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February 7, 2008

LOTD for February 7

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 7:39 pm

3D holographic displays (no special glasses needed) may be very useful for medical, advertising, military, and other applications:
http://www.rdmag.com/ShowPR~PUBCODE~014~ACCT~1400000100~ISSUE~0802~RELTYPE~PHOT~PRODCODE~0000000~PRODLETT~BV.html

Huge advancement in non-volatile memory–Intel and STMicro deliver the first phase-change memory prototypes:
http://www.rdmag.com/ShowPR~PUBCODE~014~ACCT~1400000100~ISSUE~0802~RELTYPE~MS~PRODCODE~0000000~PRODLETT~BX.html

U.S. nuclear development plans are accelerating:
http://www.rdmag.com/ShowPR~PUBCODE~014~ACCT~1400000100~ISSUE~0802~RELTYPE~MS~PRODCODE~0000000~PRODLETT~BZ.html

GM plans to have half of its cars for sale in the U.S. in 2012 to run on ethanol. GM is betting on ethanol instead of hybrid or electric cars:
http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.aspx?feed=AP&date=20080206&id=8149429

India’s Tata Group (98 companies, with the car division possibly buying Jaguar and Land Rover) is partnering with a U.S. company to manufacture defense equipment:
http://hsdailywire.com/single.php?id=5506

A senior Chinese official blames activists instead of the Chinese factory for the poisoned dumplings that were sent to Japan:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7230351.stm

The European Union and industry partner for the Clean Sky technology initiative (environmentally compatible air technology):
http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/02/06/221347/eu-and-industry-unveil-clean-sky-technology-initiative.html

Interesting “Modu” phone can transform into a new phone when a new casing is put over the phone:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/02/07/Modu-mobile-can-transform-into-a-new-phone_1.html?source=NLC-WIRELESS&cgd=2008-02-07

Yahoo’s talks with Google has intensified as they look for a way to avoid selling themselves to Microsoft. Are they really going to partner with Google (and use Google’s search engine) or are they just trying to squeeze more money out of Microsoft?
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-yahoo7feb07,1,4604770.story?ctrack=7&cset=true

Time Warner will have a big layoff, is looking at possibly spinning off AOL, and is thinking of buying the rest of Time Warner Cable (Time Warner owns 84% of TWC right now) or selling off Time Warner Cable:
http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/content_display/digitaldownload/broadband/e3idcbd8b2768e9115910014c447cc70f20

Apple is significantly cutting its production of iPhones and IPods:
http://www.news.com/8301-13579_3-9866307-37.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

picoChip partered with mimoOn (interesting name) for an LTE base station reference design:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/picochip-and-mimoon-partner-delivery-industry-s-first-lte-basestation-reference-desig?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

It is sad how children are being recruited to fight US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan–this video is disturbing:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/02/post.html

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