Trend: Public shun mobile Internet

According to a survey conducted by U.K. Web hosting firm Hostway, over a third of respondents said they were frustrated by slow-loading mobile Web pages, a quarter said they did not use the mobile Web because the Web sites they wanted were not available, while some complained about navigation issues. Dotmobi is one firm that has issued guidelines (based on W3C standards) to help site owners make their offerings mobile-friendly. Domain registrars like GoDaddy are working on site creation tools for firms that purchase .mobi domains.

For more on the mobile Internet's continued unpopularity:
- see this article from ITWeek