Yahoo targets Buzz, AltaVista, Delicious for death - Dec. 17, 2010: "Yahoo targets Buzz, AltaVista, Delicious for death
By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterDecember 17, 2010: 4:01 PM ET
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Days after cutting its global workforce by 4%, Yahoo turned the axe on its product portfolio. Yahoo said Friday that it is killing Buzz, a two-year-old experiment in community news curation.
Buzz never took off, and its termination isn't much of a surprise. But deeper and more painful cuts are coming: According to a leaked screenshot of an internal webcast by Yahoo Chief Product Officer Blake Irving, the list of products slated for 'sunset' also includes MyBlogLog, Yahoo Picks, AltaVista, Yahoo Bookmarks and Delicious."