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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Jul/2005
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SIG Announcements:

Special thanks to outgoing SIGMOBILE Office-bearers Victor Bahl (Chair), 
Mary Baker (Vice Chair), Dave Johnson (Treasurer) and Andrew Campbell 
(Secretary) for their years of outstanding service to SIGMOBILE.
 
Invitation to attend:
There will be an open SIGMOBILE business meeting at MobiCom 2005 (at
the Intercontinental Hotel Cologne) at 5:00-6:00pm on Tuesday, August
30. The meeting is to discuss issues relevant to SIGMOBILE, covering
issues such as future SIGMOBILE conference activities, publications,
budget and membership. Everyone interested is welcome and encouraged
to attend.


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Latest News and Articles:

Privacy Guru Locks Down VOIP  (Wired)
http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,68306,00.html

Homeland Security To Launch RFID Systems At Border Crossings
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166403260

So Many Cell Phones, So Little Web Searching (WashingtonPost)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/27/
AR2005072702561.html

High-Performance Mesh Networking Makes Its Mark on M2M (SensorMag)
http://sensorsmag.com/articles/0605/14/

When Cell Phones Become Oracles (Wired)
http://www.wired.com/news/wireless/0,1382,68263,00.html
 
Broadband Bill Would Deregulate Video Services, Spur VoIP 
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166403192

Dual Roles: The Changing Face of IT (EarthWeb)
http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/career/article.php/3523066

Seamless Communications Closer as 3G, LAN Fuse (Nikkei Weekly)
http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2005-7/0727w.html#item17

'Most Wired' Hospitals Have Lower Patient Death Rates, Study Finds 
(InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=165701793

How to Ride the Fifth Wave (Business2.0)
http://www.business2.com/b2/web/articles/0,17863,1071030,00.html 


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Upcoming Conferences and Events endorsed by SIGMOBILE:

** SIGMOBILE members get the same low registration fee as
** members of the organization which is sponsoring the event.

WiMob 2005
IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking 
and Communications 
August 22-24, 2005
Montreal, Canada
http://www.congresbcu.com/wimob2005/

QShine 2005
The Second International Conference on Quality of Service in
Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks
August 22-24, 2005
Orlando, Florida, USA
http://www.qshine.org/

MobiCom 2005
The Eleventh Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and
Networking
28 August-2 September 2005
Cologne, Germany
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2005/

MobileHCI 2005
The Seventh International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
September 19-22, 2005
Salzburg, Austria
http://mobilehci.icts.sbg.ac.at/

SenSys 2005
The Third ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
2-4 November 2005
San Diego, California, USA
http://sensys.csail.mit.edu/

DySPAN 2005
First IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum
Access Networks
November 8-11, 2005
Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, USA
http://www.ieee-dyspan.com/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Mozilla Releases Preview Of Mobile-Phone Browser (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166403252

Book Excerpts: RFID: Applications, Security, and Privacy (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/enterprise/Article/28753

Cross-platform Builds Made Easy: From Microsoft Visual Studio to ARMCC Using
Ant and XSL (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/28696

Tibco Offers RFID Middleware (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166403289

Mobile Messaging Gateways (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166401422





The ACM Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing