could Have Run
SkyPower and Excess Energy Team up in Solar Power Joint Venture
9/11/2008
Electronics Remains Key to Government Tech Strategy
Indian Teenage Suicide over LHC Black Hole Test
Students Can Send Text Message Tips to Cops
IEEE Section to Honor First Voice Transmission
Satellite-Cell Combo Connects Anywhere
U.S. Mobile Market Remains Slow as Economic Concerns Mount
Silicon Labs Replaces Crystal Oscillator with CMOS Chip
Apple Stock Slammed after iPod Updates Disappoint
NASA Developing Fission Surface Power Technology
Air Force Tests Huge Airborne Laser Gun
High ROI Will Stimulate North American Mobile Resource Management Market
Particle Race: U.S. Fermilab Lab Tops CERN Supercollider
100-mpg Plug-in Hybrids Popping up in U.S.
Two-Tiered Strategy Holds RF Interference to a Minimum in Denver
Lightning Growth Seen for Quantum Dots
Prepare to Text, Putt and Swim with Your Mobile Phone
Long-Distance Demo of Solar-Powered Wireless Power Transmission Technology
500 Million New Mobile Subscribers from Asia's Emerging Economies by 2012
Closest Look Ever at Graphene: Stunning Images of Individual Carbon Atoms from TEAM 0.5 Microscope
QPC Lasers Completes Defense Contract, Demonstrates Eye-Safe Laser
Research Finds Carbon Dating Flawed
Look Ma, No Hands! Automated Bus Steers Itself
9/10/2008
Boss' Gender Impacts Employee Stress Levels
Commercial Test Technology Drives DoD ATE
Wireless Firms Queried on Rising Texting Rates
'Big Bang Machine' Successfully Completes First Test
IR Touts GaN Power Device Technology Breakthrough
Vishay Raises Offer for International Rectifier
New 'Pyrex' Nanoparticle More Stable in Harsh Environments
BlackBerry Shows Off Its First Flip-Phone
Nanonets Snare Energy
Sharp Preps ZigBee Sensors
3G Now Almost 4/5 of Japan's Subscriber Base
BlackBerry Maker Opens R&D Center in Germany
iPhone Mobile Internet Traffic Almost Doubles in the USA
Modern Wireless Technologies Based on Decades of Work
Judge Rejects Broadcom Co-Founder's Plea Deal
Father of 'God Particle' Believes It Will be Found
KRNV-TV Delivers HD View of Great Reno Balloon Race
NASA's Options for Space Program Dwindling
2011 Chevy Volt Production Photos Leaked
When Windows Goes All 64-Bit (...and all your 16-bit apps don't run)
Maxwell's Demons May Drive Some Biological Systems
Online Posse Assembles, to Unmask Russia's Hackers
'Emissions-Free' Power Plant Pilot Fires up in Germany
Almost Half of Large Companies Cutting IT Spending
9/9/2008
Could Graphene Replace Semiconductors?
Super-Collider Enabled by EEs
Bluetooth "Partnerships" Will Make It a Connectivity Swiss Army Knife
U.S. Firms Donate $100,000 to Help Save Bletchley Park (of WWII code breaking fame)
Intel Makes Xeons Halogen-Free
Venture Capital is Losing Patience with Fabless
Wilmington, N.C. Becomes First to Go Digital TV
Esquire Magazine Unveils Electronic-Ink Cover
Knoxville Station Makes $100,000 in One Day Selling Mobile Marketing
New 'Pyrex' Nanoparticle More Stable in Harsh Environments
Georgia Tech Helps Plot Future of Unmanned Systems
HP Claims 24-Hour Notebook Battery Life
U.S. Businesses Expected to Spend $11B on Mobile Apps by 2012
Colombia Government Fines Mobile Phone Companies $448,100 for Overcharging
Thin Film Technology Set to Top 30% of Solar Cell Market by 2015
Gordon Moore Garners IEEE Medal of Honor
Oil Nears $100 a Barrel Ahead of Opec Meeting
Evigia Launches 433 MHz Active RFID Product Line
Europe Round Up - German Trade Surplus Shrinks; UK Manufacturing Output Falls Further
Majority of Consumers Willing to Use Mobile Banking Services
Euro-Russo Split Widens
9/8/2008
Worldwide Smartphone Sales Grew 16% in Second Quarter of 2008
Panasonic Launches Online Museum to Celebrate 90 Years of Business
Asia's ITU Leadership Visits Asian Amateur Radio Exhibit
TechInsights' RFID World 2008 Event Attracts Global Audience
Super-Smasher (LHC, aka Big Bang Machine) Targets Massive Mystery
FAA Flight-Plan System Has Long History of Problems
Russia's Glonass System to Comprise 30 Satellites by 2011
Tiny Gold Clusters Are Top-Notch Catalysts
2008 Cellular GPS Market Set to Overshadow Personal Nav Device Shipments
Bluetooth Incorporated into Unlikely Host...CB Radio
The WiMAX Forum Releases an Open Software Testing Simulator
Russia Warns of Asteroid Threat for 2036
Startup Details Video-Grade Wi-Fi Chip
As Easy As 1, 2, 3: Number Sense Correlates with Test Scores
IP Theft as Plagiarism
Computer Glitch Knocks out London Stock Exchange
Satellite Launched Saturday to Provide Color and Multispectral Earth Imaging
Upgrades and Developing Markets Drove Handset Sales in 2007
Brazilian 'Photonic Beetle' Points Way to Ultrafast Computing
Army Wants to Recruit Small Businesses for FCS
Flawless Vote Counts
9/7/2008
National Semiconductor Net Income Drops
A Fine-Tooth Laser Comb to Measure the Accelerating Universe
SiRF Hosts 2nd Annual Location 2.0 Summit
Anti-Terrorism Laws Used to Spy on Noisy Children in UK
MIT Probe Could Aid Quantum Computing
Google Reigns as World's Most Powerful 10-Year-Old
Phoenix Lander Searches for Martian Microbial Oases
9/5/2008
World's Most Powerful Magnet Under Construction
Better Organic Semiconductors for Printable Electronics
Startup Introduces 'Unclonable' Chip Technology
Microsoft Kicks off $300M Seinfeld Ad Campaign
UWB to Ship in Wireless HD-Video Role
European Space Probe to Fly by Asteroid
Robot Scout Will Test New Lunar Landing Techniques for Future Explorers
Data Theft by Partner Companies on the Rise
RF Switches for PXI Begin Proliferation
Asia-Pacific Semiconductor Revenue to Grow 6.4%
Internet-Enabled Hearts Run on Wireless
Phase Change Memory Moves Closer to Commercial Use
New Laptops Leap Hurdles to Booting up Quickly
Power Company Does ‘Whatever it Takes’ for Military Employees
UK Motor Insurance Costs Rise if Caught Driving While Using a Mobile Phone
Intensifying the Sun
Raytheon Missile Systems Receives a Perfect Score in Earned Value Management Systems Audit
Comcast Appeals FCC Web-Blocking Decision
Sony Recalls Laptops for Possible Overheating
National Semi Earnings Down on Tax Rate
ARRL Sets up E-mail Addresses for Use During Hurricanes, Tropical Storms
Prisons Scramble to Make Digital TV Switch
Children with TVs or Computers in Their Room Sleep Less (now there's a study we really needed)
Spy Software Could ID You by Your Shadow
9/4/2008
China Counters U.S. Invisibility Cloak (now we need an anti-anti-cloaking device)
Government-Funded Project Targets Metamaterial Antenna Design
American Red Cross Clarifies Amateur Radio Policy
Wi-Fi Spells Death of 9-to-5 by 2033
Internet Traffic Grows 53% from 2007
USA Overtakes Europe in 3G Phone Usage
Microsoft Australia Seeks to Boost RFID Adoption Down Under
Positive Result from Negative Index Using InGaAsP
Qualcomm Says Cellphone Replacements Slowing
Physicists Discover 'Doubly Strange' Particle
Cablevision Plays WiFi Card
Film Created to Protect Small Spacecraft
U.S. Businesses to Spend $11.6B on Mobile Applications by 2012
Intel Plows More into WiMax Technology
MIT Probe Could Aid Quantum Computing
Top 10 Small Business Set-Aside Federal Technology Opportunities of FY 2008
Juniper Predicts $600B Gross Mobile Payments Figure for 2013
Online TV Grows in Popularity
Bluetooth Proves a Standard, 10 Years On
Closest Look Ever at Edge of a Black Hole
FCC Releases Annual Report on National Do-Not-Call Registry
U.S. to Provide $1B for Georgia Reconstruction, Humanitarian Aid
Yen Rises to Fresh Multi-Year Highs Versus Pound and NZ Dollar
9/3/2008
Woman Allegedly Takes Technician Hostage
Scientists Grow 'Nanonets' Able to Snare Added Energy Transfer
Document Standards Dispute Leaves ISO Battered
Nokia Reveals Interest in NFC Payment Card Technology
Considerations for Elevated IBOC FM Sidebands
Survey Says Engineers Need Better Battery Understanding
Consumers Seen Holding on to Mobile Phones Longer
EU to Propose Caps on Roamed Texts, Web Surfing
Small Size, Efficiency, Latest Computers, and Networking Mark Today's 'Vetronics" (Vehicle Electronics - I hadn't heard that term either)
Deal Inked to Build Massive Bridge Linking Germany and Denmark
Teradyne to Acquire Eagle Test Systems
Courts Weight Doomsday Claim (Large Hadron Collider)
A Network That Builds Itself
Google Chrome Browser Vulnerable to Security Flaw
ARRL Ham Aid Go Kits Support Amateur Radio Operations During Hurricane Gustav -- and Beyond
Online Radio Show Gives Voice to Military Community
'Autonomous' Helicopters Teach Themselves to Fly
T-Mobile Opens Largest Wi-Fi Hotspot in Heathrow's Terminal 5
Scientists Fear Impact of Asian Pollutants on U.S.
Amateur Astronomers See Perseid Meteors Hit the Moon
China to Launch Third Manned Space Flight in September
9/2/2008
Ultrawideband Chip Debuts at Tough Time for Wireless USB
UK Consumers Interested in NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones
Drivers Use OnStar to Evade Gustav
SiRF, ITC File Appeals in Broadcom Ruling
Samsung Overtakes Motorola in China to Take 2nd Place
A Chinese Challenge to Intel
EU Blocks WTO Investigation into Tech Tariffs
Google Plans to Launch Web Browser
This Ain't No Jive, Particle Physics Rap a YouTube Hit
Motorola Collaborates with Deutsche Telekom for IPTV
U.S. Faces Broadband Price Hikes
SprayCool Electronics Enclosure Completes Flight Testing Aboard UH-60 Black Hawk Radar System
DataPath Wins Support Contract for US CENTCOM SatComm Hubs
China Planning 'World's Fastest Train' from Beijing to Shanghai
Nanosolar Raises $300M for Utility-Scale CIGS PV Panel Production
Inside the Future of Electric Cars, Hydrogen and Next-Gen Biofuels
Oil Falls to 5-Month Low
9/1/2008
Gustav's Outer Bands Hammer Gulf Coast
Sprint Preps Four New WiMax Markets
Bell Labs Exits Chip Research
Sony Ericsson JV About to Break Up?
Microwave Could Ease '4G' Backhaul Strain
An RFIC for the World
Wyle Information Systems to Operate, Maintain and Support the Space Innovation and Development Center
Rehab Center Monitors Patients with Ultra-Wide Band
Motorola Co-CEO to Get $5M if Cellphone Unit Worth $2B
Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging Forum Present at ESTC in Greenwich, UK
German Satellite Fleet Rapideye is Launched
T-Mobile USA Investigated Over Tower Planning Law Breaches
NASA Studies Changes in Shuttle Fleet Retirement Plan
Ener1 Sees Hybrid Battery Costs Halving
Radioactive Waste Recycling No Longer a Pain in the Ash
Sun Makes History: First Spotless Month in a Century (shiver me timbers - another ice age coming?)
ATI Unveils NIR Solid-State Photomultiplier with Gain of 200,000
Motorola and Deutsche Telekom Collaborate on IPTV
IMEC Raises Hopes of High Efficiency Organic Solar Cells
FAA Outage Exposes Odd Computing Practices at Agency
Beijing Olympics Air Pollution Control Efforts Being Assessed
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Your RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster
Click here to read about RF CafeKirt Blattenberger... single-handedly redefining what an
                                 engineering website should be.

View the YouTube RF Cafe Intro Video Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

5CCG (5th MOB): My USAF radar shop

Airplanes and Rockets: My personal hobby website

Equine Kingdom: My daughter Sally's horse riding website