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Tech Headline News Archive - August 2018

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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 longer on the homepage. Headlines change daily (except Saturdays). Here are links to all the headline archives.

All the News Fit to Link™

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8/31/2018

Huawei Kicks off Subsea Project in Baja California

Android Collecting 10x More Data Than iOS

• Paving the Road to 5G

• An Amazing Recovery: ARISS Packet System Revives

• New Scientific Study: No Safe Level of Alcohol

8/30/2018

ISS Micrometeorite Strike - RF Cafe International Space Station Reports Pressure Drop - Micrometeorite?

• Welsh Compound Semi Centre Receives Money, Creates Jobs

Android Collecting 10x More Data Than iOS

• Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

• Keysight Going Strong Despite U.S. Trade Tensions with China

• Jury Still out on Aspirin-a-Day to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke (ask me about my experience w/LDA)

8/29/2018

Global DAS Market Expected to Reach $15.1B by 2024

Crypto Tycoons About to Learn How Rich They Really Are

• NYU Series Tackles Next Spectrum Frontier: Terahertz

• Green Light for South African Radio Telescope (will the current land-grabbers ruin it?)

• 6 Volkswagen Managers Fired in Ongoing Diesel Emissions Scandal

8/29/2018

• Mapping the Future of Electronics

• A Human Enzyme Can Biodegrade Graphene

• Europe to Ban Halogen Light Bulbs (the EU puppeteers, actually)

German Component Distribution Stable But Uninspired

• FCC Denies Motion to Stop Clock on T-Mobile/Sprint Deal

8/27/2018

• Teens - and Parents - Feel Tethered to Phones

Amp-Free Photodiodes Promise New Wearables

• PdvWireless Optimistic 900 MHz Band Will See Action Soon

• Korean Patent Landscape Densifies Around Foldable Displays

Qualcomm Targets Upcoming 5G Chip Platform at Smartphones in 2019

8/24/2018

• Europe's New Data Law Upends Global Online Advertising

• 7 of Top 15 Semi Suppliers of 1st Half of 2018 Register ≥20% Gains

• Verizon Tees up Prototypes for More Tests in 28 GHz Band

• Concern Within Amateur Radio Community over WWV-WWVH Shutdown

• Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Hit Record $1208B in Q2 2018

8/23/2018

• SIA: Q2 Semiconductor Sales up 6% QoQ and 20.5% YoY at $117.9B

• India Cracks down on 'Predatory Publishers' Following International Investigation

• Army Tests EW for Military Ground Vehicles in Jamming Tests

• Telstra Switches on 5G Network in Australia

Laser Beam Attacks Bedevil U.S. Military Pilots in Mideast

8/22/2018

Small Communications Satellites to Surge by 2030

• Advertisers Turn to Sports Radio to Reach Men

• Verizon Reveals Indianapolis Will Receive 5G in 2018

• Smart and Ericsson to Rollout 5G in the Philippines by 2019

HAARP's WSPR Research Campaign Yields Hundreds of Reports on 40 and 80 Meters

8/21/2018

Optoelectronics Market Worth $9.80B by 2025

• Sprint, LG Promise 1st Mobile 5G Phone

Apple Pulls 25, 000 Gambling Apps from China Market

• NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Mission to 'Touch' the Sun (hope it doesn't get renamed Icarus)

Top Programming Languages 2018

8/20/2018

Midband Spectrum for 5G Needed Now

SEMI Integration of ESD Alliance Underway

• Algorithms Help Power Grids Survive GPS Spoofs

• The Weird Mistakes Killing Tesla

Terahertz Technology Creates New Insight into Semiconductor Lasers

8/17/2018

Keysight Technologies acquires Thales Calibration Services

• Virus Attack on Chipmaker Could Delay Next iPhone

Google Tracks Your Location Even When You Tell It to Stop

16-Year-Old Hacked Apple, Stole 90 GB of Secure Files

AMSAT Issues Second Call for 2018 Symposium Papers

8/16/2016

• Samsung Considers Chinese Factory Closure

• Turkey President Threatens iPhone Boycott

• Taiwan Shows No Sign of Releasing Stranglehold on Chip Foundry Industry

Qorvo's Quarterly Growth Driven by Mobile Demand in China

Mystery Russian Satellite's Behaviour Raises Alarm in U.S.

8/15/2018

Qualcomm-NXP Break-up: There Will Be Fallout

Russian Military Spy Software on Hundreds of Thousands of Home Routers

• New U.S. Submarine Forces Commander is Radio Amateur

• Bell Launches 1.5 Gbps FTTH Services in Canada

• Xiaomi Leads Smartphone Market in India

8/14/2018

• Put Your Phone Down! Backlash on Terrible Tech Manners

• Open Fiber Raises €3.5B for Italian FTTH Network

Tesla Says on Track for Profit Despite Bigger 2Q Loss

Telcos Will Be Honest If You Force Them to Be

• Homeland Security Unveils Center to Combat Cyberthreats

8/13/2018

• FCC Adopts '1-Touch, Make-Ready' to Hasten Broadband Deployments

China Tower Raises $6.9B in Hong Kong IPO

• CBNL Ready to Support Millimeter-Wave Auction Winners

• Another Big Push For More Radio Deregulation

• 6 New Developments in U.S. Tower Industry

8/10/2018

• U.S. House of Representatives Passes PIRATE Act

• 14% of U.S. Households Could Go All Wireless

• Broadband Internet Causes Sleep Deprivation

• Peculiarities of Developing Quantum Computing - Possible End of Bitcoin

• Math + Good Posture = Better Scores

8/9/2018

• FCC Streamlines Formal Complaint Processes

• First Half Chip Sales up 20% from 2017

• SDR-Based Communication Helped Save Trapped Boys in Thai Cave

• FCC Establishes Procedures for 28, 24 GHz Auctions, 39 GHz for 2019

Strange Metals Just Got Stranger

8/8/2018

• Google to Warn Enterprises of Potential Attacks on G Suite Accounts

• Wireless Enjoys Biggest QoQ Jump in >20 Quarters

Rising Cobalt Prices Push up Li-Ion Battery Costs

• The Rebirth of the Semiconductor Industry

Amazon in UK Profits up 3x, Taxes Paid down 1/3

8/7/2018

• Audi, Ericsson Test 5G Technology in Car Production

• The Rebirth of the Semiconductor Industry

• USAF Outlines 5-year, $25M SIGINT Research Project

• FCC Passes New OTMR Rules to Speed 5G Deployments

• T-Mobile One Step Closer to Rolling out 5G

8/6/2018

Computer Virus Cripples iPhone Chipmaker TSMC Plants

• Senate Passes 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

QST Antenna Design Competition Submission Deadline Looms

Moore's Law, China vs. Team USA

Russian Hackers Have Invaded Hundreds of U.S. Utilities

8/3/2018

•• FCC Cites Baofeng Importer for Illegally Marketing Unauthorized RF Devices

• Huawei Ignores Security Allegations as Revenues Surge by 15%

• Hynix to Invest $3.1B in New Fab

• Prepare for 1st Wave of 5G Wins - Nokia and T-Mobile = $3.5B

• U.S. Adults Now Spend Nearly Day/2 Interacting with Media

8/2/2018

• What the Small Cell Market Looks Like in 2018

• UK Telcos Could Shed 48,000 Jobs over Next Decade

• China Kills Qualcomm-NXP Deal

• Why Flash Storage Will Remain Dominant for Several Years (...and still magnetic HDDs - ugh!)

LG's $1,830 Smartphone to Hit the Shelves Next Month

8/1/2018

Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Market to Reach $1.8B by 2023

• HAARP Campaign to Use WSPR on 80 Meters

25 High-Tech Organizations Forging a Successful Resiliency Path

• SIA Applauds New DoD Transformative Research Partnerships

• New Material Discovered to Cool PCs and Mobile Devices

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