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Flickr to require Yahoo! accounts on March 15th

The last time Flickr tried this there was such a backlash that they supported both the old Flickr IDs and corporate overlord ones. But that was then, and this is now... The Flickr News blog just announced that as of March 15th, the only access to your Flickr account will be via a Yahoo! ID. So, the ...

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MyBlogLog adds profile integration with Flickr

After the recent acquisition from Yahoo!, I only just got around to checking out MyBlogLog (My profile shows me registering on 1/26/2007). These days, most social services integrate with the Flickr API, so I thought nothing of it when I saw that I could set that up. However, according to a post on ...

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Yahoo! Messenger gets free 800 calling and new version

I could have sworn that Yahoo! Messenger already did this, but according to this post from the Yahoo! Messenger blog, you can call any 800 (or other typical free - 877 / 866 / 888 / etc. call) and not use any minutes from your Yahoo! Voice account. This announcement coincides with the upcoming Yahoo...

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Yahoo! Real Estate adds school information

If you're looking to move your family to a new abode, an important consideration is often the quality of the schools in the areas you are looking for. To help with the decision, Yahoo! Real Estate has added a nationwide school search feature to it's service. The schools are displayed on the embedded...

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Yahoo! Messenger opens up to corporate IM from MS & IBM

For all you corporate users that want to connect to the outside world, the Yahoo! Messenger blog just announced that Y! Messenger can now connect to users on MS Live Communications Server and IBM \ Lotus Sametime. This is in addition to the previously released support for MSN Messenger (now called W...

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Yahoo! Music Jukebox gets minor update

The Yahoo! Music Blog has a post that informs us of an update to the Yahoo! Music Jukebox, bringing it to v2.0.2 While there are no new features, there are several performance and stability fixes: Better management of memory Crossfade works for everyone Fatal Exceptions are (mostly) histor...

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Yahoo! Research merges Maps, Tags and Photos

From the Yahoo! Cool Thing of the Day blog: Yahoo! Research continues working to merge several of it's social properties in interesting ways - this time with the upcoming release of Tagmaps. Tagmaps aim to integrate tags with Yahoo! Maps - with the tags overlaid on top of the map. As you Zoom/Pan th...

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Yahoo releases new Toolbar for IE with integration to the new Bookmarks

Along with the release of the new Bookmarks service, Yahoo has also let out an update to its Toolbar for IE bringing it to Version 7.0. From the Y! Search blog post, this version adds: Toolbar integration with the new Yahoo! Bookmarks Type-ahead bookmark suggestions from the toolbar search bo...

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Yahoo unveils new Bookmarks site to replace MyWeb

Finally, Yahoo admits that it's venerable Bookmark service is in need of an update and is about to unveil a new beta version. To compete with the other big guys (Google Bookmarks & Windows Live Favorites), this release will bring the following: Advanced search functionality Thumbnails for...

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Yahoo! Toolbar for Firefox upgraded

This morning, I opened up Firefox as usual and was greeted to a new button on my Yahoo! Toolbar: "Upgrade Now!" Hitting the button takes you to the Yahoo! Toolbar page and the download starts automatically. Before installing, I checked the Add-Ons dialog (in Firefox 2.0 RC3) and didn't see it liste...

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