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  • Refreshed Yahoo iOS App Hits Apple App Store


    On Monday, Yahoo! rolled out its refreshed iOS app. Hitting the App Store this morning, Yahoo! says its new app brings users the best of the web in a virtually endless stream of personalized stories.

    The more you use the app, the more relevant stories you'll start to see. The app’s redesign is complete with beautiful and modern touches - it’s fast and easy to use.
    As expected, the revamped app takes full advantage of Summly's news summarization technology. Yahoo just acquired the company last month for an undisclosed sum, although estimates peg the price to have been somewhere in the $30 million range.

    On Monday morning, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer shared her thoughts on the new app in a post on the official Yahoo! Corporate blog.

    "The new Yahoo! mobile app is also smarter, using Summly’s natural-language algorithms and machine learning to deliver quick story summaries," Mayer writes. "We acquired Summly less than a month ago, and we’re thrilled to introduce this game-changing technology in our first mobile application. And, with the immersive imagery of our virtually endless newsfeed, the new Yahoo! app has both great technology and beautiful design front and center. Because searching for great content is also core to the Yahoo! experience, we’ve also improved the search experience with better video and image search."

    The Yahoo! app for iPhone and iPod Touch is available now.

    Source: Yahoo!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Refreshed Yahoo iOS App Hits Apple App Store started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. Sage I's Avatar
      Sage I -
      Yahoo used to run some things on the web... Now it's like Yawho?

      Maybe I'll try this app out and give em a chance...
    1. jose060789's Avatar
      jose060789 -
      I want Yahoo! to make a Yahoo! Answers app!
    1. mlee19841's Avatar
      mlee19841 -
      Quote Originally Posted by jose060789 View Post
      I want Yahoo! to make a Yahoo! Answers app!
      +a million. Some of the questions tho..... Wow.
    1. gldoorii's Avatar
      gldoorii -
      I'm still waiting for the full screen iPhone 5 support for the Yahoo Messenger.