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

MobiSys 2007, The 5th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications
and Services, will be held in Puerto Rico, June 11-14 2007.
Papers due: December 4, 2006 (abstracts due November 27)
More information at:
    http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2007/

MobiCom 2007, The Thirteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile
Computing and Networking, and MobiHoc 2007, The Eighth ACM International
Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, will be co-located.
They are planned to be held in Montreal, Canada, September 9-14, 2007
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2007/
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2007/


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Latest News and Articles:

Startup FON Giving Away Free Wi-Fi Routers In San Francisco (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=193402864

Shots Heard in Mobile WiMAX Revolution  (InternetNews) 
http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news/article.php/3637896

UK Environmental Research Project Gets $7M (GridToday) 
http://www.gridtoday.com/grid/978212.html

Bremen Researchers Developing Intelligent Containers (RFID Journal) 
http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/2774/1/1/

Messages That Hang in the Air Set to Become Reality (GulfNews) 
http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/06/10/18/10075619.html

Giving New Meaning to 'Mobile Communication' (Statesman.com) 
http://www.statesman.com/business/content/business/stories/technology/10/05/

Public Pervasive Computing: Making the Invisible Visible (Computer) 
http://technews.acm.org/archives.cfm?fo=2006-10-oct/oct-04-2006.html#281047

China Says it will Enforce Homegrown Mobile TV Standard (Intl. Herald Tribune) 
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/27/business/AS_TEC_China_Mobile_TV.php

Giving Voice to Text Messages (InternetNews) 
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3639896

Wireless Will Wag The Chip Dog (InternetNews) 
http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3637616

Ad Spending On Mobile Devices Projected To Double In Five Years
(InformationWeek) 
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=193401651

Cellphone Adverts Aim at Boom Market (China Daily) 
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/2006-10/04/content_701533.htm

Cell Phones Leaving their Mark on Fashion (CNN) 
http://edition.cnn.com/2006/TECH/ptech/10/16/cellphone.fashion.ap/index.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. 

SenSys 2006 
The 4th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems 
November 1-3, 2006 
Boulder, Colorado, USA 
http://sensys.acm.org/2006/ 

MobiArch 2006 
First ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Mobility in the Evolving Internet 
Architecture 
December 1, 2006 
San Francisco, California, USA 
http://user.informatik.uni-goettingen.de/~mobiarch/

COMSWARE 2007 
The 2nd International Conference on COMmunication System softWAre
and MiddlewaRE 
7-12 January, 2007 
Bangalore, India 
http://www.comsware.org/ 

MobiSys 2007 
The 5th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services 
11-14 June, 2007 
Puerto Rico 
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2007/ 

MobiCom 2007 
The Thirteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and 
Networking 
September, 2007 
Montreal,Canada 
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2007/

  Co-located with 
  
MobiHoc 2007 
The Eighth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking 
and Computing 
September, 2007 
Montreal, Canada 
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2007/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Wireless USB Devices Coming This Year (InternetNews) 
http://www.internetnews.com/infra/article.php/3634836

Automate Your J2ME Application Porting with Preprocessing (DevX) 
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/32622

Video Playbacks on Windows Mobile 5.0: A Guide for Beginners (Developer.com) 
http://www.developer.com/ws/pc/article.php/3591686

Experiencing This Mysterious Bluetooth Stack Programming (Developer.com) 
http://www.developer.com/ws/other/article.php/3637741




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