Yahoo Mail and Dropbox integration

Yahoo announced a new partnership with Dropbox that allows Yahoo Mail customers to use Dropbox within webmail.

New features:

Set up a new Dropbox account within yahoo mail
Save one or more files to Dropbox in yahoomail
create and name a new Dropbox folder in yahoomail
Share from Dropbox
send large file (>25MB) through Dropbox

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Yahoo acquires Summly

Yahoo has announced that it will be acquiring Summly.Summly is an iOS app that summarizing web content into a digestible format more fit for mobile devices.Yahoo also says “Nick and the Summly team are joining Yahoo! in the coming weeks. While the Summly app will close, you will see the technology come to life throughout Yahoo!’s mobile experiences soon. So stay tuned!”

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Yahoo is shutting down Yahoo! Avatars,Yahoo! Message Boards website and some more

Yahoo is shutting down some of its services. Shut down product list:

Yahoo! Avatars – April 1, 2013

Yahoo! app for BlackBerry – April 1, 2013

Yahoo! Clues (beta)- April 1, 2013, Yahoo! Clues (beta) will shut down.

Yahoo! App Search – April 1, 2013, Yahoo! App Search will shut down.

Yahoo! Sports IQ – April 1, 2013, Yahoo! Sports IQ will shut down.

Yahoo! Message Boards website – April 1, 2013, the Yahoo! Message Boards website will shut down.

Yahoo! Updates API – April 16, 2013.

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Redesigned Yahoo homepage

Yahoo announced a new redesign of its Home page that will begin rolling out to users starting today.

What’s new?

a newsfeed with infinite scroll
customize your newsfeed to your interests
log in with your Yahoo! or Facebook ID
refreshed Yahoo! editorial features and the daily snapshot into popular trending web searches
optimized for smartphones and tablets

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Flickr offers 3 free months of Flickr Pro

For a limited time yahoo offers a holiday gift for both new and current Flickr users. This holiday gift gives 3 free months of Flickr Pro.Flickr Pro regularly costs $6.95 for a three month subscription.

Some Flickr Pro features:

Unlimited uploads
Unlimited viewing of photo library
Post photos in up to 60 groups
Download your original high resolution photos
Upload and play unlimited HD videos

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Yahoo is shutting down some Yahoo Messenger Features

Yahoo has announced on their blog that yahoo messenger will lose some important features starting December 14th.

The features are

The Yahoo! Messenger Public Chat Rooms will close.
Pingbox will no longer be available on Yahoo! Messenger.
Yahoo! Messenger will no longer be interoperable with Microsoft Windows Live Messenger
Yahoo will no longer offer Yahoo! Voice Phone In and Phone Out capabilities from jan 30,2013.
From today, users can no longer add new funds to their accounts.
users who currently have a balance in their accounts will receive emailed instructions in December from Jajah on how to request a refund.


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Yahoo! Messenger released

Yahoo! Messenger is now available for download.Yahoo! Messenger is a free service that allows you to talk, send private & instant messages, Drag and drop photo and file sharing, Share live video with your webcam, get instant alerts for new messages in your Yahoo! Mail account, and keep track of your stocks portfolios and use stock price limit alerts and get sports scores.

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Yahoo Axis

Yahoo announced its own new browser,yahoo axis.Yahoo Axis is a search oriented add-on with instant answers and visual search previews.

New browser app for iPad and iPhone,
plug-ins for the desktop browsers Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Safari.

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