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

- After three years of dedicated service as the Editor-in-Chief of
SIGMOBILE's Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R), Mani
Srivastava is stepping down.  Srikanth Krishnamurthy of the
University of California, Riverside, will be the new
Editor-in-Chief for MC2R.  Please join us in welcoming Srikanth!

- .. and Happy New Year!


Latest News and Articles:

Airwave Auction May Steer Future (CNN)

Web 2.0 Software Converts Cell Phone Into GPS Device (InformationWeek)

Stanford Researchers Could Extend Laptop, Mobile Device Battery Life Tenfold

IBM Dishes Five Predictions for Future (IDG News),140818/article.html

Torvalds: Linux to Make Dent in Smartphones in '08 (CNet)

Keyboard-free Access Could Benefit Health (eHealth Europe)

Cell Phones Prove to be Poor Surfing Platforms (NY Times)

Reality, Only Better (The Economist)

Wireless Sensor Detects Abnormal Vibrations Offshore (EngineerLive)

Mobile Ads: Not So Fast (BusinessWeek)


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.

HotMobile 2008
The Ninth Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications
25-26 February, 2008
Napa Valley, California, USA

MobiHoc 2008
The Ninth International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and
26-28 May, 2008
Hong Kong SAR, China

MobiSys 2008
The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications
and Services
10-13 June, 2008
Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

MobileHCI 2008
The 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
2-5 September, 2008
Amsterdam, Netherlands

UbiComp 2008
The Tenth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
21-24 September, 2008
COEX, Seoul, South Korea

ACM Sensys 2008
The 6th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
5-7 November, 2008
Raleigh, NC, USA


Latest Developer Headlines:

The Year of the New Mobile Operating System (IDG News),140666-c,nonwindowsoss/article.html

Apple iPhone Winning Corporate Fans Despite Flaws (CNet)

Getting Down and Dirty with Google's Android (DevX)

Using the Smart Device Framework for Windows Mobile Development (DevX)

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