Yahoo plans to be on any wearable device, including Google Glass and the rumored iWatch

Yahoo plans to be on any wearable device, including Google Glass and the rumored iWatch
A couple Yahoo mobile executives had a chat with VentureBeat today, and they wanted to be clear about Yahoo's plans moving forward: Yahoo wants to be on any mobile device that people use, and that means devices beyond the traditional phones and tablets, and into the realm of wearable device, including Google Glass and the rumored iWatch.

Yahoo mobile senior director Lee Parry talked about the transition Yahoo has had to make, where in the past, the web was the driving force, but now the web can be accessed from so many different devices, things have had to change. Parry said that "mobile is just as - if not more - important than the traditional desktop PC", and mobile keeps changing with the wearable devices that are on the horizon. Parry added:

Yahoo mobile director Marco Wirasinghe went on to say that Yahoo has a lot of user data and content, and the trick is in finding "the right screens" for the right content and the right situation. 

Neither exec mentioned specific apps, but it seems reasonable that Yahoo would use its content offerings to send important headlines to a wearable device like Glass, and would probably want to make an easy way for Glass users to share photos and video to Flickr.

source: VentureBeat




Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Michael H this article was written and completed at 2020, is it programmed or is it up to you to publish it now? How is, or does this work? Do you have a server with prefixed time that this news will be published?

2. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

after a glass and watch..... whats nxt necklace or ib**bs

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Nope, next will be Google Underpants! :P

5. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

I hope it wouldn't take a nuclear war to finally launch the god damn devices!:) Pip-Boy 3000 FTW!

6. erickdmena

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Yahoo: That annoying friend who always wants to hang around and and is no good either than to gossip.

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