Yahoo Shuts Down A Bunch Of Products

Yahoo announced today that it is shutting down a handful of products: Newlook Service, Research Reports, Bookmarks.yahoo.com, People Search, Xobni, Yahoo Toolbar on Chrome, Yahoo Shine, Yahoo Voices, and the Yahoo Contributor Network. These follow the closure of Yahoo Avatars,…

Yahoo Acquires Xobni To Improve Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo is confirming all kinds of acquisition rumors this week. Well, at least two. Yesterday, it was Qwiki, which the company acquired for somewhere around $50 million, according to one report. Today, Yahoo has officially announced its acquisition of Xobni,…

Yahoo Said To Be Possibly Acquiring Xobni

Yahoo could be getting ready to buy address book app company Xobni, according to a report. Xobni makes the Smartr Contacts app. Liz Gannes at All Things D reports that the two companies have been in talks for quite some…