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Edwards SPADS Keeps An Eye On SpaceShipOne During X Prize Flights - SpaceDaily  As SpaceShipOne rocketed through the skies over the Mojave Desert Monday to claim the famed X Prize, a team of engineers here successfully followed the contrails and collected data about the spacecraft's trajectory thanks to an invaluable radar capability known as SPADS, Spaceport Arrival and Departure Safety System. A partnership between the California Space Authority and the Air Force Flight Test Center, SPADS performed its first two technology demonstrations during SpaceShipOne's historic flights Sept. 29 and again Monday. In an era of skies crowded with commercial aircraft, and now space planes, SPADS offers a new potential for enhanced safety. The key component for the SPADS project is the Weibel Doppler radar system, manufactured by Weibel Scientific headquartered in Denmark.
Khan's Nuclear Network, A Criminal Gang - SpaceDaily  Left:  Khan, who enabled Pakistan to conduct nuclear tests in May 1998, days after similar tests by rival India, confessed in February to running a private network of nuclear proliferators and to supplying nuclear technology to some of America's declared enemies. Photo credit: AFP  Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has since sacked Khan, stripped him of all national honors and has put him under house arrest. But his decision not to send Khan to jail has been widely criticized, although a senior U.S. official - Assistant Secretary of State Christina Rocca - said last week Washington understood that Khan's popularity as the father of his nation's nuclear program prevented Musharraf from doing so. She also said that the U.S. government was satisfied with the action Musharraf had taken. One design is that of a Chinese warhead that was tested on a missile, has a mass of about 500 kilograms, and measures less than a meter in diameter.

British FM Insists US Being Pressed Over Kyoto Treaty - SpaceDaily  Left:  Washington argues that the Kyoto pact is too costly, and that it is unfair since developing countries are not held to specific pollution cuts.  Britain is "working hard" on the United States to pressure it into agreeing to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said on Tuesday. Despite continued "major disagreement" between London and Washington over US refusals to sign up to the treaty, signs were emerging that the US view was gradually shifting, Straw told parliament. "We have to maintain our pressure, presenting them with the evidence, because their people will be as much at risk as the rest of the world if there is not international action."
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10/22/2004: British FM Insists US Being Pressed Over Kyoto Treaty - SpaceDaily

Computers:
Devices
10/22/2004: All eyes on iPod  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Photos: iPods everywhere  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Olympus flashes music player-camera combo  - C/Net
10/22/2004: 'Evil' amuses with strategy, satire

Communications
10/22/2004: Review: Cell phone GPS works well
  - CNN
10/22/2004: Study: Tumor may be linked to cell phone use
  - CNN

Technology
10/22/2004: Intel kills plans for 4GHz Pentium  - C/Net

PC's
10/22/2004: iPod Has Broad Shoulders for Apple - Business Week
10/22/2004: Is that a Media Center PC?-or an end table?  - C/Net

Internet
10/22/2004: Online Music Hits a Flat Note - Business Week
10/22/2004: You've Got Mail, But Too Few Ads - Business Week
10/22/2004: Do have what it takes to join Google?  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Google unveils desktop search  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Google Founders on Hiring Trip to India (AP)  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Sun, BEA, and Microsoft All Losing Key Staff to Google, Inc.  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Google's Ph.D. Advantage
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: New Tool Exploits Google's Tech, Microsoft Weakness
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Wiki wars
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Excite.com Founders Wild Over Wiki
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Spreading knowledge, the Wiki way
 - Washington Post
10/22/2004: The Overlooked Wiki Web
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Know Your Terminology: The 'Bliki'
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: British ISPs must unmask downloaders
  - C/Net

Miscellaneous
10/22/2004: Behind Microsoft's image  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Advice to Microsoft: Learn to love Linux  - C/Net
10/22/2004: TV keeps track of patients' health  - C/Net

Energy:
10/22/2004: Racing to Energy's Great Green Future - Business Week
10/22/2004: Toward Tomorrow's Fuels - Business Week
10/22/2004: Enter the New American Dream House - Business Week
10/22/2004: Turning Manure into Black Gold - Business Week
10/22/2004: The Energy Debate: Where Kerry and Bush Stand - Business Week
10/22/2004: Where Our Energy Will Come From - Business Week
10/22/2004: Reaping The Wind
 - Business Week
10/22/2004: Voices Of Innovation: Amory Lovins
 - Business Week
10/22/2004: Lean, Green Tips for Energy Savings
 - Business Week

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10/22/2004: Khan's Nuclear Network, A Criminal Gang - SpaceDaily
10/22/2004: Redmond's Cut-Rate Passage to India - Business Week
10/22/2004: Fighting for Rich Media's Riches - Business Week
10/22/2004: Courtroom courtship  - C/Net
10/22/2004: The future face of identity checking  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Get ready for biometrics at work  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Biometric Technology Creeping Into Everyday Life  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Technology Strains to Find Menace in the Crowd  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Biometric ID systems  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Fingerprint Door Locks  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Bioscrypt Inc.  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Biometrics Conference  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Biometric Access Control  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Brain drain in tech's future?  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Go west, tech job hunter  - C/Net
10/22/2004: What's up, Doc? Not the number of science Ph.D.s  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Ill Winds Blow No Good for Jobs  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Go west, tech job hunter  - C/Net
10/22/2004: HDTV's Copy-Protection Prison
 - Business Week
10/22/2004: Niveus Announces Denali HDTV Media Center PC  - C/Net
10/22/2004: FCC: HDTV Salesmen
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10/22/2004: Current Crop Of HDTV Recorders Compared
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Privacy eroding, bit by byte
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10/22/2004: A Closer Look At Privacy & Desktop Search
  - C/Net
10/22/2004: RFID Carries Promise and Pitfalls, IT Vendors Tell FCC
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10/22/2004: Starbucks serves up CD burning
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10/22/2004: Forensic experts track printer fingerprints
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10/22/2004: Netflix sees Amazon entering DVD rentals
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10/22/2004: Elections officials fight for Net political ads
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10/22/2004: Bill Gates on a model for the future
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10/22/2004: Man or machine?  - CNN

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10/22/2004: Edwards SPADS Keeps An Eye On SpaceShipOne During X Prize Flights - SpaceDaily
10/22/2004: Space Station Astronauts Prepare for Crew Change
 - Space.com
10/22/2004: Large Binocular Telescope Dedicated in Arizona
 - Space.com
10/22/2004: Soyuz Launch Test From Plesetsk Delayed
 - SpaceDaily
10/22/2004: Spirit Completes Survey Of Layered Rock
 - SpaceDaily
10/22/2004: Rough Around The Edges
 - SpaceDaily
10/22/2004: Deep Impact Arrives In Florida To Prepare For Launch
10/22/2004: Last Ion Engine Thrust Puts SMART-1 On The Right Track For Its Moon Encounter
10/22/2004: NASA Software Enables Satellite Self-Service In Space
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Technology:
10/22/2004: MP3 losing steam?  - C/Net
10/22/2004: Atomic clock gets mini-makeover  - CNN

  




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