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

Prof. Nitin Vaidya will step down as Editor in Chief of MC2R.  Starting
January 2005, Prof. Mani Srivastava, from UCLA will be the new Editor in
Chief of MC2R. Mani's URL: http://nesl.ee.ucla.edu/people/mbs/


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Latest News and Articles:

A Conversation with Donald Peterson
What will the coming revolution merging voice and data communications with
business applications bring?
http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=212

Wi-Fi Successor Called High-Speed Hype, for Now (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6521699
§ion=news

Microsoft, Swatch Offer New Wireless Watches (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=655835

Reaching the Far Reaches of the World - Without Wires (CNN)
Less affluent, more remote areas benefit from wireless
http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/internet/10/18/wireless.rural/index.html

Mobile Phone Gaming to Top $1 Billion in '04 (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=6645080

Cities Find Wi-Fi Future (CNN)
More municipalities offering the service
http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/internet/10/18/wireless.city/index.html

VoIP: What is it good for?
If you think VoIP is just an IP version of telecom-as-usual, think again.
http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=208

FCC to Seek Internet-Based Phone Oversight (Mercury News)
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/technology/9966996.htm?1c


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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.

SenSys 2004
The Second ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
November 3-5, 2004 
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/sensys04

The Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers
October 31-November 3, 2004
Arlington, VA, USA 
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/ccg/iswc04/

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:

Wireless Data Shot: Security and the Enterprise (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/22160

BEA Takes SOA to Mobile Devices (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3423181

Airpath Joins Wi-Fi Hotspots for Easier Web Access (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=PN4BKQ5YNN2F2CRBAEOCFEY
?type=technologyNews&storyID=6540018



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