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I have been waiting for a worthy topic to make my first Ulitzer post and the
events taking place in Iran are sweeping the Internet and world by storm.
Below is an email providing a first hand account of the events that took
place in Tehran on June 15th, 2009. My sincere hopes and wishes are with the
people of Iran in this tumultuous time.
If you find this report of any value, please share it with as many people as
possible. Facebook is filtered and internet is very slow in Iran!
Observations On The Course Of Events of 15th June 2009 in Tehran
I left my home in Tajrish along with my family at 3 p.m. We went down Valiast
Street which is the main northern-southern avenue in Tehran and entered the
Evin Exp'way which leads to Enghelab Street.
We knew that people are supposed to gather in Enghelab Sq. (Revolution Sq.)
at 4 and march toward A... (more)
Axel Springer‘s real estate portal Immonet.de now enables property searches
on a mobile phone, iPhone, Blackberry and on other smartphones. More than
950,000 houses, apartments and other properties can easily be found each
month on mobil.immonet.de with the help of Netbiscuits, the leading software
platform for the development, operation and marketing of mobile internet
pages. This collaboration has enabled Germany’s cross-media real estate
portal Immonet.de to present a media-compatible property search for more than
5,000 mobile devices. A special iPhone version of Immonet.de Mo... (more)
Netbiscuits, a leading web software platform for the creation, publication,
and monetization of mobile websites, and Ringleader Digital, a leading
technology provider for targeted, trackable advertising campaigns announced a
partnership today. Netbiscuits will support Ringleader Digital's RLD Spark
Server ad serving platform and RLD Network Manager, which enable Netbiscuits
publishers to monetize their site from mobile and online ad networks. In
return, Ringleader’s customers can now easily optimize, publish, and
deliver web content to all mobile devices, including smart phones l... (more)
Netbiscuits provides one platform for all devices. The software service
allows you to fully exploit the capabilities of high-end mobile devices like
the iPhone, Nokia Series 60, BlackBerrys, Android phones and many others.
To realize next generation mobile website layouts, effects, and
functionalities, the use of CSS, Scripting and AJAX is fully implemented with
the Netbiscuits platform.
These features enable your mobile website e.g. for multi column layouts,
sliding and fading effects and the interaction with native phone applications
on the latest handsets. At the same time, Ne... (more)
A recent article on www.storefrontbacktalk.com by Fred J. Aun takes a look
at, "Mobile Site Design: A Standards-Free Wild West."
The ever-increasing number of mobile devices hitting a global marketplace
with minimal standards in place poses a real challenge for the development of
mobile websites, applications and services. Standardization body attempts to
provide clarity and guidance have fallen short with the industry focusing on
differentiation over standardization.
Despite the talk about, and obvious need for, some standardization, the
industry has gone in th... (more)