Yahoo had announced to shut services of Alta Vista, Yahoo Axis, and other yahoo products. Jay Rossiter has posted the information on their blog. Jay said, "For concentrate on more ongoing projects and to sharpen the daily lives, we had taken this step."
Alta VistaAlta Vista had launched in early 1995, in order to find anything n internet. It is the first full-text web-search application and has become a famous online destinations to users and customers. Several ownership changes has hurt the Alta Vista, and of course Google came along and has became the world's famous search engine.
Yahoo AxisIn fact that Axis is the newer product to shut the service. It has launched in May 2012, for mobile devices which is a combination of Browser, Search, and a mobile product. With a browser plugin, it has been used by Desktop users also. Axis probably do so much, but it also been to shut.
Other Product to Shut by Yahoo is:
- Yahoo Axis (June 28, 2013)
- Yahoo Browser Plugin (June 28, 2013)
- Citizen Sports (June 28, 2013)
- Yahoo Web Player (June 30, 2013)
- Foxy Tunes (July 1, 2013)
- Yahoo RSS Alerts(July 1, 2013)
- Yahoo Neighbors Beta (July 8, 2013)
- Alta Vista (July 8, 2013)
- Yahoo! Stars India (July 25, 2013)
- Yahoo Downloads Beta (Juy 31, 2013)
- Yahoo Local API (Sept 28, 2013)
- Yahoo Term Extraction API (Sept 28, 2013)