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Yahoo Photos Will Soon 'Flickr' Out

If you're a Yahoo Photos user, you'll soon be moving your precious online family albums elsewhere. That's because Yahoo is officially shutting down its Photos portal in favor of its newer -- and far superior -- photo sharing website, To ... Yahoo's credit, it won't simply force Flickr on its users. Instead, according to Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, Yahoo will also direct folks to a variety of outside options. PhotoBucket, MySpace, Kodak Gallery, Shutterfly, and Snapfish are said to be among the choices Yahoo Photos members will be given. "Flickr will get top-billing, of ... (view more)

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Yahoo Planning for Makeover?

Yahoo's Senior Vice President Brad Garlinghouse caused a bit of a stir recently when he posted an internal memo calling for dramatic company change. The memo, entitled "The Peanut Butter Manifesto," outlined the company's numerous problems. When ... discussing Yahoo's lack of focus, Garlinghouse chose a very appropriate analogy: "I've heard our strategy described as spreading peanut butter across the myriad opportunities that continue to evolve in the online world. The result: a thin layer of investment spread across everything we do and thus we focus on nothing in particular. I hate peanut ... (view more)

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