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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Aug/2007
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SIG Announcements:

- Co-located,
  MobiCom 2007, The Thirteenth Annual International Conference on
  Mobile Computing and Networking
  http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2007/

  and
  MobiHoc 2007, The Eighth ACM International Symposium on Mobile
  Ad Hoc Networking and Computing,
  http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2007/

  will be held September 9-14, 2007, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  We hope you can all attend.

  - The 2007 SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award, awarded to
    Professor David Culler, will be presented on Tuesday, September
    11, 2007 during the opening ceremony of MobiCom & MobiHoc 2007.
    David will receive this award in person and give a talk on
    Wednesday, September 12.


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Latest News and Articles:

Researchers Create Environmentally Safe, Paper-Like Battery
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

Sensor Rise Powers Life Recorders (BBC)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6968591.stm

FCC And Vendors Are Developing Wireless 'White Space' Devices
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml

Multi-touch Display Uses All 10 Fingers (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3696346

Satellite Multimedia for Mobile 'Phones (European Space Agency)
http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMHLVB474F_index_0.html

Wi-Fi in the Sky Coming Next Year (NewsFactor)
http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml

Researchers: Mobile Social Networking a Nascent Market (CNet)
http://news.com.com/the-social/8301-13577_3-9760112-36.html

Could Tiny Sensors Detect Bridge Crises? (Associated Press)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/

India's Mobile Phone Production to Exceed 100 mln Units by 2011
- Gartner
http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/

Report: Wi-Fi to Supersede Wired Ethernet (CNet)


Sprint Sees Up To $5 Billion In WiMax Revenue In 2011 (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml


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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.


MobiCom 2007
The Thirteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and
Networking
9-14 September, 2007
Montreal, Canada
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2007/

  Co-located with

MobiHoc 2007
The Eighth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking
and Computing
9-14 September, 2007
Montreal, Canada
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2007/

RoboComm 2007
The First International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination
10-12 September, 2007
Athens, Greece
http://www.robocomm.org/

MobileHCI 2007
The 9th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
11-14 September, 2007
Singapore
http://www.mobilehci2007.org/

  Co-located with

Mobility 2007
The International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications and Systems
12-14 September, 2007
Singapore
http://www.mobilityconference.org/

MASS 2007
The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems
8-11 October, 2007
Pisa, Italy
http://cnd.iit.cnr.it/mass2007/

WICON 2007
The Third Annual International Wireless Internet Conference
22-24 October, 2007
Austin, Texas, USA
http://www.wicon.org/index.shtml

Autonomics 07
First International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communication Systems
28-30 October, 2007
Rome, Italy
http://www.autonomics-conference.eu/index.shtml

MobileHCI 2008
The 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
11-14 September, 2008
Amsterdam, Netherlands
http://www.mobilehci2008.org/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Smartphone Browser Shootout: Palm, BlackBerry, HTC Vs. iPhone
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

Microsoft Brings Its Web Services To Nokia Phones (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

Porting Mobile Applications Between Windows Mobile and Symbian OS
(Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/article.php/3693226

UM Study: Password Protecting Your Wireless Network Is Not Enough
(University of Maryland)
http://www.eng.umd.edu/media/pressreleases/pr082207_wireless.html

Blogosphere Aflutter With Linux-Based Gphone Rumors (TechNewsWorld)
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/59115.html


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