Yahoo is reducing the number of products and services as part of its efforts to sharpen its focus on services it thinks people need more.
The company is shutting down some products including the AltaVista search engine, Below you see the full list of services being killed off:
- Yahoo! Axis (June 28, 2013)
If you installed the browser plug-in, it will no longer work. If you downloaded the app, it will continue to work, but won?t be actively maintained. Yahoo! encourages you to use the Yahoo! Search app for iOS and Android.
- Yahoo! Browser Plus (June 28, 2013)
- Citizen Sports (June 28, 2013)
You can still get all the latest sports news on Yahoo! Sports, play fantasy sports like Fantasy Football, and stay up-to-date when you?re on the go with Yahoo!'s new Yahoo! Sports app for iOS and Android.
- Yahoo! WebPlayer (June 30, 2013)
If you're a publisher and currently using Yahoo! WebPlayer on your site, after June 30 the Yahoo! WebPlayer won?t load. Your users will continue to be able to play media files using native browser support.
- FoxyTunes (July 1, 2013)
To see the latest in the music world, Yahoo! offers Yahoo! Music.
- Yahoo! RSS Alerts (July 1, 2013)
To continue to get the latest content you can subscribe to Keyword News alerts at our Yahoo! Alerts and receive them via email.
- Yahoo! Neighbors Beta (July 8, 2013)
You can visit Yahoo! Local Search to find out what?s going on in your neighborhood.
- AltaVista (July 8, 2013)
- Yahoo! Stars India (July 25, 2013)
To stay up on all your favorite celebrity news, check out Yahoo! India OMG!.
- Yahoo! Downloads Beta (July 31, 2013)
Yahoo! Downloads will no longer support 3rd party downloads. It will continue to offer downloads of Yahoo! products like Yahoo! Toolbar or Yahoo! Messenger.
- Yahoo! Local API (September 28, 2013)
As part of this shutdown, all Yahoo! Local API documentation will also be removed from the Yahoo! Developer Network portal.
- Yahoo! Term Extraction API (September 28, 2013)
Yahoo! is eliminating direct access to the Yahoo! Term Extraction API and as of September 28, will require developers to go through YQL. The company encourages all existing users of the Term Extraction Legacy API to migrate to YQL requests by September 28.