Yahoo expanded its mobile platform in the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America, the company announced at a trade fair in Singapore...This content is available free to Classified Intelligence Report clients.Yahoo Mobile is now available in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, as well as Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Mexico and Spain.
Automotive dealerships can now go mobile on their own without having to a part of a larger portal like Cars.com which offers a mobile version of its site.
Cobalt is offering dealers using its software a new product – Cobalt Mobile – which gives mobile device us
The Pew Internet and American Life Project has outdone itself this year. Over 1,000 Internet activists, builders and commentators taking part in the “Future of the Internet III” study have weighed in on how the Internet will look in 2010. The main takeaways from the 138-page report:
-- 81 percent of respondents said the mobile phone will be the primary connection tool for
Estonia's parliament has approved a law making it the first country to allow voting by mobile phone, according to AP. Estonians were allowed to to cast Internet ballots in last year's elections.
Australia’s Trading Post classified ad Web site is going mobile. The new Trading Post Mobile site can be found at m.tradingpost.com.au. It allows users to check prices, bid for and buy items with any browser-enabled mobile device. The mobile version provides real-time access to classifieds and auction ad listings on Trading Post.
Mobile users can now watch videos from MySpace via a partnership with RipCode. The content will be available at MySpace’s mobile site, m.myspace.com. MySpace says the video will work on the iPhone, T-Mobile G1, BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Storm devices, among others. All user uploaded videos and most premium con
Mobile application provider Gumiyo has launched its Mobile Ready Platform which aims to help newspapers offer mobile Web and SMS campaigns to their advertisers.
The platform can be private labeled and integrated directly into a publicatio
“We don’t need Web sites optimized for mobile browsers; we need services optimized for mobile people.” -- Steve Yelvington of Morris Communications, speaking last week at the International Classified Media Association conference in Miami.
What a perfect way sum up pretty much the whole discussion about mobile right now, especially for traditional media
MIAMI --- Valuable / interesting stats from Cars.com at the ICMA conference, presented by Sharon Knitter:
- Cars.com Web traffic declines on weekends, but mobile Cars.com traffic increases.
- Almost 40 percent of users of mobile Cars.com accessed the site while on a dealer lot.
- Surprisingly, 30 percent of the users of the mobile Cars.com site are first-time users to the com
Mobile advertising marketplace AdMob has raised $15.7 million while going cash flow positive. The Series C investment round was as led by Sequoia Capital's Growth Fund with existing investor Accel Partners participating.
AdMob has tripled the number of ads served monthly to 4.5 billion in September 2008. Its publisher network now include