Growth in mobile Internet access and the number of users perform search operations on their mobile phones has prompted dotMobi and Gomez Inc. to create the world’s first Mobile Web Benchmark Series, to rank the leading mobile sites with regards to their efficiency for customer operations.
Last month we had reported on a potential Digg toolbar that would compete with StumbleUpon.
Digg has now launched a new product called the ‘DiggBar’, which appears at the top of the browser whenever users click on any story on Digg. The DiggBar is portable to any website, making social news sharing much easier, but ways to exploit it are already cropping up.
Following another round of product and performance reviews, Google has decided to shut down their video ads feature, just over a year after it was introduced.
Google introduced a new system called ‘Portable Contacts’, last month, to make it possible for third party websites to access a user’s friends list without requiring them to disclose their password.
Twitter has gained immense popularity in the last year, and seems to have finally decided to try and generate some revenue. The popular micro-blogging service has publicly acknowledged the possibilities of two potential revenue generation models.