Yahoo To Shutdown A Dozen Of Its Products

Yahoo is staying true to its words when it announced early this year that it will be focusing on delivering experiences that are central to consumers’ lives. And part of these efforts means that the company will be dropping some of its services in order to keep in line with such objectives.

Yahoo is staying true to its words when it announced early this year that it will be focusing on delivering experiences that are central to consumers’ lives. And part of these efforts means that the company will be dropping some of its services in order to keep in line with such objectives.

And this week, the company has started its purge by announcing the shutdown dates of a dozen products from browser extensions to product APIs. The announcement was made on Yahoo’s blog by Jay Rossiter, EVP of Platforms. The full list of services on Yahoo’s chopping block as well as their shutdown dates are listed below:

  • Yahoo! Axis – June 28, 2013
  • Yahoo! Browser Plus – June 28, 2013
  • Citizen Sports – June 28, 2013
  • Yahoo! WebPlayer – June 30, 2013
  • FoxyTunes – July 1, 2013
  • Yahoo! RSS Alerts – July 1, 2013
  • Yahoo! Neighbors Beta – July 8, 2013
  • AltaVista – July 8, 2013
  • Yahoo! Starts India – July 25, 2013
  • Yahoo! Donwloads Beta – July 31, 2013
  • Yahoo! Local API – September 28, 2013
  • Yahoo! Term Extraction API – September 28, 2013

Please do note that Yahoo! Term Extraction API will not be turned off, but rather Yahoo! will be disabling direct access to it. For more information about the said services, you can visit the company’s website using this link.

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