Last night I was browsing around the web when I saw very handy collection of Web Sites that are optimised for mobile devices. I thought I should share

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Business

Ameritrade

Trade and Watch Stocks

Bloomberg

Track your portfolio

Business Week

Mobile Business Week

Fidelity

Trade and Watch Stocks

Forbes

Mobile Forbes

StockPoint

Can't create a portfolio, but other tools such as charts are awesome

Schwab

Trade and Watch Stocks

Entertainment

Billboard

Music industry weekly that tracks record and song popularity in dozens of "charts", the best known of which is the Billboard Hot 100. All the charts are available on this new mobile site along with album cover art and chart history by artist.

Broadway Mobile

Mobile guide to Broadway plays, pls synopses, cast list and curtain times for current on-Broadway shows.

ClubFone

Nightlife guide for 30 US cities. Lists the major venues and headliners for various categories of music and comedy. Also a good selection of neighborhood bars, brewpubs and dance clubs.

Fandango

Buy those tickets on your way to the theater.  Theatre show times and movies as well.

Radio Online

Steam that radio to your device using Tuned.mobi's service.

News - International

AllAfrica

Good to see Africa represented in the mobility space. 

BBC News

This is BBC's PDA website.  The graphics are awesome and are optimized for the PDA form factor.  For WAP website, go here.

CanWest

CanWest's take on the news is also non-wap based.  Mobile continues to go mainstream.

ChannelNewsAsia

Based in Singapore, here's a non-wap news site for APAC.

CNN International

If you're a CNN junkie, here's your fix.

DW - Deutsche Welle

German broadcaster but you can get content in 29 different languages from this site.

India Times

I usually don't like wap but India Times is a really rich site.

International Herald Tribune

117-yo Paris based English language daily.  Solid graphics and very fast.

Malaysian News

Here's a site in English, Malay and Chinese

SwissInfo

Can't get enough of EMEA, here's another great broadcaster taking it to mobile

News - United States

ABC News

WAP based

CBS News

HTML based

Chicago Tribune

Get the latest from the Windy City's best daily newspaper.

Christian Science Monitor

Popular and html based.

KING5

Seatttle area folks can get the latest news, weather, and traffic.

LA Times

Arguably one of the top papers in the country mobilized!

MSNBC

Uses browser detection to serve you the best content for your device. 

New York Business

Gotta get your business news from the Big Apple. 

Orlando Sentinel

Going to MGX or CTIA?  Here's your news, plus you can email articles.

Salon

Popular Online News magazine is mobile.

SF - KTVU

Fox's KTVU uses intelligent browser detection to help send content for your screen size. 

Washington Post

One of the most prestigious papers in the US has fixed it's mobile site.

USA Today

WAP based version of a popular American Daily - Great Sports.

News - Humor/Satire

The Onion

Humorous, made up news stories.

Package Tracking

FedEx

Track a package, get rates, or find a FedEx store.

People Search

InfoSpace

White Pages, Yellow Pages and Reverse Phone directory.

Switchboard

White and Yellow pages. Reverse phone number lookup. Driving directions

YP

Yellow Pages, While Pages Reverse Phone Lookup, Reverse Address Lookup, Neighbor Look-up, and MapQuest Maps and Driving Directions

Reference

Answers.com

 

Dictionary.com

Dictionary

LangtoLang

Medical Questions

Pocket Doctor

 

Wapedia (Wikipedia)

 

Search - Local

10Best

Find the 10 Best of anything in 3,500 cities around the world.  Very nice HTML based site.

MSN Live Local

Web site for Live Search.

Starbucks Locator

Get your fix anywhere in the US or Canada.....sorry EMEA

Search - Web

Google

Pretty good site but results are an amalgam of mobile and non-mobile optimized sites which makes the usability of web searches questionable. 

Live Search

Microsoft's Web Search

Yahoo oneSearch

Yahoo's Web Search

Shopping

Amazon

Amazon.com Shopping Site - Books/Music/DVDs/Toys/etc.

Craigslist

Free Classified Ads

Century 21 - House Shopping

Drive a new neighborhood and search fort available houses while you're at it.  Brilliant!

Ebay

Worlds Largest Auction site / Garage Sale

Overstock.com

Supposedly overstock items being blown out at low prices.

NY Book Review

Books

Social Networking

Flickr

Yahoo's Photo Sharing Site

Live Spaces

Your personal web page with blogs, photos, etc.  By Microsoft

Sports

BBC Sports

 

CBS Sportsline

 

ESPN

ESPN Sports

Travel - Airline

Air Canada

 

America West

 

American Air

 

Alaska Air

 

Austrian Air

 

Continental Air

 

Delta Air

 

El Al

 

Jetblue

 

KLM

 

Lufthansa

 

Northwest Air

 

Qantas

 

SAS

 

Southwest

 

United Airlines

 

US Airways

 

Travel - Destinations

Disney

Visitor's Guide to Disney parks - Superfast!

Travel - General / Tools

Cabbies.mobi

Get a cab in the US, Canada, or the UK

CarRentals.com

 

Concierge

 

FlightStats

Simple Flight Status Website.  Great for checking on airport status, security wait times, and flight delays.

Fodors

Travel Guide

 

 

Travel - Hotels

Hotels.com

 

Travel - Rail

DB European Travel

Plan trips between any town in Europe.

Travel - Booking

CheapTickets

Can't book, but you can view your itineraries.

Kayak.com

Travel Meta-Search engine is really cool.

Orbitz

Flight status, itineraries, hotel finder, and contact info.

Travel - Trip Planning

Hop Stop

Public Transportation in DC, NYC, SF, Boston, and Chicago

NextBus

Satellite tracking tells you when the next bus will arrive.

Portland Transit Tracker

 

WebWatch

 

Worldwide Travel Info

 

Weather

Animated Weather

PDA Animated Weather - Not only can you get the weather, but the satellite images are animated and zoomable. 

WeatherBug

 

Weather Channel

Get your US weather here by zip, or city/state.

Weather Network

Get your international forecasts here.