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Yahoo updates Fantasy Sports app so mobile users can draft on iOS devices

Yahoo! Fantasy Sports version 5.0 finally includes the mobile drafting feature  that users have been requesting. With the updated app, players can pick players, manage their queue, check draft results, and participate in live chats while on the go. Source article
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Yahoo’s Tumblr releases security fix for iPhone & iPad users

In a company blog post, the Yahoo-owned microblogging service advised its iOS app users to “please download this update now” and also urged them to change their passwords on the Tumblr website and on any other websites where the same password is used. This issue, which Tumblr claimed to have only found out about on Tuesday, doesn’t affect the Android app. Source article
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Yahoo strikes again – buys email & contacts manager apps maker Xobni

It's the Internet company's third acquisition in as many days. Tuesday Yahoo acquired Qwiki, a mobile app that creates mini-movies using a consumer's collection of photos and videos. On Monday, Yahoo acquired Bignoggins Productions, a mobile app to help players of fantasy sports teams. Source article
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Yahoo continues mobile push by buying iPhone video app Qwiki

Citing sources close to the firm, tech blog All Things D reveals that Qwiki’s app will live on with Yahoo and says that its employees are to move to Yahoo’s New York offices. You can use Qwiki, which has previously had an iPad app and which plans to launch on Android in the future, to bring together media on your iPhone’s camera roll with iTunes songs. You can also add filters and edit captions for each video, which can be up to a minute long. This announcement marks Yahoo’s third mobile-centric acquisition in under two months. The firm purchased blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in May and acquired another mobile app developer, Bignoggins [...]
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Windows 8.1 search results will start showing ads from Bing

The Windows 8.1 Smart Search expands on the Windows 8 search feature by digging results across a variety of sources, including your PC or tablet, your apps, your SkyDrive cloud storage, and the Web. Results are also grouped together, making them more easily accessible than they are in Windows 8. "Now, with a single campaign setup, advertisers can connect with consumers across Bing, Yahoo, and the new Windows Search with highly relevant ads for their search queries," said David Pann, GM of Microsoft's Advertising Search Group, in a blog post today. "In addition, Bing Ads will include Web previews of Web sites and the latest features like site links, [...]
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