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Yahoo Kills AltaVista, Axis, WebPlayer, Browser Plus, Downloads & More

Late on Friday, Yahoo announced that it is shutting down 12 products over the coming months. First on the chopping block is Axis, and it was killed on June 28th. Axis was Yahoo’s attempt at a web browser, launched early last year ahead of the Marissa Mayer era. Axis was largely about the mobile experience, which is line with Yahoo’s …

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Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More

Everybody was surprised when Yahoo revamped its search business with the launch of Axis back in May. The dedicated mobile app/browser plug-in was an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to Google and Bing. While I may have quickly forgotten about Axis, Yahoo’s fans apparently didn’t. For those fans, Yahoo has some new features to reward your loyalty. …

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Will Yahoo Abandon Search?

Reports indicate that Yahoo is considering unloading its search business, and focusing on its stronger media business. Last month, we reported on rumors that Yahoo’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft may not play out for its full ten years. Motivity Marketing CEO Kevin Ryan said, at the time, “There’s a lot of rumors in the business that [it] isn’t going well, …

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Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis

Yahoo thinks it can compete in the mobile browser space, and has apparently decided not to worry about competing in the tablet news reader space – at least not as directly. Actually, it would probably be more accurate to say that Yahoo wants to compete in news reading, browsing and search all from one app – Axis, which it introduced …

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Yahoo! Axis May Mean Big Changes For iOS Browsers

Yahoo! has made big news today with the launch of the new Axis browser. Axis is available today as an iOS app, though an Android version is said to be in the works. In an interesting twist, Yahoo! has decided to mostly forego the desktop browser market. Axis’s only desktop presence is an add-on for Google Chrome. By all accounts, …

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Yahoo Axis Logo Looks Awfully Familiar

Did you hear about Yahoo’s mobile browser/browser extension yet? It’s called Axis and it’s pretty neat. It’s definitely one of the most attractive products that Yahoo has put out over the years. One of the more attractive things about it is the logo. The clean lines and bold, abstract design help set it apart from the rest. Wait a tick, …

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Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad

Yahoo has launched a new web browser called Axis. You can download it for iPhone or iPad as a full browser. The desktop version, however, comes as a browser add-on. There were some issues with the Chrome launch, but that appears to be resolved now. You can download it here. First, check out Yahoo’s video showing it off: Now, let’s …

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