Yahoo closes Altavista and other web services




Yahoo closes Altavista and other web services

Yahoo has announced that it will close again a range of products. It is including the search service AltaVista who bought the company in 2003. A number of other web services will soon be closed.

That let the company know on his weblog. According to Yahoo Altavista is closed on July 8. Users can then go to Yahoo Search, said the Internet company. AltaVista was once one of the most popular search engines, but suffered from competition from Google. Meanwhile, the service barely users, which is probably the reason is that Yahoo pulls the plug out.

Altavista logo Besides Altavista are also some other services agreements, including some browser plugins, developer tools and information that users have also barely. It is not the first time that Yahoo has a range of products close : because of poor operating results the Internet company tries to limit themselves to the business units that are successful.


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