Yahoo Mail brings back popular tabs feature

After Yahoo revamped its Mail product, users mourned the loss of the tabs feature. Now it’s back. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty) When Yahoo overhauled its Mail product in October, many people howled at the redesign, and particularly missed a tabs feature that allowed users to multitask while writing and reading e-mails. On Thursday, the company reintroduced the feature with three small, excited words: “Tabs are back!” Jeff Bonforte, Yahoo’s senior vice president of communication products, wrote in a blog post. Now the e-mail service allows users to turn on the tabs feature if they so choose (the blog post has a helpful how-to). … Continue reading Yahoo Mail brings back popular tabs feature

CEO Marissa Mayer ‘very sorry’ for Yahoo Mail outage

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said Friday saying she was “very sorry” for this week’s Yahoo Mail outage, which she implied has affected roughly one million users. ”This has been a very frustrating week for our users and we are very sorry,” she said in a post on Tumblr, adding that, “we really let you down this week.” Reports surfaced late Monday that Yahoo was having some major issues with Yahoo Mail, one of the company’s most important services with about 100 million daily users. Yahoo confirmed the outage at the time but details were sketchy about what caused it or … Continue reading CEO Marissa Mayer ‘very sorry’ for Yahoo Mail outage

Twitter Could Challenge Google And Facebook On Advertising Front, Analyst Says

Could Twitter challenge Google GOOG -0.83% and Facebook for as dominant advertiser? According to one bullish analyst at RBC Capital Markets, the far-fetched-sounding scenario is actually quite likely. RBC teamed up with Ad Age to survey over 900 advertisers to get a sense of what advertisers think of Twitter’s potential as a marketing platform. The results were so positive that an RBC team of analysts led by Mark Mahaney are raising Twitter’s target price to $60 per share,  up from $33 per share. (Not factored into either the Ad Age survey nor the RBC report was Twitter’s blocking-now-mute-wait-just-kidding kerfuffle that incensed users Thursday night.) “We are positive on TWTR’s … Continue reading Twitter Could Challenge Google And Facebook On Advertising Front, Analyst Says

Inside The Data Center Where Google Stores All Its Data

Have you ever wondered how Google does what it does? What makes it perch at the top? Well, to reveal a part of it, Google has launched a website where the visitors are offered quite amazing photos taken inside Google Data Centers in U.S., Finland and Belgium. There are a total of eight data centers in the above mentioned countries and Google is building more in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Chile.  The virtual tour of North Carolina data centre will also be made available in the street view being offered by Google. Before you dive into the amazing pictures, … Continue reading Inside The Data Center Where Google Stores All Its Data