Yahoo to discontinue a dozen more products through September

By Shawn Knight · 8 replies
Jul 1, 2013
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  1. Yahoo recently announced plans to shutter an additional dozen services as part of a continued effort to sharpen their focus and create products that are essential to users’ daily lives. A third of the programs have already shut down while...

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  2. Jos

    Jos TechSpot Staff Posts: 3,073   +97

    Oh no they are shutting down AltaVista!!!1!
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Lol all of those products are google clones.
  4. Altavista is dead....Long Live Altavista

    Dont know why but the internet "felt" cooler back then
    psycros likes this.
  5. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,887   +1,223

    Everyone had their own favorite search engines... and we felt cool calling them 'engines'.
    "You use Hotbot?, Oh, I think Yahoo is better... " discuss and critique.

    Now it's "You use Bing?!" (point and laugh)
    SalaSSin and psycros like this.
  6. Yahoo needs to be discontinue.
  7. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,869   +1,288

    Maybe people would have actually used those services if Yahoo had ever advertised them.
  8. No surprise on Foxy Tunes. It hadn't been updated in over a year. Too bad, I thought it was a nice add-on; being able to pause YouTube without switching tabs was very convenient.

    Maybe there's another add-on that does the same thing?
  9. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 460   +22

    Not AltaVista! How will the citizens of Pawnee ever find anything?

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