Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) is shutting down unpopular products

Posted Jul 3, 2014

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is shutting down some of its products. Many of the products will be integrated into other Yahoo! services. Yahoo! will be shutting down smart e-mail service Xobni. Some of Xobni’s features will be rolled into Yahoo! Mail like e-mail contact auto-suggestions when composing a message and a person-centric search.

Yahoo! is also going to shutdown virtual makeover tool Newlook, Yahoo! Finance’s Research Reports, (will be rolled into Yahoo! Toolbar), Yahoo! People Search (will be rolled into Yahoo!’s regular search), Yahoo! Voices and Contributors Network, and Yahoo! Shine.

Yahoo! is also going to discontinue its Toolbar for Chrome and will offer Yahoo! Extension for Chrome.