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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Nov/2004
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SIG Announcements:

SIGMOBILE announces elections. Volunteers are sought for the position of Chair,
Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.  The new Executive Committee will hold 
office from July 2005-June 2007. Nominations should be sent to Victor Bahl no 
later than December 12th, 2004.

MobiCom 2005 will be held in Germany. Christoph Lindemann (Universitä
Dortmund) and Tom La Porta (Penn Stat) will be Co-General Chairs and 
Songwu Lu (UCLA) and Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer (UCSB) will be Co-PC Chairs.

SenSys Steering Committee announces SenSys 2005 leadership team. 
Jason Redi (BBN) will be the General Chair and Hari Balakrishnan (MIT) and 
Feng Zhao (MSR) will be Co-PC Chairs.  

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Latest News and Articles:

Wireless to Drive Internet Growth, Tech Leaders Say (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6821797
§ion=news

Integrating RFID
Data management and inventory control are about to get a whole lot more
interesting.
http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=218

RFID's Secuirty Challenge (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=52601030

Taipei to Cloak City in World's Largest Wi-Fi Grid (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6884752
§ion=news

Mobile games hit next level in India (CNet news.com)
http://news.com.com/Mobile+games+hit+next+level+in+India/
2100-1039_3-5466136.html

Stepping out of shadows of WiFi (SiliconValley.com)
Bluetooth Finds Niche in Cells, Headsets
http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/siliconvalley/news/10282988.htm

As Wireless Networks Spread, Video Transmissions Taking Root
http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2004-6/1117w.html#item12

Mobile Firms Hope Consumers Will Turn on to TV (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6886499
§ion=news

Nearly 8 in 10 Greeks Own Mobile Phone -Survey (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6886484
§ion=news


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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.


WMCSA 2004
The Sixth IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications
December 2-3, 2004
English Lakes District, UK
http://wmcsa2004.lancs.ac.uk/

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

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

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

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Latest Developer Headlines:

Connecting a Smartphone 2003 Application to a Remoting Infrastructure (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/dotnet/Article/22460

Build Better Mobile UIs with a New Brew Framework, Part II (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/22349

Skulls Hit Symbian Phones (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3438781



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