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Technical Headline News Archive - July 2008

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.

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7/31/2008

Internet Addiction May Be One Click Away

Kemet (capacitors) Cuts 640 Jobs as Losses Mount

USAF Sets Orbital Spaceplane Test Flight

Motorola Posts Surprise 2Q Profit

Atom Trap Grabs Magnetic Atoms

Nokia Increases Funds for VC Investment

'Noble Resolve' Experiment Tests Emergency-Response Communications

Microsoft and Dell to Support Chinese 3G Standard

Market for SOI to Reach $1.1B by 2012

New Technique to Compress Light Could Open Doors for Optical Communications

Feds Have Primed the Hydrogen Research Pump

USPTO and National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation Join Ad Council to Inspire Invention in Children

Designed in China: Domestically Conceived Chip Market Booms in Nation

Ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism Appears to Calculate Olympics Dates

Multi-Antenna Signal (MAS) Approach Optimizes WiMAX Networks

German Radio Manufacturer Halts Transceiver Production

Sheikh Flies Lamborghini 6,500 Miles to Britain for Oil Change (thanks to your willingness to pay outrageous prices for oil)

LED City Program in Anchorage

Europe and Japan Join Forces to Map Out Future of Intelligent Robots

7/30/2008

Wireless Devices May Be at Fault for Certain Health Risks

Indian Bombings Raise Concerns Among Foreign Investors

Dutch Amateur Radio Satellite Now Live

STMicro-NXP Wireless Readies for August Launch

Cisco Backs Startup's Video-Over-Wi-Fi Chip

Return of Glory Days for Semiconductor Industry (seems like just yesterday we had doom and gloom - wait, it was yesterday)

LG to Launch Phones with Dolby Sound Systems

General Dynamics to Deliver Digital Modular Radios for U.S. Navy Ships

Wireless Broadband Growth, WiMax Squeezed

Judge's Ruling on Sprint Fees Dials up Blow to Cellphone Industry

RFID Pill Monitors Body Temperature at Walking Race

Shimmering Ferroelectric Domains

Lasers Need Lenses No More

Reports of Electrical Hazards in Iraq Overblown, Pentagon Spokesman Says

China to Broadcast Friday's Solar Eclipse Live on Internet

Motorola Once Again Reshuffles Business Units

Cuil Search Engine Mismatches Brand Images

Electrical Activity on Saturn's Moon Titan Confirmed by Spanish Scientists

5.4 Mag Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles

7/29/2008

Virgin Galactic Rolls Out Mothership “EVE”

Tech Giants Rush to Solar Power

UK Teens Warned About "Excessive" SMSing

Electronic Companies Agree on Home Wireless HD Standard

Lithium-Ion Batteries for Less

Recession-Proof Engineering Jobs

FCC Invited to Test White Spaces Devices at Live Events

Bioengineers Develop 'Microscope on a Chip'

Wireless for Process Industry to Reach $1B by 2012

Industrial Precision GPS Solutions Experiencing Sustained Growth Levels

Using WiMAX to Link Ambulances to Hospitals

USPTO: Scope of Foreign Filing Licenses

Friday's Remote Solar Eclipse Will Be on Internet

LockMart Demos High Power Electric Propulsion System for TSAT Program

Gas Crisis Fuels Dubious Online Offers

Taliban Burn Down Afghan Phone Tower (...keeping their kinsmen in the Stone Age forever)

NASA Puts IT to Work Tracking Solar Storms

Computer Forensics: Beyond the Magnifying Glass

7/28/2008

Cell Phone Cancer Warning Adds to Parental Worries

Fujitsu Expands in Texas, Semtech in China

Nintendo Wii: Banned in the USA for Patent Infringement?

Students Given Opportunity to Practice Intellectual Property Law Before the USPTO through Law School Clinic Programs

Sensis Selected by Canadian Department of National Defence to Modernize Key Components of TRACS/ASR-3 Radar

IEEE WCET Certification Practice Exam Available

Biometric Security to Drive $7.3B in Five Years

Bell Canada to Cut 2,500 Management Jobs

High Schoolers Get First Taste of Engineering Challenges

Unexpected Gap-like Feature Found in Energy Spectrum of Electrons Tunneling into Graphene's Single Layer of Atoms

Hamamatsu Shortens Wavelength Record for UV Laser Diodes to 342nm

Cox Gets $5,000 NAL for Accidental EAS Activation

A Contact Lens for Lasers

Boeing to Team with Raytheon on EP-X Aircraft Program

China Becomes Biggest Net Nation

Qualcomm, Nokia Avert Mobile World War

Beijing Shrouded in Smog 2 Weeks Before Olympic Games

NAVYForMoms.com Reaches Membership Milestone, Growing Quickly

First Female Four-Star General Confirmed by Senate

Can Apple Break Through China's Great Wall of Counterfeits?

7/27/2008

Researchers Discover New States of Electrons That Behave Like Light

Hittite Rebounds Slightly, But Next Quarter to be Flat

T-Mobile Picks up NextWave Spectrum

7/25/2008

Germany-Based Infineon Group Posts 3Q Loss of €592M, Plans to Cut 3,000 Jobs

Think Your Deleted Texts are Gone? Better Think Again

SMS to Garner 83% of All Mobile Messaging Revenues Through 2013

Free Internet Proves Popular with Troops

Microsoft Engineers Invent Energy-Efficient LCD Competitor

Ultrahigh-Resolution Electron Microscopy Enters Picometer Scale

STMicro's Bozotti Sees Signs of Weakness in Automotive, Wireless

More-Efficient Thermoelectrics

Carbon Nanotubes May Have a Darker Side

T-Mobile Buys Additional Radio Spectrum

New Material May Help Autos Turn Heat into Electricity

China Says It's No. 1 in Web Usage, Surpassing USA

THEMIS Satellites Discover What Triggers Northern Lights Eruptions

Canadian Radio Revenues Rise

Hackers Get Hold of Critical Internet Flaw (RF Cafe not vulnerable due to proprietary - and expensive - DNS service)

Boeing Delivers Fourth HDTV Satellite to DIRECTV

European Returned Electronics Cost $115B .in 2007

Apollo 14 Moon-Walker Claims Alien Contact Cover-Up

How Computers Have Caused the Number of Britons with Backache to Double in a Decade

7/24/2008

Pittsburgh Cancer Center Warns of Risk From Cell Phone Use

Linear Tech Bucks Economic Trends with Record Results

FCC Issues Citation to Georgia Company for Selling, Importing Unauthorized RF Devices

Nanotube Circuits

Handsets on Track for Growth Despite Declining Price

Electronics Sales Up, IPC Reports

Mobile M2M Market Set for 24% CAGR Growth

Nokia, Qualcomm Settle All Wireless Legal Battles, Enter 15-Year Agreement

Australia Ups RFID Power Limit to 4 Watts

STMicro Narrows Second Quarter Net Loss

Micro Air Vehicle: 3 Gram 'Dragonfly' Takes Flight

Strong Subscriber Growth in China As 600 Million Mark Beckons

Outsourcing Services Now a Key Part of Manufacturing Chain, Gartner Reports

CEA Will Explore 3DTV Standard

Joint Euro-Russian Manned Spaceship Design Unveiled

NYC Going High-Tech with Wireless Water Meters (note: these have been in use elsewhere for a LONG time - NYC must really be lagging)

Defense Leaders Promise Improved Contracting Oversight

Anadigics' Sales Grow to Record $80.5M, Driven by Broadband

Google Introduces Knol as Wikipedia Alternative

USGS: Arctic Holds 90B Barrels of Oil (let's go get it, and drive the price of global crude back to <$50/bbl)

Solar Sailing in Space

The 2008 Perseid Meteor Shower

7/23/2008

Students Given Opportunity to Practice Intellectual Property Law Before the USPTO through Law School Clinic Programs

Qualcomm Loses GSM Patent Lawsuit in Germany

The Road to 4G: WiMax Leads the Way

Utilities Say Grid Can Handle Rechargeable Cars

Electronics Giants to Create Wireless HD Standard

IC Insights Lowers 2008 Semiconductor Capex Expectations

Exotic Materials Using Neptunium, Plutonium Provide Insight into Superconductivity

Business Value of RFID-Based Supply Chains Remains Elusive

90% of Americans 18-28 Years Old Own a PC

Electronics Retailers Find Service Sells

Content to Rejuvenate Revenue Growth in the European Mobile Market

Britain Set to Become Electric Car Capital of Europe if Brown Seals Deal with GM

DNS Security Hole Details Leak Out

Bad Economy Good for PC Market

HD Positioned for Sustained Growth Worldwide

Countering China's Counterfeit Components

Pre-Design of Laser Weapon Control System Completed

GM, Ford 'On the Verge of Bankruptcy'

FEI Introduces Extreme High-Resolution Scanning Electron Microscopes

Students Invent Affordable Water Heater

China Arrests Online Dissident in Pre-Olympics Crackdown

China Warns Media About "Vulgar" Ads (Yay - no Viagra ads! That's one Communist policy I could live with))

7/22/2008

Fab Upgrades Shift GaAs Substrate Demand from 4-inch to 6-inch

Ericsson Q2 Profits Plunge 70%

Oxford University Gets 18% More Light from LCDs

Nokia, Qualcomm Court Case to be Webcast

USPTO Extends and Expands Peer Review Pilot

Ethertronics Delivers World's Smallest Ceramic GPS Antennas

Belden Cable Acquires Trapeze Networks for $133M

New Project to Develop GPS-Like System for Moon

European Satellite Navigation Competition

Digging a Hole in China

At FCC Broadband Hearing, Speeches But no Consensus

Allocation, Price Increases and Fights for Wafers in 2009

Nanotechnology: Learning from Past Mistakes

Energy Applications for Nanotech Draw New Investor Interest

Hong Kong Rolls out Free Wi-Fi Service

Hiram Percy Maxim's Telegraph Key Returns to ARRL HQ

Senators Urge FCC Not to Shut Down Satellite Communications for Navajo

Auto Industry Redesigns Engines While Ethanol Debate Rages

Wii Fit Shortage Predicted for Christmas as Fitness Computer Game Flies off the Shelves

7/21/2008

A New Competitor to LCD

SATS Market Seen Set for Major Growth

Why the Chips (stocks) are Down

Foundation for Amateur Radio Announces 2008 Scholarship Winners

Purdue Panel: Fusion Researcher Broke Ethics Rules

Nanoradio Tunes-In to Atoms

Virtual World is Sign of Future for Scientists and Engineers

Taiwan Expected to Pass 11 Million 3G Subscribers by Year-End

GaAs and InP to Drive 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s IC Growth

FreeWave Unveils High-Performance, Tiny Form Factor Wireless High-Speed Radios with Ethernet

Motorola Sues Former Executive over iPhone Job

National Radio Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2008

NASA Announces Competitive Grant Programs

Bluetooth is Watching: Secret Study Gives Bath a Flavour of Big Brother

DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June 2008

Fake News Headlines are the Latest Spam Storm

Canada Levies Fees for Public Safety Radio Spectrum

Emergency Beijing Olympic Pollution Scheme Begins

The Global Economy is at the Point of Maximum Danger

Court Dismisses Jackson "Wardrobe Malfunction" Super Bowl Fine

Loud Music Can Make You Drink More, in Less Time, in a Bar

7/20/2008

AMD Ousts Ruiz after $1.2B Charge

China's Economy Slows in Second Quarter

Controlled Growth of Truly Nanoscale Single Crystal Fullerites for Device Applications

North American Semi Equipment Industry in June Reflects Chipmakers' Caution in Spending

SimplyRFID Teams Up with Avery Dennison to Offer Customers AD-224 Inlays

7/18/2008

Engineering Jobs Surge on Power

GaAs Semiconductor Market Grows 17% Year-on-Year

Outsourced Development Growing: Should You Worry?

Satellite Radio Saga Takes Unexpected Turn

Silicon to Displace GaAs in Automotive Radar from 2013

Freescale Draws Industry Heavies to Technical Forum

Chips Fall Where They May in the 'More Than Moore' Era

Sony Ericsson Q2 Profit Slumps 96% - Expects Challenging Q3

GM Working on 'Smart' Windshields to Guide Drivers

Silicon South West - Rising Stars Awards

China's Homegrown 3G Wireless Standard Goes for the Gold

Ford's New Smart Intersection Uses GPS to Talk to Cars to Help Reduce Fuel-Wasting Congestion

Promising New Method to Fabricate Ultra-Thin Silicon Solar Cells Developed

Nokia-Qualcomm Shoot-Out in Delaware

Sony Promotes TransferJet Short-Range, High-Speed UWB Link

ARRL Continuing Education Online Course Registration Open

RFID Badges at HOPE Hackercon Form Automatic Social Nets and Irony

Researchers Generate Hydrogen Without the Carbon Footprint

Game Processor Might Make Its Way into Warfighting Apps

Memristors: Coming Soon to a Brain Near You

Raytheon Awarded $1M Contract for GaN Active Electronically Scanned Lens Array

Advance Brings Low-Cost, Bright LED Lighting Closer to Reality

7/17/2008

FCC Sets Schedule for TV White Spaces Tests

ON Semi Plans Ireland R&D Center and New Jobs

USPTO Extends and Expands Peer Review Pilot

ABI Ranks Ultra Wideband Chip Suppliers

Wi-Fi Hotspots Stay Hot in 2008

Five Million Phones Collected by Verizon Wireless' HopeLine Program

Wireless Mics at Center Stage as White Space Testing Begins

60 GHz Group Pushes Back on Gbit Wi-Fi Plan

Counterfeit Components Cost Industry £1B a Year

Nokia Q2 Sales Up - Profits Drop 61%

Boy, 11, Tracks Speeders with HotWheels Radar Gun

WiMAX Forum Supports European 2.6 GHz Regulation

Ex-Samsung Chief Given Suspended Jail Term

FCC Lifts Freeze on Class A Displacement, Expansion Application Filings

Quantum Leap - Single Electron Controlled in Silicon

Say Goodbye to the Computer Mouse

EU Says 80% of European Ringtone Websites Break the Law

Wave Power Feeds Electricity to National Grid in World First

Cities Gone Wireless: Safety or Surveillance?

Air Force Sets Sights on Next-Generation UAVs

One Small Step Takes Mankind Nowhere

U.S. Army Successfully Launches Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Precision Attack Missile

7/16/2008

Disgruntled Engineer Hijacks San Francisco's Computer System

Rock Port, Missouri, First 100% Wind-Powered Community in U.S.

Near Field Communications Payments to Hit $75B in 2013

Physicists Tweak Quantum Force, Reducing Barrier to Tiny Devices

ARRL, FCC, Meet in Washington to Discuss BPL Remand

Brazilians Win Race to Unlock New iPhone

Semiconductor Equipment Sales to Fall 20% in 2008, SEMI

IEEE-USA Today's Engineer Digest Wins 2008 APEX Award of Excellence

T-Mobile Facing $1.25B Legal Action For Blocking GSM Gateways

TI Chip Boosts Range for ZigBee

Raytheon Team to Bid for Indian Satellite Navigation System

Wireless Device Helps Illuminate the Role of Light on Human Health

DISH Gets HD Boost with Successful Satellite Launch

IBM to Invest $1.5B in Nanotechnology

San Diego State University Improves MEMS Accelerometer Tunability

Militants Bypassing Mobile Eavesdropping in Jammu and Kashmir

Lighter Laptops Move to Flash-Based Drives

Pushing Pixels - 50 Million of Them

New Nano-Device to See Invisible Light

Scientists Close in on Source of X-rays in Lightning

Lawmaker, NPR Want HD Radio Satellite Receivers (using your tax money)

Day of Reckoning? Super Rich Tax Cheats Outed by Bank Clerk

7/15/2008

Kansas Ham, Son, Electrocuted While Erecting Antennas

FCC Launches Field Tests of White Space Device Prototypes

UK Proposes 7 Years in Prison for Sending Text Messages While Driving

Semiconductor Sales May Escape Harsh Economy's Impact

SEMI Forecasts Equipment Declines, Seeks U.S. Policy Reforms

IEEE Approves Standard for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access (MBWA)

Phishing E-mails Asking for Personal Information Are Not from ARRL

Principles Behind Stability and Electronic Properties of Gold Nanoclusters Identified

EU Plans to Cut Roaming SMS Costs

Navy Gets New Supercomputer

FCC Chief: Comcast Sanction Serves as Warning

Mobile Video Phone Sales Expected to Quadruple Between 2007, 2011

Analyst Lowers Handset Growth Forecast

Falling WiMAX Chipset Prices Spell Good News for Adoption of Smaller Mobile Devices

NASA Engineers Moonlighting on Alternative Moon Rocket Project

NAB: Satcasters' 'Willingness to Deceive' Must Be Addressed

Magnolia and Kopin to Co-Develop InN-Based Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Market is Ready to Make Money Mobile

Breaking Phone-Call Encryption

Webroot Founder's Body Found near Honolulu

7/14/2008

HomePlug Powerline Standard Stuck in Stalemate

Army Prepares Test of New Wireless War Game Gear

Missed Phone Call Leads to Emergency Rescue Effort

Companies Scramble to Stop Cell Phone Trafficking

Apple Sells 1 Million iPhones in First 3 Days

Wolfson Microelectronics IC Cutting Noise for Mobiles

Nanoelectrodes Boost Electrolysis to Cut Hydrogen Fuel Cost

Indium Nitride-Based Solar Cells Hold Promise for Space, Defense Applications

Vietnam Becomes Telecom Hotbed

Automakers Oppose HD Radio Requirement

MIT Develops Window Coating that Collects Energy

Dow Acquiring Rohm and Haas for $18.8B

See Mars in Wide Screen

Energy from Waves

World's Oldest Blogger Signs off for the Last Time, Aged 108

Russian Air Defense Woes a Growing Concern

1975 Unix Flaw Fixed

7/13/2008

FCC Seeks Comment on Reauction of 700 MHz D Block

Room Temperature Superconductivity: One Step Closer to Holy Grail of Physics

Chevy to Build 10k Volts in 2011, 50k in 2012

Scientists Generally Happy with Their Media Interaction

7/11/2008

Desk Rage Spoils Workplace for Many Americans

Greenpeace Calls Out 3G iPhone, Suggests Toxic Chemicals Usage

Cosmonauts Make Risky Spacewalk to Remove Potentially Explosive Bolt

FCC Summit to Focus on Pandemic Preparations and Communications

Semiconductor R&D Spending Growth to Show 8% Rise in 2008

Nanoscale Lithographic Technology: Finer Lines for Microchips

FCC Chief Says Comcast Violated Internet Rules

Bluetooth Demo Proves Low-Energy Technology

Sony Ericsson in Talks to Buy Indian Mobile Phone Manufacturer

Electronic Component Orders Steady in June

Semi Stocks Sag on Poor Sector Outlook

Intel Sells Impinj RFID Operation, Deal Expected to Stimulate Market

Defense 2.0 a Work in Progress

A Better Solar Collector

World Economy Between Recession and Inflation - IMF

General Dynamics Captures More DOD Satellite Work

Global Rollout of Apple's iPhone 3G Kicks Off to Cheering Crowds

Asia Underground Market Awaits iPhone

Canadians to iPhone: No Thanks!

The Google Cars That Will Photograph Every Front Door in Britain (hope they have bullet-proof glass)

7/10/2008

Toyota Engineer Designing Camry Hybrid Works Self to Death

'Schizophrenic' Wireless Investors in Slump

Mobile WiMAX Becomes Commercially Available

Telcos Win Warrantless Wiretap War

Bluetooth Demo Proves Low-Energy Technology

Tokyo to Boost Development of OLED Displays

Better Technology for Developing Plastic Solar Cells and Plastic Electronic Devices Created

Verizon Wireless Early Termination Lawsuit Settlement Puts Sprint at Risk

U.S. Panel Focuses on China R&D

Global RFID Interoperability Forum Issues Interim Report

Online 'Textbooks' See College Doors Opening

BMW Launches Electric Car Field Trial

Assembling Nanotubes

TriQuint Lowers Q2 Guidance from $130-135M to $120M

Web Experts Hustling to Fix 'DNS Poisoning' Flaw

Evidence of Water Found Deep within the Moon

STFC Announces Ambitious £1.906B Science Funding Programme

In an Iranian Image, a Missile Too Many

Secret World Bank Report Blames Biofuels for Food Price Spike

7/9/2008

Memristors Ready for Prime Time

Tech Industry Holds Its Own Amid Economic Gloom

International Space Station On-The-Air with ARISS

Another Extraordinary Quarter As India Goes on to Take Second Place in the Global Market

Researchers Work to Develop Non-Flammable Batteries

Chemical Used in ICs, LCDs in Church of Global Warming Crosshairs

Japan's Apple Fans Queue Days Before iPhone 3G Launch

Clearwire the Big Kahuna in Broadband Wireless

New Logic: The Attraction of Magnetic Computation

CSR Demos First Ultra Low Power Bluetooth Handset

Internet Flaw Could Let Hackers Take Over the Web

TV Viewing Time Continues to Climb; Viewers Watching on More Devices

Carly Fiorina (of HP fame) for Vice President?

60 GHz Efforts Still at Loggerheads

Acoustic Time Reversal Underwater Broadband

U.S. About to Lose Lead in Space Race

NASA Sets Launch Dates for Remaining Space Shuttle Missions

China's Economy to Become World's Biggest in 2035

Congress Studies How People Track Your Online Use

Rare Microorganism That Produces Hydrogen May Be Key to Hydrogen Economy

Texas Oilman Plans All-Out Social Media Blitz for... Wind?

7/8/2008

Siemens Cutting 16,750 Jobs Worldwide to Cut Costs

Are Hands-free Cellphones Really Safer? (taxpayer-funded study #2,639)

AI Beats Human Poker Champions

Only 3% of People Recycle Their Old Mobile Phones

Cell Phone Shipments Better Than Expected

Amorphous Materials: How Some Solids Flow Like Liquids (e.g., glass)

Canadian Asteroid-Hunting Satellite a World's First

University of Kansas Researchers Give Thumbs Up to TV Band White Space Devices

EU-Wide Spectrum Management for Full Benefits of Wireless Services

Booz Allen to Boost Army Communications Technology

Pricing Remains an Issue for the Semi Industry

Slashing Telecom Expenses in a Looming Recession

A Picowatt Processor

Text Messaging Use Explodes in North Carolina by 600%

Kansas Teen Named 2008 Young Ham of the Year

RAF's Pilotless Planes Flying Crack Missions in Afghanistan from 8,000 Miles Away

U.S. Removes 55 Metric Tons of Yellow Cake Uranium from Iraq (to Canada)

DARPA Awards AeroVironment Phase II Contract to Develop Nano Air Vehicle

China Almost Done with Map of Moon Surface

FCC Issues NPRM on Sponsor Identification

Black Tuesday as FTSE Plummets, Bank Shares Tumble and Britain Faces Recession 'Within Months'

7/7/2008

Worldwide WiMAX Subscriber Base Closing in on 2 Million

Mobile CAPEX More Than $131B and Rising

Wireless Chip Shipments on a Roll

European RFID Industry to Capture 40% of Global Market by 2016

Counterfeit Components Cost Industry £1B a Year

Raytheon Delivers 100th AESA Radar for Super Hornets, Growlers

MEMS Microphone Measures 2 mm^2

Top 100 OEMs Said to Take 76% of Semis Shipped

British Electro-Optics Specialist Buys U.S. Competitor

EU Forms An Opinion on CUS'ing

Some Coffee Fans Get Grim Delight in Starbucks' Woes

Next Administration Presents Military & Aerospace Contractor Opportunities

Vodafone Wins $3.3 Billion Tax Battle

Israel Successfully Tests Missile Interceptor

Michael Dell Buys $100M in Stock

Troops in Iraq Receive Free Internet Access for Independence Day

JupiterResearch Forecasts Broadband Telephony Market Will Nearly Double Between 2007 and 2013

Many Dial-Up Users Don't Want Broadband

U.S. BLM Freeze on Solar Energy Projects Lifted

Mobile Carriers See Gold in Femtocells

7/6/2008

GaN and GaAs High Power Process Research Leads to Advances for Military Applications

First Measurements of the Solar Wind Termination Shock by Voyager 2 Spacecraft

STEREO Creates First Images of the Solar System's Invisible Frontier

Mobile Users Make Same Mistakes As Disabled PC Users

World's First Robotic Barman Could Spell Last Orders for Pub Staff

7/4/2008

Flip-Chip Changes on the Horizon

55% of Americans Now Have Broadband at Home

WiMAX Forum Supports Decision on Harmonization of 2.6 GHz Bands

Hollywood Spy Gadgets Used at Home, Office

EDA Revenue Dips, Growth Likely Outside North America

China's Shot Heard Around the Galaxy

German Regulator to Discontinue Regulation of Selected Telecom Markets

Worms Do Calculus to Find Meals

Unique Pulsars Prove Einstein's Theory

Government Backs Down over Plans to Close Britain's 'Eye in the Sky' Jodrell Bank Observatory

Russia Seals Agreement with Private Investor for Space Tourism

Microsoft Steps up IE8 Security

MESSENGER Settles Old Debates and Makes New Discoveries at Mercury

Rush's Deal Worth $400 Million

Lawsuit Seeks Information on U.S. Cell-Phone Tracking

7/3/2008

Patent Pools May Flow in Wake of Latest Alliance

India to Be the Largest Market for Mobile WiMAX by 2013

Nanomachine Senses with Single Electron Transistor

One-Quarter of the World to Use Internet by 2012

Motorola Survey Reveals Significant Savings from Mobile Worker Use of GPS

FCC Broadcast Complaints, Inquires Decline in Q3 '07

New Form of Energy-Transfer Processes: Atomic Tug of War

Plasma, LCDs Blamed for Accelerating Global Warming (d***ed if you do, d***ed if you don't)

Cops Ask Public for Text-Message Crime Tips

European Mobile Broadband Services Jeopardized by Regulation

DOJ Sued Over Cell Phone Tracking Practices

Thin Film to Take 28% of PV Market by 2012

Cutting Energy Prices with Compressed Air

First Images of Solar System's Invisible Frontier

Unions Say NSPS Rules Could Hurt DOD Employees

China's Global Position on GPS Handsets

Libya Becomes First African Nation to Pass 100% Penetration Level (that would be cellphones)

FCC Sets Hearing on Communications Financing

GM Shares Fall Below $10 for First Time Since 1954 (chart)

The Scientific Flash Behind the Fireworks

Quantum Dots Can Penetrate Skin Through Minor Abrasions (be sure to wear your gloves when handling QDs)

7/2/2008

Currency Exchange Continues to Blight Euro Chip Sales

Noise-Canceling Chip for Cell Phones Could Also Improve Voice Recognition Systems

Chip Cooling Technology Achieves 'Dramatic' 1,000-Watt Capacity

Printed Optical Electronics Come into View

UK Government Urged to Back Plastic Electronics to the Hilt

Super Atoms Turn Periodic Table Upside Down

Gallium Nitride Photodetector Targets Bioterrorism

Plastic Electronics Have a Bright Future in Flexible Laptops

A Sat-Nav Which Predicts Traffic Jams

K & F Electronics to Supply FAA with Printed Circuit Boards

Bidding Launched to Build Europe's Galileo Sat-Nav System

Swedish Bus Service Offers In-Coach Wi-Fi Coverage

Garbage In, Megawatts Out

Advanced Photonix's Losses Grow after Telecom & Defense Sales Slump

Ericsson Deploying Solar Powered Base Station in Suriname

NASA Goddard Has More Than a Dozen Exciting Missions in Next Year

Post-Exercise Caffeine Helps Muscles Refuel (oh yeah)

Sony "Tactile Pixels" Patent Hints at Touch Screen Innovations

U.S. Auto Sales Plunge 18 Percent on High Gasoline Prices ('have to adapt' - Saudi King Abdullah)

Starbucks to Close 600 U.S. Stores ('have to adapt' - Saudi King Abdullah)

7/1/2008

Transceiver Market to Grow 8x in 10 Years

Feds Call Halt to New Solar Plant Permits on Public Lands

Imperial Heart Implant Pulses RF Piezo Oscillator

Cable TV Spec Could Revive Living Room PC

New Process Creates 3-D Nanostructures with Magnetic Materials

Pentagon to Buy More Spy Satellites

Physicists Create Millimeter-Sized 'Bohr Atom'

Consumer Electronics Keep Semi Sales Strong, SIA

Olympic Nightmare: A Red Tide Turns in the Yellow Sea Green

Step Towards Laser Cooling of Semiconductors

Couples Offered £1M Space Weddings That Are Out of This World

Developing Markets Driving Demand For Mobile Devices

Cable, Satellite Customer Satisfaction Falls

Why Doesn't Washington Like Free Radio?

Philippine Rebels Stage More Attacks

AT&T Plans Roughly $250M in Network Investments in 2008

THAAD Radar Successful in Missile Defense Test

Apple Security Update Plugs Holes in Ruby

Oil Making 'Overnight Millionaires' in North Dakota

Robot Learns to Use Tools

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About RF Cafe

Kirt Blattenberger - RF Cafe Webmaster

Copyright:
1996 - 2024

Webmaster:

Kirt Blattenberger,

BSEE | KB3UON

RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The World Wide Web (Internet) was largely an unknown entity at the time and bandwidth was a scarce commodity. Dial-up modems blazed along at 14.4 kbps while tying up your telephone line, and a nice lady's voice announced "You've Got Mail" when a new message arrived...

Copyright  1996 - 2026

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