Yahoo! Go will soon be gone

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Yahoo! Go a mobile application was released in 2006 will be closed on January 12, 2010. Yahoo Go is a portal service that allows users to access content within Yahoo itself. This includes emails, contacts, calendar, photos, and so on.

In 2007, Yahoo worked with HTC to offer version 2.0 of this application in windows mobile handset. Then Yahoo released 3.0 version as the improvement of the previous version.

But in the next years, it seems yahoo no longer focus on the application; this can be seen from the lack of development of the new version of Yahoo Go on this year.

As pcworld says, the policy to close the application is a smart move for yahoo. The problem with the development of smart phone technology in these recent 4 years, making this application considered less effective.

So, since months ago Yahoo started focusing on a new iPhone application with some related platforms. This application is named Yahoo Mobile Applications.

Now Yahoo is struggling in the increasingly competitive online marketplace. As a result, since 1990 Yahoo also had been closed their web hosting services called GeoCities. So, let’s see yahoo’s next surprise for next year.


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