Technical Headline News Archive - January 2010

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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Freescale Losses Narrow as Re-Structuring Declines

Levitating Magnet May Yield New Approach to Clean Energy

Mobile Phone Sales Making a Comeback

Brazil Could Spend $10.7B to Create State Internet Company

New Studies Highlight Needs of Boys in K-12, Higher Education (after decades of focusing on girls only)

AWEA Reports Wind-Generation Record

Cold Keeps MN Wind Turbines from Spinning


Hand-Held Cellphone Laws Aren't Reducing Crashes

Engineered Metamaterials Enable Remarkably Small Antennas

Analyst Rails Against the Fab-Lite

U.S. Chip Industry Expected to Be Second Only to Retail in Job Declines

Smart Meters Rise to 212M in 2014

FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making to Revise and Clarify Vanity Call Sign Rules

Quantum Computer Simulates Hydrogen Molecule Just Right

Cable, Wireless Industry Propose Another DTV Transition, Broadcasters Object

Shiny Gadget, Icky Name: iPad Jokes Fly on Web

Automakers Jockey for Position in EV Market

Why a Sustained ASP Turnaround Could Be a Mirage

Peering Inside an Artificial Sun

Samsung Jumps Back to Profit in 4th Quarter

Shipments of Wi-Fi ICs Grew ~28% Last Year; 802.11n Will Lead the Wi-Fi Chip Market in 2010

Army Let Contractor Get Too Involved in Program, IG Says

How Many Argon Atoms Can Fit on the Surface of a Carbon Nanotube? (is that a nerd riddle?)

Australia Seeks Views on the Regulation of Mobile Phone Jammers

Google Attack Spotlights 'Zero-Day' Black Market

Windows 7 is Fastest-Selling OS in History, Microsoft Posts Huge Earnings (sorry Unix and MacOS guys & gals)

Biggest and Brightest Full Moon of 2010 Tonight


Energy-Harvesting Rubber Chips Could Power Pacemakers, Cell Phones

Nokia Posts 65% Jump in Quarterly Profits

ST Owns EU-Registered iPad Patent

Q4 Numbers Show Light at the End of the Tunnel

Motorola Posts 4Q Profit But Outlook is Low

Plasmonic Waveguide Makes Silicon Shine

AT&T’s Earnings Rise 26%, Driven by Wireless

IEEE Works on Coexistence of Wireless Nets in TV White Space

UK VC Investment Boosted by Government Funds

U.S. Air Force Selects ODIN to Monitor and Maintain RFID Network

Wireless Optical Transmission Key to Secure, Safe and Rapid Indoor Communications

Digital Quantum Batteries Inspired by Plasma TVs

Scientists Extend Black-Hole Frontier

Decorated with Electric Current, Nanoribbons Align with Expectations

Taiwanese Smartphone Industry Shipment Reaches New High in 4Q 2009

European R&D is Subsidizing TSMC

NASA Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch on February 7

StartPage - New Search Engine Does Not Store Your IP Address

IBM Opens Bandgap for Graphene

VoIP Calling Over 3G Arrives on the iPhone

GM (Government Motors) to Pay $1,000 to Toyota Owners to Switch Brands [more of my tax money]


Industry Acts to Get More Engineering Graduates

Nokia Research Center Unveils Mobile Radar Concept

UD, U.S. Army Partner on Research and Development of Antenna Technology and Composite Materials

3 UK Hits 10,000 3G Site Landmark

IEEE Works on Coexistence of Wireless Nets in TV White Space

Single Photons Observed at Seemingly Faster-Than-Light Speeds

A Safer Way to Coat Long-Lasting Solar Cells

Tech Use Up with Kids; Parents Losing Ground

Earnings Roundup: ST, IDT, RF Micro Post Profits

The Light Bulb Goes Digital

FCC Inquiry into Google, T-Mobile Early Termination Fees for Nexus One

Using Degrees of Freedom to Get Hyperentanglement

Mindspeed Visualizes an Opening in the Base-Station Market

LG Reports Record Revenues - Phones Weak on Price Cutting

Tyco Electronics Reports Fiscal 7% YoY Increase

China Says No Curb on Google Mobile Technology

Apple Profits Increase 50%, Boosted by iPhone Sales

Mt. Washington's 231-mph NH Wind Gust No Longer World's Fastest

Obama Aims to Ax NASA's Moon Mission (he's no JFK)

India Plans Manned Space Mission in 2016


Electronic Warfare Goes on the Offensive

Top 10 OEMs/ODMs Accounted for More Than 1/3 of 2009 Semiconductor Demand

China Scientists Lead World in Research Growth

Semi Market Heads to Double Digit Annual Growth Rates

Sources: NASA Won’t Get $1B Budget Boost (looks like no jobs to be created or saved at NASA)

First Call Using Inmarsat's New Global Sat-Phone

GM to Build Its Own Electric Motors

Intel Leads Resurgent Chip Market

Glasgow Scientists Predict Mass of New Particle

Early LTE Deployments Are no Faster Than HSPA

In Digital Combat, U.S. Finds No Easy Deterrent

X-Rays Promote Growth of New Crystals

Mobile Cloud Application Revenues to Hit $9.5B by 2014

Airport Security is a Tech Firm Gold Rush (lots of RF content)

Only 3% European Enterprises Use RFID

Verizon Mobile Subs Strong but Wireline Disappoints

PA House Bill Targets Motorists' Cell Phone Use

SEI Explains Polarization Clues to Optimal GaN Green Laser Stripes

Scientists Look for ET on Earth

Solar Eclipse Images Show Dazzling Corona Detail


VC Investment Fell in 2009, Q4 Signals Change

Consumer Electronics Majors Plan Price Hike up to 5%

USDA Handing Out $310M for Rural Broadband Projects

Ericsson to Cut 1,500 More Jobs as Profit Plunges (truth - paying:3rd world non-paying customer ratio too low)

New Threats Compel DOD to Rethink Cyber Strategy

802.11n Will Lead the Wi-Fi Chip Market in 2010

Explaining the Peculiar 'Random Laser' Phenomenon

Bill Gates: Economic Recovery Will Take Years

Study Shows Driving Hinders Talking

Money Makes People Happy, Especially If They're Paid by the Hour (I never liked being salaried, aka free overtime)

Europe Betting on Payout from Intel Labs' Gambit

8 Gadgets That Will be Huge in 2010

Supercomputers Explore Nuclear Energy

New Life for Magnetic Tape

National Semiconductor Expands Power Supply Design Tool

'Cult' of Apple Hangs on Wednesday Announcement

ITT to Build IR Focal Plane Array Sensor for James Webb Space Telescope

Web Filters Cause Name Change for a Magazine

Microsoft Office is Obsolete, or Soon Will Be

China Accuses U.S. of Using Cyberwarfare


HR Execs Say the 2010 Job Market Will Be a Mixed Bag

EU Commission: WEEE Laws Poorly Implemented and Enforced

Sun Microsystems Piloting RFID Tagging for Financial Customers

NASA Will Miss Congressional Deadline for Asteroid Tracking

USPTO: Nominations Sought for National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Carrier-Provided WAN Optimization Goes Virtual


China's GDP Growth Accelerates to 10.7% in 4Q

A Lawyer's View of the Risk of Black Hole Catastrophe at the LHC

Recognizing Technology’s Inflections

Army Shares Ideas Through MilBook

Semiconductor Inventories in Good Shape, Key to 2010 Recovery

Astronauts Finally Get Internet Access in Space

Netted Iridium 'Radios' Prove Indispensible in Battlefield Test

Sony Ericsson Reports 6th Consecutive Quarterly Loss

Army Betting Big on Laser Weapons

NXP Moves to End IC Counterfeiting

Organic Transistor Paves Way for Neuro-Inspired Computers

Arkansas Tech Opens $10M Business College Hall

Solar-Flare Forecast Method Now Possible

BT Puts Price on Higher Speed Broadband

Gartner Sees 2010 tech Spending up 4.6%

DOE Provides $12M for 4 Early-Stage PV Firms

China Hits Back at Clinton on Net Freedom

LED Headlights Beam Beyond Premium Cars

Newly Released Windows Fix Addresses Both New and Old IE Browsers

Doctor's Office Hit by Meteorite


Nokia to Offer Free Navigation Services for Handset Users Worldwide

Intel, Carnegie Mellon Develop RF-Activated 'Green' Nano-Solder

Solar Market Begins Recovery in 2010

Plug Your iPod into Your T-Shirt for Power?

Handsets, Cost and Connection Speed Holding Back Mobile Internet Adoption

Electromagnetic Pulse Cannon Has the Attention of the USAF (w/ Video)

CT Scans Can Now Peer Inside Nukes

The 2009 ARRL Periodicals on CD-ROM Now Shipping

Cree, Hynix, Skyworks Post Strong Results

Kids' Electronic Media Use Jumps to 53 Hours a Week

FCC Forms Consumer Task Force

Third of Australian Motorists Send Text Messages While Driving

British Engineers Slam Home Wind Turbines as 'Eco-Bling'

How Fast Is Your Web Connection?

Pixelligent, Brewer Science Win $8.2M Project in NIST Technology Innovation Program

100M Cellphone Users in Grip of Tetris Addiction

Tim Berners-Lee Unveils Government Data Project

Ford Rolls out Next Generation Sync Technology

Climate Change Authority Admits Mistake (this is major)

Clinton Demands Unrestricted 'Net Access in China


TSMC Moves Fab Builds, Expansions Ahead to Meet 'Urgent Increases in Customer Demand'

Nextreme Squeezes Peltier Cooler in TO-8 Laser Can

Scientists to Conquer Casimir Effect, Enable NEMS

Breakthrough in Developing Super-Material Graphene

Mobile Download Speeds of 84Mbps for Scandinavia (that is amazing!)

Will Your Mobile Phone Replace Your Wallet?

Earthquake Survivor Calls iPhone a Life Saver

EADS Astrium Develops Space Power Concept

A New Breed of Laser TV

AMD Chases Qualcomm as Second-Ranked Top Fabless IC Supplier

Logan to Offer Free Wi-Fi for 2 Years

Nitrogen Qubits Now Generate Stronger Signals

Offshore Wind Power and Wave Energy Devices Create Artificial Reefs

North Sea Company Uses RFID to Catch Fish Crates

Companies Better off Hiring CEO from Within in the Long Term

Bing In, Google Out on iPhone?

Robots Inspired by Nature

U.S. Cracks Down on Energy Star Violators

GA to Consider Outlawing Texting While Driving

How to Disappear from Facebook and Twitter


Plessey Starts Recruiting Engineers for Chip Business

New ARRL Web Site Coming Soon

Tech Job Cuts Hit 4-Year High (hope & change?)

New Superconductivity Mechanism Found in Iron Compound

USPTO Launches Interactive Model Predicting Average Patent Pendency Timeframes

Exotic Symmetry Seen in Ultracold Electrons

Tablets Take Off in 2010 but Solar Power May Struggle

Airbus Signs Contract for High-Memory RFID Tags

ST Joins CEA-Leti E-Beam Lithography Program

German Solar Power Policy Change Threatens Market

Electric Control of Aligned Spins Improves Computer Memory

Centre to Encourage Virtual Engineering

Motorola, VTech Settle Patent Lawsuit

China Details Homemade Supercomputer Plans

Lower Call Rates to Hit Indian Telcos' Results

UK Considers Higher Penalties for Driving While Using Mobile Phone

Under 10% of IPv4 Addresses are Left (we were told none would be left by 2003)

IEEE Creates Web Portal on Smart Grids

Graphene-Based Nanomat Could Lead to Next-Generation Catalysts

Google Postpones China Mobiles after Censorship Row


Foreign Firms Edge out Locals in U.S. Patent Awards

Hundreds of Wireless Microphones in 700 MHz Band to Go Obsolete

Plug Being Pulled on Decades-Old Navigation System

Wiley Studies RFID Use to Manage Textbook Returns, Halt Piracy

ARRL Board Elects 15th President: Kay Craigie, N3KN

Harnessing the Divas of the Nanoworld

Space-Based Router Promises More Reliable Communications

Handset Market Recovery in Focus after Weak 2009

ViaSat to Provide Upgraded Radio Comms in MIDS JTRS Navy Contract

Consumers Will Spend $6.2B in Mobile Application Stores in 2010

Walking and Using Phone is Risky

Bleak Fab Tool Outlook Seen as IC Biz Slows

France Joins Germany Warning Against IE Browser

Google Reveals Chinese Espionage Efforts

Companies Fight Endless War Against Computer Attacks

Customized Cellphone Rings Are So 2004

Peering into the Nano World with a Nanolens

Newton's Original Manuscripts Going Online

Unions Will Dodge O's Health Tax (What? Only non-union America pays? What about 14th Amendment guaranteeing equal protection?)

World Misled over Himalayan Glacier Meltdown


Silicon Valley Questions Google China Stance

Network Flaw Causes Scary Web Error

German Government Warns Against Using IE

'Nanodragster' Races Toward the Future of Molecular Machines

Intel Outlook Points to PC Industry Recovery

NASA Listens for Sign Mars Phoenix Survived Winter


Global Mobile Revenues to Exceed US$1 Trillion for First Time in 2013

Applied Micro Circuits Cuts 11% of Workforce

Europe to Lead World in Tech Spending in 2010

Bleak Fab Tool Outlook Seen as IC Biz Slows (see below)

Hit Outlook 'Reset' Button and Be Ready for IC Boom in 2010 (see above)

India's Engineering Outsourcing Market May Reach $55B

Silicon Timing Device May Reduce Manufacturing Costs

Chinese Hackers Pose a Growing Threat to U.S. Firms

Arbitron Study Shows 35M Satellite Listeners

Nanostructures Hold Promise as Fast, Tiny RRAM Switches

Hybrid Cellular Companies Could Enhance AT&T with Satellite Service this Year

Verizon Wireless Lowers Plan Prices

A123 Systems to Supply Plug-In Hybrid Batteries

FCC Looks at Ways to Assert Authority over Web Access

Smaller High Tech Gizmos Lighten Ladies' Handbags

Patch for Flaw in Key Internet Protocol

A Look Back at the Chinese Telecom Industry in 2009

Mobile Security Market to Exceed $4B by 2014

MS Admits Explorer Used in Google China Hack

ESA Leader Wants Decisions on the Future of the ISS


TSMC to Recruit 3,000 Engineers

Army iPhone App Downloaded 20,000 Times

Amtrak to Add Wi-Fi to Some Trains Free

Quantum Entanglement Achieved in Solid-State Circuitry

Signs of Tech Turnaround in Taiwan

Half of New LG Smartphones in 2010 Will Be Based on Android OS

Next Generation Cell Networks

Kemet Adds 25V Chip Capacitors to Aerospace Range

NIST Analyzes Nanoparticles' Toxicity

Kodak Says Apple, RIM Infringe Camera Phone Patents

Radio Pulses from Pulsar Appear to Move Faster Than Light

Nokia Leads Greenpeace Electronics Ranking

Quantum Computer Calculates Exact Energy of Molecular Hydrogen

FCC: Comments Sought on Privacy Issues Raised by Center for Democracy & Technology

Cox Teases Fed-up Wireless Consumers with New Service

8 Principles to Moving Ahead in Your Career

Toyota Intros 8 New Hybrids

U.S. Economy Still Hemorrhaging Jobs Despite Stimulus

Giant Magnetic Loop Sweeps Through Space Between Stellar Pair


Mystery Object to Whizz by Earth Wednesday

Consumer Electronics Companies Witnessing 30% Growth in Sales

Why Nerds Must Rescue the American Economy

Scientists Identify Transition Between Easy and Difficult Tasks

Licensing 2.6 GHz Band Vital for Mobile Broadband - GSMA

Tesla to Use High-Energy Batteries from Panasonic

w/o a Technology Breakthrough, Battery Costs Likely to Limit Widespread Adoption of Electric Cars Over the Next Decade

Tiny Electric Cars Get a Jumbo Jolt of Hype at Detroit Auto Show

ARISS Notes Record Number of ISS-to-School Contacts

“Wet Computer” Will Mimic a Biological Brain

Ford to Bring Electric Vehicle Battery Design In-House

Google 'May Pull Out of China after Gmail Cyber Attack'

USDA Approves First UHF RFID Tag for Animal Identification System

TV on the Go, Faster Peripherals, and Wireless Power

Nexus One Bombs: Only 20,000 Sold in First Week

UK Universities Warn That They Face 'Meltdown'

VLT Captures First Direct Spectrum of an Exoplanet

Hewlett-Packard CEO Got $24M Pay Package for 2009


New Report Predicts Explosive European Growth for Mobile Broadband

Is 'Golden Age for Inventors' at Hand?

Doomsday Clock to Change on January 14

Forrester Says Tech Recession Is Over

Solar Cells Made Through Oil-and-Water 'Self-Assembly'

Quantum Leap Keeps Them Out of the Lab

DOD Gets Ball Rolling on Insourcing

Mid-Infrared QC Laser Most Efficient in the World

RFID Journal to Feature 'Selling RFID to Big Companies' Workshop

Point-to-Multipoint Now a Significant Driver of Microwave Backhaul Market

Bell Labs Forms Group to Green Communications Networks

Reducing GaN HEMT Degradation with InAlN Barrier

Hydrogen Hopes for EHG Technology

NI Releases LabView for Robots

South Korean Military Bans USB Flash Drives

Ford Plans to Create About 1,000 EV Jobs in Michigan (maybe EE jobs, too?)

UK Powers Electric Vehicle Battery Consortium with £1M

TV Can Shorten Your Life

New Research Suggests Neanderthals Were Not Stupid (will Geico need to change its Caveman commercials?)


Mobile Phones Powered by Coca-Cola

Bell Labs Leads Efforts to Cut Telecommunications Energy Consumption

Growing Nanowires: European Research Paves Way for Faster, Smaller Microchips

A Dozen Companies to Watch in the IPO Landscape

Plessey Reborn as UK's Newest Semiconductor Firm

A Suggestion for the FCC: Less Spectrum, Not More

PM Singh Says India Can Be the Solar Power Leader

A Solid Case of Entanglement (I'm still an entanglement agnostic)

Hot Gadgets at Show: Wireless Charging, iPhone TV

Tech Firms Targeting Mom as the Real Decision Maker

Study Finds RFID Readers May Affect Pacemakers  (so, that wasn't just sticker shock when the clerk scanned your purchase)

FCC Seeks Public's Help in Reform Effort:

Online Job Openings Rise for Technology in December

India May Have to Reduce Available 3G Licenses

China Ends U.S.'s Reign as Largest Auto Market (what % of hybrids or EVs? no mention)

China Becomes Biggest Exporter, Edging out Germany

Microchip Acquires Embedded Wi-Fi Startup

Battelle's DOE Labs Bask in $½B Stimulus Bonanza

14th Coolest December in 115 Years

Poorer Pupils to be Given Free Laptops (while having HDTV and premium cable subscription they manage to pay for)


Nanoscience Goes 'Big': Discovery Could Lead to Enhanced Electronics

Bye, Bye Bad 2009. Welcome to a Sunnier 2010

2010 Likely to Be a Year of Telecom M&As

Global Warming Causing Frozen Iguanas to Fall from Trees in FL

Truphone Brings WiFi Calling to Android Devices

FCC Delays National Broadband Plan

Europe Grinds to a Halt as Freezing Cold, Snow and Ice Create Havoc (dang global warming!)


Femtocell Gadgets on Their Way to Wireless Households

2009's Year's Most Amazing Scientific Images (PopSci)

Under the Lid: Analog Test is Suddenly the Critical Ingredient

DoCoMo Develops 8-Band Power Amplifier for Mobile Phones

Indian Telecom Market Crowded by New Entrants

Wireless in Sport and Fitness Equipment

Japanese Scientists Invent Printable Lithium Battery

Intel Rolls Out Tiniest Transistors Ever

Physicists Solve Difficult Classical Problem with One Quantum Bit

Comcast, FCC Take Net Neutrality to Court

Cellular Broadband Chipset Shipments Expected to Grow 35% YoY Through 2014

Plastic Logic Device Showcases Organic Transistors

Motorola Phones Are Holding Their Own

Bold New e-Readers Grab Attention at CES

Government Backs UK Photonics Manufacturing Research with £4.7m

India's Urban Tele-Density Crosses 100% Mark

Thieves Follow, Rob Apple Store Customers

Toshiba Pitching $10,000 Cell TV in the U.S.

Y2K-Type Bug Hits German Cash, Credit Cards


Cell Phone Radiation Might Improve Memory (until you die of brain cancer)

Pi (π) Calculation Smashes Records

2009 Sees Surge of New Amateur Radio Licensees

EU's Delayed Navigation System to Take Off in 2014

Microsoft and HP Show Off 'Slate' PC

The 5 Best Places for TV on the Internet

FSU Receives Record 'Resistive' Magnet

Dell to Enter U.S. Smart Phone Market with AT&T

NSA Certifies Viper Phone for Classified Communications

Enthusiasm for Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics Continues to Grow

Is the Internet Full? AT&T's Dire Warnings

Twitter for Cars: Ford Tech Reads Your Incoming Tweets Aloud

Growing Europe's Nanowires

Samsung Expects Strong Q4 Profit

THz Fiber Optic Test System for F-35 Fighter Stealth Surfaces to be Developed by Picometrix

Energy-Harvesting Power Chip Has 950 nA Quiescent Current

Upgrading the Laptop's Touch Pad

IE8 Takes Top Spot in Browser Ratings


AT&T Eyes Wireless in Auto, Tracking Devices

The Cookie That Won't Crumble

The First Dishwasher-Safe Mobile Phone

ITT Reorganizes $6.3B Defense Unit (uh-oh, hope no layoffs to ensue)

Nanowires Made of 'Strained Silicon' Show How to Keep Increases in Computer Power Coming

Ericsson Maintains Lead in Infrastructure Services Market

'Ferropaper' is New Technology for Small Motors, Robots

Nexus One: More Than a Phone, Less Than a Game-Changer

FCC Sets Agenda for Next Ownership Workshop (this is where they decide 'fairness')

Carnegie Mellon Students Devise RFID-Enabled Mirror

Chip Inventory to Remain Lean in Q1, Says iSuppli

Japanese Project Aims to Turn CO2 into Natural Gas

Throw Less Spectrum at It

First Dedicated 3D Networks Coming to TV

Security Experts Warn Hackers Could Threaten More Drones Soon

Harris Receives $119M Order for JTRS-Approved Falcon III Tactical Radio Systems

NCVEC Releases New Technician Class Question Pool

Aeroflex Expands LTE Test Design Centre in Scotland

"Emergent" Images to Outwit Spambots


Nokia Adds 14 Patents to Complaint, Citing Steve Jobs' 'Great Artists Steal' Comment

Berkeley High May Cut Out Science Labs Because "They Favor Whites" (your education "professionals" at work)

Top 25 Predictions for Semis in 2010

FCC Told U.S. Needs to Open Airwaves

Quantum Age Edges Closer

TI Claims Highest Power Class-D Audio Amp

Horizon to Show Home Fuel Cell Technology that Charges Gadgets

China Enjoys a Burst of Internet Freedom as Great Firewall Falls -- Briefly

Internet Radio Stations Are the New Wave

Pre Pay Mobile Broadband to Reach a 1/3B Users by End of 2013

Researchers Create Single-Molecule Transistor (hasn't that already been done?)

Adding Technology to Geometry Class Improves Opportunities to Learn

CES 2010 Flashpoints: The Platforms for the Next Decade in Electronics

Sky Highlights for 2010

Top 25 Companies with H-1B Visas in 2009

Imaging Nanoparticle Self-Assembly

NASA's Kepler Telescope Detects 5 New Exoplanets

Air Force Gets Support for Space Launch Efforts

Americans' Job Satisfaction Falls to Record Low


More Efficient UV Lasers

Is 2010 the Year of Wireless Congestion?

Special Transistors Could Power Microfluidic Devices

8 Tech Trends to Watch This Week at CES

November's Averaged Global Chip Sales Beat Expectations

Culprit in Wi-Fi Failures: Chicken Wire (interesting - but maybe a solution for tinfoil hat people)

Cheaper, Stronger Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Smartphone Owners Find Poor Mobile Website Functionality a Turn-Off

Think Your Browsing Is Private? Think Again

November's Averaged Global Chip Sales Beat Expectations

Google to Launch Nexus One: First Foray into Smartphones

India Delays Mobile Number Portability Until April

Brits Use the Same Password for Everything

Second Lockheed Martin F-35B Arrives at Navy Test Site

Hole in Moon Might be Suitable for Colony

Global Warming Causing Record Global Deep Freeze

Hong Kong Air Pollution: 'Life-Threatening' Levels (good thing they are exempt from pollution rules)


Gadget Makers Focus on Cost-Effective Temptations

Amazon Top Online Retailer for Customer Satisfaction

Britain Facing One of the Coldest Winters in 100 Years (it must be everywhere else that is warming globally)

Google Plans Big Mobile Announcement

WISE Telescope Jettisons Cover


"Entrepreneur Visas" Proposed for the U.S.

AT&T: End of the Wireline Telephone is in Sight  (doubtful, except maybe in cities)

China to Be 3rd Biggest Wind Power Producer (U.S. #1, Germany #2)

Technology Not as Advanced by 2010 as Some Had Hoped

Equipment Makers in Executive Exodus

Digital Piracy Hits the e-Book Industry

Top Scientific Breakthroughs of 2009

The Year in Energy

The Year in Robotics

China Mobile Executive Removed from Post (poor guy will probably disappear forever)

Electronics Banned on U.S. Flights

Quelling Casimir: Scientists to Control Quantum Mechanical Force

U.S. Army Fires TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

Ancient Earth Carvings Found in Amazon Jungle