Launching next Monday (September 28) in the US and then in subsequent months across the UK, India, France, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, and Taiwan, Yahoo! wants to stick itself at the centre of people’s online lives. [Read more…]
Yahoo! has announced some upgrades to its webmail system that it claims will make the service more useful.
- easier sharing of photo attachments, up to 25MB in total size, simply by dragging and dropping from the desktop
- Emails from known contacts appear at the top of lists
- Facebook/Twitteresque status updates plus photo and video sharing in the “What’s New?” section
- A “gallery of innovative applications” that enhances inbox functionality by integrating third-party apps such as ZumoDrive and Flickr.
If your AdSense earnings go up in the next few months, if you start seeing ads for big brands on your little sites, here’s why: Google has opened the DoubleClick Ad Exchange, and connected it to the Google content network. [Read more…]
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz just gave the company’s entire search business to Microsoft for a song. Apparently, Bartz is fully aware that the ten-year agreement with Ballmer doesn’t bode well for Yahoo’s future. Just months before making Yahoo commit seppuku, Bartz made $2 million from selling Yahoo stock. [Read more…]
What’s more surprising is that it had to overtake AOL to get there.
AOL? Why do so many people still use AOL?
The top two webmail providers are Hotmail, with 47m unique users, and Yahoo! Mail, with a whopping 106m. [Read more…]