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Tumblr wants to scan your posted photos to see which brands you like most

Tumblr wants to scan your posted photos to see which brands you like most

By 18 August 2014

Now we know why Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Or at least one of the reasons why. Tumblr is on the verge signing a deal with Ditto Labs, a Massachusetts-based company that scans photos posted on social media websites for brand-related data, according... >>

Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

By 6 August 2014

Yahoo has updated the Yahoo Mail app for Android and iOS, with the goal of better surfacing the personalised and real-time information you want to see. Among the changes are a new panel that appears with the Yahoo Mail inbox as well as a handy smart search... >>

Yahoo Ending in Japan gives last will writing tips, then deletes all your data after you die

Yahoo Ending in Japan gives last will writing tips, then deletes all your data after you die

By 15 July 2014

Facebook may let you memorialise profiles and create compilation videos after a loved one passes away, but Yahoo in Japan goes a step or two further: it lets you do everything from write a last will to delete all your personal data stored in Yahoo's servers... >>

Now Yahoo gets in on the Android launcher game with Aviate app

Now Yahoo gets in on the Android launcher game with Aviate app

By 23 June 2014

Yahoo has released a new launcher app called Aviate. It is available for Android device owners across the globe, though it only supports English right now. Yahoo acquired the Aviate app and team in January. The app reorganised your homescreen in an attempt... >>

Yahoo to launch YouTube rival this summer

Yahoo to launch YouTube rival this summer

By 28 May 2014

As part of its major revival Yahoo will launch its own online video platform to directly rival YouTube, Vimeo and other more established services. The new service will launch in summer, according to a report by Ad Age, and Yahoo is offering better terms... >>

Yahoo Mail iPhone app update brings Google Now-like personalised stream

Yahoo Mail iPhone app update brings Google Now-like personalised stream

By 29 April 2014

Similar to every other major internet company currently in existence, Yahoo just became a little more personal. Well, the Yahoo Mail app did anyway. Yahoo has announced an update to Yahoo Mail for iPhone and iPod. The app offers the same experience as... >>

Yahoo original comedies, Katie Couric shows, and daily-streamed concerts coming soon

Yahoo original comedies, Katie Couric shows, and daily-streamed concerts coming soon

By 29 April 2014

Yahoo has announced two original series, both of which are half-hour comedies, set to take on Netflix, Amazon, among others. The first show, called Other Space, is a galactic adventure set in early 22nd century. It's from a producer and director Paul... >>

Flickr apps updated with Instagram-like filters, HD video capture, and more

Flickr apps updated with Instagram-like filters, HD video capture, and more

By 17 April 2014

Flickr 3.0 is here. And it brings an overhauled experience to the Flickr photo app for iOS and Android. Apart from the obvious visual changes, Flickr has introduced some fancy features including Instagram-like editing options for photos and videos. You... >>

Yahoo looking to take on Netflix and Amazon by commissioning own online TV series

Yahoo looking to take on Netflix and Amazon by commissioning own online TV series

By 7 April 2014

Yahoo is ready to enter the TV streaming business in a bigger way than ever before. It is said to be looking to commission four 10-episode comedy TV series to stream online. And is willing to pay a fair penny for quality content. Sources that have been... >>

Yahoo reportedly poaching YouTube stars for rival video network

Yahoo reportedly poaching YouTube stars for rival video network

By 30 March 2014

Yahoo is considering its own video service to compete with Google's YouTube, sources tell Recode, as head of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, works to take on her former employer. The publication reports Yahoo has been trying to lure some of YouTube's top talent... >>