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Mobile Search

Your bride is just a mobile search query away: BharatMatrimony launches Wedget

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Calling all single men. Your prayers could be answered if you are Indian or based in India. Digital wedding and marriage brokers (we first wrote about in 2007) BharatMatrimony has launched a mobile search for marriage. Continue reading

Limelight Networks Kiptronic: More ex-Infospace/Motricity employees set to conquer mobile

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Yesterday I went to the Smaato BBQ in Hamburg. I mentioned on Twitter I was going and a blast from the past Ludo Bergkamp (Infospace Business Development) contacted me on Facebook and asked if he could meet me. I (with Smaato’s permission) invited him to the party. Continue reading

Toda!Cell gets USD 1 million in investment for targeted mobile advertising network

Toda!Cell is a mobile advertising network that has been around for about 18 months. It got seed funding and has since secured USD 1 million in further funding from Afterdox.
What is Toda!Cell?
The premise of the mobile advertising is 100% transparency.  It shares and monitors performance down to the bare banner. Granularity is vital and this [...]

Geodelic GPS based search start-up gets USD 3.5 million

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Geodelic is a GPS mobile search start-up with a killer sexy red hot user interface. I first heard about the company here. Continue reading

Leading developers from across mobile entertainment use DeviceAnywhere

device_anywhere DeviceAnywhere sent a wonderfully self-serving release out today, about leading developers that are using it’s application testing platform. Mobile search company Taptu, mobile games developer Twistbox Entertainment, and mobile marketing and advertising company Velti are all leaders in their industries – and they’re all using DeviceAnywhere to bring their product to market sooner. Continue reading

New branded mobile advertising from go2 launches for Transformers

meganfox Local mobile search specialist go2 Media has launched new mobile advertising service called Dynamic Content Marketing. The mobile site for go2 delivers local entertainment and information to users – and the new service allows front pages on the site to be branded, and have one-click links integrated into the page. Continue reading

Getfugu Mobile Search, visual search and voice search

Now, we have written about  Getfugu  before on GoMo News and Cian wasn’t too impressed. But today I just spend 30 minutes or so checking out the company and the service and various content.
Why?
Well Getfugu launched a new press release today saying that it has partnered with Interpublic’s (IPG) Emerging Media Lab, a leading center [...]

@Hit Barcelona University student from China founds instant search widget popIn

 
 
 
 
I saw a search solution at Hit Barcelona and made a beeline to the company Popin. I found sitting in front of me Tao Cheng.
Tao Cheng is from China. He went to Japan to study at University he is a doctor -but then he created a mobile search solution and now – he is a [...]

Amazon acquires mobile search engine SnapTell – a match made in heaven?

Amazon’s search division, A9, has acquired mobile search service SnapTell. SnapTell is an image-recognition app that can identify the cover a piece of media (like a book, DVD or computer game) through a cameraphone and return pricing info and reviews from the web.

SnapTell has been consistently high in the list of the most popular iPhone [...]

GoMo Buzzwatch: Android update for Google Maps causes jubilation

Googles most recent updates to its Android Google Maps application has caused a sort of joy-splosion in many quarters. The new features are pretty funky, and include voice search and new mapping features.
The update in brief:

•    Voice search – you can now just speak your query into Google Maps instead of typing. It understands American, [...]

Mobile search engine Taptu launches iPhone app

Mobile search specialist Taptu has launched its long-awaited iPhone application today. The company has been operating mobile search from a mobile site that any phone can access, but the new app has been seriously optimised for the touch-screen user – and the iPhone user in particular.

The two main aims of the new Taptu app are [...]

iPhone OS 3.0 software update – the new spotlight search reviewed

I have developer release of the new iPhone 3.0 software and tested it out last night.
My first thoughts:
1. Finally cut and paste has come to the iPhone and its super easy.  It took me 3 or 4 times to get used to it but then its a dream.
2. Now I definitely need a MobileMe email [...]

Yahoo extends mobile experience on 400 devices and in nine new countries

Yahoo! Mobile experience is now available in nine additional countries and 100 more devices worldwide. Providing an open and highly-personalized starting point to the Internet on both the mobile Web and as an Apple(R) iPhone app, Yahoo! Mobile enables consumers to discover, stay connected and stay informed through their mobile devices. Yahoo! Mobile is now [...]

Mobile local search is growing strong, with mobile browsers in the lead

Analytics firm comScore has released results from it’s study into how people use their mobiles for local search. A lot of different companies have been focusing on letting people use their mobiles to find out about and interact with their environs, and comScore has looked at what methods have been most successful.

First off, the overall [...]

Sprint hits sales record for Palm Pre device

I read this release on the Palm Pre and thought – yikes Palm. Aren’t they dead?
Anyway, I decided to check out the Palm Pre as I remember the first ever Palm and I remember testing it when I worked at Sony for competitiveness.
So, I had a pretty big shock when I saw this.

Yikes – that [...]