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Yahoo makes major cuts in services as Mobile ramps up

Yahoo makes major cuts in services as Mobile ramps up

This afternoon the folks at Yahoo have announced their intent to end services with Yahoo Deals, Yahoo SMS Alerts, Yahoo Kids, and the feature phone versions of Yahoo Mail and Messenger. While the smartphone versions of both Yahoo Messenger and Yahoo Mail will (of course) continue to roll forward, both the feature phone versions and legacy smartphone versions of these apps "will be going away", as Yahoo reports. This is all part of Yahoo's move into the mobile universe they've been vocal about this week more than once.

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Yahoo interview tips future with full mobile engagement

Yahoo interview tips future with full mobile engagement

This morning Yahoo heads Marco Wirasinghe and Lee Parry spoke in an interview about the future of the company - specifically on how they'll be making a major push for mobile device engagement starting immediately. Wirasinghe works with Yahoo as their mobile and emerging products director while Parry is senior director. Both made it clear today: Yahoo is headed to a place full of high-level engagement for mobile users, apps first.

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Jony Ive, Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg among Time’s 100 most influential people

Jony Ive, Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg among Time’s 100 most influential people

Time Magazine released its list of the 100 most influential people in the world today, and many technology visionaries made the list, including several executives. Apple's Jonathan Ive, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon all made it on the list.

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Yahoo launches new Weather and Mail mobile apps

Yahoo launches new Weather and Mail mobile apps

In an effort to build more presence in the mobile market, and continue with its redesign initiative, Yahoo has launched a couple of new apps. The company released Yahoo Weather for iPhone, and Yahoo Mail for the iPad and Android tablets. This marks the first time that Yahoo has released their own weather app, as well as their Mail app for tablets.

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Yahoo publishes first-quarter 2013 financial data

Yahoo publishes first-quarter 2013 financial data

Yahoo has reported the results of 2013's first quarter, which came to an end on March 31. The numbers show a revenue of about $1.07 billion, a rate that Yahoo calls flat in comparison to the same quarter in 2012. Still, the company that has been struggling to regain its foothold has beat out expectations despite an 10-percent drop, pulling in $425 million in GAAP revenue.

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Yahoo seeks AOL’s Ned Brody despite possible legal action says sources

Yahoo seeks AOL’s Ned Brody despite possible legal action says sources

AOL's recently-resigned sales executive Ned Brody has reportedly received an offer from Yahoo, which is trying to reel him in despite possible legal action from his former employer. This information comes from sources who are said to be "close to the situation," who say it is tricky because Brody is currently under a non-compete order for 12 months.

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Apple and Yahoo in talks to bring deeper integration to iOS

Apple and Yahoo in talks to bring deeper integration to iOS

Yahoo already powers the Weather and Stocks app in iOS, but it seems they don't want to stop there. It's reported that the Sunnyvale-based company is currently in discussions with Apple to bring more Yahoo services to iOS, including more ways to bring sports information to users, as well as integration with Yahoo News.

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Yahoo Mail brings Dropbox integration for easier attachments

Yahoo Mail brings Dropbox integration for easier attachments

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services on the internet today, and in an effort to bolster its email capabilities, Yahoo has included Dropbox integration with Yahoo Mail, making management of your various email attachments much easier and quicker than before, allowing you save and retrieve attachments from the cloud.

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Summly app no longer functional soon: tech to return in Yahoo

Summly app no longer functional soon: tech to return in Yahoo

The Yahoo purchase of the app Summly and the technology therein have had one rather important effect on those users out there that've been using the system thus far - they're fresh out of luck. As the 17-year-old creator of the Summly ecosystem has become a millionaire overnight, he'll soon be working for Yahoo full time, and the Summly app will no longer be available to the public. Such is the nature of this takeover.

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Yahoo buys Summly news app for $30m

Yahoo buys Summly news app for $30m

Yahoo has just purchased the mobile news reader app, Summly, in an attempt to make Yahoo a more mobile-centric service. Sources have told All Things D that Yahoo paid $30 million to buy out the iOS app. They paid 90% in cash, and the other 10% in stock. They have also enlisted Nick D'Aloisio, the 17-year old who developed the app, to work with the company for at least 18 months.

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Yahoo considering Dailymotion video service acquisition, says sources

Yahoo considering Dailymotion video service acquisition, says sources

Yahoo is considering acquiring video website Dailymotion, says sources. Such an acquisition would give Yahoo a popular piece of online video real estate, but nothing is guaranteed. The alleged acquisition is still in talks, and nothing may come of it. Dailymotion is owned by France Telecom-Orange, a telecommunications company.

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Woman fails to prove Google’s liable for unfortunate search results

Woman fails to prove Google’s liable for unfortunate search results

It looks like if you're one of those people who unfortunately have names associated with negative products, events, or descriptions, you're out of luck. A woman in Wisconsin has found that out again and again as she tries to make several search companies liable for negative search results related to her name. Beverly Stayart, CFO and Director of Business Development at Stayart Law Offices, has tried to sue various search engines like Alta Vista, Yahoo, and Google because of these results.

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