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Kaiserslautern, January 18, 2010 – hotel.info’s motto “Check & Book” now also applies when using your mobile. Netbiscuits, the leading software platform for the development and operation of mobile websites, has implemented a mobile portal for hotel.info, one of the leading worldwide online hotel reservation services. Users can now book a hotel in the desired location with their mobile phones via m.hotel.info. Furthermore, hotel.info’s best price option means the cheapest offer can be determined with a single click. All content on the mobile hotel.info portal has been designed for use on the go. Once an appropriate list of hotels has been found, the room reservation can be completed conveniently using any mobile phone. The usual international classification with stars, as well as the assessment by hotel.info users, facilitates choosing the right hotel. Furthermore,... (more)

Malaysia’s Premier Free-to-Air TV Station Goes Mobile with Netbiscuits

Mobile Web Developer on Ulitzer Netbiscuits, a B2B web software platform for the creation, operation and monetization of mobile websites, and Media Prima Berhad, an integrated media investment group in Malaysia, have announced the joint realization of two new mobile web portals for TV3, Malaysia's leading free-to-air TV network, and GUA, the most popular entertainment and lifestyle portal in Malaysia. The new mobile sites are available at mobile.tv3.com.my and mobile.gua.com.my. TV3 Mobile is a true mobile television channel providing video streaming of TV serials and other progr... (more)

Samsung Partners with Netbiscuits to Bring More Apps to Smartphones

Netbiscuits, a development and publishing platform for mobile Web sites and apps, today announces a partnership with Samsung Electronics GmbH, a provider of high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. Based on this partnership Netbiscuits’ premium customers will be provided with apps made for Samsung’s recently launched mobile operating system “bada,” that runs on smart phones like the Samsung Wave S8500. All apps will be implemented as native hybrid applications, a combination of website and app. This approach allows Netbiscuits customers to manage mobile sites and ap... (more)

Riding the Mobile Revolution

Whether or not they know it, most hotels already have a presence on the mobile Web. Potential guests who pull up hotel Web sites on their cell phones often find poor displays and usability rather than a site specifically designed to meet their needs -- and convert them to bookings. "The travel industry should understand that mobile is already here," said Ran Farmer, Netbiscuits managing director for North America, "and they need to get out in front of it because it's moving really fast." How fast? Businesses may be underestimating the number of people on the mobile Web. In some par... (more)

Ready for the 2010 World Cup: kicker online launches Apps for iPhone and Android with Netbiscuits

Kaiserslautern, May 28, 2010 — Netbiscuits, the world’s leading development and publishing platform for mobile Web sites and apps, and kicker online announce the successful launch of the iPhone app of the leading German Web portal for sports coverage. A corresponding Android app for devices based on Google’s mobile OS is available since May 25. The kicker online iPhone App has already been downloaded over 120,000 times from the German App Store since its first appearance in mid April. For about three weeks after its launch, kicker online defended the pole position in the App Sto... (more)