Polar Mobile bets on HTML5 with new $6M funding round

Toronto-based Polar Mobile, which provides a digital media distribution platform powering the apps of some of the biggest media companies in the world, including Conde Nast, Sports Illustrated and The Wall Street Journal, announced a new $6 million funding round on Monday.

Why dotMobi May Be dotDead

The mobile top-level domain .mobi this week snagged its second-most lucrative sale ever as Infomedia bought Casino.mobi for a hefty $135,000. But the company behind the online suffix shouldn’t hold its breath for more big-time payouts for rights to mobile-exclusive web sites.