This is what happens after a series of bumbling owners fail to keep a once terrific product relevant in a dynamic market: You get a cold PR send-off that doesn't even fill the screen.
"Please visit Yahoo! Search for all of your searching needs."
That's all Yahoo wrote Friday afternoon as it lumped in the news that it was killing off AltaVista on July 8 with word that it will also ax 11 other products that no longer matter to the company.
Jay Rossiter, the vice president in charge of platforms, said the moves will free … Read more