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Corporate Giant Yahoo Joins The eSports Race
Tech News, Video Games, Internet

Corporate Giant Yahoo Joins The eSports Race

After ESPN with ESPN Esports , Yahoo is now getting into Esports. Yahoo Esports will cover League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Dota 2, Street Fighter V, Counter-Strike: GO and more. The company today announced the formation of Yahoo Esports, which it's calling a "new premier destination for delivering professional Esports coverage across major games and events. The site's editorial staff will create "unique video content" around major Esports. Unique Video Content The site's editorial staff will create "unique video content" around major Esports tournaments while they will also produce "marquee interviews and in-depth features." Yahoo states they will approach their coverage of eSPorts with the same tenacity and professionalism that they do with traditional Sports, News and Finance. ...
Yahoo’s Flickr iOS App Gets an Update
Gadgets, Tech News, Internet

Yahoo’s Flickr iOS App Gets an Update

When Yahoo acquired Flickr in 2005, Gizmodo lashed out at it calling it a disaster. Flickr once dominated the scene of photo hosting, sharing, and showcase for photographers. Apparently, Yahoo’s acquisition is deemed to have made Flickr, flicker? Maybe Flickr’s “epic humble brag” -- as Gizmodo puts it -- wasn’t so empty after all. It looks like Yahoo is indeed working hard to reach a point where it once was. The fact that is that it’s a crowded market, this one. The likes of Amazon, Apple, Google, and many other smaller companies vie for this space and Yahoo’s struggle is understandable. For a while now, Yahoo has had to work harder than most to keep up its value. Rampant competition, ever-changing dynamics of Internet, and the sheer hunger for “new” on the web has been putting pr...
Yahoo Revamps Flickr and ups free storage space to 1 Terabyte
Tech News, Internet

Yahoo Revamps Flickr and ups free storage space to 1 Terabyte

Not long ago Flickr was the undisputed king of the social media hill when it came to photography. However after years of being the leader by being on the bleeding edge of innovation Yahoo allowed the property to stagnate and it was eventually overtaken by newer trendier products such as 500px and other social media offerings such as Facebook, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram which offered more than just a online gallery with a few community and sharing features tacked on. Yahoo has revamped Flickr and increased the available free storage on the site to a whopping 1 terabyte. For the less tech savvy among us; 1 TB = 1000000000000 bytes = 1000 gigabytes, the average total hard drive space in computers these days is about half a terabyte or 500 gigabytes. What this means is that Flickr users can s...