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2013-07-30 23:01:15

Tigerspike, global Personal Media technology company, continues its commitment to enterprise mobility, innovation and strategic delivery with the appointment of Sue Carter as Head of Commercial and Strategy, ANZ. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Tigerspike, global Personal Media technology company, continues its commitment to enterprise mobility, innovation and strategic delivery with the appointment of Sue Carter as Head of Commercial and Strategy, ANZ. Mobile solutions are fundamentally reshaping...

2013-05-14 23:28:04

Tigerspike continues to lead the way in Personal Media technology, harnessing new innovations such as the Galaxy S4 to deliver relevant, personalised, video content to audiences, on mobile and tablet devices, with resounding success. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Tigerspike has leveraged the predicted most talked about device of 2013, the Galaxy S4, working with forward thinking organisations such Yahoo!7 ensuring their 7NEWS and PLUS7 apps were pre-loaded on the device, automatically getting in to...

Yahoo Aims For Simplicity With $30M Summly Acquisition
2013-03-26 14:05:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yahoo has acquired Summly, a mobile news aggregator that aims to make the gathering of news and information simple. Summly was acquired for a reported $30 million; 90 percent in cash and 10 percent in stock, according to AllThingsD. The mobile news aggregator has some high-profile relationships and investors. Summly works closely with News Corp, and is backed by Chinese investor Li Ka-Shing and angel investors including Ashton...

2009-07-21 10:25:00

A new Yahoo home page update revealed on Tuesday now give users more access to popular Web applications like Facebook, The Associated Press reported. Yahoo's new home page overhaul is the company's latest attempt to recapture some of the buzz it has lost to increasingly popular online social networking sites and messaging apps. Yahoo Senior Vice President of Integrated Consumer Experience Tapan Bhat called it a sea change in the way Yahoo thinks about its products, users, and business. Recent...

2009-04-08 12:45:00

David Filo, like nearly 200 million other people across the planet, has a Facebook account.  But as co-founder of Yahoo, Mr. Filo is looking to revolutionize and expand the way people communicate online. In a strategy to invigorate company growth and increase the interconnectivity Yahoo's numerous online properties, Filo and new CEO Carol Bartz want to make many of the social networking capabilities pioneered by Facebook and MySpace available to users of their various websites.  If...

2009-04-06 15:55:00

Yahoo is executing a new strategy to better position itself in the evolving digital music business, partnering with other online music providers to aggregate paid and free Internet music services.  The company unveiled the latest version of its Yahoo Music on Monday, which allows Yahoo users to gain access and interact with partner services directly from Yahoo's site. The company said it has secured commercial relationships with some digital music retailers, such as Apple Inc., and...

2009-01-12 08:19:07

Yahoo is hoping its attempt to converge the online and TV world will be a success. The company's Web TV offering will be free of charge and centered on small Internet applications called "widgets." Yahoo made a conscious effort to provide a limited offering of the Internet through widgets, excluding items that would involve typing, like web searches.  The question remains as to whether consumers will find the limited service useful. Yahoo plans to profit from advertising on Web TV, but...

2008-11-13 18:00:10

Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) today released new comScore Media Metrix figures showing that Yahoo! News attracted 7.6 million unique users on Election Day, November 4, the largest single-day audience in online news history. Yahoo!'s Election Day victory caps a banner year for Yahoo!'s media properties, which served as the #1 online destination consumers turned to in the U.S. for major news events including the Election, the Olympics and the financial crisis. "Yahoo! has established itself as the...

2008-09-25 03:00:16

Yahoo has started testing a new design for its home page on randomly selected users as part of a companywide strategy to emphasize third-party content on its sites. The new design, the company's first in two years, "will bring the things that matter most to you - no matter where they 'live' on the Web," Yahoo Senior Vice President Tapan Bhat wroteon the company's blog Wednesday evening. For example, visitors to Yahoo.com will be able to check e-mail from multiple accounts,...

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