On September 24, 2009, the LA Phil launches a microsite celebrating the
arrival of incoming Music Director Gustavo Dudamel. Introducing audiences
worldwide to Gustavo in new and engaging ways, the comprehensive microsite,
located at http://www.laphil.com/gustavo, features videos such as Gustavo’s
first rehearsal with the YOLA Expo Center Youth Orchestra, the LA Phil’s
video tribute “Welcome Gustavo,” and the press conferences unveiling
Gustavo’s inaugural season and appointment as 11th Music Director of the LA
Visitors can also take a multimedia journey through Gustavo’s life with
tiling photographs, video and biographical text. The latest Gustavo-related
news and newly recorded audio and video content will be added to the
microsite as Gustavo’s exciting inaugural season progresses. The Gustavo
microsite prominently features a brand-new interactive online game... (more)
Social Media Journal on Ulitzer
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 lef... (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 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)
Jennifer Martinez writes an article for www.gigaom.com/ where she covers a
new iPhone application platform, NearbyNow.
"NearbyNow offers a digital shopping service via mobile phones or the web
that lets users find and reserve products they’re looking for in local
brick-and-mortar stores, as well as directing users to web sites to purchase
products online. The company’s iPhone platform provides a template on which
publications can build mobile apps that push products used in editorial
spreads or from advertising campaigns straight to users on their mobile
According to t... (more)