April 19th, 2013

Yahoo weather
Yahoo has launched a new Weather app for iPhone, as well as new Yahoo Mail apps for iPad and Android tablets, as its push into mobile under Marissa Mayer continues. The launches are based around two of...

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January 29th, 2013

marissa-mayer
Yahoo reported its latest quarterly financials yesterday, impressing Wall Street with Q4 revenues of $1.22bn and a profit of $370m. It's the first time in four years that Yahoo has recorded year-on-year...

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December 12th, 2012

flickr
It's a big week in the world of social photo-sharing apps, with Instagram getting a redesign, Twitter adding photo filters, and now Yahoo relaunching the iPhone app for Flickr. Yes, remember Flickr?...

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November 2nd, 2012

Coca Cola instagram
Coca-Cola is taking on Instagram, Flickr et al with its new photo-sharing service / social network Happy Places. Happy Places consists of a bespoke website, happyplaces.com (currently inactive), and a...

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May 16th, 2012

Flickr
Photo-sharing service Flickr isn’t in the doldrums, exactly, but it certainly hasn’t been acquired by Facebook for $1bn. Why did the Yahoo subsidiary miss out on becoming the first huge mobile...

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March 22nd, 2012

instagram
Instagram and Hipstamatic are rival photo-sharing apps with some crossover in their features (e.g. filters to make pics look good). Yet they’re now working together. Hipstamatic is the first app...

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March 19th, 2012

Creative-Studio
Nokia continues to make apps in-house for its Windows Phone smartphones: Creative Studio is the latest. The key feature are “Live Styles”, which are basically Instagram-like filters: ‘Sketch’,...

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