Yahoo! Inc is advancing three of its most popular global products as part of its vision to be the centre of people's online lives. Yahoo! has introduced a number of innovations to Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger and is testing a new Yahoo! Search results page.
In addition, Yahoo! is creating a more consistent look and feel with the introduction of a new universal header that extends Search Assist to the search box on every Yahoo! page in the United States.
"This renewed focus on providing a more personally relevant online experience began with our recent Yahoo! homepage launch and continues to come to life across products like Mail, Messenger and Search -- with much more to come," said Ari Balogh, Yahoo! executive vice president of products and chief technology officer.
The new features introduced are designed to save time and the need to visit multiple websites to get things done.The Yahoo! Mail enhancements are a key milestone in the Yahoo! Open Strategy (Y!OS), further extending social and open features to people worldwide.
Some new features
Streamlined design -- A new application box that people can personalise to fit their needs combines calendar, notepad and third-party apps, providing a cleaner, more streamlined inbox and making it easier to manage e-mail folders (available in New Yahoo! Mail).