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Yahoo revamps email in bid to catch up with Gmail

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Yahoo is spiffing up and expanding its email service in an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to a Google alternative that lured away millions of users. The changes unveiled Tuesday are meant to make Yahoo's email faster and easier to use on the Web. To cater to the growing audience checking their email on smartphones and tablet computers, Yahoo also introduced mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad and devices powered by Microsoft Corp.'s recently released Windows 8 system.


Yahoo Revamps Mail Service

Yahoo Revamps Mail Service

Yahoo is redesigning its email service to help stem a user decline and counter offerings from longtime rivals Microsoft and Google as well as social-networking services such as Facebook and Twitter.

Senh: The major thing they have to improve is email search. That's one of the main reasons why I use GMail. It's so easy to search for email. The email search in Yahoo Mail is really slow and not particularly accurate.


Yahoo makes a social leap

Company's answer to Facebook-style sharing will link it's e-mail users through address books.


Loving Google Buzz So Far

Some features just make sense. Google Buzz is one of them. It's nothing new really. It's just Twitter integrated within GMail, and with commenting, it looks a lot like Facebook.


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