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

SIGMOBILE Candidate bios & statements for the upcoming SIGMOBILE
elections are available.

Please read them at:
http://www.sigmobile.org/elections/2005/candidates.html

It is time to think about nominating exceptional researchers for the
"SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award". Nominations are due July 1,
2005 (Friday):
http://www.sigmobile.org/awards/oca.html
 

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Latest News and Articles:

Virtual Keyboard Could Empower Mobile Devices (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=60401733

NTT DoCoMo Pioneers 'Dark Side' Research On Mobile Phones
(InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=60400969

Mobile Computing's Energy Crisis (ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/mobiletopics/mobile/story/0,10801,98793,00.html

Zoom Lenses Next for Mobiles (CNN)
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/TECH/02/16/cannes.zoom.reut/index.html

Intel Teams with Chinese Firm on WiMax (CNet)
http://news.com.com/Intel+teams+with+Chinese+firm+on+WiMax/2100-7351_3
-5533678.htm

Surge in Smart Phone Sales Seen (CNet)
http://news.com.com/Surge+in+smart+phone+sales+seen/2100-1039_3-5582409.html

Random House to Enter Phone Text Market (AP)
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/software/2005-02-18-phone-books_x.htm

Retiring Baby Boomers Will Create IT Brain Drain (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=60401364

Subway System Uses Wi-Fi To Distribute Personalized Information
(InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=60401295

Microsoft Details RFID Features In Upcoming ERP Software
(InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=60401438

PDA Market Up or Down? (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3484291

2005 'Year of Mobile Broadband' (CNN)
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/TECH/02/16/3gsm.ericsson.ap/index.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.

WTS 2005
Wireless Telecommunications Symposium
April 28-30, 2005
Pomona, California
http://hwang.cisdept.csupomona.edu/wtsi2005/

MDM 2005
The Sixth Annual International Conference on Mobile Data Management
May 9-13, 2005
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
http://www2.cs.ucy.ac.cy/mdm05/

MobiHoc 2005
The Sixth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and
Computing
May 25-28, 2005
Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2005

MobiSys 2005
The Third International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and
Services
June 6-8, 2005
Seattle, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2005

NOSSDAV 2005
The Fifteenth Annual International Workshop on Network and Operating
Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video
June 12-14, 2005
Skamania, Washington, USA
http://www.nossdav.org/2005/

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/

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


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Symbian Unveils More Powerful Smartphone Software (Reuters)
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=technologyNews&
storyID=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20050207:MTFH26937_2005-02-07_15-23-55_
N07231606:1

Mobilized .NET Applications (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/Intel/Article/21593

iAnywhere Puts RFID ... Anywhere (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3483076

RFID is Inevitable But Dicey (DevX)
http://www.devxnews.com/article.php/3484471




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