You can't deny the popularity of Yahoo!'s
If you need a refresher on the facelift's features, Yahoo! Mail's new look and feel will apparently resemble programs like Microsoft's
Yahoo! apparently owes the new features to its acquisition of Oddpost last year. As I mentioned before, though, Yahoo! already talked about this facelift this past June. Investors might wonder why it has taken so long for the new look and feel to arrive; the newfangled service is still just in beta testing for selected users.
The Post article points out that Yahoo! is the head honcho in free email, with 60 million users (according to data from Comscore Networks). Nevertheless, it still faces plenty of competition, most notably from Microsoft's Hotmail and Google's
The promise of a new and improved Yahoo! Mail has dangled intriguing enhancements in front of consumers for months now, but it has yet to deliver the goods. Given the considerable amount of time between the acquisition of Oddpost and the delivery of a new product, investors may have good reason to wonder whether Yahoo! has become too slow on the draw in its attempts to fend off competition.
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Alyce Lomax does not own shares of any of the companies mentioned.