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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:


Latest News and Articles:

Wireless Pioneer Viterbi Headlines ACM MobiCom '06; Conference Features
Latest Advances in Mobile Computing (AScribe)

Google Unwires a City (InternetNews)

The Implications of Free Citywide Wi-Fi (CIO Today)

Small Firms Wake Up to Mobile Working (CIO Today)

Half a Billion RFID tags Shipped in 2005 (

Fully Reprogrammable Mobile Phone Hits (InformationWeek)

New Specification for Securing Mobile Phones to be Announced

The Sensor Web: Distributed Sensing for Collective Action (SensorsMag)

Searching for a Mobile Interface (BBC News)

Disabled Technologies Pave the Way for Next Generation Mobile Web

Military Research Aims to Develop Self-Configuring, Secure Wireless Nets
(Network World)


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

UbiComp 2006
The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computin
17-21 September, 2006
Orange County, California, USA

MobiCom 2006
The Twelfth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
September 24-29, 2006
Los Angeles, California, USA

ChinaCom 2006
First International Conference on Communications and Networking China
16-19 October, 2006
Beijing, China

Mobility 2006
International Conference on Mobile Technology, Systems and Applications
25-27 October, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand

SenSys 2006
The 4th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
November 1-3, 2006
Boulder, Colorado, USA

The 2nd International Conference on COMmunication System softWAre
and MiddlewaRE
7-12 January, 2007
Bangalore, India


Latest Developer Headlines:

Tutorial: How to Set Up WPA2 on your Wireless Network (ComputerWorld)

RFID Programming Made Simple and Cheap (

Carbide Your Mobile Application (

Symbian OS Gets Native Wi-Fi Support (ZDNet),39020387,39278581,00.htm

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