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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Aug/2006
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SIG Announcements:

MobiCom 2006 advance registration: to qualify for reduced rates, registration
forms must be sent by Sunday, September 3, 2006. More information at:
   http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/registration.html


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Latest News and Articles:

Wireless Pioneer Viterbi Headlines ACM MobiCom '06; Conference Features
Latest Advances in Mobile Computing (AScribe)
http://www.ascribe.org/cgi-bin/behold.pl

Google Unwires a City (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3626601

The Implications of Free Citywide Wi-Fi (CIO Today)
http://www.cio-today.com/news/The-Implications-of-Free-Citywide-Wi-Fi/

Small Firms Wake Up to Mobile Working (CIO Today)
http://www.cio-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=13200CZ9PO4O

Half a Billion RFID tags Shipped in 2005 (vnunet.com)
http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2163160/565-million-rfid-tags-shipped

Fully Reprogrammable Mobile Phone Hits (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=192200073

New Specification for Securing Mobile Phones to be Announced
(ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do

The Sensor Web: Distributed Sensing for Collective Action (SensorsMag)
http://www.sensorsmag.com/sensors/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=358630

Searching for a Mobile Interface (BBC News)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/5244584.stm

Disabled Technologies Pave the Way for Next Generation Mobile Web
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/news/pressreleases/mobileweb/

Military Research Aims to Develop Self-Configuring, Secure Wireless Nets
(Network World)
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2006/081606-intelligent-network.html


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Upcoming Conferences and Events Sponsored By or In-Cooperation With SIGMOBILE:

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


MobileHCI 2006
8th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile
Devices and Services
September 12-15, 2006
Espoo, Finland
http://www.mobilehci.org/

UbiComp 2006
The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computin
17-21 September, 2006
Orange County, California, USA
http://www.ubicomp.org/ubicomp2006/

MobiCom 2006
The Twelfth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
September 24-29, 2006
Los Angeles, California, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/

ChinaCom 2006
First International Conference on Communications and Networking China
16-19 October, 2006
Beijing, China
http://www.chinacom.org/

Mobility 2006
International Conference on Mobile Technology, Systems and Applications
25-27 October, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand
http://www.mobilityconference.org/

SenSys 2006
The 4th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
November 1-3, 2006
Boulder, Colorado, USA
http://sensys.acm.org/2006/

COMSWARE 2007
The 2nd International Conference on COMmunication System softWAre
and MiddlewaRE
7-12 January, 2007
Bangalore, India
http://www.comsware.org/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Tutorial: How to Set Up WPA2 on your Wireless Network (ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do

RFID Programming Made Simple and Cheap (Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/article.php/3628811

Carbide Your Mobile Application (Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/other/article.php/3627401

Symbian OS Gets Native Wi-Fi Support (ZDNet)
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/developer/0,39020387,39278581,00.htm



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