Yahoo Buys Summly, Mobile Newsreader App
Yahoo today announced that is has acquired a small, London-based startup called Summly. Summly, which was founded by a teenager, offers a mobile news reading application. Yahoo said the app itself will be closed, but Summly's technology will be folded into Yahoo's larger mobile portfolio. Summly's team will join Yahoo. Terms were not disclosed.
Yahoo's News Digest App Reaches Android Today
Yahoo said its Yahoo News Digest application will make the jump from iOS to Android today. Yahoo first announced News Digest at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.
Yahoo Adds Package Tracking to iOS Mail App
Yahoo today announced an update to its Mail App for iOS devices an added the ability to automatically track packages. According to Yahoo, users will see their shipments from Amazon, eBay, Zappos, Target, Best Buy, Macys.com, and others under the "Yahoo Today" section of the app, which will display shipping date, item description, and expected arrival.
Yahoo Improves Search In Mobile Browsers
Yahoo today said it has refreshed how it displays mobile search results in a way that will help people find what they're looking for quicker. Yahoo explains that rather than offer lists of links, the new search presents results — including images, videos, news, and other details — prominently in a way that's more useful.
Yahoo Adds More Magazines to Mobile App for Android
Yahoo today made more content available to the Yahoo app for Android in the shape of digital magazines. The app now includes Yahoo Food, Tech, Travel, Movies, Beauty, and Health.
Yahoo's Android App Catches Up to iOS Version
Yahoo today pushed out an update to its Android application that brings it inline with the iOS app, which it refreshed in January. The Android Yahoo app is now more visually engaging and makes it easier to access articles, polls, and blogs from Yahoo's digital magazines, such as Yahoo Autos, Yahoo Sports, and others.