Downtime and were both down for about seven hours today starting at around 1 PM Pacific Time.  My hosting provider 1and1,  can tell be nothing other than that a hardware failure occurred.   Everything’s back up now and it looks like the site survived with no lost of data.  I hate it when this happens, especially not being able to do anything to fix it. Back to regular posting tomorrow.

CTIA: Netbiscuits’ Mobile Web Developer Challenge

Germany’s Netbiscuits seems to be one of the more prolific and successful mobile web development shops.  This year they built and are hosting three Yahoo Sports sites, March Madness, Beijing Olympics and the new Fantasy Football site launched last week.  In addition to Yahoo, Netbiscuits is used by eBay, AOL, Nokia, Land Rover, Germany’s BILD newspaper and Spiegel magazine, European TV conglomerate RTL, Japan’s toy and game company Konami and Sixt (a big European car rental company), 80% of the … Continue reading