Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer defended her decision this week at a Great Place to Work conference, but Earth Day facts don't back her rationale.
The moves are all part of the company's ongoing efforts to restructure its product offerings in a bid to re-engage users.
Yahoo has released two new mobile apps, for weather and email, suggesting the company may be on track toward delivering on its promise of offering users a range of new mobile products over the next several months.
Attaching large files to an e-mail used to be a major hassle, but e-mail providers like Yahoo are now tapping into cloud storage services to make it easier.
This app/Web service is great for managing multiple Google, Twitter, and other accounts, but it needs a few small tweaks.
It is putting the axe to more than a half dozen of its less popular products as CEO Marissa Mayer, a former Google engineer who worked her way up to a vice president post, remakes the company.
Yahoo’s new look for its home page is clean, simple, and mobile-friendly as the site seeks to reclaim Internet crown.
Google hangs onto its dominant share of the search market, while its competitors inch up and down.
Yahoo is bidding to strengthen its presence in the increasingly important mobile space with the acquisition of Alike, a location discovery app.