Latest Yahoo! Stories

2013-12-12 23:30:44

Chatwing launches a set of professional chatrooms for Google marketers. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 In order to help more Google marketers take full advantage of the growing niche market, Chatwing Company has launched premium and professional chatrooms. These chatrooms have authentic designs and ‘pumped’ efficiency, especially in the social networking side. The chatrooms will be introduced in blogs, forums, and other known social communities. The premium chatrooms are...

Yahoo Mail Outage Angers Users, Company Says Fix Is On The Way
2013-12-11 15:40:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some Yahoo! Mail users have been unable to access their accounts for more than a day, and the Web portal is blaming the outage on an unspecified “hardware problem” that has been difficult to fix, Reuters and other media outlets are reporting today. According to Alexei Oreskovic of the wire service, Yahoo! vice president of communications Jeffrey Bonforte said the company’s engineers should have the issue fixed by 3pm PST...

Ptch Movie Making App Finds New Home At Yahoo
2013-12-04 11:05:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! announced its latest acquisition on Tuesday. The media portal and web directory acquired Ptch, a startup that developed a mobile app that allows users to combine photos and videos on mobile handsets to create mini-movies. Ptch was incubated by DreamWorks Animation and was positioned as a social media application to allow users to create very stylized short videos. The app enables users to remix the videos with effects and music,...

Yahoo Buys SkyPhrase
2013-12-03 09:02:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yahoo announced on Monday that it has acquired SkyPhrase, a natural language software startup that makes human speech more recognizable to computers. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however. The move could help Yahoo incorporate speech recognition into its user queries and commands across Yahoo’s product line. A spokeswoman for Yahoo said SkyPhrase’s team of four will join its New York City-based Yahoo...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).