Yahoo Reportedly Working On New App Project For Homepage

Yahoo Reportedly Working On New App Project For Homepage

By Chris Crum February 28, 2014

More Yahoo sports-themed-codenamed project news from Kara Swisher… Professional Yahoo internal chatter sharer and memo leaker Swisher, of Re/code, recently reported that Yahoo has a couple projects codenamed “Fast Break” and “Curve Ball,” which are designed to help wean Yahoo …

Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage? Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage?

It appears that Google has big plans for Google Now beyond the Android operating system. The feature, which serves users relevant information when they are most likely to need it, without them having to search for it on their own, …

YouTube Will Up Video Visibility on the Homepage YouTube Will Up Video Visibility on the Homepage
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YouTube, who has turned its attention to content creators and channels over the past year, is looking to reward them by giving them more real estate on users’ homepages. Starting next week, logged-in users will see a new look to …

Here's Today's Google Doodle For India Here's Today's Google Doodle For India

Google is running a doodle on its homepage in India today, celebrating the 160th anniversary of India’s first passenger train journey. On April 16, 1853, the first passenger train service went between bori Bunder in Mumbai and Thane, covering a …

Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo
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Bing is known for its cool photos that serve as the backdrop for the homepage. They change every day, and are mostly unrelated to any current news, anniversary, or holiday (with some exceptions). For the most part, they’re simply cool …

A Potential Look at YouTube's New Homepage A Potential Look at YouTube's New Homepage
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Is YouTube testing out a new look for its own homepage? More than likely they do so on a constant basis, but thanks to some images posted at the Google Operating System blog, which is not affiliated with Google, we …

Breaking Down Twitter’s New Homepage

On Tuesday, we told you about the launch of Twitter’s new homepage. The revamped design sports a sleek look that is pretty easy on the eye. But, once you get past the pleasing aesthetics, you’ll also see that Twitter has added a search capability and popular topics, which in turn could mean an influx of Twitterers.

Could Celebrities Drum Up Mass iGoogle Interest?

Google has introduced the iGoogle showcase, which is a gallery of celebrity iGoogle pages for you to peruse, and if you like one well enough, emulate theirs for your own. I suspect this is a way to generate more interest in the use of iGoogle (it certainly worked for Twitter).

ISP Hijacks Google Homepage

Controversy is brewing over a Canadian ISP inserting customer messages at the top Google’s homepage, brought to you by Yahoo.

Experts Say ACAP Specs Not Up To Snuff

Publishers have come together to develop the Automated Content Access Protocol (ACAP), a technical standard intended to dictate to search engines what they can index and what they can’t. One problem, though, as more technical minds have noted, is that the standard isn’t quite technical enough.

Google Talk Gadget Learns More Languages

Some announcements are surprising, while others are expected. 

This is neither; although we didn’t know it was going to happen, it’s actually quite logical that the Google Talk Gadget would gain support for 19 more languages.

MSNBC Adopts Adaptable Homepage
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A proper news site is mostly about function; people want information, not artwork.  But appearances play a major role in a site’s appeal and accessibility, and an interesting approach to an MSNBC redesign aims to take all these things into account.

Google China May Get New Homepage

China is the world’s most populous country, so, from a business perspective, pulling out all the stops to impress its citizens makes sense.  And that’s exactly what Google’s doing, as a possible new homepage has come to light.

Yahoo! Shares Links, Adds More Value To Its Homepage
Erick Schonfeld writes that, "visitors to Yahoo’s homepage will start to see links going to blogs and media sites that don’t have a syndication deal with Yahoo."

YouTube: Broadcast Your Porn
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You may have noticed a newer feature on YouTube, right at the top of the homepage, called "Videos being watched right now…." If you were checking out that feature around 11:00 this morning, you would have noticed people were watching porn.

Google Homepage Loses Color In San Francisco

On Saturday night, parts of San Francisco went dark, and it was to some degree Google’s fault.  Google deserves credit, and not blame, for this occurrence, though, since it was part of an energy-saving initiative.

Despite Rough Edges, Yoink’d Has Potential

Yoink’d Mediabox goes a ways beyond your standard video player; in addition to displaying clips, it lets you search for them and share playlists with others.  The Yoink’d product is quite new, though, and still needs some polishing.