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

- Reminder Announcement: Professor Deborah Estrin will be presenting her
inaugural ACM-W Athena Lecture at MobiCom 2006, to be held in Los Angeles in
September:
   http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/

   Registration information for the conference will be announced soon.

- "FireWxNet: A Multi-Tiered Portable Wireless System for Monitoring Weather
Conditions in Wildland Fire Environments", C. Hartung, S. Holbrook, R. Han,
C. Seielstad, awarded the Best Paper Award at MobiSys 2006. Congratulations
to all!

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Latest News and Articles:

Solar Powered Mobile Phones (Esato)
http://www.esato.com/news/article.php/id=963

The Wi-Fi in Your Handset (New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/29/technology/29phones.html?ref=business

Researcher Developing Anti-RFID Device (IT News)
http://www.itnews.com.au/newsstory.aspx?CIaNID=35170

HP Unveils Wireless 'Memory Spot' (Australian IT)
http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,19816416%5E15306%5E
%5Enbv%5E,00.html

China Mobile Firms Poised for Global Domination (TechNewsWorld)
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/51943.html

New Device Reads E-Mail In Your Car (CIO Today)
http://www.cio-today.com/news/New-Device-Reads-E-mail-While-Driving/story.xhtml
?story_id=121009C9ZQ4L

Next for Cell Phones: Monitor Your Health, Someone Else's (Birmingham News)
http://www.al.com/healthfit/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/
living/1153128002306850.xml&coll=2

Wireless World: Aisle Displays for Shoppers (UPI)
http://www.upi.com/Hi-Tech/view.php?StoryID=20060724-123351-3637r

In-Home Sensors Spot Dementia Signs In Elderly (SensorsMag)
http://www.sensorsmag.com/sensors/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=361545

Interest in Touch-Screen Technology for Mobile Phones Growing (TechNewsWorld)
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/51710.html

Profiting From Five Trends that are Changing Mobility (ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&
taxonomyName=mobile_wireless&articleId=9001986&taxonomyId=15


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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.


WICON 2006
The 2nd Annual International Wireless Internet Conference
August 2-5, 2006
Boston, USA
http://www.wicon.org

QShine 2006
The Third International Conference on Quality of Service in Heterogeneous
Wired/Wireless Networks
August 7-9, 2006
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
http://www.qshine.org/

MobiCom 2006
The Twelfth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
23-29 September, 2006
Los Angeles, California, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2006/

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/

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:

The Ten Most Critical Wireless and Mobile Security Vulnerabilities
(GeekZone)
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=6433

Using Crossfire 6.0 and Visual Studio to Build Blackberry Applications
(DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/31860

Using a Camera with Windows Mobile 5 (Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/pc/article.php/3621211

New Network Interfaces in QUALCOMM BREW (Developer.com)
http://www.developer.com/ws/brew/article.php/3620351





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