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

Prof. Daniel P Siewiorek has been awarded SIGMOBILE's 2006 Outstanding
Achievement Award. The award ceremony and Keynote seminar by Prof. Siewiorek
will be at MobiSys 2006, Uppsala, Sweden. The awards ceremony is 20th June
and the Keynote Presentation, 21st June.


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Latest News and Articles:

Pundits Discuss the Internet's Future (ACM TechNews)
http://technews.acm.org/archives.cfm?fo=2006-05-may/may-08-2006.html#260586

Power Challenges Wireless Sensor Nets (ACM TechNews)
http://technews.acm.org/archives.cfm?fo=2006-05-may/may-26-2006.html#263536

'Dot-mobi' Domain for Mobile Devices Hits the Web (CNet)
http://news.com.com/Dot-mobi+domain+for+mobile+devices+hits+the+Web/
2100-1039_3-6075779.html

Moscow Wi-Fi Network To Reach 4 Million Homes (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=187200617

Few Consumers Sending Pictures From Camera Phones (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=187002510

Making Cell phones Simple is Hard (CNN)
http://edition.cnn.com/2006/TECH/biztech/05/29/cellphone.usability.ap/

Wireless Apps Pay Off in Unexpected Ways (ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&
taxonomyName=mobile_wireless&articleId=111430&taxonomyId=15

Citywide Wi-Fi Moves Forward In New Orleans, Philly (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=188500628

Smart Cards Poised To Offer Wireless Access In Korea, Fight Fraud In Qatar,
And Expand In U.S.  (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=188100674

Brief: Opera Adds Shopping, Media To Mobile Browser (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=187003297

In Kashmir, Cell Phones Betray Rebels (CNet)
http://news.com.com/In+Kashmir%2C+cell+phones+betray+rebels/
2100-1039_3-6074783.html


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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.


CrownCom 2006
1st International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks
and Communications
June 8-10, 2006
Mykonos Island, Greece
http://www.crowncom.org/

MobiSys 2006
The Fourth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications,
and Services
June 19-22, 2006
Uppsala, Sweden
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2006/

MobiDE 2006
The Fifth International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless
and Mobile Access
25 June, 2006
Chicago, Illinois, USA
http://db.cs.pitt.edu/mobide06/

Mobiquitous 2006
3rd Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems:
Networks and Services
17-21 July, 2006
San Jose, California, USA
http://www.mobiquitous.org/

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/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Nokia Opens Browser Code To Developers (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=188101863

W3C Turns Up 'Dial' For Mobile Content (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3606566

Motorola Offers Open Source Mobile Phone Framework (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3606331

Capturing Audio on BREW Handsets (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/31461

Introduction to Java Development on the Symbian Platform (WirelessDevNet)
http://www.wirelessdevnet.com/channels/pda/training/symbian2/symbian6java1.html





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