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.
HTC Relaunches Zoe as Social Network
HTC today announced that its new Zoe app and service has exited beta and is being launched as a revamped, cross-platform social network. The new Zoe app will be available for both Android and iOS, and combines the Zoe Highlight Video functionality with a social network much like Instagram or Vine.
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.
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.