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The End of Mowser is Not the End of the Mobile Web

In the last few days there has been a certain amount of rather sensationalistic and poorly informed commentary floating around on tech sites and blogs, predicting the immediate death of the mobile web. For example, this piece on CNET, and The Register's dramatically titled A Requiem for the Mobile Web.

And what is the basis for this doom-and-gloom mongering? Well, it turns out that a poorly-marketed twelve-month-old startup, named Mowser, which has never been able to attract VC, and seemingly staked its future entirely on its ability to attract VC, has called it a day.

That's it.

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Posted on Thursday, the 24th of April, 2008 | permalink | comments (0)

Why is mail.police.gov.bd Attempting to Hack Me?

Posted on Tuesday, the 22nd of April, 2008 | permalink | comments (0)

An Introduction to Fire Eagle

A definite highlight of Over the Air 2008 was London-based Yahoo Steve Marshall's introduction to Fire Eagle. For those not in the loop (which, to be fair, is most people: Fire Eagle is currently only open to a limited number of invited developers) Fire Eagle is Yahoo!'s brand new API for location-based services.

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Posted on Saturday, the 5th of April, 2008 | permalink | comments (4)

Hint to Employers

Posted on Thursday, the 3rd of April, 2008 | permalink | comments (1)