SOURCE: 4INFO

November 15, 2006 16:00 ET

4INFO Honored as Winner of the Silicon Valley Emerging Technology Awards

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2006 -- 4INFO, the leading mobile search and services company, today announced that it won the prestigious Emerging Technology Awards (ETA) for the wireless category. Selected as a winner for their overall mobile search capabilities and for their new, Open Platform service, 4INFO emerged as the category winner from over several hundred entrants. Aimed at celebrating tomorrow's leaders today, the Emerging Technology Awards honor Silicon Valley's spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.

ETA categories include biotechnology, collaboration, customer relationship management, entertainment, green technology, medical devices, mobile technology, security, supply chain management, internet telephony and wireless. The awards were created by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

"It's an honor to be recognized as a leading innovator among our peers and competitors in Silicon Valley," said Zaw Thet, co-founder and CEO of 4INFO. "4INFO delivers a powerful mobile search service, and today's award further underscores our ability, through our natural language search engine, to deliver the best mobile search experience."

The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal is an award-winning newspaper in Silicon Valley. Published each Friday, it reaches more than 64,700 business executives throughout the world's most dynamic business region. For more than two decades, The Business Journal has identified and chronicled the emerging companies and trends that fuel the valley.

About 4INFO

4INFO enhances the utility of mobile phones by providing users the means to search, discover, and receive relevant information and content. 4INFO's comprehensive suite of mobile services (Text Message Search to 44636, Mobile Web Search at http://mobile.4INFO.net, Text Alerts, and the Mobile Application) provides access to business listings, sports scores, fantasy sports stats, weather, flight information, movie times, horoscopes, hotspot locations, news, stock quotes, hotel reservations, package tracking, mobile downloads, and more. Most services are available free of charge to users on all major U.S. carriers. 4INFO's investment partners include U.S. Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Gannett Company, Inc. 4INFO is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.

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