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Technical Headline News Archive - November 2009

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11/30/2009
Ban Camera Phones from the Christmas Party, Says Lawyer
High Engineering Drop-Out Rate Disputed
Cyber Monday Shoppers: 4M/Minute
Global Semiconductor Sales Fall 3.5% in October
Chip Sales Up 5% in October, Says SIA (what the?... see above)
FCC Looks to Revise, Clarify Vanity Call Sign Rules
24-Carat Gold 'Snowflakes' Improve Graphene's Electrical Properties
Secrecy in Science is a Corrosive Force
Top 16 Declining Technology Salaries for 2010
Fuji Electric Smoothes Way to Silicon Carbide Power transistors
Private School Pupils Dominate Universities
FCC Posts "Help Wanted" for White Spaces Database Managers
Survey Shows How Users Want More on Mobiles
Researchers Design Triple Quantum Dot for Quantum Information Applications
European User Group Approves WirelessHart
U.S. and France Demonstrate Interoperability of Thales's Mode 5 IFF
Large Hadron Collider Sets World Energy Record
France Telecom and TDC to Merge Swiss Networks
New Software Targets Air Force Bombers' Accuracy
Climategate: University of East Anglia U-Turn in Climate Change Row
11/29/2009
Exec Says Nokia Must Speed Up Wireless Internet Transformation
Solar Power from Your Windows, Awnings, Even Clothing?
An 'Historical Blunder' and Other Tech Turkeys of 2009
Rigging a Climate 'Consensus'
11/27/2009
From Magnetic to Solid State, Spin-Free
Nanowires Key to Future Transistors, Electronics
Researchers Report Room-Temperature Silicon Spintronics
RFID Chips: Intelligence Inside Metal Components
Mobile Phone Bills Rated As Lowest Priority for UK Consumers
Weak Economy, Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Hit H-1B Visa Program
BAE to Cut 642 Insyte Jobs
Lenovo Buying Back Mobile Phone Business
Atlantis Crew Returns Home Safely
Samsung Will Sell Watchphone in Ireland
Carphone Results Beat Views, Raises Guidance
China Warns of Mass Internet Virus
Digital Economy Bill Heads for Second Reading
Europe Suffers Photovoltaic Slowdown
Bulgarian Scientist Says He Talks to Aliens
China to Launch Second Lunar Probe Next October
11/26/2009
Astronauts Surprised by Holiday Turkey Dinners
Man Pleads Guilty, Faces Jail Time and Fines in Counterfeit IC Case
Spin-Based Electronics Gets Boost
Nearly ½ the Money Spent at U.S. Retail on Desktop PCs Goes to Apple
Wikipedia Loses Thousands of Editors
More MMS Than Christmas Cards for the Czech Republic
Unique Micronail Chip Makes Electronics and Bio Cells Communicate
Texas Instruments Spin-Off Files for $500M IPO
Ruckus Wireless Offers WiFi Alternative to 3G
UK Nuclear Goals Are 'Overly Optimistic'
3G Wireless Still Holds Promise
Polymer with Honeycomb Structure: Scientists Synthesize Graphene-Like Material
Paper-Thin Batteries Made from Algae
The Internet's Destruction of Critical Thinking
Gold Retreats from New High Above $1,194
Christmas Web Shopping Looks Brighter than Last Year
11/25/2009
Early Holiday Spending Suggests Strong Season for TVs, Videogames
Using Cellphone While Walking Perilous for Seniors
ARRL, McSnyder Software Team Up to Provide iTunes Apps
iSuppli: 2009 Could Have Been Much Worse
Television Earns Pair of IEEE Milestones
Bluetooth Opens Up New Revenue Streams for Stadiums
Small Town Residents Lay Their Own Fiberoptic Cabling
Shuttle Atlantis Leaves Space Station, Headed Home
FCC Chairman: Broadband Access Should Be Universal (translation: we pay, everybody uses)
Researchers Find Reliable, Mess-Free Way to Grow Graphene
Pure-Play Semiconductor Foundry Revenue Will Be Up 53.7%
Sen. Hutchison Wants More Technology in Texas Schools
Nasty iPhone Worm Hints at the Future
Accessing Higher THz Gain with Switched Quantum Cascade Lasers
Infineon and Nokia Announce Collaboration to Develop LTE Solutions
Patent Office Rejects Rambus Patent Claims
COTS Cisco Router Launches into Space Aboard Intelsat Satellite
Econophysicist Predicts Rogue Financial Waves
Selling Chip Makers on Optical Computing
11/24/2009
IEEE Calls for Integrating Standards into Engineering Curriculum
Nokia to Cut 220 Jobs in Japan R&D Center
Protests Grow over Digital Bill
EU Drops Qualcomm Anti-Trust Case
Eight Reasons Why IC Downgrade Was Baseless
'Fingerprinting' RFID Tags: Researchers Develop Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
Augmented Reality on the Mobile to Generate $732M by 2014
Hiding Workplace Anger May Result in Heart Attacks (... but acting on it could cause unemployment)
European MPs Votes on New Telecoms Law
Electric Dragsters Burn Rubber, and Volts
Large Hadron Collider Has First Collisions
Qualcomm Expected to Gain 2 Places in Top-10 Semiconductor Rankings
Mobile Will Account for 11.7% of Digital Ad Spend in 2014
Machine Converts CO2 into Gasoline, Diesel, and Jet Fuel
University Researchers Say RFID's Worth Is Proven When Deployed Enterprise-Wide
The 'Quantum Internet' Is Possible
Why Aren't Travelers Paying for In-Flight WiFi?
Cheap 3D Solar Cells 6x More Efficient, Work Underground
The 'Real' Jobless Rate: 17.5% of Workers Are Unemployed
AOL Changes Its Name to Aol (a brilliant move... like changing from CRAP to Crap)
11/23/2009
Time to Jam Mobile Phone Signals in Prisons
Practical Nanotube Electronics
Generating Electricity from Air Flow (sort of the dual to my EHD cooling report)
Mobile Phone Prices Continue to Fall, Even As High-End Features Rise
Workers Have Gone on 'Unlimited Strike' at Atmel's Fab (is that really a good strategy?)
More Radio Piracy on the High Seas
"Big Bang" Machine (LHC) Set to Yield Surprises
Europe's Semiconductor Strengths and Weaknesses
Pentagon Seeks to Build Airborne Infrared Sensor for Ballistic Missile Defense within 5 Years
Finland Completes Radio Spectrum Auction
Terrebonne Deploys Temperature-Tracking RFID Tags
DoD: Pros and Cons of Video from Space
Broadband Tech Firm Sees "Farms of WiFi"
Triangle Wells Aim to Beat Polarization
Single-Wafer Processing is Key to MEMS Success
FCC Wants Faster Cell Tower Reviews
Radiation Leak Investigated at Three Mile Island
Orbiting Astronaut Welcomes Daughter's Birth
Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government (...and this from the NY Times!)
So... Gold Hits Record High $1,174
Canadian Woman Loses Benefits over Facebook Photo
11/22/2009
ROHS to Cover All Electrical and Electronic Equipment?
On the Job Hunt: Electronic Resumes Tossed
LHC: Beams Are Back on at World's Most Powerful Particle Accelerator
RadioFrame's Mystery Femto Buyer... Broadcom?
USPTO to Hold Public Roundtable on Work Sharing for Patent Applications
11/20/2009
Boeing Laser Systems Destroy UAVs in Tests
Mobile Broadband Industry Seeks Talent
Nokia Cuts 330 Jobs from Its R&D Divisions
Senate Commerce Committee Approves LPFM Bill (paving the way for killing opposing voices)
UK Hospital Trials Wireless 'Plaster' for Monitoring Patient Health
East-West Engineering Salary Gulf
FCC Workshop Examines Role of Broadband Research in U.S. Competitiveness
Intel, Google Take Seats on Smart Grid Board
Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Orders Flat
Laser Collision Produces X-Rays
Engineers Use Aerospace Approach to Design Wave Energy System
Driver Texting About Drug Deal Hits Biker
Dumb Code Could Stop Computer Viruses in Their Tracks (quite interesting)
Oddball Gifts for Techies (Christmas is coming!)
Polymer with Honeycomb Structure: Scientists Synthesize Graphene-Like Material
NASA's Wise Eye to Survey Night Sky with Electro-Optics
Ethics Rule Could Slow DoD's Revolving Employment Door
AOL to Shed 2,500 Jobs
Google Gives a First Look at the Chrome OS
False Alarms Prompt Space Station Scare
11/19/2009
Gartner: SMS-Based Money Transfer Will Be Bigger Than Mobile Browsing, Search
IBM Aims to Simulate Brain's Abilities with Computer System
Best Achieving Year in Infineon's History
Aerospace and Defense Connector Users Demanding More Capability, Smaller Size, More EMI Protection
Wireless Infrastructure Revenues Declined 15.7% Y/Y in Q3 2009
Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market to Jump 60% in 2009 to $5.9B (wait, what about the above headline?)
Radioactive Batteries Could Keep Going and Going
Economic Rebound Lifts China Mobile Call Traffic
SEMI: Wafer Shipments to Surge 23% in 2010
Murata Reveals Piezoelectric Fan Only 1.85mm Thick
OMB - Performance Pay: We Know It Works
AMD to Retire $1B of Debt Using Intel Settlement
Bendable Magnetic Interface
As Electric Cars Arrive, Where Will They Plug In?
Ripples in Space Divide Classical and Quantum Worlds
Recovery Remains Uncertain but China is Key
Bigger U.S. Role in Broadband Is Likely (bigger gov't... who would have guessed?)
Test Begin Soon for Solar Impulse Round-the-World Flight
The Race to Build a 1000 mph Car
Breakthrough in Text to Speech Technology
U.S. Flights Delayed, Canceled Because of FAA Computer Glitch
11/18/2009
California Targets TVs to Lower Electricity Demand
Federal Circuit Decision on Business Methods Hints at Possibility of 'Virtual Worlds' Patents
New Study Confirms Exotic Electric Properties of Graphene
Former Semiconductor Execs Charged with Fraud
Union Says Verizon Laying Off 1,000
The Mandelbulb: First 'True' 3D Image of Famous Fractal
South Korean Regulator Approves iPhone
Ahead of the Bell: RIM Downgraded on Competition
10 New VC Funds for UK High-Tech
TalkingPlug Uses RFID-Enabled Power Outlets for Energy Management
Broadband Stimulus Program Risks Waste and Fraud (duh, EVERY gov't program is full of waste & fraud)
Turning Heat to Electricity... Efficiently
5 Government Contracting Myths Busted
Cellphone App to Make Maps of Noise Pollution
FCC Identifies Critical Gaps in Path to Future Universal Broadband
Two Held in Global PC Fraud Probe
Space Shuttle Arrives at ISS Today
In Today's Space Race, Watch Out for China
Chip Industry Very Near Full Capacity
Commodity Rally Drives Gold Higher as Dollar Drops - $1147/oz
Coed College Housing Connected to Frequent Binge Drinking (did Stimulus money fund that study?)
11/17/2009
NASA Looks to SiGe for Radiation-Immune Circuits
New Oxford Dictionary Names 'Unfriend' Word of the Year
UK Mobile Phone Data Sold Between Competitor Companies
Semiconductor Revenue to Rebound in 2010 after Smaller-Than-Expected 2009 Decline
A 25-Year Battery
4 Million Mobile WiMAX Chipsets Will Be Shipped by the End of 2009
Semiconductor Industry Close to Sold Out
Civilian Supercomputer Shatters Nuke Simulator’s Speed Record
5 Government Contracting Myths Busted
Space Shuttle Lifts Off Amid Tons of Tweets (I watched it - nice!)
UK Considers Opening Up White-Space Radio Spectrum
Researchers Find Reliable, Mess-Free Way to Grow Graphene
The Coming Nuclear Crisis
Broadband Workshop Focuses on Advanced Fiber Networks
The Internet Can Still Be a Positive Force, World Wide Web Foundation Says
Nanoparticles Used in Common Household Items Caused Genetic Damage in Mice
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Diagnosed with Cancer
Hackers Have New Technique: 'Spear Phishing'
Microsoft Launches Office 2010 Technical Beta a Few Days Early
11/16/2009
IEEE Revises Membership Rules
Breakthroughs in Inertial Sensors to Augment GPS Will Guide Future of Precision-Guided Munitions
Superconductors to Wire a Smarter Grid
Building a More Versatile Laser
Japan's DoCoMo Tries to Simplify Handsets with RF MEMS
Google's Replacement for HTTP Protocol to Make Web Browsing Twice as Fast
UK Budget Cuts Stunt Military Growth
First Universal Programmable Quantum Computer Unveiled
'Universal' Programmable 2-Qubit Quantum Processor Created
Egypt Creates First Arabic Domain Name
Femto Deployments, Standards, Volumes Increase
China Joins Supercomputer Elite
Nokia Shows Off Mobile TV Capable 3G Phone
Leonid Meteor Shower Set to Reach Peak
ZigBee System Powered by Harvested Energy
Working Together to Design Robust Silicon Chips
The K7RA Solar Update
Army Corps of Engineers Now Required to Consider Climate Change in All Projects
Dollar Falls, Sending Gold to Record High
11/15/2009
Team Hardens SiGe Circuits
New Nanowires May Contribute to Highly Efficient Solar Cells
USPTO, EPO and JPO to Expand Patent Prosecution Highway Work Share Program
LHC to Finally Start Next Week, Again
Futuristic Communications Systems Could Help Protect Frontline Troops
11/13/2009
Interference-Free Radio
Piezoelectronics Gets Green Makeover
Biodegradable Transistors
Nanotech in Space: Rensselaer Experiment to Weather the Trials of Orbit
ARRL Sweepstakes Takes to the Phone Bands Next Weekend
Task Group to Tackle Wi-Fi for the Emerging Smart Grid
MEMS Give Boost to Chip Firms
Qualcomm Combines 3G and 4G Wireless Technology
China Mobile 3G Subscriber Base to Pass 100M in 2011
Rhode Island Governor Vetoes Restrictions on RFID
30k Brits Still Watch B&W TV
Scientists Develop Thinner Optical Fibers
Raytheon Wins $197M Contract as as Electronics System Integrator for LPD 17 Program
Google Poised to Become Your Phone Company
FLO TV Launches Pocketable, Smartphone-Like TVs
Engineering Functional Structures with Single Atoms and Molecules
FCC - Comment Sought on Relationship Between Broadband and Economic Opportunity (another attempt to take from achievers and give to others)
Swiss Privacy Watchdog to Sue Google Street View
11/12/2009
Qualcomm Develops 1 GHz Smartphone Chipsets
CCL Radio Taps U.S. White Space Spectrum
Bing Gets Geekier with New Wolfram Alpha Integration
Superconductors to Wire a Smarter Grid
Radio Execs Meet with FCC on Radio for Cellphones
Wireless Phones Can Affect the Brain, Swedish Study Suggests
WRTC 2010 Organizers Announce Teams
Space Data Completes Cell Phone Trial Covering 20,000 Square Miles
SkyCross iMAT Antennas Enable Simultaneous Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Operation in Netbooks
High-Performance Plasmas May Make Reliable, Efficient Fusion Power a Reality
HP to Acquire 3Com for $2.7 B in Cash
New Challenges of the LHC
DoD Goes on Defensive in Cyber Warfare
Motorola Embeds RFID Tags in Its Handheld Computers
Applied Materials to Cut 1,300 to 1,500 Jobs
Pushing Light Beyond Its Known Limits
In-Situ Nanowire Measurement Finds Better Deformability, Strength
Microsoft Bans up to One Million Users from Xbox Live
1st Worm Attack Bites at Apple iPhone (a worm in the apple)
11/11/2009
Power Amplifier Market on Track for $2.8B at 4B Units in 2014
Wi-Fi Hotspot Market Surge to 1.2B Connections
Military Pushes to Take Advantage of New Satellite Capacity
Research Helps Overcome Barrier for Organic Electronics
Remote Repair for Infected Phones in Development
Enabling Electronics for Smart Grid Technologies & Beyond
A GOLDen Way to Jump-Start Your Career
Laser-Plasma Accelerators Ride on Einstein's Shoulders
New Tactical Weather System on Navy's Horizon
Ultimate Emergency Call Uses All Open Channels
RFMD Hits GaN Milestone with 30W Transistor
Wi-Fi for Travelers Becomes Web Marketing Lure
New 'FinFETs' Promising for Smaller Transistors, More Powerful Chips
DARPA: Inventing This Side of the Impossible
Small Satellite Pioneer to Oversee European Student Lunar Mission
Patent Office Director Blogs for Reform
'eBay for Billionaires' Launched (this is where I do my shopping)
Power Network Warns Copper Thieves
Data-Stealing Hack Targets Jailbroken iPhones
11/10/2009
New Thin Film to Benefit Transistor Technology
High Court Considers What Can Qualify for a Patent
Google Sponsors Free Wi-Fi Service in U.S. Airports
Government Agencies Come to Grips with Wind Turbine-Caused Clutter for U.S. Radar Systems
Nokia, Samsung Step Up Smartphone Battle
HD Radio Comes to the iPhone
Wirelessly-Linked 'Road Trains' Get Ready to Roll
Transparent Insulating Film Could Enable Energy-Efficient Displays
Ofcom Knocks Back BBC DRM Plans
Wind Powered Base Station Tests in Southern California
Motorola Droid Estimated to Have Sold 100,000 in First Weekend
Making Carbon Nanotubes into Long Fibers
Qualcomm: $1.3B Samsung Licensing Deal Unrelated to Fair Trade Violations
New Type of Supernova Found
Japan to Beam Solar Power from Space on Lasers
UK's First Smart Grid
Norwegian Amateurs Receive New Privileges
Freescale Puts Two Fabs Up for Sale
After Letdown, Solar Sail Project Rises Again
After Fort Hood Shootings, No Force-Wide Changes in Army Base Security (of course not, let's just continue the deadly political correctness)
11/9/2009 
USPTO Pilots Program to Accelerate the Patent Process for Small Entity Inventors
Gold Price Hits Record High as Dollar Wanes (>$1,110)
GPRS-GPS Tags Help Shippers Fight Theft, Reduce Costs
Sprint Set to Pump Additional $1 Billion into WiMAX Venture
German Mobile License Auction Likely to Flop
Worm Attack Bites at Apple iPhone
High-Performance Plasmas May Make Reliable, Efficient Fusion Power a Reality
RadioShack Up; iPhone Seen Helping '10 EPS, Wireless Efforts
Liquid Crystals that Light Up
Cellphone Sticker for Contactless Payments
Apple Testing RFID-Enabled iPhone Prototypes with Cool Features
Skyworks' Recovery Strengthens, Boosted by Diversification, Market-Share Gains, Content Growth
Supreme Court Ruling May Transform Tech Industry
Lasers Put a Shine on Metals
Nokia will Recall 14 Million Faulty Chargers
Russian Bomb Physicist Ginzburg Dead at 93
Fermi Sees Possible Evidence of Antimatter in Lightning
Stop Selling Out Science to Commerce
USS New York, Made with Steel from World Trade Center, Commissioned in New York
11/8/2009
Top 20 Suppliers Show 19% Sales Growth in Q3
Israel Planning Cell Phone Rocket Alerts
Catalysts: Study Links Size, Activity, Electronic Properties
Switzerland Investigates Nuclear Physicist With Suspected Ties to Al Qaeda
French Bank Heist Suspect Becomes Internet Star
11/6/2009
New European Counterpart to FCC Will Ensure 'A More Neutral Net'
Outlooks Brighten for 2009, 2010
BlackBerry Shipments Grew 5x faster Than iPhone in Q3
Army Continues March Toward Better Tech
Executive Pay: 10 Notable Chip Company CEOs
American Ingenuity Leading Manufacturers and Industrial Companies Out of Recession
Baguette Dropped from Bird's Beak Shuts Down Large Hadron Collider
Remote Patient Monitoring Trial Using Mobile Technology
Discovery May Lead to Precision Engineering of Superconducting Thin Films for Electronics
Sharp Hits 35.8% Efficiency for Triple-Junction Solar Cell
U.S. Regulators Mull Changes to Phone Access Rules
Danish Pupils Use Web in Exams
EU Agrees on New Internet User Rights
Top 20 IC Suppliers Got Healthier in Q3
More Energy in Batteries
Top 10 China IC Designers in 2008
Distributors Boost Technical Support Offerings
Cars Approaching 'Auto' Pilot Mode
Unemployment Rate Hits 10.2% as 16M People Look for Jobs
11/5/2009
New Digital 'Electronics' Concept May Continue Moore's Law
Seven Early Predictions for Electronics in 2010
Airlines Hope Wired Skies Take Off
USA Technologies Patents Cashless Wireless Transfers
TV Switch-Over Triggers Rush to See Rare Stars (at radio wavelengths)
EU Agrees on New Internet User Rights
Kiwi TV Spectrum Could Be Used for Wireless Broadband
Benefit of a Mentor: Disadvantaged Teens 2x as Likely to Attend College
A Battery-Free Implantable Neural Sensor
X-ray Machine Voted Top Modern Discovery
Idaho School Incorporates ARISS into Curriculum
Gamma Ray 'Race' Proves Einstein Right Again
France Tries to Calm Nuclear Reactor Concerns
Web, Cellphone Users Are Not Isolated from Reality
Smartphone Market Continues to Grow Despite Economic Malaise
Betting on a Metal-Air Battery Breakthrough
Somali Insurgent Group Bans Cell Phone Ringtones
Microsoft Lays Off 800 More
Toward Home-Brewed Electricity with 'Personalized Solar Energy'
11/4/2009
Pentagon Eyes Crash Analysis on 1,300 Satellites
EE Times' Top 10 Women in Microelectronics
Trident Laser Accelerates Protons to Record Energies
Using Social Networking Sites for Job Hunts
George Smith, AA2EJ, Wins Nobel Prize in Physics
FCC Testimony - Driven To Distraction: Technological Devices and Vehicle Safety
Nokia Dominates Top-10 Handset Sales Chart
Orange Gives Cash for Old Mobiles
NXP Shares Product Roadmap and Application Know-How
Garmin GPS Reports Surge in 3Q Profits (did you know they are based in the Cayman Islands?)
CIA Expands Investments in Semis
MARS Cuts Ribbon on New Pentagon Station
Spectrum Demand to Hit "Crisis" Level by 2015
Navy to Increase Broadband Speed Tenfold
Russia Leads Nuclear Space Race after U.S. Drops Out
Will Europe Be Powered by the Sahara? (sounds a bit risky - foreign electricity like foreign oil?)
5 New Technologies That Will Change Everything
Should Laptops Be Banned from Cockpits?
11/3/2009
Jersey Telecom Engineers Get Surprise - a 4-ft Snake in Their Van
Three Amateurs Inducted into Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame
Nokia Siemens Networks Restructures - Looking at 5,000 Redundancies (aka layoffs)
Web Could Run Out of Addresses Next Year
Multi-Radio Bluetooth ICs Benefit from TSMC 40nm RF Process
Origin of Cosmic Rays: VERITAS Telescopes Help Solve 100-year-old Mystery
Space Junk Piles up into Threat to Future Launches
Sprint and Clearwire's 2009 WiMAX Rollout Almost Complete
Navy to Enhance Ship Electronic Warfare Systems
Implantable Silicon-Silk Electronics
¼ of All Cars to Support Remote Cell Phone Control by 2016
Scared of Flying? Press the Fear iButton
Researchers Detail New Power Management Technique
Three-Dimensional Solar Cells
RCS Announces Q3 2009 Cellular Phone Trading Rankings for the International Open Market
Clever Fools: Why a High IQ Doesn't Mean You're Smart
PC Sales Spike with Windows 7 Debut
FCC Sinks Pirate Cat Radio
Dollar Falls as Manufacturing Grows; Oil, Copper, Gold Rally
11/2/2009
Get Ready for Hi-Def Phone Calls
FCC Considers Shifting Some TV Airwaves to Broadband
Discovery May Lead to Precision Engineering of Superconducting Thin Films for Electronic Devices
Nokia Losing Share in Wi-Fi Handset Market
Gold Nanocage Can 'Read and Obey' Light
Want a Solution? Try Offering a Prize
Solar Winds Triggered by Magnetic Fields
LG to Launch Bluetooth-Enabled Televisions
EE Times Begins Accepting ACE Award Nominations
No Semi Companies in Top 10 R&D Spending List
Vodafone's $2B Indian Tax Battle Rumbles On
Northrop Grumman Gets Missile Defense Radar Contract for Sea-Skimming Anti-Ship Missiles
Solving Teapot Effect (a minor annoyance, but nice to have solved)
September Averaged Global Chip Sales Show 8.2% Growth
Combination ICs - Cheap as Chips?
Record Number of Millionaire College Presidents (amongst the elite that support politicians who take your money)
Space Hotel Says It's on Schedule to Open in 2012
Ford Previews Parade of New Electrical Vehicles
Long-Range Taser Raises Fears of Shock and Injury (umm...isn't that what it's for?)
Google Chrome in a Runaway Lead for Browser Performance Supremacy
Stealth-Mode Wind Turbines
11/1/2009
Lack of WiFi Puts Damper on iPhone's China Debut
Ecosmackdown: Pets Versus Solar Panels (pets killing the planet!)
Global Handset Market to Rebound in Q4 - Strategy Analytics
Mathematicians Solve 'Trillion Triangle' Problem
USPTO Names Connecticut Library to Support Intellectual Property Needs of Inventors and Entrepreneurs
Going Plasmonic in Search of Faster Computing, Communications
Russia Hopes Nuclear Ship Will Fly Humans to Mars




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