Yahoo Buys Mobile Video App Company
Yahoo has purchased Qwiki, a company offering an eponymous video app for iOS. The app works much like HTC's Video Highlights, automatically stitching together a series of videos and photos into a short video clip summary of a trip or event. Qwiki also includes a video sharing service, giving Yahoo a potential competitor to Vine and Instagram.
Instagram Videos Now Loop Automatically
iPhone users can now enjoy looping videos in their Instagram feed. The picture-sharing app recently pushed out an update that adds the feature.
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's New Messaging App Adds Live Video To Your Texts
Yahoo! today launched Livetext, its new messaging app to compete with services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Snapchat.
Yahoo Adds Gmail Support to Yahoo Mail
Yahoo Mail today gained the ability to manage Gmail and Google Apps accounts. Yahoo relaunched the app in October and made it compatible with AOL, Hotmail, and Outlook.
Text Message Lawsuit Against Yahoo Hits Class Action Status
A Chicago judge on Monday said Yahoo must face a class action lawsuit for sending unsolicited text messages to Sprint customers in 2013. The company was sued by customers who felt automated "welcome" messages tied to Yahoo Messenger amounted to unwanted advertising and violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Late but gamechanger for Yahoo
By the way we at Endeavour have also developed a similar offering for storytelling on mobile, known as KiCube.
Besides that, you are right. Fail.