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Technical Headline News Archive - May 2009

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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5/31/2009
NASA: Sun Cycle 24 'Lowest Since 1928' (high temp of 60° here in Erie, PA today)
Iraqi Teen Solves 300-Year-Old Math Puzzle in Four Months
Bottom Hit in Q1, 5% Growth for Q2 Expected
Giant Laser Reactor Unveiled at National Ignition Lab
Alexei Leonov, First Space Walker, Turns 75
5/29/2009
'Power' Move by Male Students Ruffles U. of Chicago (too darn bad - it's about time men stopped being minimized)
Tech Lets Plants Phone for Water
IndiaWatch: 3G Auction Imminent
Wireless Connectivity to Be Main Focus for Vehicle Manufacturers by 2012
How Many Scientists Fabricate and Falsify Research?
Expectations for 2009 Improve, Q2 Sales Growth Predicted
DISA Issues On-Demand Communications RFI
Obama Creates 'Cyber Czar' Position to Fight Digital Threats
Ericsson Reported to Have Won $500M Indian Contract
USPTO Notification of 2009 Business Methods Partnership Meeting
Magnetic Tremors Pinpoint Impact Epicenter of Earthbound Space Storms
Chip Analyst Sees Improving Outlook, Q2 Sales Surprise (now see the next headline)
Gartner, IDC Agree, Semiconductor Sales to Decline 22% in 2009
SEMI PV Group Releases Recommendations for China PV Policy Roadmap
Researchers Make Breakthrough in Quantum Control of Light
Changes to ARRL VHF/UHF Contest Rules Now in Place
Soyuz Spacecraft Docks with Space Station
Planet-Hunting Method Succeeds: Jupiter-Like Planet Found Orbiting One Of Smallest Stars
U.S. Cable Operators See Weaker Q2
Chrome, Firefox, IE8 Accelerate 12% Or More in Windows 7 over Vista
Obama Disses Queen Again - Not Invited to D-Day Event at Normandy (note: she was 18 years old in 1944, lived through Blitzkrieg)
5/28/2009
Green Homeowner Hit with Noise Abatement Order Because 40 ft Wind Turbine is Driving Neighbors Mad
ZigBee to Be Wireless Standard for Smart Meters in Europe (a wise decision IMHO)
World's Highest-Resolution Commercial Satellite
University to Use iPhone for Attendance Checks
IEEE to Debut Two Awards
Powerline Communication Standards Continue to Struggle
Accelerometers Set to Become Leading MEMS Device in 2013
RFMD Seeing Better-Than-Expected Order Activity
Japan Pushes Forward on Plutonium Imports
AT&T Boosts 3G Data Speeds - Outlines LTE Upgrade Path
The First Acoustic Superlens
HP Says Aims to Cut 5,700 EMEA Jobs
Clearwire Cross-Breeding Engineers
Mexico to Try Rice University's Arsenic-Cleansing 'Nanorust'
GSMA Says Innovation Remains Strong During the Economic Downturn
EADS Defence & Security Chooses Wireless Network Solutions from Harris Stratex Networks
New Solar Cycle Predictions
Mobile Payment Users Worldwide to Increase 70% in 2009
High Torque Electric Motor Being Tested
IRS Tax Revenue Falls 34% Y/Y (no problem, just print more & take even more from Kirt)
5/27/2009
Plastic in Our Cars Takes Up 100 Gallons of Oil per Vehicle
Navy Aircraft to Get Radar Upgrade
Sweden Claims LTE First
Japan's DoCoMo Eyes Cash Transfer by Cellphone
Europium Found to Be a Superconductor
When Will We See the IC Recovery?
Rude Internet Users Are Making You Stupid
U.S. Air Force Selects Sensis, Raytheon, Moog Team for 3DELRR Program
Astronauts Blast Off to Double Space Station Crew
Over Half of Cellular Backhaul Capacity Will Be Ethernet by the End of 2011
New System for Detection of Arrival of Single Atoms
2009 ARRL Photo Contest Ends Soon
'How to Cheat': The Physics of RFID
IBM Earmarks $3 Billion for Europe and Asia Stimulus (has anyone seen headlines of other countries seeking to stimulate the U.S. economy?)
Space Operations Vital to USAF and USA
Nanoscale Electric Current Generator Uses Rotating Atoms
Researchers Test Induction Sensors to Detect Buried Land Mines
Astronauts Spot Mysterious Ice Circles in World’s Deepest Lake
PPM Inquiry Part of a 'War on Talk Radio'
5/26/2009
Ericsson Claims First Commercial 4G Mobile Deployment
Digital TV Test Leads to Flooded FCC Help Lines
Decline of 565,000 Jobs Predicted in Upcoming May '09 BLS Employment Report
India's Wireless Communication Test Equipment Market Sees Strong Growth
Merchant Substrate Market For GaN to Reach $470M in 2013
U.S. Venture Investments Down 61% in Q1 2009
Microsoft's Move Toward XML Standards Leads to $200M Penalty
Self-Powered "Infofuses" Use Chemical Reactions to Transmit Coded Messages up to 2 km
Too Much Entanglement Can Render Quantum Computers Useless (I hate that when that happens)
RFID Takes Retail to Consumers Through Search Engines
Radio Revenues Down 24% in Q1
Using Lasers to Hunt for Submarines
Droplets Manipulated on Nanostructured Silicon Surfaces
It's 'Rat Out Your Boss' Week in the UK
Will Consumers Be Able to Afford the Bandwidth They're Craving?
Renewable Energy's 26,000 New Jobs
Higher-Performance Plastic Electronics
N. Korea Allows Limited Internet Cell Phone Service (a kinder, gentler socialist dictatorship)
Obama Breaking Promise for 5-Day Online Transparency
5/25/2009
Wi-Fi More Important Than Food, Say Airline Passengers
Phone Scams and Virus 'Epidemic' Could Be Just Round the Corner
Recession Suddenly Humbles High-Tech Sector
Technology That Shouldn't Be Forgotten This Memorial Day
Air Force Picks Site for Cyber Command
Pause in 2G Spending Leads to Record GSM Network Revenue Drop in Q1/2009
More AC Power from Solar Panels
Atlantis Shuttle Lands in California after Successful Hubble Fix
Interest in Mobile Phone Recycling Surges in the UK
Middle East RFID Association Gets Ready for Business
Lockheed Martin GPS III Team Completes Major Design Review
Humans and Robots Bond on the Battlefield
LIDAR System Offers Peerless Precision in Remote Measurements
Police Use GPS to Track Suspects Despite Murky Law
NASA Flight Facility Launches Nanosatellite
Google Chrome 2 Is 20% Faster Than Chrome 1 in Physical Speed Tests
'Extreme' College Drinking and a Sensation-Seeking Disposition Lead to Injury
5/24/2009
American Households Spend >$1200 Annually on Consumer Electronics
US$ Hits New Multimonth Low vs €, ¥, ₤
U.S. Could Lose AAA Rating
AOptix Develops Air-to-Ground Laser Communications System
BPA Forecasts A U-Shaped Slow Recovery for Semiconductor and PCB Industries
Concrete - the New Eco-Criminal (better stop construction on all those new buildings in China and developing countries)
5/22/2009
TSMC to Re-Hire Hundreds of Workers
Chuck Norris Bakery Thwarts Vandals in Split, Croatia - from Texas
TI Pushes Deeper into ZigBee Territory with Integrated Radio SoCs
Few Women Choose to Become Engineers
Bad Weather Delays Shuttle Landing
GPS Satellites Not 'Falling out of the Sky' Says Air Force
Mio Launches Ultra-Slim Nav Devices with Innovative Software
Alternative-Energy Markets Brighten
Giant Balloon Flying High over Atlantic to Catch Cosmic Rays
Air Force to Get Additional Communications Systems
London to Be 'Electric Car Capital' of World
Australia: State of Victoria Passes Electrical Safety Regulations for Electrical Toys and Other Products
Big Science Projects on the Edge of Doability
SETI@home Project Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Though No ETs Yet
T-Mobile Leaks Details of Replacement iPhone
Wings That Waggle Could Cut Aircraft Emissions by 20%
Scientists Test Superjet Technology in Australia
DOD to Get Assistance with IFF System
Software Pirates Pinpointed on Google Maps
Funding Secured to Develop UK Satellite for Rural Broadband Services
Computer Virus Strikes FBI, U.S. Marshals Service
5/21/2009
Engineers Discover Fundamental Flaw in Transistor Theory
FBI Arrests 4 in Terror Plan to Bomb Bronx Synagogues, Shoot Plane w/Stinger Missile 
New Memory Material May Hold Data for One Billion Years
Job Opportunities Fewer for People with Non-English Names
Counterfeiting of Electronics Moves Online
1/3 of Us Will Do Homework This Weekend
GAO-Predicted GPS Failure Could Have Drastic Consequences
Scientist Uncover Key Mechanism in Magnetic Cooling Crystals
UK: A Way out of the Spectrum Re-Farm Deadlock?
New 'Broadband' Cloaking Technology Simple to Manufacture
Silicon Wafer Shipments Decline in Q1 2009
Rotating Space Elevator Propels Its Own Load
Concerns Expressed over Future of Human Spaceflight At NASA
RFID Gives Voice to Nonverbal Children
MIT Experts Tackle Nuclear Power Waste Problem
Aptitude Tests May Discourage Best Candidates
World's Observatories Watching 'Cool' Star
Help! National Archives Offers $50,000 For Lost Data
Giant Lens May Be Distorting Echo of the Big Bang
1 in 4 Americans is Texting While Driving (my niece died in a horrific car accident as a result of texting while driving)
Swinburne University Research Leads to DVD That Will Store 2000 Movies
Parents Use Cell Phones as Modern Baby Rattles
5/20/2009
GPS System "Close to Breakdown"
FCC Looks to Raise Vanity Call Sign Fees for Second Consecutive Year
Pay Freeze for Ofcom Staff and Directors
Air Force to Get Nonlethal Microwave Defense System
Apple Warns of Static Shock from iPhone, iPod
Q1 Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Declined 9.4% - Smartphones Grew 12.7%
Downward Trend on the German PCB Market Continues
ZigBee Smart Energy Proposed as Basis for IEC Standard
Virgin America First Airline to Offer Fleetwide WiFi
UHF RFID Reader Has Read Range of up to 300 ft
Near Field Comms (NFC) Gets New Specs
DARPA Awards Northrop Grumman $37M Terahertz Electronics Contract
Femto Forum Outlines Case for LTE Femtocells
How Gravitational Waves Could Generate Radio Signals
Biggest Commercial Satellite to Date Arrives at Launch Facility
Magnetic Cactus Experimentally Demonstrates Mathematical Plant Patterns
LTE to Reach 100 Million Subscriptions Faster Than Any Previous Mobile Standard
UK Firm Starts Research into Lasers for High Speed Internet
Raytheon Wins $260M U.S. Navy Weapon System Contract
Airline Mechanics in TX Cannot Read English Repair Manuals
10 Years Later Still Not Even a Squeak from ET
5/19/2009
Astronauts Say Goodbye to Hubble for Last Time
Don't Overlook the Joys of Analog Life, Schmidt Tells Grads
Can Wi-Fi Rescue the 3G Operators?
Tiny, DIY Satellites Get NASA Boost
China OEMs Rise as Mobile Market Falls
A Laptop Cooled with Ionic Wind
Share and Exchange Knowledge at New GPS Tracking Forum
World's Largest Commercial Satellite Arrives at Launch Facility
New Memory Technology to Replace NAND
A Fast Bumpy Ride into the Future of Mass Solar Deployment
Government Invests in 1Gb/s Research
AC Induction Motor Market Growth to Triple by 2011
NASA Presents New, Odd-Looking Rovers
Third-Dimensional Viewing for Mobile Phones
2009 Team America  Rocketry Challenge Results Announced
Thompson Files: Electronic-War Alert
Nokia Announces 490 Job Cuts
Verizon CFO Sees Wireless Margins Beyond 45%
The Foundation of Reality: Information or Quantum Mechanics?
Blue Collar U.S. Males Lose More Ground
27% of Public School Teachers Fail in Math (no wonder we can't produce engineers & scientists)
5/18/2009
STMicro Sees Early Chip Market Recovery
NORAD to Test Aircraft Laser Warning System This Week in Washington, D.C. Area
EU Moves Closer to New Mobile Spectrum
Research Team Reports Major Breakthrough in Lithium Battery Technology
Tech Security Companies Are Hot Acquisitions
Pyramid: LTE Growth Will Outpace 3G
Court Case Reveals Ugly Infighting at Motorola
Atlantis Astronauts Take Final Hubble Spacewalk
Is Random Lasing Possible with a Cold Atom Cloud?
NASA to Test World's Largest Rocket Parachutes
Silent Talk 'Telepathy' for Soldiers
Israeli Intelligence Issues Facebook Warning
Scientists Work to Plug Microorganisms into the Energy Grid
Nokia Unveils Its Cheapest 3G Phone
Air-Fuelled Battery Offers 10x Increase in Capacity
Wolfram Alpha First Impressions
Prius Goes For More Energy-Saving Firsts
As Palm Moves Toward Launch, Pre Fans Speculate Frantically
Angry Phone Users 'Rickroll' Robo-Call Company
New Kid-Friendly Internet Browser Launches
Microsoft Delivers Beta of Visual Studio 2010
5/17/2009
Major Upsets in Semiconductor Top 20 Ranking
Graphene Yields Secrets to Its Extraordinary Properties
Saudi 'Killer Chip' Implant Would Track, Eliminate Undesirables
Mobile Shortages Drive Demand, While Intel Atom Eludes the Open Market
Inexpensive Plastic Used in CDs Could Improve Aircraft, Computer Electronics
5/15/2009
British Telecom to Cut 15,000 Jobs (sink me!)
Electronics Supply Chain Sales Waiting for An Upturn
GaAs Amplifier Chip Boosts 71 to 86 GHz
Half of U.S. Mobile Phone Users Access Mobile Content on a Weekly Basis
Massachusetts Stops Transit Drivers Carrying Cell Phones
RFaxis Opens Doors for BiCMOS RFICs
Novel Mobile Devices to Drive 3G Opportunity
Panasonic Slumps to $4B Yearly Loss
First Spectrum Index Launched (a relative value rating service)
Atlantis Spacewalkers to Put Finishing Touches on Hubble Fix
Europe's Satellite TV Decision Faces Legal Challenge
The Key to Graphene's Exotic Properties
European Commission Issues RFID Privacy Recommendations
New Nanotube Coating Enables Novel Laser Power Meter
NEC Quits Supercomputer Project
Former Astronaut Likely to Be New NASA Chief
Fujitsu Develops World's Fastest Processor
Res-Net Microwave Announces New Website
U.S. Teens Going Online Wirelessly Without Limits or Controls
China's ¥ Set to Usurp U.S.'s $ As World's Reserve Currency
Savage Asks Clinton to Intervene with UK Government
5/14/2009
Charge Your iPod, Kill a Polar Bear?
Global PCB Market Forecast to Drop 13% in 2009
TI Pushes Deeper into ZigBee Territory with Integrated Radio SoCs
Spacewalkers Perform Surgery on Hubble
DoD to Receive Support for Communications Systems
Researchers Develop New Method for Producing Transparent Conductors
Warship Radar Technology Designers Set Sights on Next-Gen Navy Cruiser
Ariane Rocket Launches Two Space Observatories
Europe Licenses Two Mobile Satellite Operators
Body Movements Can Influence Math Problem Solving
Bulk GaN Substrates to Expand from Blue Lasers to Lighting and Power Electronics
Illusion Cloak Makes One Object Look Like Another
White OLED Surpasses Fluorescent Lamp Efficiency
Vodafone UK to Offer Borderless Roaming For Summer Promotion
Liquid Lens Creates Tiny Flexible Laser on a Chip
Birthday Bash Marks 50 Years of IC Evolution
CAE to Cut 10% of Workforce, 700 Jobs (demonize bizjets, kill jobs - duh)
China May Allow Sales of WLAN-Enabled Handsets at End of 2009
Sony Reports $1B Annual Loss
OpenOffice 3.1 Goes to Bat Against Office 2007 SP2 (check out FREE RF Cascade Workbook for OOo)
Flaws in Web's Much-Touted WolframAlpha
5/13/2009
Analog Demand Returns, Pricing Stabilizes
ARRL Seeks Member Support "The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009"
Emtec Microscope Tilts Light Source
Are You an 'App-hole'?
Wi-Fi in the Sky Becoming a Necessity, Not a Luxury
GPS Navigation Units More Popular as Prices Fall
Hong Kong Airport Says It Now Uses Only RFID Baggage Tags
Japanese Operators Exceed 100 Million 3G Subscribers
Cisco, Clearwire in WiMax Supply Deal
Digital Britain Spectrum Decision Expected Tomorrow
FCC: Landline Number Move Should Take 1 Day, Not 4
Shuttle Crew Chases Hubble Telescope for Repairs
Verizon Sells Landline Assets for $8.6B
Ericsson Mines Silicon Valley for IP Gold
China Deploys "Impenetrable" Computer OS
Ericsson's 3G Femto Issue
Quantum Leap in Lighting
EU Commission Hits Intel with $1.45 Billion Fine
Seagate [HDDs] to Cut 1,100 Jobs to Reduce Costs
Google Street Views Faces Privacy Critics in Japan and Greece
In-Depth View: Microsoft Windows 7 RC
5/12/2009
Upper Millimeter Microwave Radio Poised to Take Off
Android Smartphone Shipments Expected to Grow 900% in 2009
U. of Ark. Study Quantifies RFID's Superiority to Manual Inventory Counts
Scottish Mobile TV Chip Firm Wins New Backing
Ofcom Survey Highlights Interference Problems for UK Wireless Networks
Toshiba Cuts Semiconductor Investment by 2/3
Ultra-Dense Deuterium May Be Nuclear Fuel of the Future
Number-Crunching Search Engine Wolfram Alpha Preps for Launch
New Technology Could Double 3G Network Voice Call Capacity
Tech Firms Could See Fallout from Antitrust Shift
Faster Computers, Electronic Devices Possible with Scientists Create Large-Area Graphene on Copper
Hubble to Be Upgraded with e2v CCD Imaging Sensors
Demand Returns and Pricing Stabilizes in Analog Chips and Transistors
Ion Trap Quantum Computing
NEC Electronics CEO Steps Down Amid Losses
AirTran Airways Joins the Wi-Fi Crowd
Brain's Problem-Solving Function at Work When We Daydream
Software Piracy Cost the Industry $50B in 2008
Xerox Solid Ink Cuts Print Costs by 62%
GM CEO: Bankruptcy Likely; Firm May Leave Detroit
5/11/2009
Semiconductor Fabs Start to Fill
DoCoMo Develops Spatial Positioning for Mobile Phones
Maryland Pursues Cell-Phone Jamming Test
FCC Releases Unredacted BPL Case Studies after ARRL FOIA Request
Wisconsin Court Upholds GPS Tracking by Police w/o Warrant
University of Missouri Requires Students Buy iPhone or iPod
A Step Toward Graphene Circuitry
Wi-Lan Settles with Infineon, Gains Hundreds of Patents
Over 40% of Americans Use Mobile Phones in the Toilet (I am NOT one of them)
Scientists Prove Silicon-Friendly Non-Volatile Memory Film
AT&T to Buy Territories from Verizon for $2.35B
Smart Meter Plan is Potential Boost to Industry
WiFi Slow to Become Ubiquitous Onboard Airlines
Brits Too Scared to Shop Online
Clear Channel Radio Revenues Down Double Digits
General: Cyberattack on U.S. Might Lead to Military Strike
New Nanocrystals Show Potential for Cheap Lasers, New Lighting
China Overtakes the U.S. as Brazil's Largest Trading Partner
Administration Proposes Killing DoD Programs
NASA Running Out of Plutonium for Deep-Space Probes
Shortages Stir Coffee and Sugar Prices
U.S. Government Borrowing 46¢ for Every $1 Spent
5/10/2009
Shuttle Atlantis Set for Monday, 2:01 PM Launch
'Star Trek' Warp Speed? Physicists Have New Idea That Could Make It So
U.S. Threatens Military Force Against Hackers
Big Solar Flare Portends Sun’s Return to Normal
Putting the Squeeze on a Crystal Leads to Novel Electronics
5/8/2009
Space Adventurer Sues for Losing Earth Job
New Pattern Found in Prime Numbers
Telecom Carriers Spent $62B on Outsourced Services in 2008 (opportunities for entrepreneurs?)
Pentagon Girds for Cyber Warfare
White House Moves on DoD Contractor Workforce Cuts
Experiment Sets Basis for Graphene Chips
NASA Announces Fiscal Year 2010 Budget
EU Calls for Shorter Work Week to Create Jobs
Scientists Prove Silicon-Friendly Non-Volatile Memory Film
Thailand's DTAC Q1 Net Subscriber Additions Down 70%
Color E-Paper That Rivals the Real Thing
Researchers Make Major Step Towards Faster Chips
Will America's Power Grid Be Able to Keep Pace with Future Demand?
Study Reveals That Losing Jobs Makes People Sick
THEMIS: 'Singing' Electrons Help Create and Destroy 'Killer' Electrons
National Trademark Expo Set for USPTO Campus May 8-9
EU Parliament Approves Law Ensuring Internet Access As a Fundamental Right
Hubble to Get First Battery Replacement in 19 Years
FAA's Air-Traffic Networks Breached by Hackers
9 Reasons to Drink More Coffee!
Employers Cut 539,000 Jobs in April, Jobless Rate 8.9%
5/7/209
Student's Wikipedia Hoax Fools Newspapers
Physicists Create World's Smallest Incandescent Lamp (must hide it countries where incandescents are banned!)
In-Flight Broadband Set to Soar with 800 Planes
Deutsche Telekom Posts Q1 Loss on T-Mobile Write Down
Wi-Fi Backers Drive to 60 GHz
Method to Integrate Plasmon-Based Nanophotonic Circuitry with State-of-the-Art ICs Developed
Pentagon Plans 20,000 New Jobs
Europe About to Take an Astronomical Lead over U.S.
Chips in 'Recovery Phase' as Fabs Start to Fill Up
Computer Hard Drive Sold on eBay Had Details of Secret U.S. Missile Defense System
IPC: March Rigid PCB Bookings Down 40%
Study Plunges Standard Theory of Cosmology into Crisis
Intel, Microsoft, Dell Band Together for WiGig
More Americans Drink and Dial on Cell Phones
X-ray Reveals Anatomy of Gallium Oxide
Post-Quantum Correlations: Exploring the Limits of Quantum Nonlocality
What Next for Bluetooth High Speed?
Xerox Looks to Make Color Printing More Affordable
How an Intern Stole NASA's Moon Rocks
ST Looks at Bendable Batteries for Smartcards
Raytheon Gains $115M Contract to Upgrade Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems
In-Depth View: Microsoft Windows 7 RC
Census GPS-Tagging Your Home's Front Door
Breakthrough Electric Powertrain Targets Buses and Trucks
5/6/2009
Congress Debates Whether P2P Users Should Be Warned Like Cigarette Smokers (Big Mother watching over the children again)
Physicists Detect Single-Electron Tunneling with Quantum Dots
Super Glass Breaks Dielectric Record
No Rebound Just Yet, According to Supply-Chain Survey
Representatives Introduce FCC Reform Bill
Six-Atom-Thick Material Discovered
Report: Ultrawideband Dies by 2013
Optimizing Performance of Nanowire Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
3G Mobile Broadband Success Story Might Be Short Lived
Ericsson, NSN Brace for Chinese Price Wars
Storing a Lightning Bolt in Glass for Portable Power
New Solar Energy 'Cells' - Structure of Highly Efficient Light-Harvesting Molecules
Microsoft Continues Layoffs, Massive Affected
The Smart Grid: Licensed or Unlicensed Spectrum
Watching Solar Activity Muddle Earth's Magnetic Field
Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Challenges Einstein
Swede Indicted for Hacking NASA, Cisco Computers
Hawaii Broadband Bill Fails in State Legislature
GM Plans 1-for-100 Reverse Stock Split (remember that the U.S. government, aka taxpayers, is the majority owner now)
5/5/2009
Nano-Sandwich Triggers Novel Electron Behavior
Andy Grove, Gordon Moore, et al, Honored by National Inventors Hall of Fame
High-Tech Start-ups Training Academy to Open
FCC Affirms Vanity Call Sign Rules
Light-Enhanced Wet Etch Eats into GaN
Europe: Get the U.S. and Other Countries Out of Internet Governance
Switzerland Opens Major Spectrum Consultation
NFC Creeps Closer to the Start Line
Forecast: Mobile Advertising Will Grow 36% in 2009
National Geographic: Sun Oddly Quiet -- Hints at Next "Little Ice Age"?
Motorola's "Green Phone" Renews and Recycles
Apple-Twitter Deal: Just a Rumor?
Is the Recession Suffocating American Innovation?
Detecting Dirty Bombs from a Safe Distance
Hubble Telescope Poised for Grand Cosmic Finale
Bluetooth Class-Action Suit Settled: Lawyers Unsurprisingly the Biggest Winners
Alcatel-Lucent Q1 Losses Widen
Pentagon Cyber Command to Create Force for Future
Microsoft Announces Round Two of Layoffs
Libraries Eye Stimulus Money for Web Access
Wolfram Alpha and Google Face Off
5/4/2009
March Chip Sales Rebound Slightly from February
Handset Shipments Down 13% in Q1
Adopt a Line of Code: The Makers of Miro Have a Unique Funding Model
IBM, Motorola Execs Say RFID Is Key to Better World
HP Allies with RIM for Mobile Business on Blackberry
DOD Space Programs Beset by Troubles
Google Accidentally Offends Japanese Sensibilities
The Asteroids Are Coming
NIST Super-Sensors to Measure Signature of Inflationary Universe
China Triples Wind Power Capacity Goal
5/3/2009
SIA: Demand Stabilizing Somewhat, But Limited Visibility Continues
Sennheiser Sets New Standards for High-End Audio Receivers Using AWR Software
Quantum Ghosts Are Helpful
Patented PVC Material Helps Hide Soldiers, Vehicles
Japan to Launch Military-Purpose Satellites
5/1/2009
Smartphones Help Mobile Phone Market As Handset Shipments Drop
IBM, Motorola Execs Say RFID Is Key to Better World
Supercool, Superconducting Digital Switches Extend DDR's Reach
Mobile Phone Contract-Manufacturing Outsourcing Decelerates as Demand Lags
Job Cuts Avert Catastrophic Quarter as Profits Excel
U.S. House Airs Patent Reform Debate
NASA Jobs Slashed As Shuttle Fleet Is Retired
Houston Representative Introduces Amateur Radio Bill in Congress
Tiny Lasers Plug the 'Green Gap'
March Chip Sales Rebound Slightly from February
U.S. Falls Behind Russia, China in Nanotech Funding
New Color Mercury Images - Huge Crate Found
Windows 7 to Make Public Debut May 5
This Week in ZigBee: The Low-Power Wireless Standard Gets a Boost
RFID Plays Crucial Military Role in Middle East
Pentagon Uses Facebook, Twitter to Spread Message
Space Shuttle Is "Go" for May 11 Launch
Wireless Rivals Vie to Replace IR Remote Controls
Obama Nominates Clyburn to FCC
GPS Units May Guide Elderly Through Supermarkets
Survey: 22% of Internet Users Ditch Print Newspaper
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