Yahoo shuts down classic mail. The new Avatar scans user emails to display ads

Starting June 3rd, 2013 – Yahoo shuts down it’s classic email services. All the users are forced to migrate to the new version. The new version scans user emails to display Ads accordingly. Those who refuse to comply with the new policies – either have to ditch their Yahoo account or will have to use some IMAP client to access emails. The silver lining is – you can refuse to show ads, but you email contents, will, still be scanned. Details –

Latest Yahoo apps in Android and iOS, integrate Summly

Days after buying Summly for $30 million, Yahoo integrated the same into it’s latest iOS and Android apps. The looks of apps on both the platforms is almost identical. Summly creates a summary of news article in 400 characters, which enables readers to quickly glance through the news. Though this update is available in US, for the time being. Details –