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Apple Replies: “Normal Turnaround Time is 21 Days”

 I just received an email from an Apple “iTunes Finance” representative in response to the ETA of contract approval. He said: We are in the process of setting you up as a vendor in our financial systems globally (SAP) to accept the sales postings to your account. Due to volume, we can only setup

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Apple, The Wait is Killing Me!!!

I have a tab open in my browser, I refresh it like a hundred times a day. The tab is the page that shows the status of the iPhone Application we submitted, the iPhone Siddur, Zmanim, Minyain app and soon to have “Luach” (Jewish calendar). As you can see, we submitted it on July 25th.

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Minyan Data Added to iPhone Siddur

We added some more features to the iPhone Siddur. The new feature is a way to find the closest minyan (prayer group) to your current location. Here is how it works. We uploaded a database of minyainim (shuls and locations of Jewish prayer groups). Then using the iPhone or iPod Touch’s localization feature, we find

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: August 4, 2008

Daily Search Coverage: My video is live. Google’s too many redirects issue. Google Ad Review Center goes missing. Google Maps adds features. Cre8asite celebrates 6 years. We analyzed Google. Yahoo released first monkey into the wild. Yahoo is updating. Google talks quality. Yahoo Maps adds features. Yahoo Shortcuts gets nasty. Live Search promoting with cash

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iPhone Siddur App Approved But Contract Pending?

The iPhone Siddur / Zmanim application is now officially approved by Apple. We got an email last night from Apple saying: The status for the following application has changed to Ready for Sale. But when I checked the iPhone App Store, it was no where to be found. So I logged into iTunes Connect and

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: August 1, 2008

Daily Search Coverage: Yahoo’s publisher reports still broken? AdWords’s WebmasterWorld representative is taking a break. Google Analytics has many bugs. Google tests inline related links. Diamonds and SEO. High Rankings turns five. Google AdWords drops average position reporting. Yahoo Maps updates. Search in pictures is out. Search Engine Roundtable Topics: Did Yahoo Fix the Publisher

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Good News & Bad News on iPhone Siddur / Zmanim

The iPhone Siddur is coming out incredibly well. The iPhone Zmanim is all native to the application, so it does not need to call the Internet to get accurate times. In fact, currently, none of the features require Internet. This is a key feature because we did not want to compete with the iPhone web