Friday, February 11, 2011

Is Livestand Yahoo's Last Stand?

Yahoo! Fantasy Sports pageImage via WikipediaSometime during the first half of this year, Yahoo plans to launch Livestand, a tablet news and magazine service that users will be able to follow on their Apple iPad or Google Android, the San Jose Mercury News reported today.

Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports will be among the content available to subscribers, along with certain magazine and newspaper offerings, the Mercury News story said. No details on the actual launch date or how Yahoo plans to divvy up revenues with participating newspapers and magazines. The company said Livestand would be personalized to individuals' interests and would take into account the users' location and the time of day.

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