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Flickr rolls out new printed photo book options starting at $34.95

Flickr recently introduced a new photo book feature that will allow users to create physical photo albums via a single click to facilitate offline sharing. Flickr Photo Books are described as an intelligent creation tool that will automatically analyze images…

Yahoo acquires image recognition startup IQ Engines for Flickr

Yahoo’s spending spree seemingly knows no bounds as Marissa Mayer and company recently purchased image recognition specialist IQ Engines. The acquisition will be used to improve photo organization and search for the Flickr community according to a statement from the…

Yahoo acquires Rockmelt talent to bolster mobile division

Yahoo continues the journey of buying its way back to relevance today with the acquisition of social browser Rockmelt. A post on Rockmelt’s blog announcing the buyout confirmed the service’s apps and web product will be shut down on August…

Yahoo's acquisition of Lexity is the 20th under Marissa Mayer

Yahoo recently closed on a deal to purchase e-commerce platform Lexity for an undisclosed sum in what is now the 20th acquisition since Google veteran Marissa Mayer took the helm just over a year ago. The four-year-old company will remain…

SmugMug follows Flickr's lead, launches major site redesign

It can be argued that social networking and sharing has reshaped the web in more ways that we could have ever imagined. Along with a few other catalysts, its impact continues to create a ripple effect that’s prompting change is…

Yahoo purchases mobile advertising startup Admovate

Yahoo on Wednesday announced the acquisition of advanced mobile ad technology startup Admovate. The company is responsible for developing sophisticated technology that helps marketers reach their desired audience at the right time and place according to a post on Yahoo’s…

Recycled Yahoo IDs are now up for grabs

Yahoo on Monday officially opened the flood gates to allow users to claim a more desirable username that was once owned by someone else. Users have from now until August 7 to request their top five choices for a new…