Category Archives: Branded Mobile Search
Yikes. I found Summize via Twitter from finding links from interesting people. I then discovered Techmeme – I didn’t really like it in the beginning as I wasn’t sure how it worked – so then I signed up for the Twitter Techmeme feed and now I read it daily.
Holy Smokes – Twitter buys Summize and I [...]
As you know I am in Ireland doing business today. But before I disclose what business I am doing, I managed to meet a company that has been on my radar for a long time. It is of course Mobile Search and Mobile Website creation company Zinadoo.
I hooked up with the CEO Helene Haughney [...]
Congratulations MCN for becoming the mobile vertical search platform for Nokia’s Widsets!
The press release (see article below from Rob) highlighted that Widsets has millions of users. I have to say that I have found Widsets cumbersome. The introduction of the MCN vertical search should stop this.
Well basically, having lots of widgets is one thing – but [...]
I wrote about this before and now its iPhone ready!
What is it?
Basically Melodis is introducing midomi a music search and discovery application.
But the search is voice driven and you find your artist by singing, humming, speaking or playing original music to the phone to get results.
From the press release:
“No other music search application available today [...]
I saw an article on this blog http://www.warpspeed.com/wordpress/?p=2537 and the original source seems to be Fierce Mobile Content and also Nielsen.
I have to say – I am frustrated by the lack of understanding in the mobile search space and the continuous and complete disregard for white label mobile search players. The Mobile world is not [...]
Google continue to improve it’s mobile search solution. Just two weeks ago it announced updates to it’s homepage for a quicker load time.
Now Google has released a number of improvements to it’s mobile search results for US BlackBerry users. The improvements are designed to help make you get the “information you want more easily“.
Improved comprehensiveness: Our mobile search [...]
Following on from a successful launch and trial in the US Google have today announced that they released an international version of the Google shortcut that makes using google search on a Nokia N/E series handset up to 40% faster in returning results.
The international version will support Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia and [...]
The online search price comparison site, Kelkoo have announced the launch of a mobile version of their service reports Techradar. Kelkoo claim they can save you over 15% on many purchases.
They Say: “Kelkoo Mobile has been specially optimised and re-shaped to fit the screens of even the smallest handset” says Bruce Fair, MD of Kelkoo. [...]
Yahoo! oneSearch Asia with MTNL India, CSL HongKong, Smart Phillipines, Sun Philippines, Vibo Taiwan and ad deals with Idea India and Maxis Malaysia
Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced several new mobile initiatives for the Asia Pacific region, including five new Yahoo! oneSearch partnerships with leading mobile operators including Mahanagar Telephon Nigam Limited (MTNL, India), Hong Kong CSL Limited (CSL), Smart Communications Inc. (Smart, Philippines), Digital Mobile Phlis, Inc. (SUN Cellular, Philippines) and Vibo Telecom Inc. (Vibo, Taiwan), as well [...]
Yahoo!’s Gerrit Muller was asked to speak about discovery on mobile. I got really excited as I thought he was going to speak about mobile search optimisation and how to get to the top of Yahoo! oneSearch.
How wrong I was!
What we got was an outline of Yahoo! Go and oneSearch and how it was the [...]
Google have made the loading of their home page on mobiles faster. How? I hear you ask. Well by caching the homepage Google.com on your phone.Then if you bookmark it then returning to Google from the bookmark is almost instantaneous, well er that’s a freaking shock..what is this April the first? The Google home page [...]
Where you are influences where you use your phone – advertising services – associated with ads – the context of location is important.
Google says most mobile searches done with the lights with the lights off.
Nick Heller Strategic Partnerships, Media & Publishing Google said, “Most active searches are done on mobile when the lights are off”.
Mobile Commerce is now partnered with PA (the Press Association) to provide local mobile search to leading internet service provider Tiscali.
The service, a new look branded version of Mobile Commerce’s Local Search service ‘RoundU’, offers Tiscali mobile users access to a variety of up to the minute local information. Utilising an impressive range of arts [...]
The French alternative mobile search engine Abphone has teamed with game company Gameloft for a mobile game search service.
Well this sounds interesting. Abphone is popular for its image and video search and perhaps now games will join the equation. Abphone will probably index the Gameloft portfolio for fast or instant mobile game access.
From the press [...]