Technical Headline News Archive - August 2009

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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Tiny 'MEMS' Devices to Filter, Amplify Electronic Signals

Airborne C4ISR Laboratory for Electronic Sensors Unveiled

Work on DOD Semiconductor to Continue

A New Language for Phone Networks

DHS: Expect Your Computer to Be Seized Without Suspicion

USPTO Issues Interim Examination Instructions for Evaluating Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

World's Smallest Semiconductor Laser Heralds New Era in Optical Science

Discovery Glides to Smooth Space Station Docking

Majority of Americans Support Ban on Texting While Driving

Folded Nanoboxes Could Open Door to Nano-Circuits

Astronomers Find Coldest, Driest, Calmest Place on Earth

EU Countries to Phase Out Standard Light Bulbs

As Internet Turns 40, Barriers Threaten Its Growth

India Ends Moon Mission

France Questions Apple About Imploding iPhones

July Averaged Chip Sales Up 5.3% on Previous Month

British Plan to Tackle Asteroids (glad to see a country other than the U.S. spending their citizens' money on the issue)

Fires Threaten Mt. Wilson Radio, TV Towers, Comms System

Lockerbie Bomber 'Set Free for Oil'  (one kind of decomposed carbon-based item in exchange for another)

Wikipedia Turns Iffy Entries Orange


Science Agencies Lag in Stimulus Spending

Bill Would Give President Emergency Control of Internet

Is Unemployment the Worst Since the Great Depression?

Court Rejects FCC 30% Cap on Cable Market Share

First Active Handover Between LTE and CDMA Networks Demonstrated

One Billion Wi-Fi Chipsets to Ship in 2011 Alone


Dentists Urge Patents to Stop Texting During Treatment

WPA Wireless Security Cracked in 60 Seconds

FCC to Utilities: Don't Look to Hams to Pay for Your Testing

RFID Stops a Snowmobile in Its Tracks

FCC Announces a Wireless Innovation and Investment Notice of Inquiry

Mathematical Keys to a 6th Sense -- the Lateral-Line System

TechnologyWorld09 for UK Tech Companies Pitching Overseas

Physicists Successfully Predict Stock Exchange Plunge

WCDMA Equipment Up 21% in 2Q

FCC Launches Investigation of Wireless Industry

'Fingerprint' of High-Temp Superconductivity above Transition Temperature

Wireless Cyber Warfare: Why Mobile Networks Pose Great Risk

Failure Not an Option: Heading off Chip Flaws During Design

Medical Imaging May Cause Tens of Thousands of Cancers

Long-Range Taser Reignites Safety Debate

Can Bill Gates Stop Hurricanes? Scientists Doubt It

Leading Futurist: Online Influence is Transforming Society

'Moon Rock' in Dutch Museum is Just Petrified Wood

Health Care Bill Divulges IRS Tax Data

FBI Fears Free Laptops Could Be Malware Scam


'Exploding' iPhones Investigated

Samsung Solar-Powered Phone to Launch in October

Gartner Says Semi Performed Better Than Expected, Ups 2009 Revenue Estimate

SuitSat-2 Now Called ARISSat-1

Nokia Unveils Its First Linux Phone

Manufacturers 'Out of Business'

NIST, U of M Tout Au/Si "Sandwich" for Molecular Switches

Wi-Fi-Enabled Phone Shipments Continue to Double Every 2 Years

Physicist Proposes Solution to Arrow-of-Time Paradox

IBM: Malicious Web Links up by 508%

Solar Panel Prices Fall Sharply

Countdown for Discovery's Launch Begins - Again

Nanoparticle Disappearing Ink

U.S. Recovery Act Funding Goes to Green LED Research

Nokia to Roll Out Its Mobile Money Platform

Entangled Light, Quantum Money

Time Warner Cable to Test TV on the Internet

Russia Reveals Vision for Manned Spaceflight

UK is "Out of Recession" Say Accountants

Toyota Tops 'Clunker' Sales List

Swiss Coder Publicises Government Spy Trojan

Students Reveal Swanky Space Hotel Concept


Huge GSM Flaw Allows Hackers to Listen in on Voice Calls

Lower-Cost Solar Cells to Be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted on Rooftops

Space Shuttle Discovery to Launch with Three Hams on Board

NEC, Renesas Chip Merger Aims for 2010 Start

Steam-Powered Car Breaks Century-Old Speed Record

American Red Cross Launches Emergency Radio Promotion

EU Cars to Phone Home after Crashing

MEMS-Based System Market to Generate $13B Supply Chain Revenue in 2012

RFID Advances Video Game Development

Via Calls for 802.11n Patent Pool

Bad Valve Forces NASA to Call Off Shuttle Launch

Solving the Phase Problem in X-ray Diffraction

Clearwire Applies for Stimulus Funds

Crazy Green-Energy Ideas That Just Might Work

U.S. Debt Clock - Unfunded Liabilities $191k per Person  (this is sickening)

Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall

Mac Malware Poses as Popular Freeware PDF Viewer

Calling All Amateur Astronomers: Help Solve a Mystery


China Mulls Export Ban on Hi-Tech Minerals

U.S. Broadband Internet Speeds Lags Behind Other Advanced Nations

Engineering Confidence Lifts as 'Recession Ends'

FCC Takes Aim This Week at Protecting Wireless Consumers

Silicon Circuit Board Seeks to Replace ASICs

Consumer Electronics Association Calls for Spectrum Reform

Smart Grid Projects Pick Up Speed

Multitaskers Tend to Be Less Productive

Australians Break Solar Power Record

Illegal Downloaders in Britain May Lose Web Access

Lasers Keep Submarines in Touch Through the Big Blue

Engineer Seeks $60M Bonus from Atmel

ARRL 2009 Field Day Logs Received, Posted Online

South Korea Launches Satellite

Tesla Engineer Boosts EV Range to New Heights

Northrop Grumman Demos Interoperability Between Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

Rewriting General Relativity? Putting a New Model of Quantum Gravity under the Microscope

European Cyber-Gangs Target Small U.S. Firms

New Supercomputer, Cystorm, Unleashes 28.16T Calculations Per Second

Weather Delays Shuttle Discovery launch

Windows 7 Upgrades, Family Pack Will Come to Europe after All


Faster Printable Circuits

The State of Technology Layoffs, Jobs in Boston

Autonomous Tech 'Requires Debate'

Fabless RF Startup Sequoia Communications Shuts Down

UK Firm Wins Funding for Commercial Nanotube Process

Nokia Introduces Its First Notebook PC

Is America Scientifically Illiterate? (I think we all know the answer to that)

FCC - Fee Filer Mandatory for FY 2009 Regulatory Fees

Vietnam Sees Delays in IC Manufacturing Push

BT to Double Wi-Fi Hotspots to 1 Million

UK Manufacturing Companies Freeze Pay

Applied Energetics Wins $3.1M U.S. Army contract for Laser-Guided Energy

Revamped FCC to Investigate of Wireless Competition, Exclusivity (white spaces too white?)

NASA Clears Discovery for Early Tuesday Liftoff

Broadband Booming in the Boondocks

Cellphones Banned in WV High School

Gigantic Jets Blast Electricity into Upper Atmosphere

What's a Planet? Debate over Pluto Rages On

Dell Accused of "Dishonest Business Practices"


World Economy, Semis Seeing Return to Normalcy

College Students with Flu Advised to Avoid Others

Online Radio Service Wins Ruling over License Fees

Google-AT&T-Apple Fight over Net Calls Draws FCC Interest

New Method to Produce Nanoparticle Composites Devised


'Invisibility Cloak' Antennas Could Shrink Cellphones

Company Offers College Textbooks for Free

FCC Launches 3-Pronged Probe into Wireless Industry

Wireless Census Reveals Shifts in Types of Wireless Devices in Use in North America

Worldwide Battle Rages for Control of the Internet

ITT to Upgrade Navy Ship Self-Defense Radar

Global Wireless Infrastructure Revenues Declined 20.9% in Q2 '09

Utilities Explore Wireless Backhaul for Meter Makeovers

Teaching Magnets to Do More Than Just Stick Around

70 Million Femtocell Users of Worldwide by 2014

Southwest Airlines Takes Next Step Toward Wi-Fi

Holes Poked in Hubbard Model, Could Help Solve Enigma of High-Temperature Superconductors

Initial Tests Fail to Find Gravitational Waves

Scientists Make Bendable, Transparent LEDs—Without Organics

First 3-D Patterned Nanostructures

Tech Giants Unite Against Google

Apollo 11 Broadcast Lands NASA an Emmy

Weird Scholarships Nearly Anyone Can Apply For


Air Force Certifies RFID Devices for Aircraft Use

FCC Launches on Twitter

NYPD Crackdown: Hands-Free Or Pay the Fee!

First Signs of Recovery Seen in Electronics Supply Chain, IPC Reports

'Dumbphones' Still Rule, Average Phone Buyer Spends $87

Future of Low-Power Chips in Doubt

EU to Invest in 4G Mobile

SEMI Book-to-Bill Ratio Climbs above Parity

Mainframe Still Refuses to Die

Royal Academy of Engineering Says Autonomous Tech 'Requires Debate'

Science Fiction's Robotics Laws Need Reality Check

Technology Firms More Confident as They Cope with Downturn

New Study Shows Hg in Fish Widespread (wait until all the CFL bulbs in landfills leach Hg into ground water)

Rude Awakening for NASA's Human Space-Flight Dream

Germany Wants a Million Electric Cars by 2020

Heathrow Airport Gets Futuristic Driverless Taxi

Pioneering Internet 'Detox' Center Looks to Cure Online Addicts

Evolving Robots Learn to Lie to Each Other

Long-Standing Sunspot Puzzle Solved

Biologists Urged to Watch for Neurological Weapons


Why Geeks Get the Girls (I got mine)

Employers Using Social Websites to Vet Applicants' Backgrounds

Fujitsu Sends 10 Gbit/s Using 70-100 GHz Impulse Radio

DC Metro Begins Wireless Signal Improvement in Underground Stations

Unemployment Rate for Electrical Engineers Soars to New Record

ZTE First-Half Profits Up 40% - Boosted by Chinese 3G Rollout

TSMC on Equipment Spending Spree

Exploding iPhones 'Isolated Incidents', Say Apple

RIM Losing Fight for Nortel LTE Unit

Blockbuster to Offer Movies on Motorola Phones (is anyone really that desperate?)

South Korea Delays Rocket Launch Minutes Before Blast-Off

Microsoft Appeals Word Ban

Ford Plans Vehicles to Interact with Power Grids

Buzz Aldrin to Accept NASA's Emmy Award

Aquarium Puts RFID on Its Ocean Floor

SETI Telescope Array Produces First Science Results (did ET finally call?)

Average Age of Adult Computer Game Addict is 35

UK Team Attempts Steam Car Record (this is no Stanley Steamer)

Relativistic Navigation Needed for Solar Sails


Wi-Fi via White Spaces

SiGe Can Replace GaAs in Mobile Phones, Says Jazz

FCC Approves Iridium Buyout by Private Equity Group

Active Invisibility Cloaks Could Work at Many Wavelengths

Hong Kong Center Aims to Put China at the Forefront of RFID Growth

Without Warranty Intervention - Tech is Trash

Manufacturers Unite Around Wireless Power Standard

UK Releases UFO Documents

Competition for High-Growth Mobile Chip Market Escalating This Year

Found: First Amino Acid on a Comet  (the stuff of life)

New Piezoelectric Device Works on the Small Scale

Solar Power Cuts Cost of Mobile Networks, Says Huawei

Organic Electronics a 2-Way Street, Thanks to New Plastic Semiconductor

Firefox 3.5.2's Dust-Up with .NET Plug-In

Energy-Aware Internet Routing

Intel Anger after Chips Go On Sale Too Soon

New Nanolaser Key to Future Optical Computers and Technologies

Cocaine Contaminates Majority of U.S. Currency (now dopers can just smoke the bill rather than snorting through it)

Restaurants a Weak Link for Identity Theft


How to Use Math to Choose a Wife

The Smallest Laser Ever Made

Mobile Phones to Warn of Rampaging Elephants in India

Samsung to Upgrade U.S. Fab, Cuts 500 Jobs

Nanospears Promise to Supercharge Solar Cells

NASA Launches New GPS to Be Used for Air Force

Surplus of Applicants for Federal Broadband Stimulus Money Triggers a Delay (sounds like Cash for Clunkers government planning)

RFID Tags Get an Intelligence Upgrade

Health Care Reach Expands with Wireless Monitoring

TomTom for iPhone Spells an End to Standalone GPS

Camera Flash Turns an Insulating Material into a Conductor

EU Web Users Think They're Being Charged Enough for Online Content

L-Mart-Built System Directs Laser Beam in Airborne Laser Simulated Engagement

DNA 'Organises Itself' on Silicon

Obama Administration Will Review U.S. Export Controls

ETSI Forms Standards Links with India

Clever Cat Earns 'High School Diploma' Online

UK Police Banned from Listening to the Radio


Job Board Targets Electronics Distributors

BAE Systems to Lay Off 259; Move Follows 230 Cuts Last October

Pratt & Whitney Considers Connecticut Job Cuts

Planck Sees Light Billions of Years Old


NJ Teacher to Pay $22K Fine for Phone Call

Duke Gains Control of Janus Particles

NIST Improves Precision of Prototype Ytterbium Atomic Clock

Belarus Company Develops Radiation Shielded Clothing (your 1-stop tinfoil hat source)

Experts to Soon Create 'Hidden Portal' (this is cool)

Engineering Company Executives Provide U.S. Economic Advice

Boy Scouts Hunting the Tech-Savvy Generation

High Tech Unemployment Is Up Again

European Distributors Dismayed by Q2 - DMASS

Camera Flash Turns An Insulating Material into a Conductor

Nanowire Advance for Lithium Batteries

Broadband USA Site Announces Application Extension for Bailout Money

Nokia Loses Anti-Counterfeiting Lawsuit in the UK

Crane Wins Harris Contract to Supply T/R Module for WIN-T

U.S. Military Embraces Robot 'Revolution'

Wallet of the Future? Your Mobile Phone

Stephen Hawking Cited in Healthcare Debate

Smartphone Sales Skyrocket

How to Turn Off Palm Pre's 'Big Brother' Data Collection

Government Asks for Terrorist Tech Help

NASA's Moon Plan Too Ambitious, Obama Panel Says


Perseids Perform Beautifully!

Microsoft and Nokia Join Forces to Take on BlackBerry

Hewlett-Packard Cutting EDS Workers' Pay up to 30%

ARRL Responds to FCC's Proposed Allocation for Medical Devices in 70 cm Band

45-nanometer Chips for Ultra-fast WiFi

Nanowires That Behave Like Cells

How Software Found the Air France Wreckage

'Printed Chips' Could Be Boon for Consumers

Young, Gifted.. Jobless in the UK (19%)

Ofcom Pushes for Faster Mobile Number Switches

Mathematicians Set World Record in Packing Puzzle

China Mobile Expecting 80M 3G Subscribers by 2011

Spain Government Approves Digital TV Law

Website Sends Texts into Space  - Anybody out There?

Nanoparticles Reveal Ancient Artwork

Microsoft Shows Off Experimental Designs for OS and Browser

NASA Can't Keep Up with Killer Asteroids


Do Not Miss the Perseid Meteor Showers Tonight!

Sony Ericsson Aims Phone at Angry Mistresses, Wives

IEEE Honors Those Who Engineered the Future

U.S. Sale of Microsoft Word Threatened by Court Injunction

Congress Debates How to Holster RF Weapons

Mysterious Charge Transport in Self-Assembled Monolayer Transistors Unraveled

Global Postal RFID Monitoring System Goes Live

Applied Sees Positive Trends

Canadian Mobile Phone Market Rebounded in Q2

Scientists Make Oxygen out of Moon Rock

Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Down 6% - Smartphones Up 27% in Q2

U.S. Wind Expansion

MEMS Devices to Amplify Electronic Signals

BT to Offer Wi-Fi to Staycationers

Lithium Battery Recycling Gets a Boost

Wireless in Sports & Fitness - Prevention is Better Than Cure

UAV Aircraft and Crowded Civil Airspace: Is it Safe Out There?

Google Joins National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Board of Directors

Caffeine Injection Gives Google Search a Boost


American College Grads Heading to China for Work  (O.M.G.- is it over for us?)

FCC: Vanity Call Sign Fees to Increase September 10

Nanoelectronic Transistor Combined with Biological Machine Could Lead to Better Electronics

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Tactical Smartphone Applications

DISA, GSA Detail $5B Satellite Pact

Micron, Intel Develop 3-Bit-Per Cell NAND Flash

Mobile VoIP Paving the Way for All-IP Mobile Services

Computer Scientists Commandeer Electronic Voting Machine with New Programming Technique

Are Android Phones Motorola's Road to Redemption?

Nanoconstruction with Curved DNA

Google Reveals 'Caffeine": a New Faster Search Engine

Femtocell Rollout Accelerating

The Big 3 are Hoarding Canada's Spectrum

Nanowires That Behave Like Cells

Communications Relay Grows with Expansion of UAV Missions

China Mobile Users Face Jail for Sexy Texts

Man Says He Has Cracked Code to Multiply Any 2 Numbers in Your Head - and He'll Share It For a Price

NASA Wants Proposals for Space Taxis

Consumer, Celebrity Bankruptcies May Hit 1.4 Million

What's Luck Got to Do with It? The Math of Gambling


World's First Wireless Pacemaker Gives Patient New Freedom

Why Outsourcing Innovation Makes Sense

Applied Materials Faces Layoffs, Product Cuts

National Semi Claims Record Low Power Opamp

DirecTV to Partner with Comcast, Time Warner in 'TV Everywhere'

A Metal Coating That Repairs Itself

New Heatsink Material Analyzed

EU Ombudsman Says EC Withheld Evidence in Intel Anti-Trust Case

Amateur Radio Station WX4NHC Featured in National Commercial

Joint STARS Surveillance Radar Systems to Be Demonstrated by Northrop Grumman

Virtual Computer Army Takes on the Botnets

Sprint and Samsung Launch Biodegradable Phone

Air Force Used Twitter to Track NY Flyover Fallout

Kepler Telescope Makes Quick Discovery

SRC Funds Analog Research for Safety Apps

Scientists Track Down Source of Earth’s Hum

EBay, Government Motors to Start Car-Selling Trial Tuesday

An Elevator to Space? NASA Urged to Explore Advanced Tech


7.1 Magnitude Quake Felt in Tokyo

45-nanometer Chips for Ultra-Fast WiFi

Kepler Spacecraft Sees Its First Exoplanets

Mercedes to Produce a Fully Electric Gullwing

Trucks Win in Cash for Clunkers Game

Engineers Rewrite Asimov's Laws of Robotics to Govern Automatons

Georgia Blogger Blames Russia for Mass Cyber Attack


IMS 2009 Highlighted Student Ingenuity

Execs Rip Financial Engineers, Praise Real Engineers at NIWeek

'Billion-Dollar Capex Club' Smallest in a Decade

USPTO Takes Another Step Closer to Full Electronic Patent Application Processing

Project Seeks to Ensure Army Has Adequate Radio Spectrum

UK ID Card Cloned in 12 Minutes

Large Hadron Collider to Start up at Half Power

RFID Goes to the Dogs

SEC Asks Intel About Terrorist Dealings

RadioShack Would Like You to Call it 'The Shack'

Nanoscale Lasers May Open Door to Faster Computers, More Reliable Internet Access

Congress vs. ICANN in the Battle for Internet Authority

Self-Assembling DNA Makes Super 3-D Nano Machines

NIST Scales up Quantum Computing

Cobham's Military Growth

Orange Selling 3G Wrist Watch Phone

A Browser's View of Your Computer

China Expected to Make up 35% of Total IC Market in 2013

Three Years of High IC Prices Ahead

Congress Buys Itself 8 New Luxury Jets for $550M  (and a couple 737s)


FCC Begins Its Drive Toward a National Broadband Plan

Netherlands Considers Making Spectrum Technology-Neutral

China Cranks Up Fabless Startup Efforts

Deutsche Telekom's 2Q Profit Rises 32%

AT&T Reports Significant Jump in Number of WiFi Hotspots, Points to Smartphone Sales as Key Driving Factor

NIST Scales Up Quantum Computing

Smart Meters and Security: Locking Up the Grid

Effects of 'Strong Coupling' Observed for First Time Between Light and Micromechanical Object

Solar Powered Base Station Trial in Singapore

Kopin Invests in Taiwan Foundry as GaAs Demand Returns

NASA and ESA Unveil Joint Mars Exploration Plan

Denial of Service Attack Knocks Twitter Offline

Georgia Tech Claims 100x Copper Conductivity for Graphene Interconnect

Some Finding New Jobs Despite Being Laid Off

Web Citizens Trying to Kill IE 6

Moon Used As Giant Particle Detector

Obama Announces $2.4B Grant for Electric Vehicles (a much better use of tax money than Cash for Clunkers handouts, aka welfare)


Clyburn Sworn in as FCC Commissioner

China IC Market to Hit $100B in 2013

UK Innovation Investment Fund Releases RFP to Create Largest Tech Fund in Europe

Market Hopes for Upbeat View from Avnet (ah, hope & change)

Seasonality and Weak Economies Lower Mobile Phone Demand in Q1'09

Linux is a Threat to Desktop Business Says Microsoft

Plastics that Convert Light to Electricity Could Have a Big Impact

Two Pennsylvania Nanomaterials Startups Get Funding

USPTO Rejects TiVo's Claims Against EchoStar's Software Workaround

Energy Department to Award Auto Battery Grants

iPhone OS 3.0 Spurs Boom in WiFi Connections

Scientists Manipulate Ripples in Graphene, Enabling Strain-Based Graphene Electronics

$100k Toolbag Lost During Spacewalk Reenters Atmosphere as a Meteor

FCC Issues Citation to The Spy Store for Selling, Importing Unauthorized RF Devices

Income Loss Persists Long after Layoffs

Top Cybersecurity Aide at White House Resigns

Direct Order: No Facebook, No Twitter for Marines

Chinese Teenager Beaten to Death in Internet Addiction Cinic


Overall Chip and Electronic Component Prices to Rise in Q3 (inflation on the horizon?)

Navy Taps Raytheon for Radar Concept Studies

Cell Phone Market Returns to Growth

Iraq Replaces Jordan As the Arab World's Most Competitive Cellular Market

Magnetic Measurements Question Assumptions About High-Tc Superconductors

The Misguided Urge to Regulate Wireless

WiMax is Coming to Ten More Markets

Intel Halts Shipments of Solid State Drives

Services Help Lost Gadgets Find Their Way Home

NFC Vision

Chinese Phone Distributors Protesting Against Nokia

TV and Computer Screen Time May Be Associated with High Blood Pressure in Young Children

What the FCC Can Do for Open Spectrum

Scientists Study How to Stack the Deck For Organic Solar Power

Beachball-Size Rock is Largest Meteorite Found on Mars

AMSAT-UK Launches FUNcube Amateur Satellite Project

Avert Dementia by Keeping Your Brain Active

U.S. Man is First Domain Thief to be Charged

Business Salaries Still Declining

EC Undecided Whether Win7/IE8 Bundling is Unlawful


USPTO Head Kappos to "Refashion" Patent Process

Average Mobile Broadband Usage Doubles in Sweden

Sticky Tape Emits Useful Terahertz Rays

European Commission Approves Aid for Former Nokia Employees

How Smart Grids Could Empower Hackers (worms in your meter)

Global Chip Sales Rise 17% Sequentially in Q2

UK Manufacturing Output Shows Surprise Rise in July

Fitness and RFID Go Hand in Glove

Raytheon Wins Prime Development Contract for Advanced Airborne Sensor

JetBlue, United Give Try Twitter to Sell Seats Fast

Why We Learn More from Our Successes Than Our Failures (School of Hard Knocks not so great after all)

DoD May Ban Twitter, Facebook, Other Social Media

Nanotube-Powered X-Rays

Text Messages Open Cell Phones to Hackers

FCC Investigates Apple's App Store Policy after Google Voice Rejection

Government Considers Seven States for Hg Storage Site

Buffer Boost for InGaN on Silicon Solar Cell

Jury Fines $675k for Boston Student's Music Downloading, $22.5k/Track

Nissan Rolls out Electric Car at New Headquarters

Pentagon Eyes Accelerated "Bunker Buster" Bomb


Top 20 Semi Companies Saw 21% Sales Surge in Q2

Girl Sues College for $70k Because She Can't Find a Job

Laser-Powered Lightcraft "At the Cusp of Commercial Reality"

Skype Could Be Cut Off for Good over Dispute

Engineer and Team Bring Glass Cockpit Technology to Small Airplanes

Government's Cash for Clunkers Computers Crash in Overload