North Korea may be helping Syria make a nuclear facility in Syria:
And it looks like Israeli commandos somehow got near enough to the nuclear facility in Syria and directed laser-guided munitions to destroy the facility, leaving a “big hole in the ground”:
After this happened, Syria appears to have placed an $8 mil order with Magal (a company with a perimeter defense solution, which happens to be an Israeli company) to protect several of their military facilities.
Sadly, 2 of the 7 US soldiers who wrote a NY Times Editorial questioning the way that the war was going were killed in Iraq in a vehicle accident:
Lockheed got a patent awarded for a liquid antenna:
Amazing news: Qualcomm won a 9- to 18-month reprieve on the ban on importing its chips, preventing the ban until the appeals process is over and giving them a lot of time for a workaround for Broadcom’s patents:
Alcatel Lucent’s 2nd profit warning this year wiped off $2 bil (12.5%) from its market cap this morning:
The FCC annouced yesterday that it would permit smaller antennas for 11 GHz backhaul, enabling the use of a range of fixed microwave solutions:
Agilent introduces its one-box tx/rx test solution for 16e:
Broadcom announces its single-chip cual-band WiFi/Bluetooth solution that is 40% smaller and uses half the power of previous solutions:
ICO and Clearwire announce a joint agreement to work together for mobile video:
Vodaphone is launching a consumer-targeted Palm Treo smartphone, with a price of $41 instead of $680 for the enterprise-targeted Treo…it doesn’t have a touchscreen or HSDPA, but what a price difference!
Palm stockholders approved a partial sale of the company for $325 mil to Elevation Partners:
The Chinese government is letting HP sell more smartphones in China:
The 2008 Beijing Olympics will not be using the latest in technology (XP instead of Vista, all wired networking instead of wireless, WAP instead of GPRS):
Note: I found it interesting that Lenovo (the laptop guys) designed the Olympic torch for China.
Wikipedia published its 2 millionth article:
Google’s founders now have their own private NASA runway! I knew them when they were grad students before they even thought about what became Google…amazing how far they have come!:
LG has the prada phone…now Samsung has the Armani phone:
The Nintendo Wii is now #1 in global console sales. Look how much inventory Microsoft has sitting on the shelves with the Xbox 360! The Xbox 360 has been on the market for 1 year longer than the Wii (sold for 9 months now):
This blogger is a US soldier in Iraq and he writes about some amazing things. His “Two Companies Clearing Baqubah” paragraph really disturbed me:
A senior police officer in the UK is on trial for bringing a woman to his office to have sex while on duty…his defense was that he had his radio on all the time: