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Flickr!: Now! with! added! Yahoo!

The famously-sensitive users of Flickr have reacted with outrage at Yahoo!'s decision to stick its logo on the photo-sharing service. The new Flickr/Yahoo! logo Well, Yahoo! should have had some idea of what would happen, following the backlash against allowing Flickr users to upload videos. The purists didn't want that, and …
Lester Haines, 25 Sep 2009
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Twitter Yi not, as Beijing bins Bing

China today cut citizens' access to MS search engine Bing, Flickr, Hotmail, MSN Spaces and Twitter - just two days before the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. In a move described by the Times as "hardly a co-incidence", the powers that be decided that services such as Twitter, which "allows words or phrases …
Lester Haines, 2 Jun 2009
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Yahoo! co-founder takes open road against Google

Open Hack Day Big, purple, and old, the Yahoo! bus parked outside this weekend's Open Hack Day venue in London looked like a survivor from a bygone era. So too, Yahoo!? Yahoo! remains a web giant, the second most visited web destination after Google, according to both comScore and Alexa, and second only to Google in search engine share. On …
Tim Anderson, 11 May 2009
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Beeb borrows copyrighted Flickr image

A Brum snapper is a little annoyed with the BBC after it apparently borrowed a copyrighted snap from Flickr showing Birmingham's crepuscular skyline and used it as a "live" news backdrop. Here's Mike Bailey's original picture... Birmingham skyline by Michael Bailey. Strictly copyright ...and here's how it later made its TV …
Lester Haines, 11 Feb 2009
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Yelp 'pay to play' pitch makes shops scream for help

When it debuted in July of 2004, Yelp reinvented the notion of online city guides, giving "real people" the power to write "real reviews." For many, it represents the best of something called Web 2.0, a site built by you and me and everyone else. But in its struggle to turn clicks into cash, the San Francisco startup has been …
Cade Metz, 13 Aug 2008
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Getty dips into Flickr to beef up photo stock

Flickr fanciers will soon be able to make cash out of the photos they post online following a secret deal inked with the world’s leading photo agency, Getty Images. The two firms agreed yesterday that high-quality images posted on Yahoo!’s Flickr service could be cherry-picked by Getty editors searching for interesting …
Kelly Fiveash, 9 Jul 2008
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Yahoo! exec! exodus! continues!

Delicious founder Joshua Schacter yesterday joined the swelling ranks of executives quitting Yahoo!. The firm said in a statement yesterday: "Joshua Schachter has contributed greatly to Delicious' success and Yahoo's success in our social search efforts...Yahoo wishes him well in his next endeavor." It added that he will leave …
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Jun 2008
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Yahoo! execs! stick! it! to! the! man!

Jerry Yang celebrates his first year as CEO of Yahoo! today, but with so many execs choosing to exit stage left, it’s not exactly an anniversary he’ll want to shout about. Over the past week many of the beleaguered internet firm’s key players have upped sticks in what some observers see as an increasingly vocal protest against …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Jun 2008
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Yahoo! Flickr video play sparks online revolt

Yahoo! tries ever so hard to be like Google. But it's always a struggle. Late yesterday, in an apparent attempt to battle the Google-owned YouTube, Yahoo! added video to Flickr, its ultra-popular share-your-photos-with-world+dog site, and more than 4000 Flickr-ites promptly revolted. Flickr now houses a thriving group called " …
Cade Metz, 10 Apr 2008
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Microsoft animates FlickrYouTubeDotMac -enstein

Microsoft is preparing some sort of photo and video sharing web 2.0 monster. Naturally, it will be called Windows Live Something or Other. And the Ballmerites are sure it "will be loved by millions." Over the weekend, Microsoft-obsessed blogger Mark Liron let us know that the Redmond giant is looking for a product manager who …
Cade Metz, 12 Nov 2007
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Repetitive HP grabs another Flickr clone

HP has revealed plans to acquire Tabblo, proving it has an almost limitless cash stockpile to spend on start-ups that let customers fiddle with their photos online. Tabblo makes it easier for people to arrange their photos in a semi-professional manner. You can create photo albums with text, craft snazzy postcards and even make …
Ashlee Vance, 23 Mar 2007

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