Tech Headline News Archive - January 2018

Technology Headline News Archives - RF Cafe

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ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, to Retire

Super Bowl LII a Proving Ground for Small Cell Deployments


FCC Cites Auto Dealership for Cell Phone Interference

Army Upgrades Ground-Penetrating Radar for IEDs

China to Install >120,000 Public EV Charging Piles by 2020

Qualcomm NXP Deal Approved by EU and Korea

Chinese Zhou Enlai Student Satellite Set to Launch

Ericsson Introduces Radio Dot Small Cell for Indoor 5G


Apple Says $350B in Business Spending to Boost U.S. Economy

U.S. Manufacturing Output Rose in December for 4th Month

Permanent WSPR Beacon in Antarctica Now on the Air

Broadcom Under Investigation by FTC

How Technology Is Changing the Manufacturing Workforce


China Approves Advanced Radio Telescope Project

Net Neutrality Repeal Will Restore a Free Market for Internet Service

Qualcomm Engaging Shareholders Amid Broadcom Hostile Bid

Mysteries of a Promising Spintronic Material Revealed

Ericsson to Write down $1.8B in Q4 2017


CES 2018: 5G News and Nuggets

U.S. Not Prepared for Electronic Warfare vs. Russia and China

Trump: The iPhone Will Be Built in Wisconsin

Analogue IC Market Is Fastest Growing

New Catalyst for Hydrogen Production a Step Toward Clean Fuel


5G: Let the Hype Commence

Google to Deploy 3 New Undersea Cables for Cloud Infrastructure

Lawmakers Urge AT&T to Cut Commercial Ties with Huawei

Semi Market to Grow 7.5% in 2018

U.S. Plans New Nuclear Weapons


A Note to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR

EU Outlines Supercomputer Plan

DARPA Looks to Radio for Better Network Resiliency

UK Telcos Make Record Compensation Payouts in 2017

Toy Vendor VTech Hit with FTC Fine for Child Privacy Breach


FCC Launching Full Inquiry into False Hawaii Missile Alert

OTA, Far-Field RF Charger Gets FCC Approval

Microsoft Tweaks Edge Browser in Wake of Meltdown, Spectre CPU Flaws

Nominations Sought for Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award

Qorvo® Selected for Qualcomm Cellular-V2X Automotive Reference Design


FCC Opens Era of Wireless Charging 'At-Distance'

China, Samsung Rise in U.S. Patents

Ten Telecoms Predictions for 2018

"Broadband First" as Trump Plans to Boost Coverage in Rural America

HP Recalls 50K Laptops After Reports of Batteries Catching Fire


Lights out at CES: Trade Show Plunges into Darkness

600 MHz Incentive Auction Extravaganza Ends with a Whimper

Bluetooth® 5.0 ICs Realize High-Performance, Long Range, Low Power

White House Names Acquisition Leaders at DOD, Air Force

Design News Announces 2018 Golden Mousetrap Awards Finalists


U.S. Spy Satellite Believed Lost After SpaceX Mission Fails (...or not)

Submarine Cable Record 144 Tbps from Hong Kong to L.A. in 1 Second

Apple Offers iPhone Users Apology, $29 Battery Replacement Deal

NCVEC Releases New Technician License Question Pool

Former Employee Sues Google Claiming Discrimination Against White Men


FCC's Ajit Pai Cancels CES Appearance Due to Death Threats

Has the White House Sent a Signal on CBRS?

Meltdown and Spectre Hacks Requires CPU IC Replacements to Prevent

Cooling Ardor for Flashy Smartphones

Intel Fixing Security Vulnerability in Its Chips


ESD Deaths at All-Time Record Low in 2017

Verizon Prepares to Roll out Massive MIMO

2017 Fab Equipment Spend up 41% YoY

U.S. Cellular to Leverage Machine Learning to Plan Small Cell Build-Outs

Apple Leads Race to Become World's 1st $1T Company


New Breed Drives Deal-Making Frenzy at Computer Chip Firms

What Spectrum Bands Will U.S. Operators Use for Mobile 5G?

Global Semi Sales Increase 21.5% YoY in November

Will Electric Vehicles Surpass Combustion Engine Vehicles?

Nationwide Search Begins in UK for Young Space Entrepreneurs


Sweden Hopeful to Get Big on Small Satellite Market

Qualcomm's Chip Industry Challenges to Follow It into 2018

Contact Lost with New Angolan Communications Satellite

Thermoelectric Power Generation at Room Temperature

Helping Advertisers Find Value in Local Radio


Commercial 5G Products as Soon as 2018

With an Official 5G Standard, Rollouts Will Soon Commence

Flagship Apple Store Struggling with Cracking Windows, Bird Strikes

The Sad State of Radio ... People

Alien Incarceration Report FY2017-Q4 (94% of aliens in custody are illegal)


IEEE Spectrum's Most Popular Stories of 2017

UK Tells Tech Titans to Help Fight Terror or Face Tax Blitz

Analysts Cut iPhone X Shipment Forecasts

UK Updates 5G Strategy

Calcium, Vitamin D Probably Doesn't Protect Your Bones (more settled science unsettled)


Fierce Wireless' 10 Biggest Stories of 2017 in Wireless Tech

Is Apple Evil? The Case of the Slow iPhone

iPhone X Facial Recognition Accused of Racism

Taxpayers Give $18B Gift to the Post Office Every Year (in spite of their claim of independence)

Georgia Approves 1st New U.S. Nuclear Reactors Since '78