San Francisco: Yahoo has killed Livestand, a tablet magazine, just six months after its debut on the iPad.
The decision announced Friday is part of the struggling Internet company's latest turnaround effort.
Last month, Yahoo Inc. told analysts it would close or combine about 50 services that haven't been performing up to expectations.
That housecleaning plan was drawn up by Yahoo's former CEO, Scott Thompson, who lasted at the company for an even shorter period than Livestand. Thompson's four-month stint at Yahoo ended two weeks ago when he stepped down amid a flap over incorrect information on his bio....more
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