Briefs: Yahoo! launches four new Web services

Mar 07, 2006

Yahoo! will launch four new Web services to make it easier for Web developers to use the company's products.

The Internet giant's Chief Product Officer Ash Patel said in a news release Tuesday that its application program interfaces "along with new tools available on the developer network will continue to foster an environment of creativity and innovation that ultimately benefits Yahoo! users."

The APIs will be for photos, shopping, calendar and Web development.

"By offering more Web services than any other Web company, we give developers the flexibility and choice to customize our technology and contribute to new on and offline experiences for our users," stated Jeffrey McManus, director of the company's developer network.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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